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Dabiri-Erewa Congratulates Oramah On Re-appointment As Afreximbank President

Dabiri-Erewa Congratulates Oramah On Re-appointment As Afreximbank President

HON. ABIKE DABIRI-EREWA CONGRATULATES PROF. BENEDICT ORAMAH ON HIS RE-APPOINTMENT By  Gabriel Odu The Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa has congratulated Prof. Benedict Oramah on his Re-Appointment as the President of the African Export-Import Bank(Afreximbank) for a second term in office. The NIDCOM boss said that his enormous contributions to the growth and development of the bank ... Read More »

Panel Calls For More Action On Flow Of Remittances As The World Marks World Day On Remittances

Panel Calls For More Action On Flow Of Remittances As The World Marks World Day On Remittances

PANEL CALLS FOR  MORE ACTION  ON FLOW OF REMITTANCES, AS THE WORLD MARKS WORLD  DAY ON REMITTANCES By  Abdur-Rahman Balogun   ABUJA, JUNE 16, 2020 : As the world marks the International Day on Remittances, there has been a call to action to ensure free flow of remittances despite the challenges posed by Covid-19 global pandemic. This was one of ... Read More »

Dabiri-Erewa pays tribute to late Senator Osinowo

Dabiri-Erewa pays tribute to late Senator Osinowo

TRIBUTE TO SENATOR, SEN. DHIKRULLAH BAYO OSINOWO By Abike Dabiri-Erewa Allah (SWT) says in Holy Quran 7 verse 34:  “To every People is a term appointed: when their term is reached, not an hour can they cause delay…” I received the news of the final return to Allah yesterday, Monday 15th June, 2020 of my Senator, Senator Bayo Osinowo with ... Read More »

Alleged killing of Toyin Salau in the US: Dabiri-Erewa calls for thorough investigation

Alleged killing of Toyin Salau in the US: Dabiri-Erewa calls for thorough investigation

By Abdur-Rahman Balogun Abuja, June 15, 2020: Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has described the alleged murder of 19-year- old Nigerian-American Activist, Toyin Salau in the US as highly depressing and cruel. She therefore urged the US government to conduct a thorough investigation on the circumstances leading to Miss Salau’s death. The NIDCOM boss condoled ... Read More »

Reps Raise Hope On Diaspora Voting

Reps Raise Hope On Diaspora Voting

By Taofeek Lawal The House of Representatives on Friday assured Nigerians living abroad that it is working towards ensuring that they vote in future elections in the country. *The Visit of the House of Representatives Committee on Diaspora Affairs led by its Chairperson, Hon. Tolulope Akande-Shadipe with NIDCOM Management, led by Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa Chairman/CEO in Abuja on Friday. 05-06-2020 ... Read More »

Trafficking: Lebanese Embassy suspends issuance of working visas to Nigerians

Trafficking: Lebanese Embassy suspends issuance of working visas to Nigerians

TRAFFICKING: LEBANESE EMBASSY SUSPENDS ISSUANCE OF WORKING VISAS TO NIGERIANS By Abdur-Rahman Balogun ABUJA, JUNE 4, 2020: Sequel to influx of some Nigerians to Lebanon to work, and complaints of maltreatment from some Nigerian domestic workers there, Amb. Houssam Diab, the Lebanese Ambassador to Nigeria said on Thursday that the Embassy has suspended issuing working visas to Nigerians seeking to ... Read More »

The fact of the matter on forceful chasing out of NIDCOM staff from NCC Complex – NIDCOM

The fact of the matter on forceful chasing out of NIDCOM staff from NCC Complex – NIDCOM

“…while our Chairman/CEO Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa was on official assignment with Mr President in Addis Ababa Ethiopia, on the 9th of February, the staff were given one week by the Hon. Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Ali Pantami to pack out but within 48 hours of the said quit notice, they were forcefully evicted by security operatives attached ... Read More »

Evacuation: Nigerian woman delivers baby aboard Emirate Airline

Evacuation: Nigerian woman delivers baby aboard Emirate Airline

 By Abdur-Rahman Balogun  *Abuja, May 6, 2020:* A Nigerian lady,  Mrs Kafayat Amusan, one of the stranded Nigeria travellers,  returning from Dubai, UAE, has been delivered of a baby  boy on board Emirates airline departing to Lagos on Wednesday. She put to bed, on board the plane,30 minutes after departure, which resulted in the plane returning back to Dubai after ... Read More »

Coronavirus: Nigerians in China thank FG

Coronavirus: Nigerians in China thank FG

Sequel to the various interventions of the Federal Government to the welfare of Nigerians in China since the outbreak of the dreaded coronavirus, the Nigerians in Diaspora Organization (NIDO) China has sent in an appreciation letter to thank President Muhammadu Buhari. The appreciation letter signed by the acting President of NIDO China, Barr. Justina Obaoye Ajala was sent to Hon. ... Read More »

