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Suspension of national convention fake news, says APC

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The ruling All Progressives Congress has described as fake news a report(Not by The PUNCH) that its planned National Convention has been suspended till...

Lekki Massacre: Lai Mohammed, Federal Govt Silent On EndSARS Report

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The federal government and the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed have remained conspicuously silent following the release of the Lagos EndSARS panel...

Insecurity: Nigeria’s Image Suffering Due to Media Reports – Lai Mohammed

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The Federal Government has called out media houses in the country, saying they are responsible for the bad image of the country. Lai Mohammed, the...

Facebook, others launch #NoFalseNewsZone to minimise spread of fake news

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Facebook, Big Cabal Media and Comic Republic on Wednesday announced the launch of #NoFalseNewsZone, a campaign aimed at minimising the spread of fake news...

Governor Matawalle Blames ‘Fake News’ For Preventing Nigerian Army From Defeating...

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Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has stated that fake news has hindered the efforts of the Nigerian army to suppress banditry in the Northern...

‘It’s Fake News’ – Asari Dokubo Did Not Make Comment On...

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Former Niger Delta militant Asari Dokubo said a video of him that has gone viral where he was mocking and threatening Nnamdi Kanu's leader...

Fake news, cognitive bias and my experience with ASUU strike; By...

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In November 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown began to ease off and life started creeping back to normal, Nigerian students in federal universities...

The looming danger of hate speech and fake news, By Ya’u...

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Recently, the Federal Government announced the indefinite suspension of the micro-blogging platform “Twitter”, citing security as the reason behind taking the critical decision. It...

Jonathan Foundation advocates media freedom, responsible journalism

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The Goodluck Jonathan Foundation (GJF) has called on governments in Africa to ensure press freedom in their countries and urged practitioners to use information...

Terrorism Watchlist’: Daily Independent Retracts, Apologises to Pantami

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The Daily Independent newspaper has retracted its story and apologised to Nigeria’s Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami over its...

UTME: Basic requirement for admission into NDA — Spokesman

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The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) has said the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) is a basic requirement for admission into the academy. A statement by...

DSS denies torturing Buhari’s driver to death

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The Department of State Services has denied torturing Sai’du Afaka, the President’s official driver, to death. It described a report by an online news medium,...

We must avoid past mistakes—Diya

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Former Chief of General Staff under General Sani Abacha, Lt. Gen. Oladipo Diya (rtd), has called for peace and unity in Nigeria as he...

Ex-Emir Sanusi Has Not Been Appointed As Our Leader – Tijjaniyya...

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A purported appointment of ex-Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II as the new leader of the Dhariqa Tijjaniyya Islamic sect has been denied. Sheikh Mahi...

We did not attempt to arrest Sunday Igboho – DSS

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The Department of State Services (DSS) on Friday refuted reports they had attempted to arrest Sunday Igboho in Oyo State. Public Relations Officer, National Headquarters,...

Sunday Igboho names spokesman, says he won’t grant interviews again

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Popular Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho has refuted trending reports of civil war attributed to him. Igboho denied calling for any civil war...

COVID-19 vaccine is safe, FG has interest of Nigerians at heart...

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The Director, Special Duties and State Operations, National Orientation Agency, Mrs Mette Edekobi has assured Nigerians that the COVID-19 vaccine is safe and that...

Trump: The last hurrah! By Femi Fani-Kayode

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It is after midnight Nigerian time and we have just slipped into the 6th day of January 2021. Today is the "D-day" for America and...

I never said Orji Uzor Kalu would be Nigeria’s President in...

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Founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations Prophet T. B. Joshua has denied saying Senator Orji Kalu would be Nigeria’s next president. The televangelist...

Abike Dabiri circulates fake news claiming release of abducted Katsina schoolboys

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Abike Dabiri, a former aide of President Buhari and Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission joined the array of misinformation that has characterised the...