Nigeria’s Population Is Officially 206 Million - NPC Chairman


Nasir Kwarra, Chairman of the National Population Commission, NPC, on Tuesday disclosed that the Nigeria population figure is now officially 206 million.


Kwarra, said this while briefing reporters in Abuja on the commencement of the next Enumeration Area Demarcation.


His words: “In the absence of actual census, we formally do projections and we have all along been doing our projections and we estimate that as of 2020, the estimated population of Nigeria 206 million”.


Asked when the next population census will take place, He said President Muhammadu Buhari had the sole right to announce the next census.

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