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Old video of youths protesting at Emir of Ilorin’s palace circulates online

By Yunusa Umar   A video showing hundreds of youths chanting multiple songs at the Emir of Ilorin's palace has surfaced online with a claim that...

No! Photos do not show Borno lawmaker sharing shoe kits to youths

A photo collage showing some young men in similar polo shirts and shoe-shining kits have resurfaced online with a claim that a Nigerian lawmaker...

Fact-checking claims in Buhari’s presidential farewell speech to Nigerians

THE immediate-past president of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, on May 28 delivered his farewell speech in a televised broadcast to Nigerians prior to his handing...

2023 election: Fact-checking 12 claims made by Kwankwaso at Chatham House

THE presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 made several claims on Nigeria's current...

Claim that Obi said he pulled 439 million people out of poverty is FALSE

A viral video has surfaced online alongside a claim that the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, said he pulled 439 million...

How true are viral claims on Nigeria’s unemployment rate, extreme poverty and debt profile?

A viral post on Twitter claimed that Nigeria has 28% unemployment rate, 49% poverty rate and $89.5billion debt profile. The claims were made by a...

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Again, Okonjo-Iweala debunks viral post on Nigeria’s debt profile attributed to her

THE Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has...

FactsMatterNG, 38 others get Google/YouTube grant from IFCN

FactsMatterNG, a Nigerian digital-driven organisation that supports fact-checking amplification...

How true is the claim that democracy began from Igbo land

AN X user, @igbohistofacts, has posted a video with...

67 per cent of top brands inadvertently advertise on misinformation websites – Study

A study published in the journal, Nature, by researchers...

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Again, Okonjo-Iweala debunks viral post on Nigeria’s debt profile attributed to her

THE Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has...

FactsMatterNG, 38 others get Google/YouTube grant from IFCN

FactsMatterNG, a Nigerian digital-driven organisation that supports fact-checking amplification...

How true is the claim that democracy began from Igbo land

AN X user, @igbohistofacts, has posted a video with...

67 per cent of top brands inadvertently advertise on misinformation websites – Study

A study published in the journal, Nature, by researchers...