Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Tag "population"

    Zainab Ahmed: FG working with religious leaders to limit number of children per mother

Zainab Ahmed: FG working with religious leaders to limit number of children per mother

Zainab Ahmed, minister of finance, says the federal government is working with religious and traditional leaders on ways to limit the number of children a woman can give birth to.Speaking on Tuesday at the just concluded Nigerian Economic Summit in Abuja, Ahmed said the federal government has identified population as one of the challenges of successfully implementing the Economic Growth [...]

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    Group gets FOI reply pegging Nigeria’s population at 140m

Group gets FOI reply pegging Nigeria’s population at 140m

Onelife Initiative for Human Development, a non-governmental organisation, says it sent a freedom of information (FOI) request to the National Population Council (NPC).According to the group,  the request signed by ‘Sola Fagorusi, its acting executive director, on June 26, sought to know the total population of each state in Nigeria and the federal capital territory.It also demanded the population be  broken [...]

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    NPC: Nigeria’s population now 198m — 7th largest in the world

NPC: Nigeria’s population now 198m — 7th largest in the world

The population of Nigeria, the giant of Africa, is pegged at an estimation of 198 million, according to the National Population Commission (NPC).According to NAN, Eze Duruiheoma, NPC chairman,  said this in New York while delivering Nigeria's statement on sustainable cities, human mobility and international migration at the 51st session of commission on population and development.Nigeria currently rank as the 7th most [...]

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    Demographic disaster poses big threat to Nigeria, UK envoy warns

Demographic disaster poses big threat to Nigeria, UK envoy warns

Paul Arkwright, UK high commissioner to Nigeria, says Nigeria's population could be a disaster if it is not checked.Arkwright said this on Tuesday at an event organised by the African Peace Building Network of the Social Science Research Council and African Leadership Centre of the Kings College London in Abuja.Arkwright said Nigeria's demography should be taken seriously because, at the [...]

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