Tags : Covid19

ADH Twitter Space: Two Years of Covid19 in Africa

ADH Twitter Space is a monthly forum hosted by Orodata Science whose mission is to continue to democratize data, and knowledge towards solutions that impact the lives of millions. The Africa Data Hub (ADH) seeks to support and promote quality access to information, data-driven journalism to facilitate evidence-based decision-making about the pandemic across the continent. The […]Read More

COVID-19: African Airline To Lose N1.4tn

The International Air Transport Association has said African airlines will see a very slow pace of recovery in financial performance from a $1.9bn loss in 2021 to a $1.5bn loss in 2022. This brings the continent’s total loss in two years to $3.4bn (N1.4tn). According to the Geneva-based airline body, low vaccination rates in Nigeria […]Read More

How Journalists Accessed COVID-19 Vaccination In Nigeria

This story is a result of Orodata’s Micro-Grant support to journalists to produce in-depth investigative and data-driven stories on thematic areas like Development, Healthcare, Covid-19, and Covid-19 Vaccine. After registering online for the COVID-19 vaccination in March 2021 as directed by the Lagos State Government, the Deputy Editor of NewDawn Newspaper, Charles Okogene waited to […]Read More

How Poor Funding For Research, Low Technology Contributed To Lack

This story is a result of Orodata’s Micro-Grant support to journalists to produce in-depth investigative and data-driven stories on thematic areas like Development, Healthcare, Covid-19, and Covid-19 Vaccine. “Nigeria Institute of Medical Research is surviving on international grant. There is no budgetary provision for NIMR. Majority of the things they are using are programmed and […]Read More

COVID-19: 7 Airlines Got N2.84bn Stimulus Package

A total of N2.84 billion was given to seven airlines by the Federal Government as a stimulus package during the COVID-19. FG said the target of N2.3tn estimated to be spent under the Economic Sustainability Plan had not been achieved. According to a statement issued by the Federal Government, appropriation part of that total, being […]Read More

Abacha Restituted Funds: Another Re-Loot In The Camouflage Of National

This story is a result of Orodata’s Micro-Grant support to journalists to produce in-depth investigative and data-driven stories on thematic areas like Development, Healthcare, Covid-19, and Covid-19 Vaccine. Nigeria confirmed its first case on 27th February 2020, since then, the number of confirmed cases has risen exponentially. On March 29, 2020, President Muhammadu Buhari announced a total […]Read More

2021 Week 12: COVID-19 Cases Drops To Over 800

Nigeria, in the twelfth week of 2021, recorded a total of 866 cases of COVID-19. On average, the country had over 123.7 daily records of cases between March 19th and March 25th, 2021. According to Nigerian Center for Disease Control, the country had recorded a total number of 130 cases on Friday, 19th of March. […]Read More

WHO: 130 Countries, 2.5 billion People Yet To Be vaccinated

The World Health Organisation has disclosed that about 130 countries, with 2.5 billion people, are yet to administer a single dose of COVID-19 vaccine. This disclosure was made by the WHO Director-General, Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus at a regular press briefing on COVID-19, in Geneva. “Around 130 countries, with 2.5 billion people, are yet to administer […]Read More

Nigeria Records 7 Cases of UK Variant Of COVID-19

Nigeria has reported seven cases of the new UK variant of COVID-19. The new variant has been identified in Osun, Kwara and Abuja. The Federal Government stated that the Africa Centre for Excellence in Genomics in Ede identified five cases in Osun, one in Kwara, and one in Abuja.  However, of the three states, Abuja […]Read More

2021 Week 3: COVID-19 Cases Rise Over 11,000

Nigeria, in the third week of 2021, recorded a total of 11,177 cases of COVID-19, the highest weekly record since the beginning of the year. On average, the country had over 1500 daily records of cases between January 15th and January 21st, 2020. According to Nigerian Center for Disease Control, the country had recorded a […]Read More