Review Workshop of Nigeria Census 2006 took place at Minna, Niger State between 8th and 12th April 2013.
As part of the strategy for preparation for the next census, the Commission organized a workshop to review the 2006 Population and Housing Census. Participants were drawn from the the management staff who were principal players in the conduct and processing of the 2006 Census
Retreat on Population Management for Federal Commisioners took place at the Nicon Luxury between 15th and 18th of April 2013. Financial and technical support for the retreat was provided by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through its Health Policy Project (HPP).
It is my pleasure to perform the formal inauguration of one of the Federal Government’s major statutory bodies, the National Population Commission (NPC).
Today, the world is 7 billion people. In like manner, Nigeria is 167 million. The commemoration of the Day of every billion, began in 2005, is a commendable initiative of the United Nations to rekindle the consciousness of the world to the state of her population.
On Monday October 31, Gabriel was born at 12 am at Gwarinpa General Hospital Abuja which made Nigeria to stand at 167 million persons. And that same day the world celebrates 7 billion persons. Nigeria is now the sixth most populated nation