Dissecting causes, consequences of Nigeria’s population growth
In June 2013, a new United Nations, UN, World Population Prospects report unveiled at the UN Headquarters in New York, revealed that Nigeria’s population is expected to surpass that of the U.S. before the middle of the century.
On Nigeria’s population estimate
Once again, the controversy over Nigeria’s exact population figure reared its head the other day when the Chairman of the National Population Commission (NPC), Eze Duruiheoma, stated...
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 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...
Census not likely in 2017, says NPC boss
Mr Eze Duruiheoma, Chairman, National Population Commission, has said that conducting a national population census in Nigeria was not feasible this year.
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
Population commission seeks domestication of child rights act
When domesticated, the law should be enforced in full with adequate punishment for its violators, the Chairman of the NPC, Eze Duruiheoma said yesterday.