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Edo/Ondo elections: INEC urges journalists to guard against fake news

THE Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has urged journalists to be resolute against fake news and misinformation ahead...

UPDATED: Is Peter Obi the first presidential candidate to give an account of his campaign expenses?

AN X handle @Igbohistofacts has claimed that Peter Obi is the first Nigerian presidential candidate to publicly give account of his election campaign funds. The...

Kenneth Okonkwo makes false claims about two Resident Electoral Commissioners being sacked

The spokesperson for the Obi-Datti Presidential Campaign Council for Nigeria's 2023 general election, Kenneth Okonkwo, has made a claim that the Independent National Electoral...

Dino Melaye spreads false claim about INEC chairman, Mahmood Yakubu

A former Nigerian lawmaker and spokesperson of the PDP Presidential Campaign Council, Senator Dino Melaye, has shared a photo alongside a claim that suggests...

INEC urges media organisations to fact-check stories before dissemination

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has tasked media organisations in Nigeria to always fact-check stories before processing them for public consumption. INEC chairman, Professor...

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Fact-checking claims about Islam’s influence in the United Kingdom

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How true is the claim that the Lagos-Kano railway project costs $2.6bn?

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Okonjo-Iweala debunks claim of bringing investors to Nigeria

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Viral video showing Yahaya Bello inside car is NOT recent

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How true is the claim that the Lagos-Kano railway project costs $2.6bn?

An X user, @IamThatNaijaGuy, has claimed that the Lagos...

Okonjo-Iweala debunks claim of bringing investors to Nigeria

THE Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr...

Viral video showing Yahaya Bello inside car is NOT recent

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