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FACT CHECK: Bola Tinubu won only five states in the 2023 presidential election?

Dokun Ojomo has claimed in a Twitter post that Nigeria’s president-elect, Bola Tinubu of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), won only five states in the presidential election held on February 25, 2023. The post has since garnered over 330,000 views, 1,657 retweets, and 4,539 likes as of when it was retrieved from the microblogging...


FACT CHECK: Did security agents prevent Peter Obi’s supporters from accessing the Tribunal Court?

On Friday, May 19, 2023, a Twitter user claimed that security personnel prevented supporters of Peter Obi, presidential candidate of the Labour Party, from accessing the Presidential Election Tribunal Court.  This is as the pre-hearing in the petition by Obi and the LP against Bola Tinubu, the president-elect, continues today at the Appeal court. As...


FACT CHECK: Supreme Court’s ruling says 25% in FCT not required to win presidential election?

A purported breaking news has circulated online, claiming that the Supreme Court has ruled that the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) is the 37th state in Nigeria. The post, shared by a verified Twitter user, @StFreakingKezy, states that the Supreme Court’s position shows that 25% is not required in the FCT to win the presidential election....