Birth registration

UNICEF, NYSC, NPC sign pact on digitalised birth registration in Nigeria

THE United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF), the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and the National Population Commission (NPC) have...

Plans to start electronic birth registration ongoing, says NPC boss

BELLO Suleiman Yahaya, National Population Commission Territorial Director on Monday has appealed to vital registration field registrars to desist...
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NPC, CSOs inaugurate technical team to combat extortion in birth registration scheme after ICIR report

THE Progressive Impact Organization for Community Development (PRIMORG) in collaboration with National Population Commission (NPC) and Civil Society Organisations...

Birth registration is low in Imo, Rivers, and govt. officials are responsible

  Only 2.8 million under-five children out of a population of 32 million in Nigeria have birth certificates. According to...
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INVESTIGATION: Extortion, scarce centres bedevil birth registration in Kwara, Kano (PART I)

Birth registration of children in Nigeria has been low, despite the initiative introduced in 2012 by National Population Commission...

Groping in the dark: More than four million Nigerian children are unaccounted for each year

Each year, more than seven million babies – equal to the population of Sierra Leone – are born in...
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