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Olayinka SHEHU

Olayinka works with The ICIR as the Social Media Manager, Reporter and Fact-checker. You can shoot him an email via oshehu@icirnigeria.org. You can as well follow him on Twitter via @BelloYinka72

[FACT-CHECK] Did US-funded labs in Nigeria lead to monkeypox outbreak?

The media space, especially social media platforms, was inundated with claims that the current spread of monkeypox was linked to at least, four United...

[ANALYSIS] Mapping the spread of Monkeypox

Following spikes in cases worldwide, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United States have declared monkeypox a public health emergency. The US government declaration...

FACT-CHECK: Is Nigeria better today than before 2015 as claimed by Buhari?

President Muhammadu Buhari has claimed that he has performed better than his predecessors, particularly in the areas of security, economy, and anti-corruption. The President in...
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$18 billion lost to illicit financial crimes yearly in Nigeria – Group

A NON-governmental organisation, the Anti-Corruption Agencies of Nigeria, has disclosed that every year in Nigeria, almost $18 billion is lost to Illicit Financial Crimes...

Data: How many mass school shootings have taken place in U.S. since 1999?

AN 18-year-old gunman, on May 24, 2022, stormed Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, fatally shooting 19 children and two teachers, before being shot...

Infanticide: ActionAid, EU hand over housing complex to orphanage home

ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) and the European Embassy in Nigeria have handed over a housing complex valued at about N141.7 million to an orphanage, Vine...
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NCDC denies Russia’s claim Nigeria working with US to spread MonkeyPox

THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has denied a report by the Russian government linking the current outbreak of Monkeypox to alleged United...

ICIR trains North-East, North-West journalists on Data Reporting

THE International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR) has trained selected journalists from newsrooms in the North-East and north-western parts of Nigeria on Data and...

Harvest of death: The pains of living in Southern Kaduna

By Oluwatobi Enitan and Shehu Olayinka KADUNA State in the northwestern part of Nigeria has been the hotbed of deadly Violence for more than 20...
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