CLAIM: Elon Musk is Set to Buy Facebook and Delete it Permanently

Adeyemi Okediran On Tuesday, April 26, 2022, a Facebook user with the name, Amebo Hub posted a screenshot of a tweet ascribed to Elon Musk. The tweet stated that Elon Musk said after he has purchased Twitter, he is going to buy Facebook, and delete both social media apps permanently. The text read thus, “Now […]

CLAIM: PDP Won All Chairmanship and Councilor Seats at the 2022 FCT Polls

Adeyemi Okediran On Sunday, February 13th, 2022, a Twitter user with the name Ahmed Shehu tweeted that PDP won all chairmanship & councillorship seats in the FCT council polls conducted by INEC. In his tweet, he stated that “PDP wins all chairmanship & councilorship seats in the council polls conducted by INEC Yesterday . in […]

CLAIM: President Obama unveil Rochas Okorocha’s 2023 Presidential Campaign banner

Adeyemi Okediran An image has gone viral on the internet claiming that the former President of the United States of America, Barack Obama has unveiled former Imo Governor, Rochas Okorocha’s presidential campaign banner for the 2023 election. In the image shared, President Barack Obama was seen standing alongside a man while the proclaimed banner was […]

Fact-checking Images from President Buhari’s Visit to Sokoto State in January 2022

Adeyemi Okediran On Thursday, January 27, 2022, a Twitter user with the pseudo name ‘Uncle Muhsin’ tweeted three different pictures with the caption, “PMB in Sokoto today!”. The tweet has generated 29 comments, 33 quotes and retweets, and 52 likes at the time of fact-checking this claim.   POTENTIAL IMPACT OF THE CLAIM Nigeria’s political […]

CLAIM: Pfizer Vaccine Causes Birth Defects due to Genetic Manipulation

Adeyemi Okediran On Saturday, November 27, 2021, a Facebook user, Sipho Shezi posted a graphic with the inscription that Pfizer has warned both males and females to avoid unprotected sex for 28 days after taking the second dose due to reproductive safety risks. The Facebook post reads: page 132 of Pfizer vaccine basically says no […]

CLAIM: Wizkid to Perform at The Hub Karen in Kenya on January 8th, 2022

Okediran Adeyemi On Saturday, November 27, 2021, a poster was shared on a Facebook page, Afrika TV, Kenya. The poster has a picture of Wizkid on it with the inscription that he will be performing at The Hub Karen on January 8, 2022, and also the price for each various type of ticket available for […]