Dubawa raises nationwide awareness on fact-checking

Nigeria’s foremost fact-checking platform, Dubawa, has embarked on a weeklong event aimed at educating Nigerians on combating disinformation and stopping the spread of false information through fact-checking.

The platform did this during a street-to-street awareness across the country on Friday.

The nationwide awareness was the concluding part of the weeklong programme dedicated to engaging Nigerians on intersections between freedom of expression and civic engagement, and expansion of fact-checking as a way of spreading truthful information across the country.

The activities included information literacy sessions for basic and secondary schools, social media engagement on false information and fact-checking, the launch of 2019 Dubawa fellows and the street-to-street…

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