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UN: Global population to reach eight billion this year, India to overtake China in numerical strength

By Advocatenewsng.com. As the world continues to grow, the latest report from the United Nations projects the global population will reach eight billion people later this year and continue to rise for the next eight decades. The World Population Prospects 2022 report, released on Monday by the U.N.’s Department of Economic and Social Affairs Population Division, outlined what countries around the world should expect in the coming years. The global population is expected to reach eight billion by November 15, the U.N. predicts, but it…

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The Bakassi conundrum series (1): Before the sun sets

Ex-Minister of Finance, Etubom Ani. OPINION. By Etubom Anthony Ani (Ex-Minister of Finance)I’ll be posting some interesting position papers on Bakassi from my archive collection every week. I’ll start with my favourite treatise on Bakassi.STATESMEN who have taken part in fundamental decisions affecting their country seldom write in the press as they would say things that  could jeopardize the very existence of their country. However where the very existence of the country or a part of it is threatened…

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Dangote gets national identity number slip

L-R: Director General/CEO, National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Engr. Aliyu Aziz; President/CE, Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote; General Manager, Operations, NIMC, Abdul-Hamid Umar and Regional Coordinator, Lagos, Kayode Adegoke, on a visit to present National Identification Number (NIN) Slip to Aliko Dangote, at the Dangote Group Head Office in Lagos… on Tuesday.

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Nigeria’s population now 198m, says NPC

  Eze Duruiheoma, NPC boss The National Population Commission (NPC) has put Nigeria’s current population at 198 million people with urban population growing at an average annual growth rate of about 6.5 per cent Chairman of NPC, Mr Eze Duruiheoma, stated this in New York while delivering Nigeria’s statement on Sustainable Cities, Human Mobility and International Migration at the 51st Session of Commission on Population and Development. Duruiheoma said: “Nigeria remains the most populous in Africa, the seventh globally…

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