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FACT-CHECK: Do Nigerians enjoy 18 to 24 hours of power supply daily?

Nigeria’s minister of Power, Sale Mamman, had on June 9 claimed that Nigerians now enjoy 18 to 24 hours of power supply daily.

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.
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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...

Okonjo Iweala posts 2019 photo to justify sharing of COVID 19 relief materials in Rwanda

A PHOTOGRAPH shared on Wednesday afternoon by former Nigerian Minister of Finance Ngozi Okonjo - Iweala to portray how the Rwandan government under President...

Fact Check: Is Governor El-Rufai out of COVID-19 self-isolation as claimed in a video? No

A video purportedly claiming that the Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has gone out of the Coronavirus isolation and is enforcing restriction...
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FACT CHECK: Akeredolu’s govt lies about reducing debt

THE ONDO State Government led by Rotimi Akeredolu claimed it inherited a total debt of N220 billion from the previous administration of Olusegun Mimiko....

FACT CHECK: Did a news report describe Sowore as gravely ill?

THE CIRCUMSTANCES of former presidential aspirant Omoyele Sowore's rearrest on Friday have led many to speculate that the Department of State Services (DSS) intends...


Adeboye to Christians: Don’t carry guns but defend yourselves against attackers

THE General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Enock Adeboye, has said that he never asked Christians...

Police arrest two persons linked to cases of kidnapping in Ekiti

THE Ekiti State Police Command have arrested two persons linked to high-profile cases of kidnapping in the state. Spokesman of...

Police rescue 77 worshippers waiting for rapture in Ondo church

THE Ondo State Police Command has rescued 77 persons who are waiting for rapture in an underground church in...

Army frowns at circulation of images, videos of soldiers killed by terrorists in Shiroro

THE Nigerian Army has frowned at the circulation of images and videos of soldiers killed by terrorists in Wednesday's...

INEC expresses concern over low voter registration in Katsina

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has expressed concern over the poor turnout of residents for the voter registration...
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