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FAKE: Nigeria bans off-takers of Crude from Ghana, Togo and Benin

A letter being shared on social media claims Nigeria has banned all Tanker Take Over transactions with off-takers of Bonny Light Crude from Ghana, Lome and Cotonou. Following GhanaFact checks, we found the notice of ban, allegedly issued by the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is fake and the claim is false.

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FALSE: Somali President exchanges blows with his deputy on live TV

A short video clip that shows two men exchanging blows is being widely depicted on social media as an alleged fight between the President of Somalia and his Vice. However, GhanaFact checks found the claim is false. The unaltered old news clip is being presented in an inaccurate manner to misrepresent the footage and mislead viewers.

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FALSE: Rawlings lashes out at France for hijacking West African common currency Eco

A video clip that comes with the picture of Ghana’s former President Jerry John Rawlings, with an embedded voice note allegedly being his commentary on how France has hijacked the West African common currency Eco is being widely shared on Facebook. GhanaFact can confirm that the voice in the clip is not that of former Ghanaian leader and a statement from his office has called on the general public to disregard any connection to him.

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