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Current Affairs: UN Reports Nigeria To Become 3rd Most Populous Country By 2050

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The United Nations (UN) Department of Economic and Social Affairs has released a new report projecting Nigeria to be the world’s third most populous country by the year 2050.Statistics by experts show that by 2040, Nigeria’s population growth would have quadruple without proportionate amenities and employment to sustain it.The report, titled ‘World Population Prospects: The 2017 Revision’, said with such development, Nigeria would overtake the United States in terms of population just as world population would reach 9.8 billion people.The report also said “by 2050, the third most populous country will be Nigeria, which currently ranks seventh, and which is poised to replace the United States.
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