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Facebook, Comic Republic launch book to educate Nigerians on spread of fake news

    Facebook, Comic Republic launch book to educate Nigerians on spread of fake news
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FAKE NEWS ALERT: Soyinka is not dead, says son

    FAKE NEWS ALERT: Soyinka is not dead, says son

Wole Soyinka, Nobel laureate, is alive. On Monday, an account supposedly belonging to Abdulrazak Gurnar, winner of the 2021 Nobel prize for literature, said Soyinka is dead. “I got a

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Ribadu: Social media contributing to ethnic, religious divisions — FG should take action

    Ribadu: Social media contributing to ethnic, religious divisions — FG should take action

Nuhu Ribadu, pioneer chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says social media is “partly responsible” for the country’s problems. According to NAN, Ribadu spoke on Sunday, while

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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

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Recruitment: Reports on ongoing screening exercise false, FRSC warns

  Recruitment: Reports on ongoing screening exercise false, FRSC warns

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says reports making the rounds that the screening exercise for recruits is scheduled to

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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

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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

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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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Ohanaeze Worldwide: Report on killing of 230 Igbos in Jos is false

  Ohanaeze Worldwide: Report on killing of 230 Igbos in Jos is false

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, an Igbo socio-cultural group, says reports claiming that 230 Igbos were killed in a fire incident

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