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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).
On Monday December 17, 2018, President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking re-election for a second term of office will be marking his 76th birthday and, in his own words, “still going strong.”
The Lagos State Government on Friday said it was committed to implementing programmes to alleviate the deprivation, denial of rights, social and economic neglect experienced by vulnerable widows and their children in the state.
Lightning shone into the black night, forewarning about the fast-approaching downpour. Then, thunder bellowed from behind the ominous clouds, forearming mortals to scamper to safety for the gods of the sky were about to embrace their earthly counterparts in a seasonal relationship that multiplies the toil of the farmer.
On December 12, 2015 in Kaduna state, north-western Nigeria, the military allegedly mowed down hundreds of Shiite Muslims who allegedly tried to obstruct their path. Till date, their leader, Ibrahim El Zakzaky and his wife are still in detention, although authorities like to sugarcoat it as protective custody.
Nigeria’s Augustine Okosun has set his sights on the D’Tigers final roster for the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019.
The police on Thursday arraigned a 66-year-old man, Adamu Tukur, in a Wuse Zone 6 Magistrates’ Court, Abuja over alleged N2.4 million UNDP job scam.
The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Thursday ordered that a 32-year-old applicant, Chidi Nweka, be remanded in prison custody for being in possession of 692g of Cannabis Sativa.
The Court of Appeal in Abuja has set aside the conviction of a former Chief of Transformation and Innovation at the Nigerian Army Headquarters, Major General Ibrahim Sani, by a Special Military Court Martial.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has presided over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, as the deadline given to cabinet members for submission of handover notes expires.
Osun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has berated the opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), for always circulating falsehood and striving on lies.
Coach of Guinea U17 national team Mohammed Camara has expressed delight after guiding his nation past Nigeria to qualify for the final of the 2019 CAF Africa U17 cup of nations winning 10-9 on penalties after both sides were deadlocked on goalless at regulation time.
Volodymyr Zelensky, whose only previous political role was playing the president in a TV show won a landslide victory in Ukraine’s presidential election on Sunday. His victory, according to AFP report dealt a “stunning rebuke to the country’s political establishment.”
The House of Representatives on Wednesday resolved to probe the $27 billion oil revenue loss to international oil companies since 1999 till date.
President Mohammadu Buhari is expected to unveil a new aircraft to be inducted into the Nigeria Air Force (NAF), during the main event of activities lined up for the 2019 NAF day celebrations tagged [email protected]