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How foreign-linked accounts amplify disinformation about gunmen attack in Nigeria’s Plateau state

THE widespread public condemnation following the Christmas eve's gunmen attack in Plateau state has paved way for the dissemination of false information amplified, not...

Photos do not show gunmen attack in Plateau state

A photo collage showing the interior of a church and a floor stained with blood has circulated online with a claim that it shows...

False claim circulates that nobody was arrested, prosecuted for terrorist attacks in Northern Nigeria

AN X user, Shehu Ghazali Sadiq with the username: @shehusky, has claimed that the Nigerian government has never arrested and prosecuted anyone for all...

Old images resurface online amidst Plateau killings

AN X user @endwokeness published a post accompanied with three images and attributed them to the mass killings that took place in Plateau state...

Did Lagos record zero bank robbery in four years?

THE Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has claimed that the state did not record any incident of bank robbery in the last four years. Sanwo-Olu...

How disinformation actors fuelled violence, voter apathy in Imo governorship election

On November 11, 2023, off-cycle gubernatorial elections were held in Bayelsa, Imo, and Kogi states in Nigeria. The electoral umpire, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),...

Video showing a child allegedly being shot is from a movie, not Israel-Hamas war

A video showing a child supposedly being shot with a gun has circulated online amidst the ongoing Israel-Hamas war. An X user with the name...

Oyetola makes false claim on violent attacks in Osun state

THE incumbent governor of Osun state, Gboyega Oyetola, has claimed that the state has not experienced any serious case of banditry, armed robbery, and...

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

A new report by News Guard has revealed that...

Fact-checking claims about Islam’s influence in the United Kingdom

AN X user, @Row_Haastrup, has made multiple claims regarding...

How true is the claim that the Lagos-Kano railway project costs $2.6bn?

An X user, @IamThatNaijaGuy, has claimed that the Lagos...

Okonjo-Iweala debunks claim of bringing investors to Nigeria

THE Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr...

Viral video showing Yahaya Bello inside car is NOT recent

A video showing Yahaya Bello, a former governor of...

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

A new report by News Guard has revealed that...

Fact-checking claims about Islam’s influence in the United Kingdom

AN X user, @Row_Haastrup, has made multiple claims regarding...

How true is the claim that the Lagos-Kano railway project costs $2.6bn?

An X user, @IamThatNaijaGuy, has claimed that the Lagos...

Okonjo-Iweala debunks claim of bringing investors to Nigeria

THE Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr...

Viral video showing Yahaya Bello inside car is NOT recent

A video showing Yahaya Bello, a former governor of...