Diasporans back 2023 census, commends Buhari, NPC for transparency

March 27, 2023 Editor 0

The forum of Nigerian Diaspora Professionals based in the United Kingdom have highlighted how the scheduled May 2023 national population census in Nigeria will assist successive governments to plan and fast track development. In a communique issued at the end of the quarterly meeting of Forum for Nigerian Professionals in the United Kingdom held at Magreth Thatcher Building, Oxford University, Patrick Read More

NPC trains journalists on census reporting

February 23, 2023 Joseph Obung 0

The National Population Commission (NPC) has trained journalists in Cross River state on how best to effectively report the forthcoming population and housing census. Speaking in Calabar during a one day State Level Capacity Building Workshop for Journalists on Effective Reporting of the 2023 Population and Housing Census, the Federal Commissioner representing the state on the NPC Board, Navy Captain Read More

2023 census: NPC commences training of 400 principal trainers in Bauchi

December 16, 2022 Mohammed Lawal Bauchi 0

The National Population Commission (NPC) Friday commenced a 10-day zonal training for about 400 principal trainers from three states of Bauchi, Yobe and Borno for the conduct of the 2023 population and housing census. Declaring the workshop open, Bauchi state NPC Federal Commissioner, Ibrahim Darazo, enjoined the participants to exhibit high sense of commitment throughout the period of the training. Read More

NPC seeks more funding to tackle population management challenges

December 3, 2022 Ene Oshaba 0

The National Population Commission (NPC) has stressed the need for proper population management, calling on the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning and other donor agencies to provide sufficient funds for sectors to enable the coordination of activities in the country.  Chairman of the Commission Hon. Nasir Isa-Kwarra, made the call Thursday, at the official launch of the Revised National Population Read More

2023 census: NPC urges Nigerian to apply for ad-hoc e-recruitment

November 30, 2022 Rabi'u Sanusi Kano 0

The Federal Commissioner, National Population Commission (NPC), Kano state, Dr. Isma’il Lawal Suleiman, has called on the general public to apply for an ad-hoc e-recruitment for the conduct of the 2023census. Dr Isma’il said the basic requirements for the application include NIN number, functional gmail account, mobile number and educational qualification. The commissioner stated this during a press conference in Read More

2023 census: We can’t access war-torn Effium, Ezza-Effium communities – NPC

The National Population Commission (NPC) Ebonyi state secretariat has said it could not access the warring Effium and Ezza-Effium communities in the Ohaukwu local government of the state. The Federal Commissioner in charge of NPC in Ebonyi, Hon. Darlington Okereke, disclosed this during a press briefing at the commission’s office in Abakaliki. Mr. Okereke noted that the state has about Read More