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ECOWAS calls for birth control in the sub-region

Senior politicians in the Economic Community of West African States Ecowas on Saturday called for measures to cut the birth rate in the region in order to bring the population explosion there under control. Deputies of Ecowas, Mauritania…

Nigeria’s Population Growth Crisis

There have been many salient issues that we at Nigeria Health Watch have drawn to our audience's attention in the span of 2016. As the year draws to a close and we look forward to continuing to lead the charge in 2017 for a more efficient…

Nigeria’s population soars to 182 million

The Director-General of National Population Commission, NPC, Ghaji Bello, has revealed that Nigeria’s population was currently 182 million. He said half of its people is less than 30 years of age. According to him, this puts a severe strain…