Tag: Population

Over 100m Nigerians Have No Identity – NIMC

Henry Solomon- June 10, 2020

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says over 100 million Nigerians have no identity. The Director-General of the NIMC, Mr Aliyu Aziz, made the disclosure ... Read More

FAO’s 2018 Humanitarian Response Plan for Nigeria 53% Funded

Henry Solomon- August 2, 2018

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) said its 2018 humanitarian response plan for Nigeria had only been 53.6 percent funded with the year already halved. ... Read More

Boko Haram: U.S. Announces $102m Assistance For Nigeria

Abdul Jimoh- June 8, 2018

The U.S. Government has announced 102 million dollars (about 3.7 billion naira) in additional humanitarian assistance for Nigeria to address the sufferings of people affected by ... Read More

President Buhari Makes 23 Fresh Appointment

Tanimu- April 10, 2018

Senate President, Bukola Saraki reads a letter from Mr. President, Muhammadu Buhari on the Confirmation of Appointment of 23 Members of the National Population Commission. ... Read More

Three Thousand IDPs Relocated to Bama – IOM

Henry Solomon- April 5, 2018

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said the Nigerian Government has relocated no fewer than 3,000 Internally Displaced People of Bama origin in Borno to ... Read More

The Greatness of Nigeria Lies In Its Diversity And Size – Osinbajo

Henry Solomon- April 19, 2017

Nigeria's Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo said that the greatness of a nation lies in its diversity and then in the size of the country. ... Read More

Active Telecom Subscribers Stands At 150m – NCC

Henry Solomon- September 13, 2016

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Tuesday said that active subscribers in the nation’s telecommunications industry stood at 150,262,066 in July. The telecommunications umpire said ... Read More

NHRC, NCWS sign MoU on protection of women’s rights

Abdul Jimoh- June 3, 2016

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Friday in Abuja, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Council of Women Societies (NCWS) on ... Read More

Gowon Lists Conditions for Nigeria’s industrial Development

Henry Solomon- April 16, 2016

Former Head of State Gen. Yakubu Gowon (rtd) says what Nigeria needs to develop industrially is a good plan, commitment to the plan, and the ... Read More

World Health Organisation: 650 Million People Do Not Have Access To Safe Water

Henry Solomon- March 16, 2016

The World Health Organisation (WHO), said with the World Water Day, celebration coming up on March 22, more than 650 million people, or one in ... Read More

Nigeria Needs To Create 40 To 50M Jobs Before 2030 To Reduce Poverty – World Bank

Henry Solomon- March 15, 2016

The World Bank stated that with the high population rate, Nigeria needs to create 40 million to 50 million additional jobs between 2010 and 2030 ... Read More

President Buhari’s Statement to Mark Nigeria’s De-listing as a Polio Endemic Country

Henry Solomon- October 26, 2015

President Muhammadu Buhari, Commander In chief of The Federal Republic of Nigeria It is with great pleasure that I receive you and your team today ... Read More

Ministerial Meeting on Security in Nigeria Attracts Stakeholders From Thirteen Countries

Henry Solomon- September 4, 2014

Fatima Aliyu The need to effectively address the sources of funding and supply of weapons to Boko Haram insurgents through greater cooperation of the International ... Read More