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Claim that cure for hypertension has been found resurfaces online

A Facebook user with the name, Dr. Emily Johnson, has posted a video alongside a web link with a claim that hypertensive patients can...

No! TETFund is not recruiting

A claim that Nigeria's Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) portal for 2024/2025 job recruitment is opened has been circulating widely on WhatsApp. The message has...

False claim circulates that minimum wage application portal is now open

A claim that the Nigerian government has opened an application portal for the payment of minimum wage has been circulating on WhatsApp. During Nigeria's 63rd...

Is FG giving each Nigerian N25,000 under the Conditional Cash Transfer initiative?

A link to a website with the tag: “FEDERAL GOVERNMENT 25,000 NAIRA CONDITIONAL CASH TRANSFER” is circulating widely in closed WhatsApp groups in Nigeria. The message is...

False claim that Davido is sharing airtime, data to celebrate twins arrival circulates online

A claim has been circulating on WhatsApp that a Nigerian singer and record producer, David Adedeji Adeleke, popularly called Davido is sharing 5,000 naira...

Lists of shortlisted candidates for NPC birth registration exercise in circulation is FALSE!

An online blog, NYSCINFO, on July 15, 2023 published multiple lists of candidates shortlisted for the National Population Commission's (NPC) birth registration ad-hoc staff...

Phishing scam: a misinformation tool threatening cyber security

In recent times, we've seen various phishing scams play out on multiple online platforms that give way for hackers to get information and play...

Beware! Scam website circulates in wake of FG’s plan to distribute fuel subsidy removal palliative

A claim that the Nigerian government has started distributing fuel subsidy removal palliative to fifty million Nigerians has been circulating on WhatsApp. The claim was...

No, Saliu Mustapha does not own or run online grant scheme

A claim has been circulating via Short Messaging Services (SMS) that Saliu Mustapha, the Kwara Central Senator-elect is giving out N10,000 as an election...

Phishing website for NPC recruitment circulates on social media  

A WEB portal allegedly from the National Population Commission (NPC) is circulating on social media with a claim that the Commission is receiving applications...

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

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

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Claim that Burkina Faso will no longer import military uniforms is FALSE

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