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[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...

[FACT- CHECK] Video shot 26 years before Queen Elizabeth II’s birth circulates online with FALSE claim

A video purportedly showing the moment Queen Elizabeth II was throwing food at African children has surfaced online. A Twitter user with the handle @Frankie_dux...

[FACT-CHECK] White goat at King Charles III crowning NOT for sacrifice

A post on Facebook claimed that a white goat in an image taken at the proclamation of Prince Charles as the King of England...
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Four misleading claims Tinubu made in 2022

FORMER Lagos State governor, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, had officially declared in January his intention to run for Nigeria’s presidency in the 2023 general elections. Tinubu,...

Five false claims made by Atiku in the last two years

DURING election seasons, Nigerian politicians often make several claims about critical issues, especially on economy and governance, in a bid to convince the citizens...

Five times Obi quoted wrong figures in public

PETER Obi, a former Governor of Anambra state and Labour Party’s (LP) presidential candidate for Nigeria’s 2023 elections, had early this August engaged in...
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Charly Boy’s tweet about INEC discontinuing electronic transmission is False

Charles Chukwuemeka Oputa, aka Charly Boy, has tweeted that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) would no longer transmit the result of the 2023...

How accurate is Atiku’s claim on population of social media users in Northern Nigeria?

THE presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar has claimed that 90 per cent of Nigerians from the Northern part of...

Claim that personal assistant to Commissioner for Special Duty in Osun State was caught with thumb-printed ballot is FALSE

A TWEET alleging that Lekan Badmus, the Personal Assistant to the Commissioner for Special Duties in Osun State has been caught with thumb-printed ballot...
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