Nigeria’s population hits 198m
The National Population Commission (NPC) has put Nigeria’s current population at 198 million people with urban population growing at an average annual growth rate of about 6.5 per cent Chairman of NPC, Mr Eze Duruiheoma, stated this in New York while delivering Nigeria’s statement on Sustainable Cities, Human Mobility and International Migration at the 51st…
There will be no census this year, says NPC boss
chairman, National Population Commission (NPC), Chief Eze Duruiheoma, yesterday in Abuja, declared that there would be no census this year.
Population surge threatens achievement of SDGs
As the world prepares to mark this year’s World Population Day on Tuesday, July 11, Nigeria’s alarming population explosion in the midst of rising poverty, absence of basic amenities, and very poor per capita income are coming up strong as major concerns.
NPC affirms Emir Sanusi's birth control, moderation call
The NPC boss said that while the National Population Policy preaches moderation, a family can decide to have as many children as they can cater for. He said birth control is not imposed on anyone but it is by "individual preference".
NPC seeks review of census act
The National Population Commission (NPC) is soliciting the support of the Legislative and Executive arms of government to come up with a review of the census Act that would make it mandatory...
2018 census to cost N222 billion
The Chairman of the National Population Commission (NPC), Chief Eze Duruiheoma, says the 2018 national population census is to cost N222 billion.
Town planners task Buhari on adequate preparations for census
As preparations for the 2018 population and housing census continues, the Nigeria Institute of Town Planners (NITP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to give the exercise more priority