Dabiri-Erewa celebrates Adeyemo on his nomination as US Deputy Treasury Secretary

Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission(NIDCOM) has congratulated Nigerian-  born Adewale Adeyemo on his nomination by the US President-Elect Joe Biden as the US Deputy Treasury Secretary. “ Wally” Adeyemo, who was a former senior international economic adviser during the Obama administration has spent his career working with organizations that are at the intersection of public policy, the private sector and non-profits focused on creating economic opportunity. In a congratulatory message, Dabiri-Erewa said that Adeyemo’s nomination by the US President-Elect will make him the first-ever black person to…

Arrest of some Nigerian fraudsters not A yardstick to stigmatize Nigerians in Diaspora -Dabiri Erewa

The recent arrest of some Nigerians in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates for fraud particularly Ramoni Igbalode , known as Hushpuppi should not be a yardstick in anyway to judge and stereotype Nigerians who are excelling globally. In a statement issued by Gabriel Odu of the Media, Public Relations and Protocol Unit, NIDCOM, quoted the Chairman /CEO, NIDCOM Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa as saying that “Nigerians all over the world are known to be hardworking, diligent and determined and succeeding tremendously in their chosen careers wherever they are,.Noting that bad news…

We ‘Il strengthen collaboration, unity of purpose amongst Nigerians in Diaspora,Dabiri Erewa assures 

Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa ,has assured Nigerians living abroad that the commission will continuously work towards strengthening collaboration and unity of purpose as well as collate accurate data of all Nigerians in the Diaspora. She stated this during a two-hour townhall webinar meeting with Nigerians living in the Americas on Saturday night which coincided with one year anniversary of the Commission. The meeting which was moderated by Messrs Samuel Adewusi, Wale Adesanya, Patricia Mawa, Mike Essien, and Obed Monago had over 760 registered participants and…

Dabiri-Erewa mourns Senator Rose Oko

Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa,Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has described the death of late Senator Rose Oko (PDP-Cross River) as very painful and sad. In a condolence statement issued by Abdur-Rahman Balogun, Head of Media and Public Relations Unit of NIDCOM, she described the late Senator as an outstanding and dedicated parliamentarian. Dabiri-Erewa recalled how Sen.Oko sponsored the NIDCOM bill in the Senate in 2016 leading to the passage and eventual signing of the bill into law in 2017 by the President. ” As Chairman Senate Committee of Diaspora Affairs…

Be ready for the challenges ahead, Dabiri-Erewa advises NiDCOM staff

A Five-Day Induction Course for Staff of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, (NiDCOM) has ended in Abuja with a call on the staff to gird up their loins for the task ahead. The Chairman/CEO, Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa implored officials of the commission that the Training and Re-training of staff was sine-qua-non to productivity and excellence. According to the NiDCOM boss “Mr President has given us this task and we must work together to achieve and build a better Nigeria “. She stressed that the Commission was ready to work with all…

Dabiri-Erewa Honours Nigerian MBE Recipient, Iginla-Aina

The Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has described Mrs Olusubomi Iginla-Aina, a recipient of the insignia, Member of the British Empire (MBE), as a true reflection of the Nigerian spirit of hardwork, diligence, integrity and trust-worthiness. Owing to her outstanding performance and achievements, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman, NIDCOM conferred on Mrs Olusubomi Iginla-Aina MBE, the title of ‘Diaspora Ambassador’. Dabiri-Erewa gave the title in her office when she received Nigerian-UK Youth Philanthropist, Mrs. Olusubomi Iginla-Aina, the CEO, LightUp Foundation, who was installed with the insignia of MBE,…

BOXING : Dabiri-Erewa Celebrates Joshua’s victory

The Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission ( NIDCOM),Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa,has congratulated Nigerian-born boxer, Anthony Oluwafemi-Joshua, for defeating his opponent Andy Ruiz Jr in Saturday’s World Heavyweight Boxing fight in Saudi Arabia, thus reclaiming his World Heavyweight titles. Dabiri-Erewa gave the commendation in a statement by NIDCOM Head of Media and Public Relations, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, on Sunday in Abuja. She said that the victory over the Mexican was not only a thing of pride to Nigerians, but to Africa as a whole. “I congratulate you on this wonderful feat, for winning…

Dabiri-Erewa Condemns Attack On Amaechi in Madrid

The Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission,NIDCOM, Hon.Abike Dabiri-Erewa has condemned in its entirety, the attack on Nigerias’ Minister of Transportation, Hon.Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi while on a national assignment in Madrid, Spain. Chibuike R. Amaechi who was attending an official event in Madrid was reportedly attacked by some Nigerians. “We applaud the prompt intervention of the Nigerian Mission in Spain as well as the Spanish police who ensured that the attacks did not escalate any further. Information indicates that the case is being handled by the Spanish Police. . “We appeal…

Dabiri-Erewa Condemns Attack on Nigerian Traders In Ghana, Sues for Calm

Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM),Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa has condemned the renewed attacks on Nigerian traders in Ghana, described it as uncalled for. In a statement by the Commission Head of Media and Public Relations,  Abdur-Rahman Balogun said the reported cases of attacks on Nigerian shops and traders by Ghanaians was quite unfortunate. She said the attacks came when xenophobic attacks was becoming unpopular and thought such attacks had been put to the dustbin of history following interventions of Nigerian and Ghanaian leaders. The NIDCOM boss however appealed to Nigerians…

Dabiri-Erewa Condemns Attack on Sen Ike Ekweremadu in Germany

The Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission NIDCOM has condemned the 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 organized by the Ndigbo Germany community was reportedly beaten up and egged publicly. Dabiri-Erewa in a release personally signed by her described the incident as an embarrassment to Nigeria as a Nation. She stated that…