Nigerians in the Square Mile – A Guide to Foreign Investments
In the last decade, the Nigerian creative industry has become a strong cultural force dominating sub-Saharan Africa and making inroads globally.
For over a decade key institutions like the World Bank and British Council etc have been advocating the growth and the impact of the industry on the Nigeria economy. It was not until in 2014 after the rebasing of the Nigerian economy that the real picture began to emerge; for example, the film industry alone accounted for 1.4% of our GDP (i.e. $7.2Billion), employing over a million people aside from key sectors like music, advertising, software design, design publishing, fashion design, visual arts (photography, painting), performing arts (live music, dance, theatre, DJ), comedy, Audiovisual (Television and Radio), blogging, gastronomy (culinary arts)and Makeupetc.
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