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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...

Nigerians risk arrest, prosecution for peddling ‘fake news’ as Army embarks on Operation Crocodile Smile

SOCIAL media users in Nigeria are in for troubled times with the introduction of a 'cyberwarfare' component in this year's edition of the Nigerian...
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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...

Minister proffers solutions to misinformation at ICIR, ICFJ conference on fake news

SUNDAY Dare, the Minister of Youth and Sports Development on Friday says there is a need for legislation, persuasion and cooperation in Nigeria in...

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...
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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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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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