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The Federal Government says Nigeria’s population projection is scary, hence the urgent need to put in place control measures to keep the country’s population growth in check.
Having vaccinated roughly four per cent of its population, Nigeria is missing out, as 15 African countries, approximately a third of the continent
Nigeria is endowed with fertile land suitable for all seasons’ agricultural production. With arable land areas of about 70.8 million hectares, which is rich in soil veritable for vegetation
An estimated 4.7 million fewer girls are expected to be born globally in the next 10 years because of sex-selective practices in countries with a cultural preference for male offspring, a trend that could undermine social cohesion in the long term, research showed on Tuesday.
China's population has grown more than five percent over the past decade to pass 1.4 billion people, Beijing said Tuesday, as it unveiled its census results.
Taiwan's population shrank for the first time ever in 2020, government data showed Friday, as the island faces a burgeoning demographic crisis similar to those affecting South Korea and Japan.
15 Jul 2020
A group of scientists says the number of people will peak in 2064 and drop to about 8.8 billion by 2100, which is two billion less than under the UN’s estimate.
18 Feb 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed concern over what he described as the exponential growth rate of Nigeria’s population. He declared that the growth and size of Nigeria would be more of a burden
13 Nov 2019
African countries need to invest four times more in electricity than they are investing now in order to expand reliable supply to the whole continent, the International Energy Agency has warned.
21 Aug 2019
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has expressed deep concern about Nigeria’s inability to know the exact number of its population. Obasanjo, who spoke in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, at a mentoring session for a group of youths on “Youth Governance and Dialogue” held at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), also said that it is disturbing that most Nigerian children of school age are roaming the streets.
4 Aug 2019
A former governor of Osun, Rauf Aregbesola, has hinged the leadership woes in Nigeria on failure at the family level. Aregbesola spoke on Saturday at the seventh edition of the Youth Leadership Summit organised by the students' executives of the University of Ilorin.
15 Jul 2019
Following fears of terrible impacts of population growth on environmental resources, the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) and the Lagos state government have called for urgent actions that would help strike a balance between the two for human survival.