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.
Nigeria’s next census without politics
The House of Representatives’ recent call on the Federal Government to “immediately” conduct a national population census is in order considering that the last census was conducted in 2006.
Buhari re-appoints Akor as DG of NPC
President Muhammadu Buhari has re-appointed Dr Kashim Yunusa Akor as the Director-General of the National Productivity Centre (NPC) for another term of four years.
SEC adopts new measure to tackle unclaimed dividend
To further slash the quantum of unclaimed dividend in the capital market to the barest minimum, the Securities and Exchange Commission...
NPC cautions personnel on demarcation in Anambra State
The Federal Commissioner, National Population Commission (NPC) in Anambra State, Mr. Chidi Ezeoke, has charged personnel involved in the enumeration area demarcation to take the exercise seriously to guarantee its success.
NPC begins verification of 2020 retirees in July
The National Pensions Commission (NPC) is to begin the verification of prospective retirees, who would be leaving the public service of the Federation in 2020. Mrs Aisha Dahir-Umar, Acting Director-General of the NPC, disclosed this at the pre-Retirement Workshop for Federal Government Retirees due in 2020, under the Contributory Pensions Scheme, on Monday in Ilorin.…