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Typological analysis of fact-checking by the Nigerian Fact-checkers’ Coalition during Nigeria’s 2023 general election

Introduction Nigeria’s 2023 general election have come and gone with sprinkles of victory, controversies, and, expectedly, the circulation of false information. The elections, which produced...

Good governance: Critical thinking skill necessary to combat misinformation

STAKEHOLDERS in the media sector have been charged to refrain from partisan dissemination of information while citizens were urged to imbibe critical thinking in...

Beware of online platforms claiming to be doing fact-checks, fact-checkers warn

Nigerians have been warned to be wary of several online platforms claiming to be credible fact-checking platforms in the country. Members of the Nigerian Fact-checkers'...

2023: Nigerian fact-checkers deploy Full Fact’s AI tools to combat election-related misinformation

FULL Fact, a UK-based fact-checking organisation, has partnered with the Nigerian Fact-checkers Coalition (NFC) to promote credibility of information available in public space during...

False Claim on Tinubu attributed to the Nigerian Fact-Checkers Coalition

THE attention of the Nigerian Fact-Checkers Coalition (NFC) has been drawn to a disturbing false claim attributed to our team of fact-checkers. The bogus fact-check...

Fact-checking Obi’s claims at ‘The Candidates’ presidential town hall series

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, on Monday, November 21, 2022 made several claims on the situation of the country and...

Fact-checking Kwankwaso’s claims at ‘The Candidates’ presidential town hall series

AHEAD of Nigeria’s 2023 general elections, the presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, on Saturday made several claims...

Fact-checking Sowore’s claims at ‘The Candidates’ presidential town hall series

The presidential candidate of the African Action Congress, Omoyele Sowore, on Friday made several claims on the situation of the country and his plans...

Fact-checking Adewole Adebayo’s claims at ‘The Candidates’ presidential town hall series

AHEAD of Nigeria's 2023 general elections, the presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Adewole Adebayo, made an appearance at a town hall...

Nigerian Fact-Checkers’ Coalition joins Arise News presidential town hall series

THE Nigerian Fact-Checkers’ Coalition (NFC) has announced that it has joined the Presidential Town Hall series being hosted by the Arise TV News. A statement...

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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?

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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Fake accounts flood X platform with anti-Biden campaign – Report

A new report by News Guard has revealed that...

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

AN X user, @Row_Haastrup, has made multiple claims regarding...

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

A video showing Yahaya Bello, a former governor of...