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FACT CHECK: Did Zuckerberg say Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp will shut down for 7 days?

    FACT CHECK: Did Zuckerberg say Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp will shut down for 7 days?

A post which claimed Mark Zuckerberg, founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of Facebook, said his company’s flagship products will shutdown for seven days has surfaced online and gone viral.

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FACT CHECK: Did Anthony Ukpo’s son say his father died of COVID-19?

    FACT CHECK: Did Anthony Ukpo’s son say his father died of COVID-19?

You might have come across a 54-second trending video credited to the “son” of Anthony Ukpo, late former military governor of Rivers state and retired brigadier. According to news reports,

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FACT CHECK: Does taking painkillers after COVID-19 vaccination cause death?

    FACT CHECK: Does taking painkillers after COVID-19 vaccination cause death?

A viral broadcast message on WhatsApp has claimed that taking diclofenac or anaesthetics for two years after COVID-19 vaccination has adverse effects or could even lead to death. The viral

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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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Lai: Some people now use ‘deep fake’ news to diminish govt’s success

  Lai: Some people now use ‘deep fake’ news to diminish govt’s success

Lai Mohammed, minister of information, has raised the alarm over the use of “deep fake news” to diminish the successes

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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 US demand extradition of Air Peace CEO as Fani-Kayode claimed?

  FACT CHECK: Did US demand extradition of Air Peace CEO as Fani-Kayode claimed?

On July 30, Femi Fani-Kayode, a former minister of aviation, claimed the United States requested for the extradition of Allen

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FACT CHECK: Did Lai say Nigeria doesn’t have fuel to fly DCP Abba Kyari to US?

  FACT CHECK: Did Lai say Nigeria doesn’t have fuel to fly DCP Abba Kyari to US?

On July 30, a post on a website claimed that Lai Mohammed, minister of information, said Nigeria does not have

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FACT CHECK: Did Amaechi say he wouldn’t construct railway to south-east?

  FACT CHECK: Did Amaechi say he wouldn’t construct railway to south-east?

A viral post where Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, allegedly said he would never construct any railway in the south-east

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ICFJ Knight fellowship launches podcast to fight misinformation in Nigeria

  ICFJ Knight fellowship launches podcast to fight misinformation in Nigeria

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) Knight fellowship in Nigeria has launched a podcast to fight misinformation in the country.

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