Timileyin Omilana

People and rescue teams are pictured amid the wreckage after a Ukrainian plane carrying 176 passengers crashed near Imam Khomeini airport in the Iranian capital Tehran early in the morning on January 8, 2020, killing everyone on board. - The Boeing 737 had left Tehran's international airport bound for Kiev, semi-official news agency ISNA said, adding that 10 ambulances were sent to the crash site. (Photo by Rouhollah VAHDATI / ISNA / AFP)

Fact Check: Claims that Nigerian died in Iran plane crash untrue

Several media publications last week claimed that a Nigerian Dauda Onoruoiza was one of the victims of the Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737 plane that crashed in Tehran on Wednesday, killing all
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Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari reacts while giving a press conference during his official state visit at Union Buildings in Pretoria, on October 3, 2019. - Recent xenophobic attacks threaten to dominate Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari's three-day official visit to South Africa and the presidency in Abuja has said he would use the state visit to discuss the "welfare of Nigerians". (Photo by Phill Magakoe / AFP)

Fact check: Is Buhari really marrying another wife?

A video purportedly showing Nigeria’s First Lady Aisha Buhari locked up in a room in Aso Villa after she returned from London on Thursday has been shared and viewed tens of thousand
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(FILES) This file photo taken on May 22, 2018, shows the US Embassy in Caracas. - The United States on Thursday January 24, 2019 ordered non-emergency embassy staff to leave Venezuela but stopped short of complying with a full expulsion demanded by Nicolas Maduro, who Washington says is no longer president. (Photo by Federico PARRA / AFP)

FACT CHECK: Has US added five African countries to its visa waiver program?

Several websites have claimed that the United States has added ten more countries to its Visa Waiver Program (VWP). Tweets, WhatsApp messages and Facebook posts repeating claims have been shared numerous times.
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