Patsy Nwogu

A writer focused on data journalism, health and data analytics.

FG Spends N3.8 Billion On Four Vandalized Bridges

The Federal Government of Nigeria has revealed it spent N3.8 billion to repair four bridges damaged by vandals and petrol laden tankers.⁣  Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Works and Housing, disclosed this on Monday in Abuja at a Town Hall Meeting on Protection of Public Infrastructure.⁣ The minister who was a panellist at the meeting […]Read More

Nigerians Drag President Buhari To ECOWAS Court

Human rights and accountability organization, SERAP alongside 176 Nigerians have filed a lawsuit against the government of President Muhammadu Buhari for the illegal suspension of Twitter in Nigeria. In the suit No ECW/CCJ/APP/23/21 filed yesterday before the ECOWAS Community Court of Justice in Abuja, SERAP and concerned Nigerian citizens challenged  “the criminalization of Nigerians and […]Read More

Bandits Kidnap 60 Women And Children In Zamfara State

Bandits have attacked the Gidan Baushe village, kidnapping several people including 60 women and children. An eyewitness, Malam Rikwanu Abubakar, claimed that the bandits moving with their cattle arrived in the village in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State on Wednesday afternoon to demand foodstuff from the villagers. “When the bandits realised that the […]Read More

Death Toll in Burkina Faso Rises To 132, 40 Wounded

The government has announced the death of at least 139 people in the northern part of Burkina Faso. The assailants struck during the night on Friday, killing and burning homes of the residents of the village of Solhan in Yagha province, which borders Niger. The overnight assault which claimed the life of up to seven […]Read More

Tribal Clash in South Darfur Leaves 36 Dead

The UN has warned of a threatening large scale conflict following news of clashes between Arab and non-Arab tribes in South Darfur over the weekend. At least 36 people have been confirmed dead and several dozens wounded after disputes broke out on Saturday between the Arab Taisha and ethnic African Fallata tribes in the remote […]Read More

[Fact Check] All You Need To Know About The New

By now, many bank customers in Nigeria may have received the email or text from their banks notifying them of the charge on every USSD transactions. John Akubuiro told TwentyTen that he got an email from Access Bank titled “Important Update on USSD Transactions”. The mail informed him that a fee of N6.98 would be […]Read More

Onion Marketers Threaten To Cut Supply To The South

The Onion Producers and Marketers Association of Nigeria (OPMAN) has announced it will stop the supply of onions to southern Nigeria beginning from today (Monday) if government fails to respond to their demands to guarantee security of their goods and merchants. OPMAN President, Aliyu Isa, while speaking to journalist in Sokoto State revealed that members […]Read More

#EndSARS: Pathologists Tenders 99 Bodies Of Protesters

Chief pathologist at the Lagos State University, John Obafunwa has submitted the autopsy result carried out on bodies recovered across Lagos during the EndSARS protest on October 20, 2020. Obafunwa’s report indicates that the 99 bodies recovered are of protesters at the Lekki tollgate and other parts of the state on the night of the […]Read More

Armed Bandits Kill 88 People In North-Western Nigeria

Over 88 local vigilante (yan sa kai) have reportedly been killed in Danko/Wasagu local government area of Kebbi State after an attack by armed bandits on Friday, June 4, 2021.According to the police command in Kebbi State, armed bandits attacked over seven villages, killing at least 88 persons. According to Police PRO, Dsp Nafiu Abubakar […]Read More