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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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REPORT: ASUU strike and deafness of the Nigerian Govt

ON 23rd of March 2020, Biodun Ogunyemi, the national president of  Academic Staff of Universities Union (ASUU) rose from a press conference in Abuja...

Fact-checking attacks on Zulum and the misleading video in circulation

A TWITTER user @von_Bismack uploaded a video clip of a tense atmosphere, showing a face-off between two parties where some men are seen running...

Are prices of food items ‘coming down’ as claimed by Garba Shehu?

GARBA Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant for Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, claimed on Friday, September 11th  while speaking on Channels Television’s...
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Fact-checking Reno Omokri’s claim on Nigeria’s debt profile 

ON 10th September 2020, Reno Omokri, an ex-spokesperson to the former president Goodluck Jonathan, claimed that Jonathan met a debt of N7.9trillion when he...

Victim Support Fund is more transparent, accountable because we prioritise data collection – Toyosi Akerele-Ogunsiji

SAVE for the United Nations and few other international agencies, Victims Support Fund (VSF) is the singular organization that has supported the victims of...

Claim that NUC is giving out loan to start-up owners is false

A VIRAL post spreading across various WhatsApp groups claims that the National Universities Commission (NUC) is giving out loans to start-ups and established business...
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Sharia court ruling on blasphemy stokes controversy among Islamic scholars

The furore generated by the death sentence passed on Islamic singer, Yahaya Sharif-Aminu by a Kano State-based Sharia court.

Experts sound discordant tunes over Nigeria’s out-of-school children 

ON Saturday, Olusegun Obasanjo, former Nigerian President, was widely reported by  Nigerian national newspapers to have declared that in Nigeria, over 14 million children...

Analysis: The culture of ‘forwarded-as-received’ messages among aged Nigerians

According to the Digital 2020 Global Overview Report, published in January 2020, about 86 million Nigerians are able to access the internet and a...
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