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Samad UTHMAN

Samad Uthman is a multimedia journalist with the International Centre for Investigative Reporting. He tweets @sarmerdk2 and can be shot through suthman@icirnigeria.org
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Osun State government commences payment of pensioners

FOUR weeks after The ICIR published a special report that exposed the travails of the retired Osun pensioners, the state government has on Friday...

After appealing to Osun govt to pay his salary, pension arrears, retiree dies of protracted illness

PA AMIOLA Sunday, a 64-year-old retired primary school headmaster in Osun state,  has died and buried on Sunday, December 20, after a protracted illness.  Weeks...

Fact-check: Data shows Yahaya Bello lied that APC- led Govt is securing Nigeria

YAHAYA Bello, Governor of Kogi State, on November 19th, 2020, claimed that the All Progressive Congress (APC) -led government is securing Nigeria, stating that...
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On their own: How Osun retirees are denied of their salaries and pensions

  IF only Pa Amiola Sunday, a 64-year-old retired primary school headmaster, had foreseen the indignity waiting for him at the end of his career,...

Pfizer Kano Trial: 24 years after, some victims not compensated and still can’t live normal lives

­ONE sunny afternoon in April 1996, Maryam Ibrahim, also known as Ladi, took Maryam Ibrahim Sulaiman, her six-year-old daughter, to the Infectious Diseases Hospital...

Viral post on FG giving out grants to support Nigerians is a hoax

CLAIM That the federal government is giving out 3million grants to support Nigerians. Verdict The claim is untrue. The website used as the conveyor belt is not...
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Picture claiming Queen Elizabeth wrote a condolence letter to Nigeria over Buhari’s death resurfaces, but it’s fake

Claim The Queen of the United Kingdom, Her Royal Majesty, Elizabeth II wrote a condolence letter to the Nigerian government over the death of President...

Viral Video suggesting ASUU chairman was slapped is FALSE

CLAIM That ASUU and federal government meeting ended in an altercation, and ASUU chairman, Prof Biodun Ogunyemi, was slapped. VERDICT The claim that ASUU president was slapped...

FACT-CHECK: Pictures of 2017 violence in Ibadan used to depict clash between SARS officers and protesters in Enugu

ON October 6, a Twitter user @OurPortHarcourt posted pictures of a fire-ravaged police station, claiming that the station was attacked by gunmen in Enugu. She...
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