Nigeria ready to partner with India, says Dabiri-Erewa

Nigeria ready to partner with India, says Dabiri-Erewa

By Gabriel Odu The Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa says Nigeria is ready to strategically partner India to evolve methods that will be mutually beneficial to  both countries in terms of its Diaspora resources. The NIDCOM Chairman stated this at the Indian Diaspora Day and World Hindu Day in Abuja. Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa who was Special Guest of Honour ... Read More »

Dabiri-Erewa applauds Nigerian scholar for winning Arabic poetry competition in Saudi Arabia

Dabiri-Erewa applauds Nigerian scholar for winning Arabic poetry competition in Saudi Arabia

Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has applauded a  Nigerian Scholar and multi lingual expert, Dr. Ahmad Rufa’i for winning an international Arabic poetry competition in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Dabiri-Erewa gave the commendation in a statement by NIDCOM Head of Media and Public Relations, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, on Friday in Abuja. She said that the defeat of other contestants, ... Read More »

UFC: NIDCOM boss applauds Kamaru Usman for retaining title

UFC: NIDCOM boss applauds Kamaru Usman for retaining title

Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has congratulated Nigeria’s Kamaru Usman, for retaining his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title at UFC 245 in Las Vegas, Nevada, after knocking out Colby Covington.⁣ ⁣ In a statement by the NIDCOM Head of Media and Public Relations, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, she said that by the wonderful feat, Usman has brought ... Read More »

FG to Nigerians: Efforts are on to bring FUTO students in Bosnian refugee camp back home soon

FG to Nigerians: Efforts are on to bring FUTO students in Bosnian refugee camp back home soon

  * Dabiri-Erewa* The Federal Government has assured that the two Nigerians in a Bosnia refugee camp are hale and hearty and are expected to return to Croatia anytime from today Friday Dec. 13, 2019 preparatory to come back to Nigeria. This was sequel to series of diplomatic interventions from the Nigerian Mission in Hungary and Mr Geoffrey Onyema, Hon. ... Read More »

FG reveals how FUTO students on international tennis competition ended up in Bosnian refugee camp

FG reveals how FUTO students on international tennis competition ended up in Bosnian refugee camp

The Federal Government on Thursday cleared the air on how two students of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO), who attended an international table tennis competition in Croatia, ended up in a Bosnian refugee camp. Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, gave the clarification. According to a report, Abia Uchenna, Eboh Chinedu, and three other students, arrived in ... Read More »

FG condemns attack on Nigerian traders in Ghana, calls for calm

FG condemns attack on Nigerian traders in Ghana, calls for calm

The Federal Government has condemned the renewed attacks on Nigerian traders in Ghana, describing it as uncalled for. The condemnation was conveyed by Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) In a statement by the Commission Head of Media and Public Relations, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, she said the reported cases of attacks on Nigerian shops and traders by Ghanaians ... Read More »

Killings in South Africa: We are glad that Justice has been done- Dabiri-Erewa

Killings in South Africa: We are glad that Justice has been done- Dabiri-Erewa

 Abuja, Nov. 30, 2019:Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa,  Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has expressed satisfaction over the justice meted out to the police officer that killed a Nigerian in South Africa. In a statement issued by the Head of Media and Public Relations Unit of the Commission, Abdur-Rahman Balogun,  she said ” We are glad that justice has been done”. ... Read More »

485 Returnees from S/ Africa to be reintegrated as NIDCOM plans MoU with SMEDAN

485 Returnees from S/ Africa to be reintegrated as NIDCOM plans MoU with SMEDAN

Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa has given renewed hope again to the 485 Nigerian voluntary Returnees from South Africa to fast track their reintegration and stabilization through the signing of an MOU with the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria, SMEDAN. The NIDCOM Chairman disclosed this when she paid a courtesy visit to the Director General/CEO ... Read More »

Nigerians in Diaspora perform 49 open heart surgeries in National Hospital

Nigerians in Diaspora perform 49 open heart surgeries in National Hospital

As part of the voluntary service of Nigerians in the Diaspora in the health sector, a total of 49 surgeries had been performed within the last five years during the 7th open heart missions for children in the National Hospital Abuja.   The Chief Medical Director of National Hospital Abuja, Dr Jafaru Momoh gave this cheering news while receiving Hon. Abike ... Read More »

No Nigerian in Namibian prison, Envoy tells Dabiri-Erewa

No Nigerian in Namibian prison, Envoy tells Dabiri-Erewa

The Namibian High Commissioner in Nigeria, Humphrey Geiseb has stated there is no Nigeria in Namibian prison , just as he announced that Diaspora voting will take place all around the world tommorow as Namibians go to the polls to elect a new President and parliamentarians. The Namibian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Humphrey D. Geiseb, gave the cheering news when ... Read More »