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Peter Obi denies speaking on preparing for 2027 presidency

The presidential candidate of Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, says media reports

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Naira redesign: Aisha Buhari debunks ‘fake news’ shared on her social media pages

First Lady Aisha Buhari has blamed a hacker for the press release

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PDP plotting to unleash fake news about Tinubu in Hausa – APC Presidential Campaign

The APC Presidential Campaign Council says it has uncovered plots orchestrated by

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It’s not time to engage in mischief – DSS warns media

The Department of State Services (DSS) has called on the media to

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Govt mustn’t deprive citizens of free speech just to control fake news – Gbajabiamila

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila says controlling

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Most of Nigeria’s problems caused by fake news, social media – Ribadu

Nuhu Ribadu, a former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commits

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FG tasks media on fight against fake news, misinformation

The Federal Government has urged the media to complement the government’s efforts

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Tonto Dikeh Reacts As NCPC Denies Appointing Her As Peace Ambassador

Nigerian celebrity, Tonto Dikeh has reacted after NCPC publicly denied appointing her

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News of Helicopter Supplying Arms to Criminals in Kaduna is Fake – Aruwan

  Mr Samuel Aruwan, the Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs,

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SSG’s Office Burgling: Oyo Govt Warns Against Fake News

The Oyo State Government has warned purveyors of fake news to leave

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Lai Mohammed Solicits Support of NPAN in Fighting Fake News

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Thursday solicited

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I’m unaware Nigerian Army called Lekki Shooting “fake news” on twitter – Gen Taiwo tells Judicial Panel

Brig.-Gen. Ahmed Taiwo, Commander of the 81 Division, Military Intelligence Brigade, Victoria

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Stakeholders Calls FG on How to Curb Fake News

  In order to curb the excesses of social media operators and

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FG Clarifies Position on Social Media Regulation

  The Federal Government says it has no intention of shutting down

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EndSARS: NGO Tasks Lagos Judicial Panel to Summon Promoters of Fake News

  Vendor Positive Change Initiative, an NGO, has urged the Lagos State

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FG Solicits Support of National Assembly In Tackling Fake News

The Federal Government has solicited the support of the National Assembly in

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Nicki Minaj Blasts Twitter Page For Posting False Details About Her Child

American Rapper, Nicki Minaj has called out a twitter handle for spreading

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EFCC Probe: Magu’s Lawyers Spreading Lies – Justice Salami Alleges

Justice Salami said this in reaction to reports that he regretted taking

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Ex-Facebook Employee Reveals How Tech Giant Undermined Elections around World

Her accusations have come barely a week after another disgruntled Facebook engineer,

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Social Media Bill Still at Committee Stage – Senate

The Senate has debunked news making the rounds that lawmakers were desperate

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Donald Trump Accuses Twitter of Supporting China and Democrats

United States President, Donald Trump has accused social media giant Twitter of

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Report on technical hitch at UN event “fake news” – Presidency

The presidency has described as "fake news" reports that technical hitch prevented

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Ignore “conduits” spreading fake news about Osinbajo’s whereabouts – Media aide urges Nigerians

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo's media aide, Laolu Akande has urged Nigerians to

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Lagos Commissioner For Health Debunks Rumors Claiming He Tested Positive For COVID-19

The Lagos State commissioner for health, Professor Akin Abayomi has debunked rumors

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Dino Melaye Debunks Marriage Rumors With Nollywood Actress, Iyabo Ojo

Senator Dino Melaye has claimed that the rumors of a secret marriage

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LG Says Reports of 100 Deaths From ‘Mysterious Disease’ Fake News

Alhaji Abdullahi Maikanti, Chairman, Hadejia Local Government Council in Jigawa, has described

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Ministry Dismisses Fake Report on Schools Reopening

The Federal Ministry of Education has urged parents to disregard the fake

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It’s Fake News, Oyedepo not Denied Visa – U.S. Embassy

The United States Embassy in Nigeria has described as fake news reports

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Maku Says Report on Meeting with Tinubu, Atiku is Fake

Mr Labaran Maku, the National Secretary, All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), has

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Nigerian Editors Restate Opposition to Fake News, Hate Speech

Editors under the aegis of the Nigerian Guild of Editors on Thursday

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