President Goodluck Jonathan has stressed the need for the country to know its population figures in order to plan well.
Speaking at the State House in Abuja while swearing-in Chief Eze Duruiheoma as the Chairman of the National Population Commission
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.
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 nationin the world after China, India, USA Indonesia and Brazil which is according to UNFPA reports.