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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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Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Sunday lamented the death of 17 students in an auto crash on their way back to the state from Kano, describing the incident as a painful one that could have been prevented.
The Association of Nigerian Aviation Professionals (ANAP) on Sunday said that aviation unions would continue to kick against planned concession of some major airports across the country by the Federal Government.
The Cross River State governor, Professor Ben Ayade, has deplored the upsurge in communal crisis in the state, stressing that this menace has been impeding the development.
Rasheedat Ajibade played an outstanding role in Avaldsnes’s 1-0 victory over Roa in their Norwegian Toppserien game on Saturday.
The world must work together to extinguish the fires ravaging Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, Pope Francis said in his weekly address to thousands of people gathered in St. Peter’s Square on Sunday.
Stakeholders in sports have urged the new Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Sunday Dare, to reposition the sector for the overall benefit of the country.
By its recent cruise missile test, the U.S. intended to make sure it had capabilities to deter China’s “bad behavior”, according to a top ranking U.S. government official.g
The Enugu State Police Command has directed for a full scale investigation into the alleged murder of a woman in her farm in Emene community near Enugu.
Investors on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Wednesday reacted positively to the inauguration and assignment of ministers to various portfolios by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Barely two days after being sworn in as Minister, the Minister of Transportation, Hon Chibuike Amaechi, has embarked on an inspection tour of the Lagos Ibadan rail line.