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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...

2023 elections: Media houses urged to embrace fact-checking

NIGERIAN media houses have been urged to establish fact-checking desks in their newsrooms and incorporate fact-checking processes in their journalism practice in order tackle...

Panellists at fact-checkers conference task Facebook, Twitter to halt fake news

By Harrison Edeh PANELLISTS at the Nigerian Fact-checkers Coalition Conference in Abuja on Tuesday asked social media companies, including Twitter and Facebook to take more...

Misinformation: US, Nigeria face similar problems – Diplomat

By Sinafi Omanga THE United States (US) has said the problem of misinformation during electioneering campaigns that Nigeria is facing ahead of the nation's 2023...

ICIR, Mac-Arthur raise concerns over state-sponsored misinformation in Nigeria

By Harrison Edeh AHEAD of Nigeria's 2023 general elections, the International Centre for Investigative Reporting (The ICIR) and Mac-Arthur Foundation have raised concerns over state-sponsored...

2023 Elections: Open Letter to all Nigerian politicians

Dear Nigerian politician,  The election season is here, and the narratives are building up around candidates, political parties, and issues.  As a result, the media, especially...

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Video of ‘flooding in Italy’ shared by Joe Igbokwe is from mudslide in Japan

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in...

Did Obi fail to conduct local government elections as Anambra governor?

A former Nigerian presidential aide, Reno Omokri, has claimed...

Coordinated disinformation networks flooded social media before EU elections – Report

Dutch researchers have revealed that coordinated networks of accounts...

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...

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Video of ‘flooding in Italy’ shared by Joe Igbokwe is from mudslide in Japan

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in...

Did Obi fail to conduct local government elections as Anambra governor?

A former Nigerian presidential aide, Reno Omokri, has claimed...

Coordinated disinformation networks flooded social media before EU elections – Report

Dutch researchers have revealed that coordinated networks of accounts...

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...