• ECOWAS calls for reduction in population growth to enhance economic development

    ECOWAS calls for reduction in population growth to enhance economic development

    It was gathered that the Economic Community of West Africa States has urged member states to sensitise communities on the need to reduce the number of children a family can cater for to enhance economic development and reduce migration.

    The President of the Commission, Marcel de Souza, made the call when he received German Foreign Minister, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, at the commission on Monday in Abuja.

    De Souza expressed concern that the demographic growth in the sub-region was equal to its economic growth, […]

  • Nigeria’s population assuming liability status – CBN

    Nigeria’s population assuming liability status – CBN

    Director of Monetary Policy Department of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr. Moses Tule, has warned that a time bomb may be ticking except the federal government takes steps to expand the economic base that will help to stimulate the economy, and create jobs for our teeming youths.

    Nigeria’s current population is put at 185 million and projected to be the third most populous country in the world by 2017 by the United Nations.

    Speaking at the 40th yearly conference of Nigerian […]