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Motunrayo  Joel

Motunrayo Joel

Nigeria deputy editor/health researcher

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Scam alert! Nigeria’s agriculture ministry not giving out loans in partnership with farmers association

Several posts on Facebook claim that Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) is giving out loans. One post reads: “FMARD: Dear Beneficiary of Federal Ministry of Agriculture & rural development kindly visit: to accept your loan offer.�...

No, Nigeria’s state energy company isn’t recruiting, ignore fake ad

A message circulating on Facebook in April 2024 claims that Nigeria’s state energy company NNPC Limited is recruiting. The message reads: “THE NNPC RECRUITMENT EMPOWERMENT REGISTRATION FOR 2024/2025 SESSION IS NOW OPEN. INTERESTED APPLICANTS ARE TO DROP A MESSAGE IN REGARDING OF HIS/HER...

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