The world’s population will rise to 9.7 billion in 2050 from the current level of 7.1 billion and India will overtake China as the world’s most populous nation, as Nigeria’s population will outstrip that of the United State a French study said Wednesday.Read More
AS Nigeria marks 53 years of independence next week, one question that has defied answer is what the actually number of Nigerians is. This question, as simple as it appears, has been difficult to answer in the last 150 years.Read More
Leading British politicians want their country’s aid to Nigeria stopped, asking why Britain should give over £1billion in aid to Nigeria which is spending hundreds of millions of pounds on its own space programme.
Nigeria has the second highest national income of all African countries and is to receive £275million from the UK this year alone, with a further yearly average of £250 million until 2015.
British politicians are angry that despite almost 70 per cent of the population living on less than 64 pence a day, the country intends to send astronauts into space in the next two years.
Nigeria’s National Space Research and Development Agenc, NASRDA, has built laboratories and plans to launch its own rockets by 2028. The exact cost of the space programme has not been released by the Nigerian Government but is thought to be hundreds of millions of pounds each year.Read More
Federal Commissioner, National Population Commission in Bayelsa State, Engr. Austen Pabor, yesterday, expressed concern over the tagging of Bayelsa State as a state of “aging population.”Read More
The National Population Commission, NPC, disclosed yesterday that Katsina State has the highest rate of teenage pregnancy and motherhood in Nigeria.Read More