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Nigerian govt being attacked by 476 online ‘fake news’ websites -Lai Mohammed

  THE Nigerian government claims it has discovered about 476 online news websites that are fighting President Muhammadu Buhari's administration with 'fake news.' Minister of Information...

CSOs kick as government again pushes for anti-social media law

ON Monday, October 26, the Federal Government, through the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) slammed fines of N3 million against ‎three major broadcast stations over...

After The ICIR’s report, Sam Omatseye apologises for spreading false information on WTO

FOLLOWING a report by the International Centre for Investigative Centre (ICIR), Sam Omatseye, a veteran columnist and Chairman, Editorial Board of The Nation Newspaper...

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...

ICIR, ICFJ set to hold conference against fake news

THE International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR) in conjunction with the International Centre for Journalists (ICFJ) fellowship will on Friday hold an online conference...

ICIR unveils FactCheckHub to combat fake news, disinformation

AS part of global efforts to curtail the spread of fake news, the International Centre for Investigative Reporting (The ICIR) on Friday launched an...

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Over N2bn spent in feeding school children in Adamawa -Minister

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari's Minister of Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development Sadiya Farouq said her ministry...

Malami denies release of Boko Haram sponsors

NIGERIA’S Attorney-General Abubakar Malami has denied releasing suspected sponsors of the Boko Haram terrorist group. The Special Assistant on Media...

How $1.2m bribe paid to NNPC was used to finance Jonathan, Buhari’s elections

COURT testimonies arising in lawsuits in London and New York have revealed how a total sum of $1.2 million...

Nigeria’s transportation cost rises amid shrinking household wallets

IN August, the cost of transportation rose by an average of five per cent for land, air and sea...

Despite contradictory evidence, Buhari hails his govt’s human rights records at UN General Assembly

NIGERIAN President Muhammadu Buhari, in an address during the General Debate of the 76th session of the United Nations...
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