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Federal government appoints Hassan Bashir as acting NPopC chairman

The federal government on Friday appointed Hassan Bashir as the acting executive chairman of the National Population Commission.

Chris Ngige: Nigeria’s large population an advantage

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, Monday said that the Federal Government would work with other partners in taking the population of the country to an advantage.
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UNFPA, NPopC disagree on Nigeria’s population

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) says 76 percent of Nigerians are between ages 0 to 24, as the country’s population hits 195.9 million.
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NPopC: 19 million Nigerians living with disabilities

The National Population Commission of Nigeria (NPC) has estimated that no fewer than 19 million Nigerians are living with disabilities.

NPopC: Birth, death certificates free

The National Population Commission says registration for birth and death certificates are offered free by the commission.

Kano Emirate Council working on bill to tackle rampant divorce cases

Kano Emirate Council is working on a bill to tackle rampant divorce cases and compel husbands take full responsibilities of their families.

Presidential panel recovers 19 vehicles from former NPopC commissioners

The Special Presidential Panel for the Recovery of Public Property in Abuja on Friday handed over 19 official vehicles it recently recovered for the National Population Commission (NPopC).

NPopC adopts electronic vital registration system

The Chairman, National Population Commission, Eze Duruiheoma, says the commission has migrated from manual method of registration to full automation of vital registration and data storage processes system.

NPopC: Family planning, birth spacing key to sustainable healthy population

The National Population Commission (NPopC) says Family Planning (FP) is a pathway to achieving Demographic Dividend (DD) in the country.

NPC offers 4,000 centres to INEC’s PVC registration

The National Population Commission (NPC), says it is offering 4,000 centres nationwide to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to use for the ongoing Permanent Voter Card (PVC) registration.

NPC: How we arrived at Nigeria’s latest population figure

The National Population Commission (NPC) says Nigeria’s estimated 198 million population figure recently announced by the commission is based on an annual population growth of 3.2 per cent, spanning from 2006 till date.

NGO: Nigeria population will increase, if fertility rate is not addressed

A Family Planning advocate, Mr Akin Jimoh, says Nigeria population will continue to increase, if its fertility rate was not addressed through adoption of family planning.

NPC: Nigeria ranks seventh most populous country in the world

The National Population Commission has put Nigeria’s current population at 198 million people with urban population growing at an average annual growth rate of about 6.5 per cent

NPC: Nigeria’s population now 198 million

The National Population Commission (NPC) has put Nigeria’s current population at 198 million people with urban population growing at an average annual growth rate of about 6.5 per cent .

Federal govt rules out conduct of national census indefinitely

After much dilly-dallying, the federal government thursday finally ruled out the conduct of national census indefinitely.

Workers call on President Buhari’s intervention in NPC crisis

Striking workers of the National Population Commission (NPC) on Friday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to personally intervene in their industrial dispute to restore peace and normalcy in the commission.

National Population Commission denies report of plans for census in 2018

The National Population Commission has denied reports that it plans to hold a national census in 2018.

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