Results are out! Find what you need...fast. Get quick advice or join the chat
Hey there! Sign in to have your say on this topicNew here? Join for free to post

Does Nigeria need Population Control?

This thread is sponsored by:
Announcements Posted on
Become part of the Welcome Squad! Apply here! 28-10-2014
    • Thread Starter
    • 0 followers
    Offline

    ReputationRep:
    Lately, it's been recorded that Nigeria has a population of about 150million people. The UK is even bigger than Nigeria in terms of land area, but has about 62million. Even Australia has a bigger land area yet a smaller population.
    Yet, unlike USA and China whom despite having bigger land areas and the biggest land population in the world admit that population control is necessary and try to do something about it, Nigeria denies that it's a problem/threat.
    I've noticed that some Nigerians don't see how lack of population control leads to poverty. In a country like Nigeria were adoption, same sex relationships, medical abortions, family life without male children and education on contraception isn't usually encouraged, you can expect couples to give birth to more than 4 children. Yet there are alot of poor children in the country.
    I know an uncle of mine in Nigeria who had 4 daughters before having 2 sons, I suspected that if some of his daughters were boys, his family won't be that big, nor would that be the case if he knew or cared about what would happen to the country if there were more families like his. I've even heard about people having about 10 children there. Not to talk about polygamous families that...well I'm sure you get the idea.
    Anyway, this question is especially for people who have knowledge about Nigeria, both Nigerians and others, do you think Nigeria needs population control?
    • 2 followers
    Offline

    ReputationRep:
    Yes. Look at their future population trends.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of...edium_variant)
    179,791,000 in 2015, 354,369,000 in 2045, 571,677,000 in 2075 etc

Reply

Submit reply

Register

Thanks for posting! You just need to create an account in order to submit the post
  1. this can't be left blank
    that username has been taken, please choose another Forgotten your password?
  2. this can't be left blank
    this email is already registered. Forgotten your password?
  3. this can't be left blank

    6 characters or longer with both numbers and letters is safer

  4. this can't be left empty
    your full birthday is required
  1. By joining you agree to our Ts and Cs, privacy policy and site rules

  2. Slide to join now Processing…

Updated: April 5, 2012
New on TSR

Halloween 2014

Join the TSR Halloween party...if you dare!

Article updates
Useful resources
Reputation gems:
You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.