No, this photo does not show an Egyptian religious scholar weeping over Nigeria’s immigration policy

Published on 20/12/2019 at 17:59


The tale of a Nigerian who hacked the US government to grant his friends citizenship? It started on a satirical site

Published on 20/12/2019 at 16:54


Death penalty for criticising Nigeria's government? What we know about the hate speech bill

Published on 25/11/2019 at 12:48


Social media posts have located this flooded classroom in various African countries. It was actually filmed in Nigeria

Published on 31/10/2019 at 15:06


Social media abuzz in Nigeria over supposed presidential wedding. Here is what we know.

Published on 15/10/2019 at 17:53


Has Lake Chad shrunk as Nigeria’s president claimed?

Published on 11/10/2019 at 15:24


No, a Nigerian man was not buried in this $90,000 car — it’s a scene from a movie

Updated on 04/10/2019 at 14:09


No, South Africa’s Nigeria embassy has not been hit by a bomb blast

Published on 11/09/2019 at 14:34


Misleading social media posts are fuelling the tensions over xenophobic attacks in South Africa

Published on 05/09/2019 at 18:56


Videos of an attack on a Nigerian senator touch a nerve over African healthcare — but they’re not what they seem

Updated on 28/08/2019 at 11:41


No, this photo doesn’t show the Nigerian Air Force delivering arms to Fulani herders — it was taken during a military demonstration last year

Updated on 05/07/2019 at 17:48


Viral posts in Nigeria claim this helicopter was picking up a billionaire stuck in traffic. In fact, the video shows a medical evacuation

Published on 27/06/2019 at 15:06


This is an impersonator who was arrested in police uniform — not an officer who aided kidnappings in Nigeria

Published on 26/06/2019 at 11:39


No, a gorilla did not swallow N6.8m in a Nigerian zoo. Here’s how the false story got out

Published on 21/06/2019 at 16:43


Nigeria Ebola rumours: officials say there’s no need to panic. Tests on a sick passenger came back negative

Published on 21/06/2019 at 12:03