Belarus upholds 8-year prison sentence for newspaper journalist serving country’s Polish minority

Sign up for our breaking news email to get free real time breaking news alerts sent straight to your inbox. Sign up for our free Latest News email Belarus’ Supreme Court on Friday sentenced a prominent journalist working for an influential newspaper serving the country’s sizeable Polish minority to eight years in prison. The decision … Read more

Nigerian nurses joining UK workforce reach 8-year high

The number of Nigerian trained nurses working in the United Kingdom has increased by the highest number in eight years, new data shows. According to the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s latest mid-year register, the number of nurses, midwives and nursing aides from Nigeria rose by 46.6 per cent (10,639) in the 12 months to March … Read more

Number of Nigerians studying in UK hits 8-year high

Number of Nigerian students in UK thousands

The number of Nigerians studying in the United Kingdom has risen to a high of 44,195 in the 2021/2022 academic year, the latest official data from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) show. According to the UK agency’s data, the number of students enrolment in higher education institutions increased by 107.4 percent in the 2021/2022 … Read more