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FACT CHECK: Can COVID-19 vaccine cause impotence as Nicki Minaj claimed?

    FACT CHECK: Can COVID-19 vaccine cause impotence as Nicki Minaj claimed?

Nicki Minaj, the American-Trinidadian rapper, recently stirred heated controversy when she claimed that her cousin did not want to get COVID-19 vaccine because his friend who did became impotent. In

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FACT CHECK: Are these photos of ‘military attack against bandits’ shared by Fani-Kayode true?

    FACT CHECK: Are these photos of ‘military attack against bandits’ shared by Fani-Kayode true?

On Tuesday, Femi Fani-Kayode, former minister of aviation, published a post alongside pictures on his social media platforms where he claimed that the Nigerian army had killed “bloodlusting murderous terrorists”

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FACT CHECK: Did Ahmed Musa make 100th appearance for Super Eagles against Cape Verde?

    FACT CHECK: Did Ahmed Musa make 100th appearance for Super Eagles against Cape Verde?

On Tuesday, Amaju Pinnick, president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), claimed that Ahmed Musa, Super Eagles captain, has played his 100th game for the national team.  Speaking with the

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FACT CHECK: Did NNPC make first profit in its 44-year history as claimed by Buhari?

    FACT CHECK: Did NNPC make first profit in its 44-year history as claimed by Buhari?

On August 26, 2021, President Muhammadu Buhari announced what was regarded as unprecedented: that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) made a net profit in 2020 for the “first time

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FACT CHECK: Did Sultan make public statement about bad roads in Kano?

  FACT CHECK: Did Sultan make public statement about bad roads in Kano?

A post published by some blogs and shared on social media claimed that Sa’ad Abubakar, Sultan of Sokoto, complained about

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FACT CHECK: Did Fani-Kayode say Buhari will change Nigeria for good?

  FACT CHECK: Did Fani-Kayode say Buhari will change Nigeria for good?

The viral image of a quote attributed to Femi Fani-Kayode, a former minister of aviation, allegedly saying President Muhammadu Buhari

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FACT CHECK: Did Rihanna say she’s originally Igbo?

  FACT CHECK: Did Rihanna say she’s originally Igbo?

A report, which claimed Rihanna, the Barbadian singer, said she is originally an Igbo woman recently surfaced online and went

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FACT CHECK: Is the north’s population 160m as claimed by a northern coalition?

  FACT CHECK: Is the north’s population 160m as claimed by a northern coalition?

A coalition of 75 northern groups under the aegis of the Northern Consensus Movement (NCM) has claimed the north has

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FACT CHECK: Did FG assign Abaribe to negotiate with IPOB over Biafra agitation?

  FACT CHECK: Did FG assign Abaribe to negotiate with IPOB over Biafra agitation?

A report circulating on social media claims the federal government has assigned Enyinnaya Abaribe, the senate minority leader, to negotiate

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FACT CHECK: Born in 1960? Is Tunji Disu, new head of Police IRT, due for retirement?

  FACT CHECK: Born in 1960? Is Tunji Disu, new head of Police IRT, due for retirement?

On August 2, 2021, Usman Alkali Baba, inspector-general of police (IGP), named Tunji Disu as the new head of the

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