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FACT-CHECK: Did Nigeria discharge over 11,000 COVID-19 patients in one day?

ON AUGUST 5,  the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) daily updates on COVID-19 cases showing a difference of over eleven thousand discharged patients...

FACT-CHECK: Was this man struck, “roasted” by thunderstorm while receiving phone call?

A VIRAL post on retrieved from WhatsApp on July 16, 2020 shows a picture of a burnt human with a caption claiming that the person was struck and "roasted" by "thunder" (lightning bolt) while receiving  a phone call in the rain.

FACT-CHECK: Did Oyetola spend 3 days in Abuja without seeing Buni?

A POST with several claims about 2023 presidency and the internal leadership tussle in the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) party went viral on...

FACT-CHECK: Did a Nigerian invent machine that transforms nylons, plastics into petrol?

A news story, published by an online platform which claimed that a Nigerian man invented machine that could transform nylons and plastics into petrol, was found to be true but could be misleading as it was a dead news.

FACT-CHECK: Is United Nations creating a new country out of Nigeria, Cameroon?

A news report, published by The Guardian (Nigeria) newspaper on June 5, 2020, claimed that Nigeria may lose 24 local government areas to a new country to be known as United Nations Organisation (UNO) State of Cameroon, which shall be carved out from parts of Nigeria and Cameroon.

After ICIR’s factcheck, Okonjo-Iweala admits to tweeting wrong photograph

AFTER a factcheck by The ICIR on Wednesday, former Nigerian Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo – Iweala has admitted to have tweeted a wrong...

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2023 Elections: Fashola distances self from presidential campaign posters

MINISTER of Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola, on Sunday, distanced himself from groups sponsoring political campaigns in his name...

Police deny attack on stations in Zamfara

THE Zamfara State Police Command has denied reports that its stations were attacked in Shinkafi town. This was contained in...

Osinbajo, Obasanjo, Dogara, Okorocha, others bag awards at CAN’s 45th anniversary

THE Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has given an award of excellence to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at its...

Residents groan as tanker drivers’ protest over worsening FG roads continues in Minna

RESIDENTS of Bida town in Niger State have lamented the continued blockade of major roads leading to the town...

UK debunks statements on disapproval of vaccines administered in Nigeria

BRITISH High Commissioner to Nigeria Catriona Laing has debunked reports that COVID-19 vaccines administered in Nigeria are not approved...
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