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Okonjo-Iweala debunks claim of bringing investors to Nigeria

THE Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has debunked a viral message stating that she is bringing investors into Nigeria. She...

Did Israel propose a bill to criminalize Christian gospel recently?

A WhatsApp post which claimed that Israel recently proposed a bill to criminalize Christianity in the Middle-East country has been circulating widely. The post was...

Meta launches safety campaign to tackle online misinformation

META has unveiled a safety campaign awareness tagged 'Know What’s Real' to shed light on in-built product features and safety measures present on its...

Meta, MCA launch WhatsApp helpline to combat AI misinformation

A WhatsApp helpline has been launched by Meta in collaboration with the Misinformation Combat Alliance (MCA) to address misinformation generated by AI, particularly deepfakes...

Meta oversight board member urges actions against fake news on WhatsApp

Helle Thorning-Schmidt, a Meta oversight board member, has urged the tech giant to take further steps to stop the spread of false information on...

Claim that Lagos kicks off disbursement of ₦5bn palliative is FALSE!

A claim that the Lagos State Government has began disbursement of the ₦5 billion palliative allocated to each state of the federation by the...

Gen Z, millennials more prone to fake news than older adults – Report

A recent survey carried out by the University of Cambridge has shown that Gen Z and Millennials are more susceptible to fake news than...

Phishing scam: a misinformation tool threatening cyber security

In recent times, we've seen various phishing scams play out on multiple online platforms that give way for hackers to get information and play...

Beware! Scam website circulates in wake of FG’s plan to distribute fuel subsidy removal palliative

A claim that the Nigerian government has started distributing fuel subsidy removal palliative to fifty million Nigerians has been circulating on WhatsApp. The claim was...

Scam Alert: Viral WhatsApp contact does not belong to Lagos governor, Sanwo-Olu

A telephone number attributed to the Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has surfaced online with a claim that the governor makes his WhatsApp contact...

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Did Obi fail to conduct local government elections as Anambra governor?

A former Nigerian presidential aide, Reno Omokri, has claimed...

Coordinated disinformation networks flooded social media before EU elections – Report

Dutch researchers have revealed that coordinated networks of accounts...

Claim that Burkina Faso will no longer import military uniforms is FALSE

A video purportedly showing Burkina Faso's military president, Ibrahim...

Does FOI Act complement Official Secrets Act?

ON July 2, 2024, the Secretary to the Government...

LGBTQ+: Did Buhari ask Obama to grant US visa to queer Nigerians?

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Did Obi fail to conduct local government elections as Anambra governor?

A former Nigerian presidential aide, Reno Omokri, has claimed...

Coordinated disinformation networks flooded social media before EU elections – Report

Dutch researchers have revealed that coordinated networks of accounts...

Claim that Burkina Faso will no longer import military uniforms is FALSE

A video purportedly showing Burkina Faso's military president, Ibrahim...

Does FOI Act complement Official Secrets Act?

ON July 2, 2024, the Secretary to the Government...

LGBTQ+: Did Buhari ask Obama to grant US visa to queer Nigerians?

AMID controversies over the signing of the Samoa Agreement...