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World Population Day 2019: Is Nigeria in trouble?

Thirty years ago, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) established World Population Day, an annual event observed on July 11 every year. The world’s population had hit just over five billion people two years earlier and to commemorate that, World Population Day aimed to raise awareness and to take action on various population issues, such […]

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NGOs advocate for a policy to ban child marriage to enhance girl child education

At a World Population Day Commemoration event in Abuja on 14th July, 2016, Professor Oladapo Ladipo, representing Nigerian NGOs (NNGOs), advocated that Nigeria bans early marriage for underage girls. The panel discussion event was organized by the National Population Commission (NPC) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), and focused on the 2016 World Population […]