Data and Infographics

Lassa fever

Lassa Fever: Nigeria records 24 deaths in three weeks – NCDC

398 suspected cases have been reported from various states across the country.

Child obesity in Nigeria remains low despite global increase

Only 1.6 per cent of Nigerian children are overweight compared with the global average.

Women with their babies

Contraceptive use among Nigerian women on increase

In 2014, 23 per cent of sexually active Nigerian women used contraceptives, while 30 per cent used in 2015.

The challenge of severe malnutrition in Nigeria’s North-West (Infograph)

Nigeria’s seven north-west states have 75 per cent of the country’s cases of malnutrition.

A Hospital ward with health workers used to illustrate the story

Nigerian lawmakers, seeking expanded health budgeting, point at “bureaucracy” as obstacle

The Nigerian lawmakers were in South Africa for a health retreat.