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Nigerians are no longer happy says report

Nigerians are no longer the happiest people on earth according to the World Happiness Report 2017. Nigeria now ranks 95 in the world and 6 in Africa.

Norway is now the happiest country while Algeria tops in Africa. The World Happiness Report 2017 was produced by Sustainable Development Solutions Network, a United Nations initiative launched in April 2012.

Criteria for measuring happiness

  1. Income
  2. Life expectancy
  3. Social support
  4. Generosity
  5. Freedom
  6. Trust

The 10 happiest countries in the world

1. Norway
2. Denmark
3. Iceland
4. Switzerland
5. Finland
6. Netherlands
7. Canada
8. New Zealand
9. Australia
10. Sweden

The 10 unhappiest countries in the world

146. Yemen
147. South Sudan
148. Liberia
149. Guinea
150. Togo
151. Rwanda
152. Syria
153. Tanzania
154. Burundi
155. Central African Republic

Read the full report here

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Solomon Obende
Solomon Obende is a graduate of Public Administration from the prestigious Ambrose Alli University who is passionate about communications for development. He is proficient in crafting effective social media strategies. He listens to Jimmy Cliff's songs daily.

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