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In a report titled: “The Misery Index 2018,” authored by Dr. Steve Hanke of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, Nigerians have been labelled the sixth most miserable people in the world. The misery index was introduced in the 1970s by Arthur Okun, an American economist, author of the seminal work, Equality and Efficiency: The Big Trade Off (1975).
The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has urged security agencies to maintain neutrality in the country ahead of the 2019 general elections.
As politicians jostle for their parties’ tickets to contest the 2019 general elections, the PDP in Plateau has set up a five-member committee to prune the number of aspirants seeking the governorship ticket.
Jose Mourinho is facing an unsettling new reality in the Champions League as Manchester United launch their campaign at Young Boys of Bern on Wednesday.
Chairman, Grassroots Mobilizers for Buhari (GMB), Ambassador Fatima M. Goni, has appealed to the Reformed All Progressives Congress (RAPC) to reconsider the court action they took against the Adams Oshiomhole led All Progressives Congress, (APC) even as she dismisses the recent coalition of the PDP and other parties.
Indonesia has cut off internet access in eastern Papua to prevent provocative posts online from fuelling violence, after protesters torched buildings, a market and a prison over mistreatment of students and perceived ethnic discrimination, Reuters reports.
Unai Emery is “not in a good position”, says Andrey Arshavin, with it difficult for anybody to fill the shoes of Arsene Wenger at Arsenal.
Still on the incident in Germany involving Sen Ike Ekweremadu and IPOB members, a Pro-Umahi group in the United Kingdom (UK), Divine Mandate International (DMI), says it won’t tolerate any act of intimidation on Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State or any other Igbo leaders by the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in the UK.
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has said that the establishment of Special Agro-processing Zones (SAPZs) in Nigeria has the potential of attracting between one to four billion dollars investments into the country.
The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Mr Clement Ikanade Agba, has urged the staff of the ministry to work as a team to ensure that next 2020 Budget is ready next month.
Sami Khedira has rubbished reports suggesting that he considered making a move away from Juventus this summer.
Valencia boss Marcelino revealed Rodrigo told him he was joining Atletico Madrid before the forward's move to the Spanish capital fell through.
Nigeria winger Victor Moses scored and also bagged an assist as Fenerbahce thrashed Gazisehir Gaziantep 5-0 in their Turkish Super Lig clash at the Sukru Saracoglu Stadium on Monday evening.
Engineers and materials have started arriving Ibbi town in Taraba State ahead of commencement of work on the Ibbi Bridge across River Benue.
The Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) on Thursday warned rooftop riders against endangering their lives, saying the corporation would no longer treat the offence with levity.