Strategic Diaspora Engagement,A must-for robust Diaspora contribution to nation building – Okonjo-Iweala

The Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has urged the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), to strengthen systematic mechanisms to attract second and third generation Nigerians in the Diaspora to contribute towards nation building. Dr. Okonjo-Iweala stated this during the presentation to her as the “Diaspora Icon” a fall out of the recently held Maiden National Diaspora Merit Award in Abuja led by Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa and Management Staff of NIDCOM. The WTO DG said the Diaspora is capable of doing so much for Nigeria, which goes…

Nigeria,Ireland boost relations on Diaspora Engagement

Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, said Irish Diaspora Engagement should serve as strategic partnership for Nigeria’s sustained engagement with her Diaspora.   Dabiri-Erewa stated this when she received Irish Ambassador to Nigeria Mr Peter Ryan in her office in Abuja against the backdrop of Irish Diaspora pulling their country out of recession.   The NiDCOM Boss added that the Commission can tap into their wealth of engagement with the Diaspora to bring the Nigerian Diaspora closer to the country, saying that NiDCOM has created Diaspora-centric activities…

Nigeria, India on better Diaspora Engagement – Indian Envoy …. lauds Dabiri-Erewa strides at NiDCOM

The Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Shri Gangandharan Balasubramanian has commended Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), on her strides at engaging with the Nigerians in the Diaspora globally.   The Indian envoy stated this in Abuja when he received in audience, the NiDCOM Boss and some management staff to the Indian Embassy in Abuja,who were specially invited to participate in the recently held India Diaspora Day 2023, in India. Balasubramanian recalled that Nigeria and India have enjoyed an age-long, cordial and robust bilateral relationship in Education,…

NIDCOM, A strategic link for Diaspora Engagement and MDAs ,says Dabiri-Erewa

“Policy Formation and The Implementation of Practical Experience: The National Diaspora Policy 2021 in Perspective” was the focus of the lecture delivered by Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) at the National Defence College, Abuja.   The NiDCOM Chairman stated that the National Diaspora policy is a holistic and integrated document that supports the framework for maximizing the value of Diaspora contributions to National development.   This involved the active participation of all stakeholders so as to decentralize Diaspora contribution to every sector of the economy.…

DIASPORA ENGAGEMENT: Data mapping, key to our mandate – NiDCOM Boss

The Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, (NiDCOM), Hon (Dr) Abike Dabiri-Erewa, said secured access to active and reliable data helped in the collation, processing and publishing of accurate statistical information for developmental purposes. Dabiri-Erewa stated this at the flag-off of the Virtual Diaspora Data Mapping Town Hall Meeting for Liberia and Sierra Leone held in Abuja. The NIDCOM Boss believed that the Diaspora Data Mapping registration is aimed at creating skills mapping of Nigerians in the diaspora for effective management of human and capital resources embeded in Nigeria. She added…

Diaspora Engagement: IOM lauds NIDCOM as Africa’s Trailblazer

For the African continent to move to become a driving force on the global stage, it is important to tap into the enormous resources of its diaspora , both within and outside the continent ,and the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission is at the forefront in this regard.   Mr Tunde Omoyeni, Regional Project Coordinator, International Organisation for Migration (IOM) stated this when he led the Namibian delegation on Study Tour of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, (NIDCOM) in Abuja.   Mr Omoyeni added that it will go along way if, engagement…