The novel coronavirus disease-2019 popularly called COVID-19 is being saturated by false information or misinformation which is also known globally as “infodemic”. This has invariably created fear and tension amongst people. This paper highlights the conspiracy theories and misinformation hovering around the disease, its consequential effects on the public, the involvement of the community on measures to avert the spread of the disease, and its false information. The paper also discusses the roles required of academic librarians as information managers in the curtailment of the spread of the disease and the associated false information. It suggests a way forward that Nigeria academic librarians can utilize in restraining the spread of misinformation or false information and conspiracy theories regarding coronavirus as part of their contributions to the national development of the country and worldwide in general.