NIGERIA – Veteran singer Eldee has weighed in on the controversy ignited by the population of Nigeria.
The US-based rapper debunked claims of Nigeria’s population being 190 million, as he further revealed that African politicians use population as a distribution metric for national wealth.
What is the population of Nigeria in 2019? As of 2019, the estimated population of the country is over 200.96 million, ranking 7th in the world. Last collected in 2012 by the Nigeria National Bureau of Statistics, the total population of citizens in Nigeria was around 166.2 million people.