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Does this letter show UK government investigating Alpha Beta?

A post circulating on social media shows a letter alleging that the United Kingdom National Crime Agency (NCA) is investigating a Lagos-based consulting firm...

2023: How dearth of data threatens fact-checking, exposes citizens to political misinformation in Nigeria

ON August 20, 2022, the presidential candidate of Accord Party, Christopher Imumolen said Nigeria has about 350,000 police personnel while speaking about his plan...

[UPDATED] Was Tinubu the first governor to raise bond for infrastructure in Nigeria as claimed by Fashola?

MINISTER of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has claimed that the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, was the first governor...
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Did DSTV add new channel due to Ronaldo’s move to Saudi league?

A claim is circulating online that the Digital Satellite Television (DSTV) owned by MultiChoice has set up a new channel to broadcast the Saudi...

2023 polls: Seven ways to avoid election misinformation

THE impact of information disorder has begun to play out in the build-up to Nigeria’s general election, holding in February and March this year. The...

Video does not show Governor Wike leading campaign rally for Peter Obi

A video has circulated online with the claim that it shows moments Rivers State Governor Nyesome Wike was leading a campaign rally for the...
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Peter Obi tops list of Nigeria’s presidential candidates with claims checked to be TRUE in 2022

SINCE political parties’ primaries ended around mid-year, presidential candidates have kicked off their nationwide campaign activities, making several claims ahead of Nigeria’s 2023 general elections. This...

Viral video does not show APC national chairman being stripped naked in Nasarawa

A viral video showing a man being assaulted has surfaced online with a claim that it shows the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress...

Disinformation in Brazil election: Lessons for Nigeria ahead of 2023 polls  

FOR fact-checkers across the world, election season comes with an enormous task, as it is often characterised by misinformation and disinformation. And the October...
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