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...

FACT-CHECK: Was this man struck, “roasted” by thunderstorm while receiving phone call?

A VIRAL post on retrieved from WhatsApp on July 16, 2020 shows a picture of a burnt human with a caption claiming that the person was struck and "roasted" by "thunder" (lightning bolt) while receiving  a phone call in the rain.

FACT-CHECK: Did Oyetola spend 3 days in Abuja without seeing Buni?

A POST with several claims about 2023 presidency and the internal leadership tussle in the ruling All Progressive Congress...
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FACT-CHECK: Did WHO share viral message on ‘7 biggest brain-damaging habits’?

A  MESSAGE with the headline “7 biggest brain-damaging habits”, attributed to the World Health Organisation (WHO), has been trending...

FACT-CHECK: Did Lagos teaching hospital admit 500 COVID-19 patients daily?

A VIRAL post on WhatsApp claimed that the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) admits not less than 500 COVID-19...

Fake-news poses threat to Nigeria’s democracy – CDD

PROFESSOR JIBRIN Ibrahim, Senior Fellow, Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) on Tuesday warned the spread of fake news...
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