Nigeria’s Population Reaches 168 Million People, ThisDay Reports

Nigeria now has 168 million people and its population will rise to 221 million by July 2020, Lagos- based ThisDay newspaper reported, citing chairman of the National Population Commission, Samuila Makama.

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