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How stressed are Nigerians?



Many have always adduced that Nigeria, especially the capital cities of states like Lagos are very stressful, and that this has contributed in no small means to reducing the life expectancy rate of citizens.

In spite of the fact that Nigeria is a major crude oil producer, citizens have in the last few days been subjected to searching for PMS to power their cars and generators.

Speaking of generators, many Nigerians have not seen light for a long time, and have had to resort to generators, not to mention the state or absence of public infrastructures like good roads, water and others.

Even in 2013, a survey carried out by Bloomberg on 74 countries, placed Nigeria as the most stressed out country in the world. Coming tops with a score of 70.1, the survey showed Nigeria has a homicide rate of 12.1 while life expectancy was 53. Norway was the least stressed nation in the world.

South Africa came second in the survey with a score of 70.0 and homicide rate of 31.8.

So, is Nigeria still the most stressed out country in the world?

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  1. Don Lucassi

    March 5, 2015 at 8:47 am

    These people just come up with numbers anyhow…This is more believable than the Nigeria is the happiest country in the world though. I need to do a documentary on a day in the life of the average Nigeria

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