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Kano governor spends N350 million on 3.2 million children, pregnant women

Kano State government has expended over N350 million for the second round of 2019 Maternal Newborn and Child Health Week kicking off on Monday, targeting over 3.2 million children under the age of five and pregnant women.
President Muhammadu Buhari receives the newly elected Senate President Senator Lawan Ahmed and Deputy Senate President Senator Ovie Omo-Agege at the Residence State House in Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE.

Senator Omo-Agege: No Nigerian will regret President Buhari’s re-election

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, on Saturday, said that no voting age of any Nigerian will regret re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term, saying that Mr President was committed to solving myriads of problems confronting the country.

NPC, NOA others join primorg in campaign against extortion in birth registration

Stakeholders in the campaigns against extortion in the birth registration have reaffirmed that birth registration in Nigeria is free of charge.
Oby Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili kicks against central bank’s planned forex restriction for milk

Former Education Minister and Vice-President of the World Bank’s Africa division, Oby Ezekwesili, and other Nigerians expressed concerns about the addition of milk to planned to list of items banned from accessing the official foreign exchange market.
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NPopC assures reliable, accurate census

National Population Commission on Tuesday reiterated its readiness to conduct reliable and accurate census for the country whenever Federal Government authorized it to do so.
Governor Udom Emmanuel

Akwa Ibom governor urges NPopC to conduct census devoid of politics

Akwa Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel has called on the National Population Commission (NPopC) to separate census exercise from politics so as to gain acceptance from Nigerians.

Stakeholders urges federal government to invest in family planning to curb population explosion

As Nigeria celebrates the 2019 World Population Day, critical stakeholders in the health sector have urged the federal government to invest in family planning programmes that can help stem the tide of the negative impact of unbridled population explosion on the country resources and stability.
Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola promises to clear workers’ salary arrears

The governor made the promise at an event organised by the civil servants to celebrate his Friday’s victory at the Supreme Court, which reaffirmed him as the winner of the September 22, 2018, state governorship election.
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NPopC assures workers of safety in Anambra

The National Population Commission has asked workers deployed for the demarcation exercise in some parts of Anambra State to proceed to their duty posts without any fear of molestation.
National Bureau of Statistics NBS

National Assembly: Female participation remains low at 5.8 percent – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says despite efforts to promote women participation in the politics and decision making, female membership in National Assembly remains low at 5.8 per cent in Nigeria.
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Federal government faults UNFPA over Nigeria’s population figures

The United Nations and National Population Commission, NPC, yesterday, disagreed over Nigeria’s current population figure.

UNICEF: Only 30 % of under-5 children’s births registered in Nigeria

The births of nearly 230 million children under the age of five worldwide have never been officially recorded, says UNICEF. The Agency said only 30 per cent of births of Nigerian children below five had so far been registered.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

Nigeria’s birth registration increases by 29 million

A birth registration programme implemented by the q), with support from the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has increased the number of children between the ages of zero and 17 years registered in Nigeria by about 29 million.
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NPopC puts 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.

Ondo government to introduce birth certificate for pupil enrolment in school, hospital

The Governor of Ondo State, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, on Tuesday said birth certificate has become a criterion for enrolment of pupils into primary schools and for children under the age of five to access free medical treatment in the state.
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NPopC tasks federal government on census

Alh. Hassan Bashir, Ag. Chairman of the National Population Commission (NPopC), has advised the Federal Government on the need to take a census of Nigerians.

Census: NPC begins Area Enumeration Demarcation in Kwara

The National Population Commission (NPC) in Kwara on Thursday commenced another round of Enumeration Area Demarcation (EAD), as part of preparation for the forthcoming census.
Magnus Abe

Senator Abe: No one can handpick a governor for Rivers people

The Senator representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Magnus Ngei Abe, has said that no one can handpick a Governor for Rivers State.

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Nigeria, England, and Canada are reported to be in a three-way fight for the services of Chelsea’s defender Fikayo Tomori.

Nigeria, England, Canada fight for Chelsea’s Fikayo Tomori

Nigeria, England, and Canada are reported to be in a three-way fight for the services of Chelsea’s defender Fikayo Tomori.
Brazil would have been playing Germany in the next FIFA window not Nigeria or Senegal according to Selecao coach Tite.

October 13 friendly: Brazil planned to play Germany not Nigeria – Tite

Brazil would have been playing Germany in the next FIFA window not Nigeria or Senegal according to Selecao coach Tite.
The African Development Bank, AfDB, says it has approved a 70 million dollar loan for a road project in Ebonyi. The bank said on its website on Friday that it would provide $40 million, while its co-financier, the Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF), would contribute $30 million for the project.

AfDB fund to invest $500,000 in Nigeria’s sustainable energy

A multi-donor trust fund managed by the African Development Bank (ADB), Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), has approved a $500,000 grant to support the development and launch of the Nigeria Energy Access Fund (NEAF).

Nigeria may explode if we don’t tackle unemployment now – minister

The Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr Chris Ngige, has warned that Nigeria may explode sooner if unemployment in the country is not tackled urgently.

Official: 50 runners sign up for Onitsha city marathon

No fewer than 50 runners have so far signified intrest in the maiden Onitsha City Marathon (OCM) event slated for Oct. 5, in Anambra.