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Does consumption of coconut trigger cough?

CLAIM: Twitter users claim that eating coconut causes coughing. VERDICT: It is not true. Well processed and channeled coconut is even good for coughing. BACKGROUND A Twitter account Freeman, (@charlolar), posted on October 21, 2014, that what causes coughing is coconut. The handle stated that: “@iam_dannex: What Causes Cough? #iNogoTell_by_icee songOftheSeason” coconut. Another twitter account, […]

Fact-Checking, Hallmark Of Professionalism – DUBAWA

The Dubawa Nigeria- Ghana fact checking fellowship. Fact checkers across Africa have been urged to put professionalism forward as they can’t afford to commit errors in the process of cross checking facts The executive Director, premium times centre for investigative journalism PTCIJ, AND Publisher of the premium times Mr Dapo Olorunyomi disclosed this at the […]

BCOS Journalists Selected For Dubawa Fact-Checking Fellowship

Two members of Staff of the Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State have been selected as Dubawa Fact-checking Fellows by the Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ). The BCOS members of Staff, who are also members of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Atinuke Seun-Ige and Folashade Seye-Ojo, are among the few applicants selected out of […]