Opeyemi Kehinde is a Professional Fact-Checker, Multimedia Journalist, and Editor of the FactCheckHub - the fact-checking arm of the ICIR. He can be reached via email: [email protected] OR [email protected]. Follow him on Twitter via: @kennysous.

EXPLAINER: What you need to know about QR code phishing – ‘quishing’

RECENTLY, the  Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) announced the suspension of Ejikeme Mmesoma from writing its Unified Tertiary...

Disinformation in Brazil election: Lessons for Nigeria ahead of 2023 polls  

FOR fact-checkers across the world, election season comes with an enormous task, as it is often characterised by misinformation...
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Two ICIR fact-checks shortlisted for Global Fact 9 Award in Norway

By Opeyemi Kehinde, Oslo, Norway. Two fact-checks published by the International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR) have been shortlisted for...

Beware! ‘Tinubu Support Fund’ post in circulation is FALSE

A WhatsApp post in circulation says Bola Tinubu Support Organisation (BTSO) is giving out N25,000 to every Nigerian citizen. The...
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Can neem, bitter leaves, Tagiri, others prevent, cure COVID-19?

Two videos tweeted by one of the first-class traditional rulers in Nigeria claims that a combination of African herbs, roots and leaves is the “solution” to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that has baffled the world for over 18 months.

Can eating bananas prevent COVID-19 infection?

A video circulating on multiple WhatsApp groups in Nigeria, which claimed that eating a “Banana a day keeps the coronavirus away,” has been found to be doctored with false claims.
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