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NPC To Recruit Over 1m Officials For Proposed 2017 Census – Chairman

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CensusThe National Population Commission (NPC), has dropped the hint to recruit over one million ad-hoc staff to enable it cover the country effectively in the proposed 2017 Population Census.

Chairman of the Commission, Chief Eze Duruiheoma (SAN), made the disclosure at a Media Luncheon in Abuja yesterday.

He said “to effectively cover the country, a total of 1.1 million enumerators, 505,000 supervisors and 5,050 field coordinators will be recruited and trained for the actual census”.

Represented by the Commissioner representing Enugu, Festus Uzor, the chairman also stated that a strategy and implementation plan for the 2017 population census which outlined the methodology to be adopted, activities to be implemented and timeliness have been developed.

Mr. Duruiheoma said that the commission has been carrying out some of the pre-census activities as well as acquiring some of the vital imageries needed for the proposed biometric census.

“We have acquired High Resolution Imageries, required for the Enumeration Area Demarcation (EAD) for the census.

“We have demarcated and produced Satellite Image Enumeration areas maps for Akoko South-East LGA in Ondo State in December 2014, as a pilot exercise for the EAD project. The first phase of the EAD covering seven LGAs in each of the six geo political zones and the FCT is currently ongoing and training for the second phase of the EAD is ongoing in 29 LGAs in 29 states among others”, he stated.

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5 Comments

  1. Elijah Nvmu Kmden Mangbon

    February 25, 2016 at 8:41 am

    i will like to be enrolled as an ad hoc staff.

  2. michael mmerai kwaghhar

    June 1, 2016 at 10:44 pm

    I will like to enrolled as an ad hoc staff because I studied geography and planning at first degree and climatology at masters.

  3. OKOJIE CHRISTIANA ODION

    September 14, 2016 at 5:12 pm

    I will like to be enrolled as an ad-hoc staff. Am a graduate of Federal Polytechnic, Auchi where i studied Secretarial Administration. Thanks.

  4. Lasisi Kamoru Ojetunji

    September 29, 2017 at 7:54 pm

    I will like to be enrolled as an ad-hoc staff. I am a graduate of economics.Thanks

  5. Lasisi Kamoru Ojetunji

    September 29, 2017 at 7:55 pm

    I will like to be enrolled as an ad-hoc staff. I am a graduate of economics.Thanks

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Youths Burn Down Sanwo-Olu’s Mother’s House In Lagos (VIDEO)

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Youths Burn Down Gov Sanwo-Olu’s Mother’s House In Lagos (VIDEO)

Youths Burn Down Gov Sanwo-Olu’s Mother’s House In Lagos (VIDEO)Lagos youths have set the family house of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on fire.

This was after the Governor said that no nobody was killed during the shooting by soldiers at Lekki Toll Gate on Tuesday night.

Sanwo-Olu had debunked claims that the soldiers opened fire and killed some peaceful protesters.

Recall that men of the Nigerian Army reportedly opened fire on protesters following the declaration of 24 hours curfew by the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwolu.

Bullets fired by security operatives hit some persons and at least two persons have been confirmed killed by the police and many injured

Voices in viral footage blamed the shootings on soldiers.

However, the angry youth attacked several important places such as Nigeria Port Authority, TVC News, and the family house of the Governor where his mother resides.

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#LekkiMassacre: Hoodlums Storm TVC Station In Lagos; Set Properties On Fire (Video)

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#LekkiMassacre: Hoodlums Storm TVC Station In Lagos; Set Properties On Fire (Video)
Properties in the conpound on fire

Properties in the compound on fire

Hoodlums have reportedly invaded the headquarters of popular news station, TVC, believed to be owned by National Leader of APC, Bola Tinubu.

According to reports, the staff of the news station are being trapped in the building located in Lagos.

Videos circulating online shows that properties in the compound have also been set ablaze.

The news station is currently off air and this comes hours after Nigerians accused the Lagos politician of having a hand in the #LekkiMassacre.

Information Nigeria recalls security agents had opened fire at peaceful #EndSARS protesters at Lekki Tollgate on Tuesday.

In a video circulating online, the anchors of one of the shows, ‘Your View’ were heard saying that there were hoodlums at their gate trying to break into the premises.

Read Also: #EndSARS: Nigerian Army Denies Shooting At Protesters In Lekki

Watch the video clips below:

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Several Injured As Thugs Attack #EndSARS Protesters, Governor Oyetola In Osun

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Several Injured As Thugs Attack #EndSARS Protesters, Governor Oyetola In Osun
Several Injured As Thugs Attack #EndSARS Protesters, Governor Oyetola In Osun

#EndSARS protesters in Osun

The Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola on Saturday, escaped an attack by thugs which happened while he was addressing #EndSARS protesters in Osogbo, the state capital.

Some of the vehicles in the Governor’s convoy were also destroyed by the thugs but the Governor himself was evacuated to safety by his security team.

Also Read: #EndSARS: Hold Enugu State Govt Responsible If Anything Happens To Us – Phyno, Kcee, Zoro

As the convoy was leaving the protest venue, some of the youths continued to stone his vehicles.

While the protest was disrupted, Governor Oyetola assured the injured victims that the government would be responsible for their medical bills.

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