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Fake accounts flood X platform with anti-Biden campaign – Report

A new report by News Guard has revealed that over 700 posts declaring their intention not to re-elect the incumbent president of the United...

False claim circulates on X that US lifts sanctions on Zimbabwe

AN X user, @zakhemabaso, has claimed that the United States of America has lifted sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe as the Western nation is interested...

Nigerian government seeks US support to combat misinformation

THE Nigerian Government has urged the United States to support efforts at instituting best practices in the media space, particularly fact-checking mechanisms towards curbing...

Factual information necessary in strengthening Nigeria’s democracy – US Consulate

THE United States Consulate in Lagos has emphasized the importance of factual information in strengthening Nigeria's democracy and public institutions. This call was made by...

How misinformation about vaccine safety aids reluctance to vaccinate children in US

A recent study has shown how misinformation about vaccine safety influenced the reluctance to vaccinate children in the United States. The study, titled: "Misinformation about...

Effective measures required to curb spread of disinformation, misinformation via text message

THERE are more conversations about how to combat election disinformation and misinformation on social media, but there seems not to be a comparable effort...

Did US-funded Biolabs in Nigeria lead to monkeypox outbreak?

The media space, especially social media platforms, has been inundated with claims that the current spread of monkeypox was linked to at least four...

Misinformation: US, Nigeria face similar problems – Diplomat

By Sinafi Omanga THE United States (US) has said the problem of misinformation during electioneering campaigns that Nigeria is facing ahead of the nation's 2023...

Nigerian journalist makes false claims over numbers of U.S. refineries

A NIGERIAN broadcast journalist, Oseni Rufai, on Sunday, January 30, 2022 claimed that there are over 136 refineries in the United States of America,...

Viral photos of helicopters are in USA not Nigeria

A  Twitter post shared thousands of times claim three photos of unmarked helicopters were taken "flying over forest in Maiduguri air dropping packages".  It...

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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...

Video of soldiers in armoured tanks, heading out for operation is NOT recent

AN X user, @ObiFran83678258, has posted a video on...

Federal lawmaker makes false claim about Nigeria’s gold reserve

THE senator representing Kogi Central Senatorial District, Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan,...

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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...

Video of soldiers in armoured tanks, heading out for operation is NOT recent

AN X user, @ObiFran83678258, has posted a video on...

Federal lawmaker makes false claim about Nigeria’s gold reserve

THE senator representing Kogi Central Senatorial District, Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan,...