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NDHS: Ebonyi, Anambra top spousal violence chart

Ebonyi and Anambra state have been ranked first and second respectively on the chart of South East married women between ages of 15-49 who had experienced violence committed by their husbands or partners.
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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.

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.
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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.
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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.
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NPopC to review its legislation

Hassan Bashir, the acting Chairman of the National Population Commission (NPC), has said that there is the need to review its legislation for effective delivery of its mandate.

Federal government to release N4 billion as pension for professors, permanent secretary

The Federal Government is set to release N4bn to kick-start the payment of full salaries as minimum pensions for some categories of retirees under the Contributory Pension Scheme.
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NPopC: 70 per cent of Nigerian children not registered

The National Population Commission (NpopC) says that about 70 per cent of children born in Nigeria are not registered.

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.

Bolanle Ambode: Lagos government will join campaign on birth registration

Wife of Lagos State Governor, Mrs Bolanle Ambode, on Thursday said the state government would join the campaign in enlightening the public on the importance of birth registration in the state.
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NPopC: Birth registration first step to legal identity

The National Population Commission says birth registration is the first step in securing legal identity.
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Monica Ugwuanyi flags off media campaign to register 137, 766 children

The wife of the Enugu State Governor, Monica Ugwuanyi, on Monday flagged off a three-month media campaign aimed at promoting under-five birth registration in the state.

Enugu government directs hospitals, churches to stop issuance of birth certificates

Enugu State Government has directed the stoppage of individual issuance of birth certificates in the state and urged hospitals to go through the National Population Commission.
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NPopC commences birth registration in Kaduna

The National Population Commission on Thursday commenced birth registration exercise in Kaduna.

NPopC: Birth, death certificates free

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

Official: 70% Kaduna children have no birth certificates

About 70 per cent of children born in Kaduna State are without birth registration certificates, the state government has said.

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).
Phone SMS is used for more than just text messaging in Africa

Birth registration: UNICEF recommends rapid SMS

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has recommended Rapid SMS as an innovative system for tracking birth registration in the country.

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2023: Governor El-Rufai backs return of presidency to southern region

The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, on Monday said the 2023 presidency should go to Nigeria’s southern region.
Rangers international of Enugu has been boosted by the return of top striker Israel Abia for Wednesday league clash with Nasarawa United.

Rangers welcome Isreal Abia for battle with Nasarawa United

Rangers international of Enugu has been boosted by the return of top striker Israel Abia for Wednesday league clash with Nasarawa United.
Nigeria’s table tennis legend Funke Oshonaike has disclosed that she may take up a coaching role after calling it quit from the game that brought her so much fortune and fame.

Funke Oshonaike reveals her next move after quitting table tennis

Nigeria’s table tennis legend Funke Oshonaike has disclosed that she may take up a coaching role after calling it quit from the game that brought her so much fortune and fame.
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Why governors are against local council autonomy – APC chieftain

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, Asiwaju Rotimi Ajanaku, has explained the rationale behind the opposition of local government autonomy by some state governors.
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Edo APC chieftains accuses Adams Oshiomhole of instigating violence

Chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State have condemned the National Chairman of the APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole’s inclination to violence, which has resulted in the undermining of public peace and safety in Edo, Bayelsa and Rivers States as well as the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.