Nigerians’ supposed happiness reputation in tatters as 2015 UN’s report looks at “overall life satisfaction” in 158 countries

April 27, 2015


This Country Is the Happiest in the World, United Nations Finds

By Laura Geggel


” … At the national level, governmental power and social norms determined the quality of life.

Social factors enhanced happiness when they were rooted and readily available. Those factors also made communities and nations more resilient, the researchers said.

“As we consider the value of happiness in today’s report, we must invest early on in the lives of our children so that they grow to become independent, productive and happy adults, contributing both socially and economically,” said Richard Layard, a professor at the London School of Economics and director of the school’s Well-Being Programme …”

Read the whole report and check out  “The 2015 World Happiness Report, a United Nations ranking of 158 countries”.


MONDAY, APRIL 27, 2015. 6:12 a,m. [GMT]


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