Patsy Nwogu

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

Find Out How Much World Leaders Have Pledged To Fight

The United States of America just hosted a conference to discuss global funding for the fight against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. “This is an investment that will save another 20 million lives, and reduce mortality from these diseases by another 64% in the next four years,” said US President, Joe Biden. The fund, a public/private […]Read More

Fact Check: How Bad Is The Food Crisis Globally?

Over 200 NGOs have written an open letter to world leaders asking for decisive international action to ‘end the spiralling global hunger crisis. In the letter addressing world leaders gathered in New York for the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, 238 organisations from 75 countries – including Oxfam, Save the Children, and Plan International – […]Read More

19 People Confirmed Dead After Herder-Farmer Clash In Chad

The death toll in southern Chad has risen to 19 after a clash between herders and farmers earlier this month, according to a new toll released on Tuesday by the local prosecutor’s office. Tensions between the semi-nomadic Arab herders and sedentary farming folk frequently arise in central and southern Chad, where many inhabitants are armed. […]Read More

Uganda Confirms Ebola Outbreak After Recording First Casualty

The World Health Organization and the government of Uganda have announced an Ebola outbreak following the death of one patient in the Mubende District of the country. The confirmed case, a 24-year-old man, passed away on Monday, days after contracting a rare Sudan strain of the virus, the government and the World Health Organization (WHO) […]Read More

Angola Becomes Africa’s Top Crude Oil Producer

A new report by the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) shared that Angola has taken first place in crude oil production after displacing Nigeria in the month of August. The report revealed that Nigeria’s crude oil production for August averaged 1.100 million barrels per day while Angola’s production averaged 1.187mb/d. In July, Angola […]Read More

Data On Casualties In Niger As Heavy Rains Persist For

Niger has suffered heavy flooding since the rainy season began in June. With casualties numbering over 100, this year’s rainy season is said to be the deadliest in the country’s history. According to data from the country’s Civil Protection Service dated Monday, 12, 2022, about 159 deaths were recorded, 121 in the collapse of houses […]Read More

How Increasing Cost Of Fertilizer Is Affecting Food Security In

The Russian invasion is having far-reaching repercussions on many countries around the world, including in Africa, where it is majorly affecting food security. From shortages in wheat supply to shortages in crop fertilizers caused by sanctions on Russia, Africa suffers the shockwaves of the European war despite being geographically removed from the conflict. According to […]Read More

Donkey Genitals: The New Illegal Exporting Trend In Nigeria

Last week Tuesday, officials of the Nigerian Customs intercepted 7,000 donkey penises at the international airport in Lagos being exported to China in Nigeria’s latest illegal export trend. Sambo Dangaladima, the Customs comptroller, told reporters that donkey genitals were found in 16 sacks said to be worth an estimated 200 million Naira (£416,000). The suspect […]Read More

What Is The ‘La Nina’ And How Would It Affect

The United Nations weather agency has predicted a mysterious weather pattern that could worsen climate patterns across the globe. Last Wednesday, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said La Nina conditions, which involve a large-scale cooling of ocean surface temperatures, have strengthened in the eastern and central equatorial Pacific with an increase in trade winds in […]Read More

Explainer: How Low Is Nigeria’s Crude Exports In 2022?

Nigeria is currently facing a crude theft crisis, leading to one of the worst production turnout in recent years. According to regulators, the country’s pipelines have faced large-scale  theft of crude that is forcing many oil companies to shut down production, further crippling the country’s fiscal stability. Data obtained from… You must be registered to […]Read More