Researchers at the business organisation calculated the figure by totting up the cost of the Labour Party’s proposals for nationalising water and energy firms, train operators and the Royal Mail. The eye-watering figure is more than the £190billion the Treasury collected in Income Tax in the last financial year and is only slightly less than the £202billion...

The former First Lady of the US said she feels the Prime Minister is “taking advantage” of British voters. And when asked if she thought Mr Johnson was “the people’s hero” for his efforts to deliver Brexit, the 71-year-old responded he is simply a hero to “himself”. Mrs Clinton told the Sunday Times magazine during a joint interview with her daughter...

MPs led by former chancellor Philip Hammond will attempt to mandate the Prime Minister to formally request a Brexit postponement whatever the outcome of this week’s negotiations. They intend to use the Benn Act to try to block a no-deal Brexit, to try to force Mr Johnson to write to the EU to make the request. Critics accused them of plotting to use the legislation...

When you talk about Hip-Hop, there’s lower appreciation for spitters of local lect and creole. Yet, spitters in local language or creole almost always have a bigger market share than spitters in English.   Nonetheless, they always cop cynicism from the elite which prefers English-speaking rappers and sprinkle of ebonics. These elite class also puts a premium on...

The healthcare revolution is at the heart of tomorrow’s Queen’s Speech and the Tory manifesto for the next election, which could appear as soon as late November. The 22-bill speech is meant to be a blueprint to make Brexit Britain “the greatest country in the world”. The healthcare overhaul locks in the extra NHS funding which leaving the...

You might not know her, but some people do. She came onto this writer’s radar in 2017. Since then, she has waxed stronger and released music with more consistency. Her last two singles, ‘Binoculars‘ and ‘Metaphors‘ were featured on ‘Who Get Ear’ by Pulse Nigeria – the weekly list of the 10 songs you need to play. Her...

A deal is achieved If a deal is agreed with the EU, the next hurdle is to get UK MPs to approve it in the House of Commons. If they do, it will trigger race against the clock to get the deal ratified before the October 31 deadline. There is a chance, if there isn’t enough time to ratify, the UK will ask for a short extension, with the EU will almost certainly grant...

Dr Obi Okwudili Casmir, popularly known as Voombalistic Uncle P, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos, advised musicians to shun grudges to avoid resentment in their relationships. “Grudges amongst musicians is not healthy for our industry and will only create further resentment in their relationships as musicians and may affect what we represent...

Former cabinet ministers Philip Hammond, Dominic Grieve and David Lidington are understood to be leading the charge to demand the Prime Minister delays Brexit beyond October 31, regardless of the outcome of next week’s critical EU summit. The revelation comes as UK and EU officials continue to attempt to thrash out a solution to the controversial backstop. According...

Reports from Brussels claim the Prime Minister is bringing back a proposal first put forward by Theresa May for a customs partnership between the UK and the bloc. The make-or-break compromise would see Northern Ireland remain politically in a customs union with the EU but it would be administered by the UK. But the DUP’s deputy leader Nigel Dodds insisted the...

Artist: Asa Album Title: Lucid Genre: Sentimental Ballad, Jazz, Pop, R&B, Baroque Pop, Date of Release: October 11, 2019 ]]> Producers: TBA Album Art: Asa to release her new album, ‘Lucid.’ (Rue11) Length: 14 Tracks, 47 minutes Features: 0 Tracklist: TBA Details/Takeaway: Asa’s last album, ‘Bed of Stone’ was released in...

Mr Rees-Mogg wrote in The Sunday Telegraph that Mr Johnson can be trusted as he is a Brexiteer. The MP for North East Somerset did note that Mr Johnson might have to make concessions unpopular with Brexiteers. Mr Rees-Mogg wrote: “If he thinks the ship of state is worth an extra ha’porth of tar he deserves support.” Pro-Brexit MPs have expressed concern...

Artist: Reekado Banks Song Title: Rora Genre: Afrobeat Album: Daddy To Many ]]> Date of release: October 8, 2019 Label: Banks Music Producer: TBA Video Director: Details/Takeaway: The video comes after its visualizer which hit three million views this week. You can watch the video below; ...

