International insecticide brand Mortein claims that Nigeria contributes 23% of the world’s malaria cases. Does the figure hit the mark?
Nigeria’s internal security challenges continue to be a source of national debate, but is the death toll from terror attacks as high as a prominent critic said?
Muhammadu Buhari is failing the country’s education sector, an adviser of the previous administration has charged. But do his claims make the grade?
Nigeria’s president is firmly back in the driving seat after two medical leaves of absence. Now mid-term, President Muhammadu Buhari has outlined his spending plans for 2018. But do his key claims add up?
A top drug firm executive said Nigeria registers the most new cases of diabetes in the region and that 5 million people in the country are living with the disease. Do the claims get a clean bill of health?
Are the country’s legislators living luxuriously as the majority of citizens tighten their belts? We did the math.
The idea that eating yams increases the chance of twins seems to be backed up by the high twinning rate in parts where the vegetable is popular. But it’s not grounded in solid evidence.
“45% of Nigerian women married before age 18” read the headline of a prominent Nigeria-focused publication. Is there data to back up this figure?
Celebrated girls’ rights campaigner Malala Yousafzai visited Nigeria where she called for a state of emergency on education. Does she get full marks for her claim that the country has the most out-of-school girls globally?
The governor of Nigeria’s oil-rich Rivers state wants investors. One of his selling points is the state’s relative security, claiming that it is safer than 5 others. But is it?