Since October 20, 2020 state and government actors have been trying to explain away the events that led to the attack of unarmed protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate on the Lagos island as well as a number of other locations across the state. The #EndSARS protests began on Wednesday, October 8 in Delta State […]
Lockdowns and social distancing efforts could help tackle COVID-19, but there’s little they can do to control misinformation and online scams.
Infodemic. It is the new term the World Health Organisation (WHO) has coined to describe the spread of misinformation that is spiralling out of control as the coronavirus pandemic which has since spread across the globe from Wuhan, China. And social media is the alarmist. WhatApp broadcasts, Facebook groups, memes taken a bit too seriously, […]
You never hear it being discussed in social media forums, reported on TV or given huge headlines in newspapers.