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Explainer: Can Nigeria’s President-elect be sworn in without asset declaration?

REACTIONS have continued to trail the statement of the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) saying that asset declaration is an integral part of the...

May 29: DSS warns citizens, media against fake news, false alarms

NIGERIA's Department of State Services (DSS) has urged the citizens, media and Civil Society Organisations to shun fake news, false alarms, and sensationalism ahead...

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...

Did Antony Blinken name Peter Obi, Wike, Keyamo, others in US visa ban announcement?

FOLLOWING the United States' announcement of visa restrictions on Nigerians allegedly involved in undermining the democratic process during the just-concluded Nigeria's 2023 general election,...

Charly Boy shares fake chart about Nigeria’s 2023 presidential election result

ON May 17, 2023, a Nigerian music artiste, Charles Chukwuemeka Oputa, shared a chart with a claim that it shows the percentages of votes...

2023 Election: Did Obasanjo hire Russian lawyer ‘Natalia Veselnitskaya’ for Peter Obi?

Several social media posts have claimed that former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has flown in a Russia-based lawyer to reclaim the mandate of the...

Video does not show INEC REC for Adamawa brutalized

A video showing a lynched man inside a vehicle has surfaced online with a claim that it shows the INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC)...

Claim that Alex Otti secures $50 million dollars for road construction in Abia is FALSE

A Twitter user, @CossyCosydiva, has claimed that Abia state Governor-elect, Alex Otti, has secured a $50million dollars funding for the construction of a 500km...

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'...

Experts call for increased media literacy, collaborations to tackle fake news

EXPERTS drawn from the legal and media industry have called for increased media literacy and awareness for citizens including the implementation of a comprehensive...

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No! Video does not show Igbos killed in Mozambique over money rituals

A graphic video showing young men being set ablaze...

No! TETFund is not recruiting

A claim that Nigeria's Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund)...

Claim that bandits ordered Nigerian churches to close down resurfaces online

A video showing a former commissioner of Police in...

CJID to launch digital tools at AI conference

The Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development (CJID) has...

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

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

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No! Video does not show Igbos killed in Mozambique over money rituals

A graphic video showing young men being set ablaze...

No! TETFund is not recruiting

A claim that Nigeria's Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund)...

Claim that bandits ordered Nigerian churches to close down resurfaces online

A video showing a former commissioner of Police in...

CJID to launch digital tools at AI conference

The Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development (CJID) has...

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

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