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World Population Day: Why Nigeria is world’s 7th most populous

Nigeria Population  World Population Day: Why Nigeria is world’s 7th most populous Nigeria Population

Experts have attributed poor family planning habits to the escalation of Nigeria’s population over the last decade. According to data from worldometers, a global real time statistics and data platform, Nigeria added 52.22 million people to its population in the last 12 years, making it the country with the 7th highest number of people in the world. At a population of ...

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Former health minister, Babatunde Osotimehin, passes on

Babatunde Osotimehin  Former health minister, Babatunde Osotimehin, passes on Babatunde Osotimehin

Nigeria’s former health minister and the Executive Director of the United Nations Populations Fund (UNFPA), Prof. Babatunde Osotimehin, has passed on. The UN Under-Secretary-General and former head of Nigeria’s National Agency for the Control of Aids (NACA) reportedly died in the early hours of Monday, June 5, 2017. Born February 6, 1949, the 68-year-old at a time served as Provost ...

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