Introduction to Special Edition on Covenant University’s Perspectives on Nigeria Demography and Achievement of SDGs-2030

Emmanuel O Amoo


This special edition of African Population Studies (Etude de la Population Africaine) is the initiative of the Programme of Demography and Social Statistics, Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria, to harvest in a single compendium, the various research outputs that could provide insightful understanding and enhancement of the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 (SDGs-2030) as it relates to Nigeria. The theme is Covenant University’s Perspectives on Nigeria Demography and Achievement of SDGs-2030. This expository compilation covers certain salient challenges of Nigeria, ranging from family breakdowns and wellbeing, Boko Haram insurgency, environment and climate change, effects of smoking, child mortality, agricultural output, human capital and inclusive growth, unsuspected self-help medical knowledge, and best approach to health-aid. The findings presented in this edition are ground breaking qualitative and empirical findings coming from indigenous data and knowledge in attempt to provide solutions to the problem of Nigeria and sub-Saharan Africa as a whole.

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