• Nigeria’s current population of 170Million is incorrect – Statistician General

    Nigeria’s current population of 170Million is incorrect – Statistician General

    Dr. Yemi Kale, Statistician-General of the Federation, has said that estimates from some quarters suggesting that Nigeria’s current population is between 170 or 180 million is incorrect and a mere speculation.

    Speaking in Abuja during the launch of Enhanced General Data Dissemination System (e-GDDS), Kale said that all such estimates were speculations, adding that the nation’s population may be less.

    He explained that only a valid census can ascertain what the actual population figure of the country is, saying also that tendency […]