NOA urges media to educate public on birth registration
The National Orientation Agency (NOA) in collaboration with the National Population Commission (NPC) urged the media to educate the public about the importance of birth registration.
NPC raises the alarm over rising child mortality in Nigeria
The National Population Commission (NPC) has raised the alarm over the growing rate of child mortality in the country, saying relevant stakeholders must rise to the occasion to arrest the ugly trend.
FG launches verbal, social autopsy report to tackle child mortality
The Federal Ministry of Health and the National Population Commission (NPC) have launched the 2019 Verbal and Social Autopsy Study (VASA), aimed at addressing child mortality in the country. Speaking at the launch of the VASA Study, yesterday, in Abuja, Chairman of NPC, Alhaji Nasir Isa Kwarra said from the regional spread of the occurrence of death…
NPC warns workers against bribes during Enumeration Area Demarcation
The Anambra State office of the National Population Commission (NPC) has warned workers involved in the ongoing Enumeration Area Demarcation (EAD) against unprofessional conduct, particularly financial inducements, during the exercise.
CAMA, Mailafia, governing authorities and perception management
This is yet another time to advise the authorities in Abuja and other state capitals on the expediency of taking perception management as a serious national security...
Is Nigeria’s population the biggest in Africa?
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.
Lawmaker tasks FG on census as NPC amendment bill passes second reading
A representative of Ajaokuta Federal Constituency, Idirissu Lawal, has urged the Federal Government to take urgent steps towards the conduct of a credible census in the country within the next one year.
The life and politics of Richard Akinjide
The death of the former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Chief Richard Osuolale Akinjide, closed another chapter in the politico-legal history of Nigeria.
Re-industrialising economy through sustainable policies for growth
With the Federal Government’s commitment to re-industrialise the economy through sustainable industrial policies, the need to totally eradicate smuggling and dumping has been emphasized.