Challenges of National Population Census and Sustainable Development in Nigera : A Theoretical Exposition

  title={Challenges of National Population Census and Sustainable Development in Nigera : A Theoretical Exposition},
  author={Peter C. Ezeah},
  journal={IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science},
  • P. Ezeah
  • Published 2013
  • Economics
  • IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science
Population census undoubtedly is an important issue of concern in Nigeria. This is so because population, in terms of its size, and composition, has far-reaching implications for change, development and the quality of life in society. Since after the first census was undertaken in Nigeria, census exercises have triggered political, social, ethnic, religious controversies, geopolitical distrust and disputes that negatively affect nation building and sustainable development in the country. The… 
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