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Fake news is real, its peddlers are sick, cowards – Soyinka

Nigerian playwright and Nobel laureate, Professor Wale Soyinka, has described those who fabricate false information as cowards who are “sick in the head”.

Indian govt meets with WhatsApp to trace fake news – Source

Indian tech ministry officials met with senior WhatsApp executives to ask the Facebook Inc (FB.O) unit to start tracing the origins of misinformation spread...

How fake news affects fight against Boko Haram, by Buratai

The chief of army staff, Tukur Buratai, says fake news not only poses threat to national security but makes the ongoing counter terrorism operation...

Fake News: Police begin crackdown against social media users, bloggers

The Nigerian Police Force has warned social media users and bloggers operating in the state to desist from using `online’ to spread fake news. The...

50 fake journalists deported from Commonwealth Games – Official

More than 50 have been deported from Australia where they tried to gain entry in the pretence of being sports journalists that were headed...

Trump denies he ordered sacking of Russia investigator

US President Donald Trump on Friday dismissed as "fake news" bombshell reports that he had ordered the firing of Russia investigation special prosecutor Robert...

Okonjo-Iweala denounces ‘fake news’ audio recordings credited to her

Former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has alerted the public on what she termed ‘fake news items and voice recordings’ circulating on the social...

Buhari’s trip to US is fake news – minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has urged Nigerians to disregard the fake news being circulated via a parody Twitter account and...

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