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Akpabio repeats false claim about Lagos IGR under Tinubu 

NIGERIA's Senate President, Godswill Akpabio has claimed that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu grew Lagos state's monthly Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) from N600 million to...

Doctored video circulates that Nigerian doctor has found cure for high blood pressure

A video which claims that a Nigerian doctor has found cure for high blood pressure (HBP) has circulated multiple times on the internet. The claim...

YouTube unveil plans to tackle misinformation ahead of India’s 2024 general elections

YouTube, a video-streaming platform owned by Google, has unveiled plans to combat the spread of misleading content in the lead-up to India’s 2024 general...

IFCN announces application for ENGAGE phase of the Google’s Global Fact Check Fund

THE International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) at the Poynter Institute has announced that applications for the ENGAGE phase of Google-backed Global Fact Check Fund is...

False claim that Nigerian govt bans ‘Ghana must go’ bags at all airports circulates online

ON December 1, 2023, several Nigerian media platforms reported that the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) had instituted a ban on the use...

Are HIV+ persons barred from migrating to Canada, Australia or UAE?

There have been arguments on the X app after a post, warning against the harms of the HIV disease, stated that being positive could...

No! Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria is not recruiting

A sponsored post on Facebook Story circulating online claims that the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) is currently recruiting. The post, published alongside a...

No! Paxful is not hiring for customer service representative position in Canada

A LinkedIn post that says Paxful is hiring for the position of Customer Service Representative in Canada with $18-35 per hour salary has been...

X removed from Australian misinformation’s code following breach

AFTER neglecting to address a grievance regarding the closure of channels for users to submit false information during the voice-to-parliament referendum, X (formerly Twitter),...

Claim that bandits were chasing police officers in Kaduna is MISLEADING!

An X user @nkirukamma posted a video on the app alongside a claim that police officers were being chased by bandits in Kaduna state. The...

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Akpabio repeats false claim about Lagos IGR under Tinubu 

NIGERIA's Senate President, Godswill Akpabio has claimed that President...

YouTube unveil plans to tackle misinformation ahead of India’s 2024 general elections

YouTube, a video-streaming platform owned by Google, has unveiled...

IFCN announces application for ENGAGE phase of the Google’s Global Fact Check Fund

THE International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) at the Poynter Institute...

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Akpabio repeats false claim about Lagos IGR under Tinubu 

NIGERIA's Senate President, Godswill Akpabio has claimed that President...

YouTube unveil plans to tackle misinformation ahead of India’s 2024 general elections

YouTube, a video-streaming platform owned by Google, has unveiled...

IFCN announces application for ENGAGE phase of the Google’s Global Fact Check Fund

THE International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) at the Poynter Institute...