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Photograph of man wearing shirt with APC logo, purportedly commissioning N10million wooden bridge is MISLEADING

“NEVER forget, the budget for this “bridge” was 10 million Naira,” says a Twitter post by Guess Who published on Saturday, October 17, 2020. The...

Fact-checking attacks on Zulum and the misleading video in circulation

A TWITTER user @von_Bismack uploaded a video clip of a tense atmosphere, showing a face-off between two parties where some men are seen running...

Are prices of food items ‘coming down’ as claimed by Garba Shehu?

GARBA Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant for Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, claimed on Friday, September 11th  while speaking on Channels Television’s...
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Can walking barefoot increase the size of a man’s genital?

A VIRAL blog post claims that walking barefoot may increase the size of a man’s genital  The report, published on June 3, 2020, on Globalnea.com, has...

Claim that NUC is giving out loan to start-up owners is false

A VIRAL post spreading across various WhatsApp groups claims that the National Universities Commission (NUC) is giving out loans to start-ups and established business...

Claim that mobile networks in Nigeria are giving free data is FALSE

A POST claiming that people can get free 5GB data bundle by visiting a particular website has gone viral online. The claim stated further that...
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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.

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Children in need of unprecedented humanitarian aid since Second World War – UNICEF

MILLIONS of children globally are facing the most humanitarian needs since the end of the Second World War, United...

Chatham House: Tinubu promises student loan, technology hub for youths

FORMER Governor of Lagos state and presidential flagbearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Tinubu, on Monday, December...

Reactions trail Reno Omokri’s protest as Tinubu addresses Chatham House

FORMER presidential aide Reno Omokri on Monday led a protest aimed at harassing All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate Bola...

2023: IPOB says no plan to disrupt polls, denies attack on INEC facilities

THE Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has said it has no plans to disrupt the 2023 general elections in...

Wike to political parties: No rally in Rivers without permission

RIVERS State governor Nyesom Wike has vowed that political parties will not be allowed to hold rallies in the...
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No elected federal official, appointee will earn more than civil servants – Peter Obi

LABOUR Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has said...

NDLEA declares Abuja drug baron wanted, arrests grandma, pregnant woman

THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has declared...

EFCC to commence auction of forfeited items December 6

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will commence...

2023: Peter Obi promises to increase power generation to 25,000mw by 2025

LABOUR Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has promised...

NCC raises alarm over new phishing attacks, malware threats

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