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Buhari, Osinbajo misguided on Disability Rights Bill at town hall meeting

By 'Kunle ADEBAJO. CHECKS conducted by The ICIR have indicated that President Muhammadu Buhari and his running mate, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, were mistaken about the Discrimination...

Akeredolu’s govt lies about reducing debt

By 'Kunle ADEBAJO. Ondo's debt profile has increased by 17 per cent since 2016. THE ONDO State Government led by Rotimi Akeredolu claimed it inherited a total...

FACT CHECK: Did a news report describe Sowore as gravely ill?

By 'Kunle ADEBAJO. THE CIRCUMSTANCES of former presidential aspirant Omoyele Sowore’s rearrest on Friday have led many to speculate that the Department of State Services (DSS) intends to...

FACT CHECK: Are 2 million Nigerians raped every year? Here’s what we know

By 'Kunle ADEBAJO. NIGERIA’s Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Dame Pauline Tallen, according to a report, said last week that two (2) million Nigerians...

Did China close its borders ‘to the whole world’ for 20 to 40 years?

IN DEFENDING Nigeria’s decision to close its land borders, the Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service, Hameed Ali, has repeatedly claimed that China similarly shut...

FACT CHECK: Fake photos shared during Kogi/Bayelsa elections

By Seun DUROJAIYE. DESPITE public outcry against the rise of information disorder in Nigeria,   partisan groups and social media trolls still circulated images that turned...

FACT CHECK: Photos from 2015 polls, xenophobic attacks shared in connection to Kogi, Bayelsa elections

By 'Kunle ADEBAJO. PICTURES from the general elections conducted four years ago and 2015 xenophobic attacks in South Africa have been recently shared in support of...

Pictures of bad roads in PDP’s press release are of Liberia, NOT Nigeria

By Damilola OJETUNDE THE pictures shared by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) alongside its press release on the state of bad roads in Nigeria are not...

FACT CHECK: Pictures of Nigerians protesting Buhari’s medical tourism in London are FAKE

By Damilola OJETUNDE. PICTURES showing Nigerians protesting President Muhammadu Buhari’s claimed medical tourism in London are not true, a Fact Check by The ICIR has shown. The...

No, study does not show staring at women’s breasts prolongs lifespan …NAN shares two-decade-old hoax

By 'Kunle ADEBAJO A 20-year-old hoax suggesting that staring at female breasts has the effect of promoting longevity in men has been circulated by the News...

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Four tips to identify, debunk false health claims shared on social media

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IFCN awards $2 million to 20 groups to fight misinformation globally

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

AS many countries hold national elections this year, a...

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