CLAIM: Boko Haram Did A Mass Conversion Of People To Islam In Niger State

Adeyemi Okediran   On Sunday, May 2, 2021, Nigerian social media space went agog with a video that was tweeted by Femi Fani-Kayode. The tweet which has generated over 1,100 comments, 2,100 retweets, and 1,400 likes was captioned, “Boko Haram and ISWAP forcefully converting people to Islam in the parts of Niger state that they […]

CLAIM: Burna Boy Is The First Nigerian Artiste To Ever Win A Grammy Award

Adeyemi Okediran On March 14, 2021, a Twitter user identified as Ibe tweeted that Burna Boy was the first Nigerian artiste to ever win a Grammy Award. The tweet reads; “Burna Boy becomes the first Nigerian artist ever to win for their original work. This is just the beginning of more things to come! E […]

CLAIM: Ghanaian Information Minister Says Government May Sanction Citizens That Refuse To Take COVID-19 Vaccine

Adeyemi Okediran On March 10, 2021, a news story was published on YEN, with the headline “Government may sanction those refusing to take COVID-19 vaccine – Oppong Nkrumah” The statement reads; “Government is considering imposing sanctions on Ghanaians who will refuse to take the COVID-19 vaccine, Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, disclosed. Ghana on February 22, […]

CLAIM: Black Market For Human Body Parts Is Booming In The Middle East

Adeyemi Okediran An article link purportedly credited to the United Nations has been circulating online and states that the black market for parts of the human body is booming in the Middle East. The accompanying message read thus, “The black market for parts of the human body is booming in the Middle East. A kidney […]

CLAIM: Miyetti Allah Is A Registered Contractor Of The Federal Government

Olakunle Mohammed  On February 13, a Facebook page identified as Radio Biafra shared an image with the caption, “Myetti Allah is now an official Federal Government Contractor. An official way of receiving funding from Nigerian Government.” The content of the image shared by Radio Biafra is a project execution signboard in Nguzu Edda, Afikpo South, […]

CLAIM: Nigeria Is Not The Poverty Capital Of The World – Lauretta Onochie

Adeyemi Okediran On February 8, 2021, the Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie posted a tweet stating that Nigeria is not the poverty capital of the world. The tweet reads; “Nigeria, not the poverty capital of the world. We are not where we ought to be but we are not […]