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.
NPC proffers solution to health sector deficit
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).
NPC begins 2019 VASA survey on under-five children
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.
NPC decries high infant mortality in Imo
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.
Badagry records 15,348 new babies in 9 months — NPC
The National Population Commission (NPC) on Monday said it recorded 15,348 births in the coastal town of Badagry, Lagos State from January to September, 2019.
Being king without constitutional powers is extremely difficult — HRM the Eburu of Iba
Iba in Ifelodun Local Government Area Council of Osun State migrated from Ile-Ife. Iba people are from the lineage of Ooni Obalufon Osangangan, who was the 4th or 6th Ooni of Ile-Ife.