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Eze Duruiheoma

12 Nov 2019
Former chairmen of the 27 councils in Imo State have been accused of mismanaging estimated N60 billion that accrued to the councils between January 2018 and March 2019.
1 Sep 2019
Following allegations of misrule and financial misappropriations levelled against former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, the immediate past Chairman of the National Population Commission (NPC), Chief Eze Duruiheoma ....
16 Jun 2018
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.
27 Apr 2018
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...
11 Apr 2018
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…
2 Mar 2018
chairman, National Population Commission (NPC), Chief Eze Duruiheoma, yesterday in Abuja, declared that there would be no census this year.
9 Jul 2017
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.
26 Apr 2017
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".
4 Feb 2017
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...
3 Feb 2017
Mr Eze Duruiheoma, Chairman, National Population Commission, has said that conducting a national population census in Nigeria was not feasible this year.
30 Nov 2016
The Chairman of the National Population Commission (NPC), Chief Eze Duruiheoma, says the 2018 national population census is to cost N222 billion.
23 Nov 2016
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


12 mins ago
Relegation-threatened Everton announced on Monday they had appointed former Burnley boss Sean Dyche as their new manager to replace the sacked Frank Lampard.
16 mins ago
The new Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Yusha’u Ahmed, has pledged to improve security, welfare of youth corps members and staff to engender optimal service delivery to the nation.
26 mins ago
A study carried out by Network of Female Professionals in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (FEMinWASH), has revealed that Nigeria looses N207 million ($517,524) annually to the non-functionality of boreholes. According to the study, the non -utilization of the national strategy for Village Level Operation and Maintenance (VLOM) by contractors and technocrats has resulted in waste…
33 mins ago
In a move to curtail farmers/herders clashes in the country, the National Agricultural Laded Development Agency (NALDA) has established 100hectares farm integrated farm estates in Sokoto state to boost animal husbandry and crop production. The farm estate among others has a modern animal husbandry farm with a cow milking parlour with a capacity of 200…
42 mins ago
Officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, on Monday said that security measures had been increased ahead of Pope Francis’ visit to the country’s capital, Kinshasa.