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Reconciliation: Did Aregbesola Slap Oyetola?

Michael Babatunde Claim Various posts are emerging on Twitter claiming that Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola and Minister of Internal Affairs who was the former Governor of the State, Rauf Aregbesola have joined forces for the forthcoming election in the state. Full Text A Twitter user, CBN Gov Akinsola Akin (@cbngov_akin1) twitted that Aregbesola …

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Did Soludo Say Peter Obi’s $20m Investment Is Now Worth $100m?

By Oluwaseye Ogunsanya Claim A Facebook page, Lamentations of a Bishop made a post claiming that the Anambra State governor Mr. Charles Soludo, said that Mr. Peter Obi’s $20 million investment in Anambra is worth $100 million today. Full Text A Facebook page, Lamentations of a Bishop made a post claiming that the Anambra State …

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Did Sanusi Write The Viral Post On Atiku, Tinubu and Obi?

By Oluwaseye Ogunsanya Claim A write-up analysing the motives of three presidential candidates in the 2023 elections – Atiku Abubakar of PDP, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu of APC and Peter Obi of Labour party, has been widely shared on social media. The write-up is said to have been written by former governor of the central bank …

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PRESS RELEASE: FactCheckElections Website Targeted in Cyberattack

June 20, 2022 Kwara State – FactCheck Elections, the budding independent fact-checking organization in Nigeria, announced today 20th June 2022 that it has experienced an attempted cyberattack on its website over the past weekend. The attack was quickly detected and the website was promptly restored by the organization’s team of tech experts. The cyberattack was …

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NEWS  RELEASE: FactCheck Elections Website Targeted in Another Cyberattack

August 2, 2022 Kwara State – FactCheck Elections, A growing  independent fact-checking organization in Nigeria, announced today August 2nd, that it has experienced another attempted cyberattack on its website, barely two months after the first attack. The attack was detected and neutralized by the organization’s team of tech experts, who are working to ensure that …

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FactCheckElections Trains Volunteers On Fact-Checking

By Deborah Omoare In achieving the goal of verifying claims and debunking fake news around electoral elections, FactCheckElection facilitated a training session for her volunteers’ members. The organisation which is an independent, non-partisan and non profit fact-checking platform, delivered an awesome training session within the space of six days. The virtual training which was held …

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#EkitiDecides2022: TRUE! There Was Vote Buying At Ekiti West LGA

By James Mary & Omoare Deborah Claim A Facebook page Just Event Online @Justeventonline posted a picture of a long queue of voters waiting to vote at the ongoing Ekiti Governorship election. The page claimed that vote buying is ongoing at the particular polling unit. Full Text A Facebook page Just Event Online @Justeventonline posted …

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Has Ahmad Lawan Defected From APC to PDP?

By Oluwaseye Ogunsanya Claim A trending video surfaced online, particularly on Twitter and WhatsApp, showing the senate president, Senator Ahmad Lawan, announcing his exit from the APC to PDP. Full Text A trending video surfaced online, particularly on Twitter and WhatsApp, showing the senate president, Senator Ahmad Lawan, announcing his exit from the APC to …

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Is Olusegun Adebayo Oni Still in the Ekiti Guber Race?

By: Samuel Agbelusi and Ukwu Bankrichards Chidera Claim: A twitter user by name  VC Of Media Affairs and handle, @Gugu_media posted in the late hours of Friday june 17, a screenshot document which contained a supposed withdrawal letter signed by Olusegun Adebayo Oni of Ekiti State from the ongoing Ekiti Governorship elections. The post further …

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Have INEC Distributed Over 4 Million PVCs To Kano Voters?

By Oluwaseye Ogunsanya Claim A twitter user @ImmanuelAliu made a comment accompanied with pictures of underaged children holding PVCs under a video shared by Channels Television. He claimed that over 4 million PVCs have been distributed in Kano adding that underaged children have their PVCs. Full Text A twitter user @ImmanuelAliu made a comment accompanied with …

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