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Video of crowd fleeing their homes is from Burkina Faso not Zamfara

AN X user, Serah Ibrahim (@TheSerahIbrahim), has posted a video showing a huge crowd of mostly women with a claim that the footage shows...

Video of armed men forcing school children to strip naked not from Nigeria

AN X user, @DrBarryAvotu1st, has posted a video showing armed men forcing some school children to strip naked with a claim that the incident...

Video does not show students kidnapped by bandits in Kaduna

A video showing young girls wielding guns inside a bush have surfaced online with a claim that it shows the students kidnapped by bandits...

Video does not show bandits arrested by Nigerian Army recently

A video showing some suspected criminals being paraded by security operatives has surfaced online with a claim that it shows the bandits arrested by...

Nigerian police to clamp down on fake news purveyors

THE Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Kayode Egbetokun, has asked Nigeria Police Force Cyber Crime Centre (NPF-NCCC) to clamp down on persons spreading fake news...

No! Video does not show kidnappers of Ekiti school pupils

A video showing some wounded men being forced to enter the back of a Hilux vehicle has surfaced online with a claim that it...

Oyetola makes false claim on violent attacks in Osun state

THE incumbent governor of Osun state, Gboyega Oyetola, has claimed that the state has not experienced any serious case of banditry, armed robbery, and...

Is Nigeria safer than five years ago as claimed by its Army Chief?

Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, had on Sunday, July 26, 2020 claimed that the country is safer than...

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Claim that Burkina Faso will no longer import military uniforms is FALSE

A video purportedly showing Burkina Faso's military president, Ibrahim...

Does FOI Act complement Official Secrets Act?

ON July 2, 2024, the Secretary to the Government...

LGBTQ+: Did Buhari ask Obama to grant US visa to queer Nigerians?

AMID controversies over the signing of the Samoa Agreement...

Fact-checking multiple claims about development indices in Anambra

AN X user, @uptownoflagos, has made multiple claims about...

Social media: How fake news fuels Nigeria’s farmers-herders conflict

Syvaniah Ezekiel had no idea what her life would...

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Claim that Burkina Faso will no longer import military uniforms is FALSE

A video purportedly showing Burkina Faso's military president, Ibrahim...

Does FOI Act complement Official Secrets Act?

ON July 2, 2024, the Secretary to the Government...

LGBTQ+: Did Buhari ask Obama to grant US visa to queer Nigerians?

AMID controversies over the signing of the Samoa Agreement...

Fact-checking multiple claims about development indices in Anambra

AN X user, @uptownoflagos, has made multiple claims about...

Social media: How fake news fuels Nigeria’s farmers-herders conflict

Syvaniah Ezekiel had no idea what her life would...