Will bathing in hot water and salt save you from Ebola? Or an impressive sounding substance called ‘nano-silver’? These measures are exploitative hoaxes.
Nigeria’s president says his government is acting to stop “all forms of discrimination” against women and girls. Are they really? We assess the evidence.
A recent opinion poll in Nigeria reveals more about a growing awareness of child rape in the country, than it does about the true extent of the problem.
Is the Nigeria’s oil rich “South South”, or Niger Delta region, the “epicentre” of vote-rigging in Nigeria? Voter turnout figures suggest that it is particularly exposed to electoral fraud.
The Nigerian newspaper Vanguard recently reported that Nigeria’s electricity tariff is the “lowest in Africa”. Is this true? And can electricity tariffs be compared across African countries?
Nigeria’s minister of petroleum resources claims the National Assembly needs presidential approval before it can summon her to investigate alleged spending on private jets. There is no such provision in the constitution.
“Nigeria is not a poor country,” President Goodluck Jonathan declared earlier this month in response to a World Bank report which listed Nigeria among the five poorest countries in the world. The claim is wrong and misleading.