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Dabiri-Erewa mourns 72-year old US returnee killed by assassins in Ikorodu

Dabiri-Erewa mourns 72-year old US returnee killed by assassins in Ikorodu

  Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has described the gruesome murder of a Diasporan, Alhaji Mutiu Agbosasa in Ikorodu, Lagos as saddening, disturbing and shocking. Late Agbosasa was reportedly killed by suspected hired assassins in his country home of Ikorodu Lagos on Tuesday after 45 years sojourn in USA where he recently retired back to country ... Read More »

Our Consul General meeting with highest Police authorities in S Africa over renewed attacks on Nigerians – Dabiri-Erewa

Our Consul General meeting with highest Police authorities in S Africa over renewed attacks on Nigerians – Dabiri-Erewa

Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has stated that the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Nigeria and South Africa will ensure implementation of the Early Warning Signal mechanisms recently signed between both countries in South Africa, as part of the efforts to curb xenophobic attacks. Speaking against the backdrop of renewed xenophobic attacks on Nigerians, she said ... Read More »

Dabiri-Erewa Hails Osun Gov’s Wife For Coming To The Aid Of Nigerian Stranded In T& Tobago

Dabiri-Erewa Hails Osun Gov’s Wife For Coming To The Aid Of Nigerian Stranded In T& Tobago

  *Mrs Kafayat Oyetola* Hon.Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has described the kind gesture of Osun Governor’s wife, Mrs Kafayat Oyetola in rescuing a Nigerian man stranded in Trinidad and Tobago as exceptional patriotism. Dabiri-Erewa in a statement through her Director Media, Abdur-Rahman Balogun said the humanitarian gesture of Mrs Oyetola to the stranded Nigerian, Mr. Benjamin ... Read More »

Dabiri-Erewa condemns attack on Senator  Ekweremadu in Germany

Dabiri-Erewa condemns attack on Senator Ekweremadu in Germany

  The Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has condemned Saturday’s attack on the former deputy senate president and current serving senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Senator Ike Ekweremadu at the 2nd Annual Igbo Cultural Festival held in Nuremberg, Germany. Senator Ekweremadu who was attending as a speaker/special guest of honor at the event ... Read More »

Dabiri-Erewa condemns killing of Nigerian pastor in China

Dabiri-Erewa condemns killing of Nigerian pastor in China

  Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has demanded for thorough investigation into the death of a Nigerian Pastor in China, Joseph Ogenna Nwajueze from the Chinese authorities. In a statement issued in Abuja by the NIDCOM Head of Media, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, Dabiri-Erewa stated that the death of the Nigerian Pastor based in China was condemnable. She ... Read More »

Faniran: Nigeria files petition over attack on ex BBA star by S/African policemen

Faniran: Nigeria files petition over attack on ex BBA star by S/African policemen

  L-R: Dabiri-Erewa, Faniran* Sequel to the attack and brutality by two  South African  policemen against Mr Tayo Faniran, the ex Big Brother Africa (BBA) star, the Consular General of Nigerian High Commission in Johannesburg, South Africa , Mr Godwin Adama has petitioned the authorities. The Nigerian Mission is pressing for a case against the brutality of the policemen who were ... Read More »

Diaspora remittances to Nigeria increased from $10 billion in 2003 to over $25 billion by December 2018– Dabiri-Erewa

Diaspora remittances to Nigeria increased from $10 billion in 2003 to over $25 billion by December 2018– Dabiri-Erewa

  *Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa* “It will be recalled that the first ever celebration of National Diaspora Day took place in 2006 while the second took place in 2008 and this has increased the high level of financial remittances from $10 billion in 2003 to over $25 billion to Nigeria alone by December 2018. The highest in Africa with over 25 ... Read More »

Hajj: Dabiri-Erewa warns Pilgrims not to take drugs, others to Saudi Arabia

Hajj: Dabiri-Erewa warns Pilgrims not to take drugs, others to Saudi Arabia

As inaugural flight of intending Muslim pilgrims to 2019 Hajj exercise in Saudi Arabia commenced on Wednesday, Hon. Abike Dabiri- Erewa, Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has warned them to resist any temptation to take hard drugs to Saudi Arabia, reminding them that it attracts death penalty. In a statement by the NIDCOM Head of Media, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, she ... Read More »

Nine Nigerians killed in airstrike on migrants centre in Libya, Dabiri-Erewa mourns

Nine Nigerians killed in airstrike on migrants centre in Libya, Dabiri-Erewa mourns

Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has condoled with the families of nine Nigerians involved in early Wednesday’s airstrike on migrant detention centre in Libya, which killed 44  migrants. In a statement ,she said it was disheartening  that nine Nigerians have been identified as victims in the unfortunate incident In the statement signed by Abdu-Rahman Balogun, the ... Read More »

Dabiri-Erewa denies accusing airlines of running drug cartels in Nigeria

Dabiri-Erewa denies accusing airlines of running drug cartels in Nigeria

Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa has denied media report alleging she accused some foreign airlines of running drug cartels in Nigeria. The headline which reads “Egypt, Ethiopian Airlines Running Drug Cartels in Nigeria is a figment of the Reporter’s imagination”, she said in a statement in Abuja on Thursday by her Media Aide, Abdur-Rahman Balogun. The ... Read More »

Dabiri-Erewa says three Nigerians died in Ethiopian Airline tragedy, mourns

Dabiri-Erewa says three Nigerians died in Ethiopian Airline tragedy, mourns

Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Diaspora and Foreign Affairs has described the death of three distinguished Nigerians in the Diaspora in the Ethiopian Airline crash on Sunday as sad and shocking. The affected Nigerians in the ill- fated airline were Prof. Pius Adesanmi of Carlton University, Canada, Amb. Abiodun Bashua and Mr Karim Safi, one ... Read More »

UFC 235:Dabiri-Erewa eulogises Kamaru Usman for record breaking fight

UFC 235:Dabiri-Erewa eulogises Kamaru Usman for record breaking fight

Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora has congratulated US-based Nigerian boxer, Kamaru Usman for defeating American Tyron Woodley, thus becoming the first African fighter to win an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) title. Usman, known as the “Nigerian Nightmare’’ had on Saturday night in Las Vegas won the Mixed-Martial Arts (MMA) bout against American ... Read More »