Int’l Day of Happiness : Nigerians are dogged not happy, survey states

As the nation joins the rest of the globe in marking the UN International Day of Happiness, some residents of the Federal Capital Territory on Tuesday argued that many Nigerians are not happy.

The Sustainable Development Solutions Network had earlier on March 14 released the 2018 World Happiness Report, ranking Nigeria as the 91 happiest nations of the world, and fifth in Africa.

As indicated by the report, Nigerians seems to be happier now, as the country moved up from its previous position of 95 at the global level, and sixth in African in 2017.

Nigeria’s position showed that in spite its economic, security and other challenges, its citizens remained happy.

However, some of the residents told News Agency of Nigeria that although the SDSN report indicated that Nigeria was faring better in terms of citizens happiness, the reality was that many Nigeria’s were actually ‘suffering and smiling’.

They, therefore, said that celebrating the day was of no or little significance to…

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