Monday, February 15, 2021



Diaspora Nigerians beg Buhari for inclusion into NiDCOM board appointments

Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation, NIDO, on Monday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to include its representatives on the board of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM, in accordance with the act establishing the commission.

INEC ready for diaspora voting — Yakubu

The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Mahmood Yakubu, has said that the commission is ready to “roll out” diaspora voting to enable more eligible Nigerian citizens working in diplomatic missions or those permanently living abroad to vote.

At 60, we have no more excuses, says Dabiri-Erewa

The Chairman and Chief Executive of Nigerians In Diaspora Commission, NiDCOM, has called on all Nigerians, at home and abroad to work together for the growth and development of the nation.

NDDC sponsored foreign students stranded over non-payment of tuition fees, NiDCOM cries out

The Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NiDCOM, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has appealed to the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, to pay the allowances, tuition fees and other incentives of students on scholarship schemes.

COVID-19: 6,317 Nigerians evacuated from 21 countries – FG

The Federal Government has so far evacuated 6,317 Nigerians back home on account of the coronavirus pandemic.

Diaspora Nigerians, our greatest assets – NiDCOM chief

Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NiDCOM, has described citizens living abroad as the country’s greatest assets.

172 Nigerians evacuated from Uganda, Kenya arrive in Abuja

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NiDCOM, says 172 Nigerian evacuated from Uganda and Kenya arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja at about 10:20 am local time on Wednesday.

Dabiri-Erewa makes case for Toyin Salau, Nigerian-American killed in U.S

The Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NiDCOM, Abike Dabiri-Erewa on Monday called on the government of the United States to ensure a thorough investigation in the alleged killing of a Nigerian, Toyin Salau.

NPA donates office items to Diaspora Commission

Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, on Wednesday in Abuja donated some office items to Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM, to assist the agency in meeting its mandate.

COVID-19: Diaspora commission repatriates 60 Nigerians in Tanzanian

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM, has secured the release of 60 out of 73 Nigerians in various prisons in Tanzania.

FCT minister to allocate land for Diaspora Medical City – NIDCOM

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Muhammad Bello has given assurance that the present administration will develop the sizeable land earmarked for Diaspora Medical City before the end of its tenure.

After Matawalle sent delegation, Zamfara cleric detained in Saudi for 3 years over mistaken case of trafficking regains freedom

A few days after the intervention of Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State, an Islamic cleric, Ibrahim Ibrahim detained for three years over alleged drug trafficking has finally regained freedom from Saudi Arabian authorities.

Buhari meets Nigerian community in Ethiopia, vows to defeat terrorism

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration is fully determined to combat and defeat all acts of criminality, banditry and terrorism in the country.

Coronavirus:  Stay indoors, Dabiri-Erewa advises Nigerians in China

Hours after Japan and United States of America evacuated citizens, the Chairman Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM, has advised Nigerians living in China “to be careful and take necessary precautions by staying indoors more for now.”

Nigerians detained in Bosnian camps will return safely, Dabiri-Erewa assures

Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM, has assured that the two Nigerians in Bosnian refugee camps are doing well and are expected to return to Croatia anytime from Friday, Dec. 13, 2019 preparatory to their onward return to Nigeria.

Osinbajo’s security aides attack Vanguard photojournalist

Abayomi Adeshida, a photojournalist with the Vanguard Newspapers attached to the State House, Abuja, was on Thursday morning beaten up by security details of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

Xenophobia: Nigeria, South Africa to implement `Early Warning Signal` mechanism – Dabiri-Erewa

Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM, said Nigeria and South Africa would implementation the “Early Warning Signal” mechanisms signed by the two countries to curb xenophobic attacks.

Xenophobia: 640 Nigerians ready to return – Dabiri-Erewa

The Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has disclosed that 640 Nigerians in South Africa have voluntarily registered to return home following the xenophobic attacks in the country.

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