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IFCN offers fact-checking grants to fight misinformation on WhatsApp

The Poynter Institute’s International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN), in partnership with Meta, is accepting proposals for the Spread the Facts Grant Program. This new initiative will distribute US$800,000...

FACT-CHECK: Did court restrain Obaseki from contesting Edo PDP primaries?

DADDY D.O, a Twitter user with the username @DOlusegun, on Monday posted a document at exactly 11:51 pm with the claim that a Federal...

Fact-checking social media influencers who shared fake news during Nigerian general elections

Ahead of the 2019 Nigeria's general elections, many Nigerians knowingly or ignorantly shared misinformation on the social media. Some of these purveyors of fake...
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Tope Fasua picks hole in ICIR fact-check, calls it ‘nonsense, nasty reporting’ — but he is incorrect

TOPE Fasua, founder and 2019 presidential candidate of the Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP), has reacted to a fact-check published by The ICIR, referring...

Osun Decides 2018: Exposing the fallacies, exaggerations, outright lies in governorship debate

IN the evening of Sunday, six days to the Osun State gubernatorial election, four of the prominent aspirants gathered in Osogbo to demonstrate preparedness...

Ajimobi lied, residents say. No petitions were sent to demolish Ayefele’s Music House

FOLLOWING widespread condemnation of his government's partial demolition of Yinka Ayefele's Music House and popular radio station, Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi explained that...
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FACT CHECK: Was Buhari arrested in UK by INTERPOL to answer allegations of war crimes?

A video has gone into circulation, which appears to show President Muhammadu Buhari, Transport Minister Rotimi Amaechi, APC national leader Bola Tinubu, and Festus...

FACTCHECK: Is Nwokolo, Lagos DSP with impressive qualification, whom he claims to be?

A picture recently surfaced on the social media showing a business card belonging to Michael Nwokolo. Nwokolo, according to the card, has not only...

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Tinubu support group rejects consensus candidate, calls for indirect primary

TINUBU Media Team, a support group for former Lagos State governor Bola Tinubu, has rejected calls for the adoption...

Makoko residents reject planned demolition of their community

RESIDENTS of Makoko, Oko-Agbon and Sogunro in the Lagos Mainland Local Government, Lagos State, have resisted the planned demolition...

FG suspends Accountant-General over alleged N80 billion fraud

THE Federal Government has suspended the Accountant-General of the Federation Ahmed Idris over his alleged involvement in an N80...

APC reschedules presidential primary election

THE All Progressives Congress (APC), has said its presidential primary election has been rescheduled to hold on May 29,...

Tax payment: FAAC, FIRS rank NNPC high despite zero FAAC remittance

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) has failed to remit money to the federation account despite posting high remittances...
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