Is youth unemployment in Nigeria ‘almost getting to 70%’?

Young Nigerian vendors pose with their goods at the Monday Market in Maiduguri in 2017 (Photo: Aminu Abubakar/AFP). As calendars flipped over to 2020, Nigerian...

LIVE GUIDE: All our coronavirus fact-checks in one place

The global spread of the Covid-19 disease has led to unprecedented measures around the world. But spreading almost as fast has been misinformation. Researched...

Fact-check: Nigeria state governor’s claims about stellar education record not backed by the data

Learners from the Bethel Nursery and Primary school in Lagos leave with books they borrowed from the I-Read mobile library in January 2018 (Photo: AFP/Stefan...

Covid-19 pandemic: Fact-checking former Nigeria VP Abubakar’s claims about the economy

Former Nigeria vice president Atiku Abubakar is seen in a February 2019 picture. (Photo: AFP/Pius Utomi Ekpei) Former Nigeria vice president Atiku Abubakar...

Fact-checking Nigerian politician’s claims about new mobile phone tech: Is radiation from 5G ‘10,000 times’ that from 3G?

Choir members at the Nigerian Pentecostal Church Salvation Ministries in Port Harcourt take a selfie in the February 2019 picture. Nigeria is among a number of...

Nigeria and Covid-19: Fact-checking claims about vaccines and lack of research

A staffer works in a laboratory at the Institute of Lassa Fever Research and Control in Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital in Irrua, Edo State, Nigeria in March...

No, Nigeria hasn’t found Covid-19 vaccine yet – but hunt is on

Cyclists have their temperature taken at the border between Abuja and the Nasarawa State in March 2020 after a lockdown was imposed in Nigeria to limit the...

Fact-checking Buhari’s Democracy Day claims about his economic achievements

Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari in a February 2020 file picture. Photo: AUDU MARTE / AFP) In his Democracy Day address on 12 June 2020, president Muhammadu...