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February, 2020

  • 5 February

    NPC Seeks Law Making Census Compulsory Every 10 Years

    The National Population Commission (NPC) on Wednesday advocated for promulgation of law making conduct of census compulsory in every 10 years in Nigeria. Read Also: Video: Iyana Ipaja Boils As Police, Okada Riders Clash Nduka Arinzechi, Acting Director, Population Management, said this in an interview with NAN in Abuja. Arinzechi explained …

January, 2020

  • 28 January

    We’re Waiting For Buhari’s Order To Conduct Census – NPC

    Bimbola Salu-Hundeyin, acting chairman, National Population Commission (NPC), on Tuesday, disclosed that the commission is waiting for President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the new national policy on population, so they can conduct a new national census. Read Also: Nigeria To Begin Rice Export In Two Years – Minister Salu-Hundeyin said this …

September, 2019

  • 24 September

    Kogi Election: Governorship Candidate Withdraws, Resigns From Party

    Muhammed Aliyu, Kogi Chairman of the Nigeria Peoples Congress (NPC), and governorship candidate of the party, has withdrawn from the November 16 gubernatorial election in the state. Aliyu also resigned from the party, weeks to the polls. The governorship candidate announced his decision in a statement he made available to …

April, 2019

  • 2 April

    NPC Pegs Nigeria’s Life Expectancy At 52 Years

    The National Population Commission (NPC) has said that the current overall life expectancy of Nigeria stands at 52.2 years. The Acting Chairman of NPC, Hassan Bashir, stated this in New York while delivering Nigeria’s statement at the 52nd Session of the United Nations Commission on Population and Development.  According to …

March, 2019

February, 2019

  • 19 February

    Polls Shift: INEC Has Done Little To Allay Nigerians’ Pain – NPC

    The National Peace Committee (NPC), a non-governmental advocacy group, has said the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has done so little to suppress the pain and disappointment felt by Nigerians following the postponement of the 2019 general elections. The committee’s position was contained in a statement signed by Abdulsalami Abubakar, …

  • 11 February

    Peace Accord: Fulfill These Eight Conditions Or… 42 Parties Tell NPC

    A total number of 42 political parties on Monday gave the National Peace Committee (NPC) eight conditions before they will participate in the signing of a peace accord pact ahead of the forthcoming general elections. The parties in a statement threatened not to participate in the signing of the pact …

November, 2018

  • 7 November

    Buhari Swears In 23 NPC Commissioners, Code Of Conduct Members

    Why I Haven’t Unveiled My New Cabinet – Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, swore in 23 national commissioners of the National Population Commission, NPC. He also inaugurated Muhammed Isah, Chairman of the commission’s Code of Conduct Bureau and seven members. Buhari conducted the swearing in shortly before the commencement of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, at the Council …

October, 2018

  • 6 October

    19m Nigerians Are Disabled, Says NPC

    The National Population Commission of Nigeria, NPC has estimated that no fewer than 19 million Nigerians are living with disabilities. The Chairman of the Commission, Eze Duruiheoma (SAN), announced this during the 73rd UN General Assembly General Discussion of Agenda 28 on Social Development at the UN headquarters in New …

July, 2018

  • 10 July

    Nigeria’s Population To Hit 794m In 2100 – NPC

    Eze Duruiheoma, chairman of the National Population Commission, NPC, has said Nigeria’s population will hit an estimated 794 million people in 2100 going by current annual growth rate of 3.2 per cent. Duruiheoma disclosed this yesterday in Abuja during a press conference preparatory to the World Population Day marked every …

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