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Is Dogo Gide dead? Here’s what we know about how this story went viral

    Is Dogo Gide dead? Here’s what we know about how this story went viral

BY SHEHU OLAYINKA An online website published a report on March 27, 2024. That was the first sighting; then, three Facebook groups posted the stories around 1:30 a.m. That was

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IDP chronicles: How misinformation is fuelling period poverty in Niger state camp

    IDP chronicles: How misinformation is fuelling period poverty in Niger state camp

Even within the confines of their homes and the sturdy walls of their modest rooms, they still whisper to talk about menstruation. Such topics are considered too delicate and deemed

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The menace of the internet mob

    The menace of the internet mob

While preparing to write this article, I bounced the idea off the missus. She asked me to watch ‘Accused’, a Netflix thriller. (Warning: movie spoiler ahead, proceed with caution.) The

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Meta bans Hamas accounts from its platforms, removes 795k contents

    Meta bans Hamas accounts from its platforms, removes 795k contents

Meta, a parent company of Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Threads, says it has banned all Hamas accounts from its platforms. The development comes days after Thierry Breton, European Union industry

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Old claims, new concerns: How fake news on COVID still affects attitude toward vaccination in Nigeria

  Old claims, new concerns: How fake news on COVID still affects attitude toward vaccination in Nigeria

BY RITA OKONOBOH “Our common enemy is COVID-19, but our enemy is also an “infodemic” of misinformation. To overcome the

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INSIGHT: How news sites spread disinformation during Nigeria’s 2023 polls

  INSIGHT: How news sites spread disinformation during Nigeria’s 2023 polls

In the build-up to the 2023 general election in Nigeria, a couple of unfamiliar news websites sprang up with the

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How misinformation, conspiracy theories, religion contribute to COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in rural Nigeria

  How misinformation, conspiracy theories, religion contribute to COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in rural Nigeria

BY JENNIFER UGWA & ANIBE IDAJILI About 60 Kilometers from Abuja, Nigeria’s federal capital territory, lies Kwamba, a small community

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INSIGHT: How politicians, supporters use disinformation to demarket their opposition

  INSIGHT: How politicians, supporters use disinformation to demarket their opposition

It’s a few hours to the general elections in Nigeria and the disinformation campaign has become rife both online and

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Cash scarcity, insecurity may affect smooth conduct of polls, says interfaith forum

  Cash scarcity, insecurity may affect smooth conduct of polls, says interfaith forum

The Interfaith Dialogue Forum for Peace (IDFP) has raised concerns over possible threats to the successful conduct of the general

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Elections: CSOs train youths on countering fake news

  Elections: CSOs train youths on countering fake news

Women and Youth for Nigeria Coalition, a group of civil society organisations (CSOs), at the weekend, trained youths on how

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