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Misery Index: Nigeria not a miserable country

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).
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SDP urges security agencies to maintain unbiased stance during 2019 polls

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has urged security agencies to maintain neutrality in the country ahead of the 2019 general elections.

Plateau guber: PDP sets up committee to prune number of aspirants

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.
Manchester United's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho arrives for the English Premier League football match between Watford and Manchester United at Vicarage Road Stadium in Watford, north of London on September 15, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / OLLY GREENWOOD /

Jose Mourinho’s Euro woes add to pressure on Manchester United

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.

Group wants R-APC to reconsider court action against APC

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.

Dapchi 110: The tragedy of a nation

Karma is a bitch. Poetic justice is a bastard. Both have combined to wrong-foot the incumbent Buhari administration to make it look like a big mistake and an act of misjudgment by the Nigerian electorate.

Kogi govt blasts NLC, TUC over fresh strike

Kogi State Government has warned the organised labour to maintain their peace.

Kogi workers commence indefinite strike

The organised labour in Kogi state on Thursday declared commencement of strike following the failure of the state government to meet their demands.

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Locals shout at riot police as they chase protesters down Nathan Road in Mong Kok in Hong Kong on Aug 17, 2019. (Photo- Reuters-Thomas Peter)

Protests: Indonesia blocks internet in Papua

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.
Arsenal head coach Unai Emery has demanded an improved performance from his players against Burnley, despite kicking off their Premier League campaign with a 1-0 win at Newcastle United last weekend.

Andrey Arshavin: Unai Emery not in a good position at Arsenal

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.

We won’t tolerate intimidation of Igbo leaders – UK group

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.
Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF)

NGF: Special agric zones to attract $4 billion investments

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.

Minister seeks staff cooperation to ensure September budget target

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.