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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).
Muhammadu Buhari

US Institute: It’s less likely for Muhammadu Buhari to be defeated in 2019

The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) says it is less likely for President Muhammadu Buhari to be defeated in the 2019 election.
The Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, has said that frontline Peoples Democratic Party presidential aspirant, Kabiru Tanimu Turaki (SAN), has all what it takes to be Nigeria's president in 2019.

Governor Ishaku: Kabiru Turaki a viable, credible presidential candidate

The Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, has said that frontline Peoples Democratic Party presidential aspirant, Kabiru Tanimu Turaki (SAN), has all what it takes to be Nigeria’s president in 2019.

Minister: APC’ll win 2019 elections

The Federal Government also said international publications such as HSBC and the Economist that used to feed fat on questionable supplements paid for by the Federal Government, have seen a drastic reduction in such patronage, hence their 2019 elections doomsday predictions for the APC.
Yekini Nabena

APC faults reports by EIU, HSBC that President Buhari won’t win 2019 polls

The All Progressives Congress has faulted the reports of the The Economist Intelligence Unit, the research unit of The Economist Magazine, and HSBC, a multinational banking and financial services company, that President Muhammadu Buhari will not win his 2019 reelection bid and that if he does he will greatly stunt Nigeria’s economic growth.
Yekini Nabena

2019: APC rejects EIU, HSBC predictions

The All Progressives Congress has rejected what it described as a doomsday prophecy by two British based institutions about Nigeria’s economic and political future should President Muhammadu Buhari win in 2019.

2019: APC speaks on EIU, HSBC reports

“As earlier stated, the contents of these reports are nothing but the usual doomsday prophesies about the Nigerian nation, which has serially proved false, deceptive, unreliable and tendentious,” APC said in reaction to the report in a statement signed by Yekini Nabena, its spokesperson on Wednesday morning.

The Economist: PDP will unseat APC in 2019

The opposing Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will defeat the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2019 presidential election, according to a report by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).

The Senate and theft of Nigerian voices

Simply put, “Nigerians are inmates in a lunatic asylum” or in a slave camp where the master’s love for his captives begins and ends with his deification, plain exploitation, pure evil and outright dehumanisation.

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Tribunal: Witness faults results of presidential election claimed by Atiku Ababakar, PDP

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Barcelona sell Marc Cucurella to Getafe just hours after re-signing him from Eibar

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Nasir El-Rufai

Governor El-Rufai seeks assembly’s approval of N81.68 billion supplementary budget

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Operation Lafiya Dole gets new commander as Naf redeploys senior officers in fresh shakeup

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Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman sentenced to life in prison

The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison, a humbling end for a drug lord once notorious for his ability to kill, bribe or tunnel his way out of trouble.