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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.

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...

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),...
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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...

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...
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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...

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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