Tuesday, 19th October 2021
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National Population Commission

6 Sep
The country’s top-bottom revenue sharing formula is currently undergoing a review – a process the Chairman of the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC), Dr. Elias Mbam, said would be completed before the end of the year.
11 Jul
Death is not the opposite of life but a part of it – Haruki Murakami, Japanese novelist.
30 Jun
The Presidency and other stakeholders, yesterday, kicked against the creation of a management board for the proposed Sustainable Development Fund (SDF).
3 Jun
The National Population Commission (NPC) says it will commence its first pre-test exercise from June 6 to June 13, in 112 local government areas across the federation.
6 May
House of Representatives has advised Federal Government to suspend ongoing move to conduct nationwide population and housing censuses.
5 May
The House of Representatives has urged the Federal Government to immediately suspend the proposed 2021 population and housing census to be conducted by the National Population Commission (NPC), due to insecurity.
11 Mar
Traditional rulers and counsellors’ intervention and advocacy in Aku, Enugu State ensured successful conduct of the National Population Commission (NPC) Enumeration Area Demarcation (EAD) exercise last weekend.
26 May 2020
To the above poser, politicians who are using falsified figures to milk Nigeria will answer in the affirmative. But the contrary is the case if authentic census figures could be obtained.
7 Dec 2019
In an effort to help the government plan for a better health indices for the country, the National Population Commission has launched the sixth Demographic Health Survey (DHS).
10 Nov 2019
The National Population Commission (NPC) has commenced 2019 Verbal and Social Autopsy (VASA) survey for policy makers. The survey, a research study, according to NPC’s Federal Commissioner in Borno State, Isa Buratai, seeks to obtain data on the causes of deaths among children below the age of five.
29 Oct 2019
National Population Commission (NPC) is unhappy with the rate children die in Imo State, where an average of 132 deaths reportedly occur per 1,000 births. The commissioner in charge of Imo, Prof. Uba Nnabue, told newsmen in Owerri yesterday that there was urgent need to curb the menace in the state.
10 May 2019
The recent bickering between the United Nations and the National Population Commission over Nigeria’s current population figure is quite unnecessary and embarrassing. And it depicts perhaps, only one thing: that some national institutions of governance do not properly understand their mandates. Nigeria’s National Population Commission is one of them and so some change should begin…


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The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has warned Lagosians against protesting on streets on Wednesday as plans are under way to arrests erring #EndSARS protesters across the state. He said it is in the interest of security and public safety and that he wishes to warn the organisers of the protests the police…
51 mins ago
The Police in Ondo State said it have arrested one Ola Omogunwa, a 23 year-old commercial motorcyclist, for allegedly raping two women at different locations in Ondo state. Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Odunlami Funmilayo, disclosed this while parading the suspect,along with two others at police headquarters,on Tuesday in Akure. Funmilayo said…
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is confident he can turn Manchester United's fortunes around as pressure increases on the Norwegian ahead of Wednesday's Champions League clash with Atalanta at Old Trafford. United are five points behind Premier League leaders Chelsea after a 4-2 defeat at Leicester on Saturday They are not certain of progressing to the last…
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Three persons have been reportedly trapped while one has been confirmed dead in a fresh building collapse on Monday night in Ikorodu area of Lagos State. Two other persons were rescued from the collapsed two-storey building by residents of the area. Confirming the incident on Tuesday,, the South West Coordinator of the National Emergency Management…
4 hours ago
Comedian and magician Phil Butler has died at the age of 51. His cause of death remains unknown as it has not yet been announced. Phil’s agents Chris Davis Management issued a statement following his sad passing. Sharing a statement on Twitter, they confirmed: It is with huge sadness we have to announce the passing…