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Coronavirus: Reports of first case in Africa false, as Egypt refutes claims of infection

EGYPT'S health ministry on Friday refuted claims of a newfound case of the COVID 19 incident in the African country as reported by some...

Fake News: SSS denies reports of attacks on luxury buses by religious sects

THE State Security Services (SSS) has urged members of the public to ignore reports alleging that the service issued a public notice on luxury...

CHECK: Did Lai Mohammed describe Nigeria as the world’s ‘safest’ country to live in?

THOUGH news reports published on Monday quoted the Information Minister Lai Mohammed, saying Nigeria is the "safest and freest country" to live in the...
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Hate speech, fake news bills harmful, despicable — Soyinka

NOBEL laureate and professor of creative writing, Wole Soyinka, has described the controversial Social Media and Anti-Hate Speech Bills as harmful, cowardly, and despicable,...

Week for Truth: Dubawa enlightens Nigerians on fact-checking, freedom of expression

DUBAWA, an independent fact-checking project initiated last year by the Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ), has kicked off a week-long nationwide exercise...

Kogi/Bayelsa Elections: CDD records 10 deaths, 129 incidents of violence, malpractice

A NON-PROFIT research and advocacy group, the Centre for Democracy and Development, CDD, has said it recorded the killings of at least 10 people...
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FACT CHECK: Photos from 2015 polls, xenophobic attacks shared in connection to Kogi, Bayelsa elections

PICTURES from the general elections conducted four years ago and 2015 xenophobic attacks in South Africa have been recently shared in support of claims...

Fake news poses threat to Bayelsa governorship election—CDD

THE Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has raised alarm over the activities of media hubs of All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples’ Democratic...

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Train attack: How FG met terrorists’ demands for release of abducted passengers

SENIOR Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity Garba Shehu has said terrorists that attacked the Abuja-Kaduna...

NNPCLtd. signs contract extension with oil majors, targets $500bn investments

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCLtd) has signed a contract extension with five oil majors, hoping to earn...

Bandits kill two vigilantes in Abuja

TWO vigilante members have been reported dead following an encounter with bandits at Gasakpa community in Gawu Ward, Abaji...

Wike to Atiku: People around you may cost you 2023 presidential election

RIVERS State Governor Nyesom Wike has advised candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar to be mindful...

Aero Contractors eyes return to commercial operations

Aero Contractors is eyeing a return to commercial operations after the temporary suspension of flights on Wednesday, July 20,...
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