Fake news site deliberately publish hoaxes and disinformation to drive web traffic inflamed by social media. These sites are distinguished from news satire (which is humorous) as they mislead and sometimes profit from readers’ gullibility.

While most fake news sites are portrayed to be spinoffs of other news sites, some of these websites are examples of website spoofing, structured to make visitors believe they are visiting trusted sources like AIT, Punch, Vanguard and many others.

Below are list of notorious website known for publishing and disseminating fake news. These platforms have also contributed towards ongoing infodemic in Nigeris by sharing fakenews relating to Coronavirus.

Domains
www.africature.co
www.dailytells.com.ng
www.ezone57.com
www.ireporteronline.com.ng
www.jamyco.com
www.legitfund.com
www.metrodailyng.com
www.n5ti.com
www.naijalivetv.com
www.news7pm.com
www.news.phxfeeds.com
www.osmeknews.com
www.pepaja.com
www.scannewsnigeria.com
www.topnews.ng