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Opeyemi KEHINDE

Opeyemi Kehinde is a Professional Fact-Checker, Multimedia Journalist, Strategic Content Curator and Editor of the FactCheckHub.
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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 post, retrieved from a WhatsApp...

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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Claim that Agboola Ajayi, ZLP candidate for Ondo governorship poll withdrew from the race is FALSE

VIRAL WhatsApp texts and image which claim that Agboola Ajayi, the candidate of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) for the Ondo state governorship election...

Claim that Nigeria’s Okonjo-Iweala has been appointed WTO Director-General is FALSE

Multiple viral posts claiming that Nigeria’s nominee for the position of the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been appointed...

Can walking barefoot increase the size of a man’s genital?

A VIRAL blog post claims that walking barefoot may increase the size of a man’s genital  The report, published on June 3, 2020, on Globalnea.com, has...
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Claim that Nigerian-born Kaycee Madu is Canada’s Minister of Justice is MISLEADING

A tweet by the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) via its official Twitter handle: @nidcom_gov had on August 26 referred to the Nigerian-born Kaycee Madu as Canada’s Minister...

Is Nigeria safer than five years ago as claimed by its Army Chief?

Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, had on Sunday, July 26, 2020 claimed that the country is safer than...

FACT-CHECK: Was this man struck, “roasted” by thunderstorm while receiving phone call?

A VIRAL post on retrieved from WhatsApp on July 16, 2020 shows a picture of a burnt human with a caption claiming that the person was struck and "roasted" by "thunder" (lightning bolt) while receiving  a phone call in the rain.
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