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Riding on WhatsApp, scam sites soar in wake of COVID-19

Troubling misinformation around COVID-19 and its vaccines have hit Nigeria. The country also has to bother about cyber insecurity riding on the cottail of...

Twitter did not change ‘like’ and ’retweet’ button colour in solidarity with June 12 protest

ON Saturday, June 12, 2021, many Nigerians across multiple locations took to the streets in protest against the Federal Government's inability to tackle insecurity...

COVID-19 restriction: Old video of PTF Coordinator, Sani Aliyu, resurfaces online

LESS than 24 hours after the announcement of COVID-19 restrictions across Nigeria, a video of the National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force (PTF)...

Fact-checking comments on religion, Boko Haram, Abacha attributed to President Buhari

IN the heat of the accusations and counter-accusations that Nigeria’s Minister for Communications Isa Pantami was sympathetic to terrorists and terrorist organisations, a collage of...

Does drinking onion juice prevent, treat prostate diseases?

A MESSAGE shared with the FactCheckHub via WhatsApp on April 20, 2021, claimed that onion juice could prevent and treat prostate diseases. The message which...

Untold stories of victims kidnapped by Nigeria’s gunmen

AS fear grows in Nigeria over rising insecurity, aggravated by banditry, kidnapping, insurgency, militancy, and other social ills, The ICIR’s Marcus Fatunmole and Bamas Victoria report tales of citizens who were kidnapped and held hostage, including those who were released after paying huge sums as ransoms.

FACT CHECK: Can a woman post bail in Nigeria?

One of the issues that come up when discussing gender bias in Nigeria is that “a woman cannot post bail in Nigeria.” This statement is...

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Riding on WhatsApp, scam sites soar in wake of COVID-19

Troubling misinformation around COVID-19 and its vaccines have hit Nigeria. The country also has...

Will salt water gargling, nose rinsing wash COVID-19 away?

A man in a video that went viral prescribed a salt solution as a...

Twitter did not change ‘like’ and ’retweet’ button colour in solidarity with June 12 protest

ON Saturday, June 12, 2021, many Nigerians across multiple locations took to the streets...

Facebook CEO did not author tweet claiming Buhari ‘cannot think properly’

A tweet says that Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari is suffering from ‘inability to think...

Nigeria ban: Twitter did not author ‘We have reviewed our actions’ post in circulation

A photo tweet claimed that Twitter had promised to respect the laws and sovereignty...
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