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“We can’t do this alone”: Nigerian fact-checkers teamed up to debunk politicians’ false claims at this year’s election

Misinformation played a key role earlier this year during Nigeria’s 2023 general elections. The election cycle, held between February and March, ended with the...

DUBAWA’s report on ‘Baba Aisha herbal medicine’ wins at Global Fact 10

Dubawa has emerged winner of the highest impact fact-check at the Global Fact 10 awards held in Seoul, South Korea on Friday. Announcing the winners...

More Nigerian media outlets are embracing digital publication — Report

TRADITIONAL media outlets in Nigeria are embracing new digital formats and channels, as more people gain access to the internet, a 2023 Digital News...

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'...

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...

LIVE-CHECK: Collation of Votes for Nigeria’s 2023 Governorship and State Assembly Elections ongoing (UPDATED)

Collation of election results is ongoing following the conduct of Nigeria's 2023 Governorship and State Assembly Elections. Nigerians on Saturday, March 18, 2023 voted to...

LIVE-CHECK: Nigeria’s 2023 Governorship and State Assembly Elections

The electorate in 28 States of the Nigerian federation will today elect their respective state's chief executives. They will also be electing members of...

#NigeriaDecides2023: Buhari’s aide Ajuri Ngelale makes false claims about disputed election in CNN interview

Nigeria’s February 25, 2023 presidential and national assembly elections were the freest and fairest with only a few glitches, according to Ajuri Ngelale, President...

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No! Makinde is not the first governor to break second term jinx in Oyo State

An Arise TV journalist, Reuben Abati, has claimed that...

Video of Shettima disparaging call for restructuring resurfaces online

A video showing Nigeria's Vice President, Kashim Shettima, disparaging...

Video of ‘Namibia cultural practice’ is from Uganda!

A claim that a cultural practice in Namibia which...

Video of Sanusi criticising Nigerian government is not recent

A video showing the reinstated Emir of Kano, Sanusi...

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No! Makinde is not the first governor to break second term jinx in Oyo State

An Arise TV journalist, Reuben Abati, has claimed that...

Video of Shettima disparaging call for restructuring resurfaces online

A video showing Nigeria's Vice President, Kashim Shettima, disparaging...

Video of ‘Namibia cultural practice’ is from Uganda!

A claim that a cultural practice in Namibia which...

Video of Sanusi criticising Nigerian government is not recent

A video showing the reinstated Emir of Kano, Sanusi...