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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).
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.
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.
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.
“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 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.
President Muhammadu Buhari has asked all cabinet members to submit comprehensive “status reports on policies, programs and projects” under their watch by April 24.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will on Thursday arraign Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia on 18 charges at the Federal High Court in Lagos.
Polls have opened in Ukraine's presidential runoff vote between anti-establishment political novice Volodymyr Zelensky and incumbent President Petro Poroshenko.
Dereck Chisora has offered to replace Jarrell Miller and fight Anthony Joshua at Madison Square Garden in June.
Paris Saint-Germain have promised fundraising initiatives to aid the restoration of Notre Dame cathedral following Monday's fire.