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18 Jan
Less than a month ahead of presidential elections in Nigeria, some social media users are sharing a doctored video of candidate Peter Obi, in which he allegedly exaggerates poverty statistics in his favour during his time as governor of Anambra State. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
11 Dec
This is Hassan Bamidele, whose video went viral a few weeks ago after GuardianTV interviews him for a Vox Pop, and Tunde Ednut, a popular social media influencer, and Singer reshared it and offered him some money.
26 Nov
A 2016 video of Islamic preacher, Zakir Naik, has gone viral on Twitter, as users claim that Naik is converting people to Islam during the FIFA World Cup. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
3 Nov
Some pro-Lula social media users are sharing a video claiming to show roadblocks by Brazilian traffic police, preventing voters from going to the polls on Sunday. While there were police roadblocks that delayed voters that day, this video in particular has nothing to do with the elections in Brazil. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
24 Oct
Since the start of the Ukraine war, there have been repeated false claims on social media that the entire conflict is being staged. France 24’s fact-checking team debunk the latest example: two videos that show a man in Ukrainian army uniform being filmed, as he appears to act out a scene on the battlefield.
9 Oct
A video circulating on social networks claims to show the "Caravan of Light" - a convoy of Syrian refugees in Turkey heading for the Greek border, intending to make their way into Europe.But whilst reports show that plans for caravan may indeed be underway, this viral video may not be all it appears.
7 Oct
Faisal, a Kano indigene has built a tricycle popularly known as 'Maruwa' or 'Keke Napep' from scratch in Kano State.
17 Sep
The far-right Sweden Democrats have risen to become the second-largest party in parliament after Sunday's election. French-speaking sympathisers with the party shared a video on Twitter that claims to show Islamists protesting against the anti-immigration coalition. But all is not as it seems. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
5 Sep
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30 Aug
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27 Aug
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