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 […]

CLAIM: EFCC Arrests 60 Suspects at ‘Yahoo Boys Awards Night’ in Ogun

Adeyemi Okediran On Tuesday, November 30, 2021, a Twitter blog page, Postsubman is known for posting and updating his followers on the latest happenings and entertainment tweeted a graphics with quote the tweet, “EFCC nets 60 at ‘Yahoo Boys’ awards night.’” The graphic consists of an image of young boys sitting on the floor inside […]

CLAIM: Obi Cubana Poses With EFCC Officers

Adeyemi Okediran A broadcast picture went viral on social media claiming that Obi Cubana took a selfie with EFCC officers as they released him. Multiple social media handles had shared the image with the inscription that he took a selfie with the staff. CLAIM N-VA extracted the claim, “Obi Cubana Poses With EFCC Officers,” and […]

CLAIM: Students in Lagos, Nigeria Run Away from Taking the COVID-19 Vaccine (VIDEO)

Zainab Sanni   Misinformation around the Covid-19 vaccine is rife. In this report, we used OSINT tools to check the veracity of a viral video showing students jumping off a school building. In January 2021, Twitter account @RealNasasira posted a video of students jumping from their classrooms, running away from a school compound.  His accompanying […]

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 […]