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Former President and Chairman of Africa Progress Group (APG), Olusegun Obasanjo (left); Country Representative, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Ms. Ulla Mueller; Director-General, Nigeria Institute of International Affairs, Prof. Eghosa Osaghae and Uganda High Commissioner, Nelson Ocheger at the public presentation of the 2020 APG report, themed, ‘‘Making Africa’s Population an Asset,’’ held in Lagos… yesterday. PHOTO: KEHINDE OLATUNJI

• ‘Our increasing population keeps me awake at night’

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, said Nigeria’s increasing population is assuming a worsening trend, which keeps him awake at night.

Speaking at the public presentation of the 2020 Africa Progress Group (APG) report in Lagos themed: ‘‘Making Africa’s Population an Asset,’’ he lamented the challenge of providing basic amenities for the country’s…

Source: Guardian Newspaper