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Video of crowd fleeing their homes is from Burkina Faso not Zamfara

AN X user, Serah Ibrahim (@TheSerahIbrahim), has posted a video showing a huge crowd of mostly women with a claim that the footage shows...

Deceptive crypto platforms use celebrities’ images to defraud people on X – Report

A new report by Maldita.es has exposed a widespread scam on X (formerly Twitter) targeting users with fake cryptocurrency investments.  The report revealed that the...

False claim about death of King Charles III circulates online

An image of the British monarch, King Charles III, has surfaced online with a claim that he died of cancer at the age of...

No! Video does not show Delta community razed by Nigerian Army

FOLLOWING the killing of soldiers in Okuama Community in Delta State, social media users have shared a video showing a ship engulfed by fire...

Disinformation: How social media users launder suspended Nigerian minister Betta Edu’s image on X

IF you were active on X in January 2024, you must have noticed that the word “Dr Betta Edu” trended for days on the...

X lifts ban on Taylor Swift searches following viral fake explicit images

The social media platform X has lifted the ban on searches for Taylor Swift after blocking users from searching for her following the widespread...

X bans searches for Taylor Swift amidst circulation of her explicit AI photo

THE social media platform X has restricted users' ability to search for Taylor Swift due to the virality of explicit AI photos of the...

Five AI tools used in generating disinformation visuals

IN a recent report, the World Economic Forum (WEF) listed Artificial Intelligence-generated misinformation as one of the top immediate risk to the global economy...

New study reveals increasing sales of X gold badge on dark web platforms

A study by CloudSEK, a cybersecurity firm, has revealed that there is an increase in sales of compromised X accounts with the Gold verification...

X, misinformation accounts profit from misleading posts about Israel-Hamas war – Report

A study by NewGuard has revealed that programmatic advertisements for dozens of major brands, governments, educational institutions and non-profits are being displayed in X...

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No! Makinde is not the first governor to break second term jinx in Oyo State

An Arise TV journalist, Reuben Abati, has claimed that...

Video of Shettima disparaging call for restructuring resurfaces online

A video showing Nigeria's Vice President, Kashim Shettima, disparaging...

Video of ‘Namibia cultural practice’ is from Uganda!

A claim that a cultural practice in Namibia which...

Video of Sanusi criticising Nigerian government is not recent

A video showing the reinstated Emir of Kano, Sanusi...

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No! Makinde is not the first governor to break second term jinx in Oyo State

An Arise TV journalist, Reuben Abati, has claimed that...

Video of Shettima disparaging call for restructuring resurfaces online

A video showing Nigeria's Vice President, Kashim Shettima, disparaging...

Video of ‘Namibia cultural practice’ is from Uganda!

A claim that a cultural practice in Namibia which...

Video of Sanusi criticising Nigerian government is not recent

A video showing the reinstated Emir of Kano, Sanusi...