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FACT CHECK: No, it is not true Nigeria has recorded only 18 convictions in rape cases

Following a recent rape allegation against Biodun Fatoyinbo, senior pastor at the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), one claim...

‘Obviously from Tinubu’s mercenaries’ … Kperogi responds to report scrutinising post-election tweets

FAROOQ Kperogi, a columnist and associate professor of Journalism at Kennesaw State University, USA, has defended himself against a...
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FACT CHECK: Ngige’s claim about surplus doctors in Nigeria is FALSE

NIGERIA's Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has said there is nothing worrisome about the population of doctors...

FACT CHECK: Is Adesina right about Boko Haram being dislodged from Sambisa Forest?

FEMI Adesina, special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on media and publicity, on Saturday published an article about the...
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FACT CHECK: Did Atiku hire US lobbyists to get him recognised as president or was the story fabricated?

ON Tuesday, the Centre for Responsive Politics, a nonprofit research group based in Washington DC, reported that presidential candidate...

PTCIJ trains 100 Nigerian journalists on fact-checking, investigative reporting

PREMIUM Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ) has commenced a seven-day training for 100 journalists across  newsrooms in the...
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