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CENSIC faults FG over NPC appointments

CENSIC faults FG over NPC appointments

As controversy continues to trail the appointment of Mr. Silas Agara, a Christian as Chairman of the National Population Commission, NPC, Centre for Social and Inter-ethnic Cohesion, CENSIC, has faulted the Federal Government over the exclusion of other regions from the appointments.

COVID-19: 80 percent of Nigerians adversely affected – NPC

COVID-19: 80 percent of Nigerians adversely affected – NPC

The National Population Commission, NPC, has disclosed that over over 80 percent of Nigerian who are mostly women have been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and the consequent economic paralysis occasioned by the lockdown.

2023 POLLS: Igbo presidency will clear Nigeria’s mess — Odimegwu

2023 POLLS: Igbo presidency will clear Nigeria’s mess — Odimegwu

Monday, we ran the first part of an engaging interview with former Chairman of the National Population Commission, NPC, Eze Festus Odimegwu, on the raging flames of insecurity and the way out. Today, we serve you the concluding part covering how denying the Igbo the presidency has hurt Nigeria, his assessment of the presidents Muhammadu […]

Abducted Taraba NPC workers regain freedom

Abducted Taraba NPC workers regain freedom

Femi Bolaji – Jalingo The two abducted workers of the National Population Commission (NPC) in Taraba State have regained their freedom. The two NPC workers – Gadafi Ali and Zaradine Isa – were kidnapped last Friday in Gassol local government area of the state while on a routine Enumeration Area Demarcation (EAD) exercise in preparation […]

Reps suggest conduct of national census by 2020

Reps suggest conduct of national census by 2020

The House of Representatives has urged the National Population Commission (NPC) to come up with a feasible time table for the conduct of a national census no later than 2020. This followed a unanimous adoption of a motion moved by Rep. Ademorin Kuye (APC-Lagos) during plenary presided over by the Speaker of the House of […]

NPC tasks Bayelsans on credible EAD exercise

NPC tasks Bayelsans on credible EAD exercise

By Samuel Oyadongha – Yenagoa Ahead of the commencement of the Enumeration Area Demarcation (EAD), the Federal Commissioner representing Bayelsa State in the National Population Commission, Mrs. Gloria Izonfuo, has called on the people of Yenagoa Local Government Area to cooperate with the commission and ensure the successful conduct of the exercise in the state. […]

EAD: Why we are deploying satellite imagery, NPC explains

EAD: Why we are deploying satellite imagery, NPC explains

The National Population Commission, NPC, says it is deploying High Resolution Satellite Imagery for the Enumeration Area Demarcation, EAD, to ensure that no area is left un-demarcated or place duplicated as well as to detect human errors and prevent manipulations. 

Antenatal care prevents maternal mortality ratio — NPC

Antenatal care prevents maternal mortality ratio — NPC

The National Population Commission (NPC) says utilisation of antenatal care is imperative for the prevention and reduction of maternal mortality ratio. Mr. Osifo Ojogun, the NPC Project Director for the 2018 Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS), disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja. The 2018 […]

Do something about PDP lying lips, Presidency begs NPC

Do something about PDP lying lips, Presidency begs NPC

The Presidency has on Tuesday asked the National Peace Committee, NPC, to caution the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, from lying against the family of President Muhammadu Buhari, noting that such action violates the peace accord signed by the presidential candidates in December.

NPC begins demographic health survey in Kogi

NPC begins demographic health survey in Kogi

The National Population Commission (NPC) on Wednesday said it had commenced the 2018 Nigeria Demographic Health Survey (NDHS) in Kogi, in collaboration with the state Ministry of Health.