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Int’l Fact-Checking Day: How public figures react to fact-checks in Nigeria and why we should bother

FACT-CHECKING no doubt has become an important area of journalism globally and is increasingly taking centre stage across many newsrooms. In Nigeria, not only are...

Video showing Saraki being booed after election is FALSE

A VIDEO claiming that Bukola Saraki was booed by some people after the February 23 presidential election is not true. The video, which was shared...

Buhari did not vote for Atiku

A Facebook page, Nigeria's Peoples Parliament posted a digitally altered photo of President Muhammadu Buhari raising his ballot paper which showed he had voted...
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Man caught with PVCs is ex-officio member of PDP in Mpkat Enin LGA of Akwa Ibom state

A picture of men allegedly caught with PVCs in Akwa Ibom state is making the rounds on social media, with supporters of both the...

Video showing Lagos youths chanting “Ole” on Buhari is NOT TRUE

THE claim in a video showing that President Muhammadu Buhari was booed and greeted with chants of 'ole', meaning thief in Yoruba language, by...

Photo showing Atiku and Buhari campaign rally is misleading

A Facebook collaged photo showing venues and attendance of presidential campaign rallies of the APC Presidential Candidate, Muhammadu Buhari, in Adamawa State and his...
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The truth fights back in Nigeria

What? Fake news has infected Africa’s biggest election via WhatsApp Why now? It turns out there’s an antidote, and the election is tomorrow What do the following have...

Statement attributed to US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo was misquoted

A STATEMENT attributed to the US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, posted on both Facebook and Twitter,  was misquoted and misleading.  A Facebook page “Dailymail...

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NDLEA, Interpol sign MoU over access to global criminal data records

THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) and the International Criminal Police Organization (ICPO), popularly known as Interpol, have...

Governors contribute to electoral violence in Nigeria – Oshiomhole

A FORMER Edo State governor, Adams Oshiomhole, has said that state governors often contribute to electoral violence in the...

Columbia Journalism School offers schorlarship to its 2022 Sulzberger executive leadership program 

COLUMBIA Journalism School is inviting applications to its 2022 Sulzberger Executive Leadership programme.  The programme aims to train news leaders...

2023 election is of great concern to us – Northern group

A political and socio-cultural association of leaders in northern Nigeria, the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), has expressed concern about...

Floods ravaged over 31,000 households in Yobe – SEMA

THE Yobe State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has said that over 31,000 households were affected by floods in 255...
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