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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).
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Nigeria’s youth boom approaches the voting booth frustrated

Halima Usman is part of a booming new generation in Nigeria, voting for the first time in a presidential election on Saturday after being raised during the country's two decades of civilian rule.
Peter Obi

Peter Obi: TraderMoni scheme waste of resources

Vice Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi, on Thursday described the TraderMoni social welfare scheme of the Federal Government as a complete waste of time and resources.
Simon Lalong Plateau

Plateau APC vows to pay polling units that deliver highest votes to President Buhari,...

Prominent stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State have resolved to give a financial reward to any pulling unit that delivers the highest votes to President Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Simon Lalong and all APC candidates during the elections.
Yakubu Dogara

Speaker Dogara, six political parties, others move to stop Governor Abubakar

Six political parties and other political stakeholders in Bauchi State under the leadership of Speaker Yakubu Dogara, have formed a coalition to stop the incumbent governor, Mohammed Abubakar’s re-election bid.
Lagos-based lawyer and human rights activist, Mr Olisa Agbakoba

Election: Olisa Agbakoba, others promise new Nigeria as Peoples Trust starts campaign

The National Chairman of the Peoples Trust, Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), the party’s presidential candidate, Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, and other leaders of the party on Saturday promised to restore Nigeria’s lost glory.
Cyril Ramaphosa

South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa urges action against ‘rape crisis’

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged men to unite against rape and sexual assault in the country, calling it a "national crisis".
Lagos-based lawyer and human rights activist, Mr Olisa Agbakoba

Olisa Agbakoba, others promise new Nigeria as Peoples Trust starts campaign

The National Chairman of the Peoples Trust, Olisa Agbakoba (SAN); the party’s presidential candidate, Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, and other leaders of the party on Saturday promised to restore Nigeria’s lost glory.

Kebbi businessman, 5,000 APC members defect to PDP

A businessman in Kebbi, Alhaji Mustapha Asaija and five thousand other members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the weekend left the party to join the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
CHIEF TEMITOPE AJAYI, CHAIRMAN, SILICON VALLEY-NIGERIA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AT A PRESENTATION ON ’21sST CENTURY WOMEN AND YOUTH IN INNOVATION TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE AT THE UN HEADQUARTERS IN NEW YORK

Silicon Valley group partners Nigeria

Silicon Valley-Nigeria Economic Development, a U.S.-based tech startup company, and the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency (SMEDAN) have partnered to assist Nigerian startups with funding and digital skills.

Segun Mimiko: Nigeria in state of anomie

Olusegun Mimiko, the Presidential candidate of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), Monday, said he is contesting because of his concern for Nigeria which he said is in the state of anomie.

Imo group trains 120 youths in skill acquisition

The Iwuanyanwu Foundation, an organisation established in 1988 which seeks ways and means of improving the quality and standard of life of the masses, has restated its resolve to put smiles on the faces of the poor and the down trodden in society.

Ibrahim Babangida: Proper planning will reduce youth unemployment

Former military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (rtd), has said proper planning by governments at all levels will drastically reduce youth unemployment in Nigeria.

Ibrahim Babangida: Proper planning will reduce youth unemployment in Nigeria

Former military president, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (rtd), has said that proper planning by governments at all levels will drastically reduce youth unemployment in Nigeria.
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Bhutan’s ruling party defeated in first round of polls

Bhutan's prime minister conceded defeat Sunday, after the ruling party was knocked out in the first round of the small Himalayan nation's third-ever election.

Nasarawa guber aspirant promises job ‘safety net’

Mohammed Maikaya, a governorship aspirant in Nasarawa State on the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC), has promised to create a “job safety net’’ to tackle youth unemployment.
Sokoto - Peoples Democratic Party - PDP - Attahiru Dalhatu Bafarawa

Attahiru Bafarawa: I’ll restructure Nigeria if…

One of the presidential aspirants on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and a two-term governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Attahiru Dalhatu Bafarawa, on Wednesday, in Anambra State, vowed to restructure the country if elected president next year.

Femi Fani-Kayode: President Buhari alone cannot solve Nigeria’s problem

Former minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode, on Saturday, said President Muhammadu Buhari alone cannot solve the country’s problems.

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Former VP Namadi Sambo elected board chair Baze university

Former Vice President Namadi Sambo was yesterday unanimously elected chairman board of trustees of Baze University, Abuja alongside four other new members inaugurated by the board.
4 The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has commenced aerial display of its fighter aircraft in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as part of its activities to mark the country’s 58th Independence Day celebration on October 1.

NAF to mark 55th anniversary April 22

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) will deploy aircraft, military equipment and personnel in Abuja during rehearsals for its 55th Anniversary celebration.
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Rivaldo: Lionel Messi already deserves the next Ballon d’Or

Lionel Messi already deserves to lift a sixth Ballon d'Or regardless of whether he wins the Champions League with Barcelona or not, according to former Brazil striker Rivaldo.
Carlo Ancelotti still believes in Napoli's squad as he backed his players after their Europa League defeat to Arsenal.

Carlo Ancelotti backs Napoli squad despite Europa League defeat to Arsenal

Carlo Ancelotti still believes in Napoli's squad as he backed his players after their Europa League defeat to Arsenal.
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Ninth National Assembly: Forum of APC newly-elected Reps backs Femi Gbajabiamila

The Forum of All Progressives Congress (APC) newly-elected members of the House of Representatives have expressed support for the consensus candidate of the party for the 9th National Assembly Speakership, Femi Gbajabiamila.