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FACT CHECK: Does solar tech contribute up to 20% of world’s power production?

IBRAHIM Ali, a one-time Nigerian minister of state for petroleum resources and former managing director of the Federal Housing Authority...

FACT CHECK: Solar panel factory in Borno State not Africa’s ‘biggest’ for production capacity

POPULAR Twitter account Africa Facts Zone repeated a widespread claim in August 2019 that Nigeria’s Borno State has the...
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FACT CHECK: Are Shoprite supermarkets in Nigeria franchise outlets?

FOLLOWING recent xenophobic attacks and violent reactions in Nigeria that have seen properties of companies believed to be owned...

FACT CHECK: Two recently shared pictures, video are not from fresh xenophobic attacks

XENOPHOBIC attacks in South Africa have become more prominent, particularly in the past one week, with many foreign nationals...
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FACT CHECK: Photos of burnt animals in popular tweet aren’t from fires in Amazon

IN August 2019 many news outlets reported that the world’s largest rainforest, the Amazon, was burning at an alarming...

World Population Day 2019: How many people really live in Nigeria?

DIRECTOR-GENERAL of the National Population Commission (NPC), Ghaji Bello, on Wednesday, said the estimation of Nigeria's population presently stands...
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