Population

Nigeria’s infrastructural deficit result of uncontrolled population – Oyo PHC boss, ‎Lanre Abass

Saturday, July 22, 2017

The Executive Secretary of Oyo State Primary Healthcare Management Board, Dr. Lanre Abass has disclosed that shortage of social amenities was as a result of uncontrolled population explosion in the country.
 
Abass stated this while delivering a paper, titled “Family Planning, Child Spacing, Empowering People, Building Nations” at the 2017 edition of the annual media forum organised by Development Communications (DevComs) Network in collaboration with the state ministry of Health in Ibadan.
 

Danish Minister Says Giving Africans Birth Control Will Limit Migration To Europe

Friday, July 14, 2017

It wasn’t enough that French President Macron believes Africa is a country, now a Danish minister believes contraceptives are the cure for Africa’s migration problem. On Tuesday, Denmark pledged more funds for family planning in developing nations – particularly Africa – saying this could help “limit the migration pressure on Europe”. Yes, the cure for war and political turmoil is a condom.
 

World Population Day: Betty Akeredolu canvasses population control

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

The wife of Ondo State Governor, Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu has affirmed the importance of family planning. This was in a keynote address she gave at an event organized by the Ondo State Primary Health Care Development Board and National Population Commission in collaboration with the United Nations Populations Fund (UNFPA) to mark 2017 World Population Day.

UNDP launches report to accelerate gender equality

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has launched Africa Human Development Report 2016 to accelerate gender equality and women’s empowerment in the continent.
 
The report was jointly launched on Tuesday by Abdoulaye Mar Dieye, UN Assistant Secretary General and UNDP Africa Director and some Federal Government officials at the ongoing 3-day African Economic Conference in Abuja.
 
Dieye said that the issue of women empowerment started with Beijing Declaration, noting that a lot of progress had been recorded since then.