Mr Hannan admitted in a Daily Telegraph column that he held some Brexit regrets. He said he regretted the anger of political debate, broken friendships and the fact people were looking for traitors rather than compromise. But, he said: “Like most Leavers, I liked the idea of living in a full democracy, hiring and firing the people who passed our laws. “When...

Artist: Phyno Song Title: Ojimo Genre: Afrobeat Album: Deal With It ]]> Date of release: October 11, 2019 Label: Penthauze Producer: Kel P Video Director: Patrick Ellis Details/Takeaway: The song was on Phyno’s album, ‘Deal With It.’ You can watch the video below; ...

The former Attorney General confirmed to Express.co.uk he will stand as an Independent candidate in Beaconsfield, which he has represented since 1997. He added his allegiance still lies with the Tory party. But the Beaconsfield Constituency Conservatives Association admitted it was unlikely Mr Grieve would be reselected as its candidate when also contacted by Express.co.uk. Related...

DANASTY INC talented singer & rapper, Evokaycee has released a new single titled “Nsogbu” (Problem). Evokaycee collaborates with rave of the moment, Zlatan Ibile, who in this track calls himself “MOFASA” the lion king of Nigeria RAP jungle. Nsogbu Evokaycee x Zlatan officialArt FAF by Design In addition, this serves as Evokaycee second...

British and EU officials will begin to take a closer look at Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s proposal to solve the controversial Irish backstop, in what is seen as the last chance to reach an agreement ahead next week’s final EU summit before the October 31 deadline. Downing Street and Brussels have remained tight-lipped about the details of any potential agreement...

Artist: Lil Kesh featuring Naira Marley Song Title: O Por Genre: Afrobeats Album: TBA ]]> Date of release: October 11, 2019 Label: YAGI Producer: Young John Video Director: TBA Details/Takeaway: The song is dope. Listen below; ...

Meanwhile party colleague Chistina Jordan accused the bloc of adopting “bullying” tactics on the subject. And Dr Joseph Garcia, deputy Chief Minister of the Rock, said Spain’s ongoing use of the term was “offensive”. Gibraltar has been in British hands since 1713 in accordance with the Treaty of Utrecht – but its status has always...

Artist: Teni Album Title: Billionaire EP Genre: Hi-Life, Afrobeats, Afro-pop, afro-dance Date of Release: October 11, 2019 ]]> Producers: Young John, Jasynths Album Art: Tracklist: Nowo Billionaire Complain Super Woman Shayo Online Length: 6 Tracks, 19 minutes ]]> Features: 0 Details/Takeaway: On October 1, 2019, Nigerian singer announced her debut EP. The...

A freedom of information request seen by Express.co.uk also revealed public money paid for a Christmas tree in Mr Bercow’s grace-and-favour residence in the Commons. Additionally, £1,000 went towards repairing doors in the home where Mr Bercow and his family have lived for the last ten years. The FOI request – submitted by MailOnline – requested...

Artist: Phyno Song Title: Ojimo Genre: Afrobeat Album: Deal With It ]]> Date of release: October 11, 2019 Label: Penthauze Producer: Kel P Video Director: Patrick Ellis Details/Takeaway: The song was on Phyno’s album, ‘Deal With It.’ You can watch the video below; ...

Boris could win a majority if he were to call an election (Image: Getty) The poll findings were another boost for the Prime Minister yesterday as his efforts to secure a last-ditch Brexit deal entered a critical phase. Officials are expected to hold intense talks over the weekend in a final scramble to ensure the blueprint for a Withdrawal Agreement can be drafted...

On October 6, 2019, Nigerian superstar appeared on Capital Xtra with Robert Bruce. During the show, he talked about afrobeats, new music and gave shout-outs to his peers. But as the conversation went on, he announced that he will start a streaming platform with UBA. Towards the end of his chat with Bruce, and talking about how afrobeats inspired him to invest in...