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FACT CHECK: Tinubu says current PVCs have expired. Is this true?

    FACT CHECK: Tinubu says current PVCs have expired. Is this true?

On Tuesday, Bola Tinubu, chieftain of the All Progressives Congress(APC), said the current permanent voter cards (PVCs) issued by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have expired. Speaking while addressing

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FACT CHECK: This viral image of rice pyramid built with wood not recent

    FACT CHECK: This viral image of rice pyramid built with wood not recent

On Tuesday, the federal government said President Muhammadu Buhari has unveiled one million bags of rice paddy stacked as pyramids in Abuja. According to Bashir Ahmad, presidential aide, it is

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FACT CHECK: Doctored or real? Viral videos claim Indonesian airplane crash-landed

    FACT CHECK: Doctored or real? Viral videos claim Indonesian airplane crash-landed

On Sunday, some social media users in Nigeria circulated videos of an “airplane crash-landing” at an airport. One of the videos also showed the emergency exit of passengers from the

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‘Illegal’ Ikoyi weddings, COVID electric bulbs… how fake news shaped events in 2021

    ‘Illegal’ Ikoyi weddings, COVID electric bulbs… how fake news shaped events in 2021

As fake news and misinformation continue to take major stage worldwide, 2021 was no exception. It has been a year fully packed with viral distorted images, tweets, articles and statements.

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FACT CHECK: No, these photos are not from recent bandit attacks in Sokoto

  FACT CHECK: No, these photos are not from recent bandit attacks in Sokoto

Some images showing corpses portrayed as victims of recent bandit attacks in Sokoto state have been circulated on social media.

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Make information publicly available to stop fake news, Jonathan tells governments

  Make information publicly available to stop fake news, Jonathan tells governments

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says governments at all levels need to make information available to the public to stop the

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FACT CHECK: Did Sepp Blatter say he regrets bringing 2010 World Cup to Africa?

  FACT CHECK: Did Sepp Blatter say he regrets bringing 2010 World Cup to Africa?

A report quoting Sepp Blatter, former FIFA president, saying he regrets the decision to support Africa’s bid to host the

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FACT CHECK: Is there a 1963 Omicron variant movie?

  FACT CHECK: Is there a 1963 Omicron variant movie?

You may have come across the poster of a movie on the internet titled “The Omicron Variant” and allegedly released

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Lai: No country more liberal than Nigeria in granting media access to information

  Lai: No country more liberal than Nigeria in granting media access to information

Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, says no other country is as liberal as Nigeria in granting the media

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FAKE NEWS ALERT: People in viral picture with Obi Cubana NOT our staff, says EFCC

  FAKE NEWS ALERT: People in viral picture with Obi Cubana NOT our staff, says EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says its officials did not take pictures with Obi Cubana, the Abuja-based business

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