How Afrobeats is Making the World Listen by Mankaprr Conteh

Musicians and fans from Africa have been diligently constructing the sound of the future. Now it's here. Ckay, Fireboy DML, and Amaarae (from left) Illustration by Sean McCabe. Images used with illustration, from left: Atlantic Records; Tomm; Sacha Leccanone In 2006, a crew of young musicians from Nigeria set up the Hottest Coalition of Nigerian DJs. The …

Nigerian students, dependants contribute £1.9bn to UK – Report – Nigeria Punch Newspapers

Nigerian students and their dependants in the United Kingdom have contributed an estimated £1.9bn to the economy of the UK in one year, according to an analysis by SBM Intelligence. The data covered the 2021/2022 academic session. In the data made available to our correspondent on Wednesday,  it was estimated that a sum of £680,620,000 …

Mass emigration of citizens that may hurt Nigeria further By Chijioke Iremeka

As mass emigration of Nigerian youths for greener pastures in foreign countries continues, with many older citizens also making moves to relocate abroad, CHIJIOKE IREMEKA writes on the causes and consequences for the country as well as how to stem the tide. Dissatisfaction with the state of the nation has continued to propel mass emigration …

Migrants from Nigeria bring most relatives by Matt Dathan

Nigerian migrants face tougher rules on how many relatives they can bring to the UK under Suella Braverman’s plans to cut net migration. Government sources said the home secretary was considering tightening the rules on dependants after Home Office immigration figures showed a “surprising inconsistency” across different nationalities coming to the UK to work and …

The N48 billion Tompolo contract By Editorial Board Nigerian Guardian Newspapers

Government Ekpemupolo (a.k.a. Tompolo) The award of a N48 billion-a-year contract to protect pipelines bearing petroleum products to a former Niger Delta militant, Government Ekpemupolo (a.k.a. Tompolo) may be convenient for the Federal Government; but it adds no value to the esteem of an administration that had promised not to reward criminals with medals. Beyond …

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