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Viral video on rice distribution shared by Dino Melaye was shot in 2019

ON Thursday 16 April, Dino Melaye, a former senator shared a 30-second video on rice distribution to a large crowd in Nigeria, which has...

Ayade was wrong saying social distancing not effective control against Covid-19

By YEKEEN Akinwale. BEN Ayade, Governor of Cross River State and also a professor of Microbiology stirred controversy recently when he said the practice of social distancing might...

Has ex-Police Inspector Olalekan Ogunyemi charged with killing Kolade Johnson been released?

By Seun DUROJAIYE. A RECENT post shared on Twitter by a lady identified as ije12002, claiming that ex-Police Inspector Olalekan Ogunyemi charged with killing Kolade Johnson...

FACT CHECK: Does 5G pose a health risk to the human body?

By Olayinka SHEHU. THE media space in Nigeria has been inundated with claims that the 5G technology which is a fifth-generation mobile network is dangerous to...

Okonjo Iweala posts 2019 photo to justify sharing of COVID 19 relief materials in Rwanda

By Damilola OJETUNDE. A PHOTOGRAPH shared on Wednesday afternoon by former Nigerian Minister of Finance Ngozi Okonjo – Iweala to portray how the Rwandan government under...

FACT CHECK: Has Nigeria failed to acquire arms since 1982, as claimed by Dan-Ali?

By Kingsley OBIEJESI. President Muhammadu Buhari’s approval of $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) for the purchase of arms for the Nigerian Armed Forces...

Fact-check: Is Covid-19 Airborne?

By UTHMAN Samad. Since the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus across the world, there have been lot of misconceptions and misinformation about the Virus. Famous among...

Fact Check: Are Nigerian passport holders no longer eligible to 3 months UAE Tourist Visa?

ON Wednesday, an influential Nigerian Twitter user based in the United Kingdom, Kayode Ogundamisi (@ogundamisi) tweeted that Nigerian passport holders are no longer eligible for...

Fact-check: Is Governor El-Rufai out of COVID-19 self-isolation as claimed in a video? No

By Damilola OJETUNDE. A video purportedly claiming that the Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has gone out of the Coronavirus isolation and is enforcing...

FACT-CHECK: Nnamdi Kanu claimed Nigeria has only 3 testing centres for COVID-19 but he was wrong

ON Saturday, 28 March, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) claimed that Nigeria current battles the COVID-19 pandemic with...

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Chatbots pose threat to voters with AI-generated misinformation – Report

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