Tag: Census

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Joshua OnonoseJuly 23, 2022

NPC launches census dashboard, mobile device management system

For the 2023 Population and Housing Census, the National Population Commission (NPC) has launched the Census Dashboard and Device Management ...

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Edwin OkoloAugust 27, 2019

Intersex people are now a formally recognized gender in Kenya

As part of Kenya’s plans to streamline its government process, the country began a census last weekend to align global ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 22, 2017

Feyi Fawehinmi: The damning lies of Nigeria’s census figures

by Feyi Fawehinmi The Economist published one of their explainers on Why nobody knows how many Nigerians there are. As ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 27, 2017

Opinion: Census | Why Nigeria may not need to spend N0.27 trillion

by Bolarinwa Durojaiye It is no news that the planned Census exercise, scheduled for 2018 is estimated to cost about ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 17, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversations today

These are the top five stories that drove conversations today. 1. Appeal Court declares Ali-Modu Sheriff PDP chairman The Port ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 19, 2016

Opinion: Before another census

by Anthony Ademiluyi The origin of headcounts or census in Nigeria can be traced to 1866 in the then colony of ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 11, 2016

The US government says it won’t fund Nigeria’s 2017 census

The United States Government has made it crystal clear to the federal government that US will not offer any financial ...

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October 27, 2013

Opinion: Before another Odimegwu goes

by Robert Obioha The Kano State helmsman went to Aso Villa and apparently forced the President to sack Odimegwu. He ...

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October 23, 2013

Opinion: So, they finally got Festus Odimegwu?

by Dan Onwukwe One thing is clear: Odimegwu’s background is that of a man who is excessively courageous, not afraid ...

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September 7, 2013

Opinion: Who is afraid of an accurate census?

by Robert Obioha The South-East was not adequately covered during the 2006 census exercise due to the threat by MASSOB ...

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August 14, 2013

Opinion: National Population Commission, Festus Odimegwu and the burden of truth

by JD Zubema To put the records straight, Eze Odimegwu on assumption of duty as Chairman NPC in June 2012, ...

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