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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).
A British teenager who fled to join the Islamic State group in Syria is living in a refugee camp and wants to return home, The Times reported on Thursday.
Stakeholders of the Osun State Chapter of the Social Democratic Party, led by the pioneer Chairman, Chief Ademola Ishola, have resolved to vote for the Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.
With less than six days to the National Assembly election, a concerned constituent in Isoko Federal constituency, Peter Enaruke has approached the Federal High Court, Abuja seeking the disqualification of the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Leo Ogor, over alleged forgery of certificates purportedly presented to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Sunday, asked President Muhammadu Buhari to resign over his Friday’s comment that Nigeria’s economy was in a bad shape.
Thousands of people marched in Sydney and Melbourne on Saturday asking the government to bring all asylum seekers held on Nauru to Australia, particularly the children.
Ahead of the 2019 general election, President Muhammadu Buhari may have begun a deft move to win North’s powerful stakeholders, especially the Ulamas, to his side in the bid to get re-elected for a second term.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has accused his estranged political godfather, Senator George Akume of conspiring with the enemy of the state to destabilized his government.
The Sokoto State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Wednesday commenced the distribution of 100,000 membership cards to members, vowing to defeat the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2019 governorship election in the state.
Former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Tam David-West, has opined that President Muhammadu Buhari’s mistakes in his first four months in power are haunting his government.
Hundreds of pensioners stormed Rivers State Secretariat Complex in the early hours of Wednesday in protest against non payment of their pensions and gratuities.
Former Vice President and frontline Presidential aspirant on Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) platform, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has said his interest in the 2019 presidential contest is not to achieve personal political ambition, but informed by need to help address the suffering and killings across the country.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the poor turn out that characterised Saturday’s bid to recall Sen. Dino Melaye (APC/Kogi West) signified a total rejection of the Gov. Yahaya Bello-led administration in Kogi.
Former governorship candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in Imo State, Captain Emmanuel Ihenacho (rtd), has vowed to support the party to victory in 2019 using his experience he gathered in 2015 when he contested for governor but lost to Governor Rochas Okorocha.
The federal government has pledged to invest in facilities that will offer supporting services for people living with neurological development disorder.
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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board says it has caught someone it described as a “notorious cheat” who had registered for the UTME 64 times, with the intention of writing the examination for 64 candidates.
Police have foiled a planned procession to demand the release of former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) in Sokoto state.
Any move by Iran to close the strategic Strait of Hormuz in response to the United States ending oil waivers for purchases of Iranian oil would be unjustified and unacceptable, a senior administration official said on Monday.
Iran denounced US sanctions on its oil sector as "illegal" on Monday after the United States announced it will no longer grant sanctions exemptions to Iran's oil customers.
The Federal High Court sitting in Awka will on May 30, 2019, begin hearing on the case of obtaining by false pretence involving the manager of Nnewi United football club of Nnewi, Mr. Olisa Onuchukwu.
Kevin De Bruyne could be a doubt for the remainder of Manchester City's Premier League run-in after appearing to suffer another knee injury against Tottenham on Saturday.
Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has unveiled an inauguration committee that will usher in his administration on May 29.
French President Emmanuel Macron will address the nation on Tuesday evening over the fire that ripped through Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris, the presidency said.
Inter Milan left-back Kwadwo Asamoah has shifted attention to their upcoming clash with runaway Italian Serie A champions and former club Juventus following Saturday's draw with AS Roma.
The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday passed the Proceeds of crime bill which will now pave way for the country to become full member of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).