Nigerians in the Diaspora

Remittances from Nigerians abroad hit $17.9 billion

Written on August 18th, 2008 by
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  THE NATION   Remittances from Nigerians abroad hit $17.9 billion August 18, 2008   By Chijama Ogbu Business Editor Remittances from Nigerians abroad almost doubled last year, rising to $17.9 billion from $10.5 billion in 2006, the Minister of Finance, Dr. Shamsuddeen Usman, said ...
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Yar'Adua Woos Nigerians in Diaspora

Written on July 25th, 2008 by
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    GUARDIAN   Yar’Adua Woos Nigerians in Diaspora From Ernest Chinwo in Calabar, 07.26.2008     President Umaru Yar’Adua yesterday called on Nigerians in diaspora to make meaningful contributions to the country in order to achieve the goals of vision 2020. &nbs...
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The N80 billion investment fund for Nigerians abroad

Written on July 23rd, 2008 by
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  SINCE assuming power over a year ago, the government of President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua has promoted its seven-point agenda as the instrument to make Nigeria one of the 20 advanced economies in the world by the year 2020. Not much has been done in practical terms to demonstrate any serious ...
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Nigerians Abroad Seek Seats at the National Assembly

Written on July 18th, 2008 by
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Nigerians Abroad Seek Seats at the National Assembly Seyi Oduyela Professor Martin Okafor advised that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and President Musa Yar’Adua should recognize that the sustained vitality of any democratic nation depends on the enfranchisement of all el...
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Siege of the Nigerian Expatriates – by Yemi Adebowale

Written on July 10th, 2008 by
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  THISDAY   Siege of the Nigerian Expatriates By YEMI ADEBOWALE, 07.04.2008 Ugo Ikemba was one of the numerous Nigerians in Diaspora scattered across the globe. Sometime in 2003, he decided that he has had enough of the United States. He packed his bags and headed home. He returned to his ...
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Nigerians abroad remitted N400bn home in one year – World Bank

Written on April 7th, 2008 by
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  TRIBUNE Nigerians abroad remitted N400bn home in one year - World Bank By Our Reporter - 07.04.2008 NIGERIANS abroad in 2007 remitted $3.3 billion (about N400 billion) to the country, the highest in sub-Saharan Africa, a World Bank report has said. The report, entitled “Migration and Re...
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The contribution of Diaspora to poverty reduction and development in Nigeria – by Benjamin Ogbebulu

Written on April 5th, 2008 by
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  The contribution of Diaspora to poverty reduction and development in Nigeria By Benjamin Ogbebulu benjaminogbebulu@yahoo.co.uk In the United Kingdom today, there is a large Nigerian community, estimated to be between 800,000 and three million, whil...
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500,000 Nigerians live in US

Written on March 26th, 2008 by
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  VANGUARD 500,000 Nigerians live in US—Envoy Written by John Ighodaro    Wednesday, 26 March 2008 ...
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Reps To Raise Panel On Nigerians In Diaspora

Written on January 29th, 2008 by
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INDEPENDENT Reps To Raise Panel On Nigerians In Diaspora By Festus Owete Assistant Editor, Abuja Wed, 30 Jan 2008 00:00:00 Speaker of the House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole, has said that the House would soon aup a committee on Nigerians in Diaspora to give them a sense of b...
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US, Canada deport 105 Nigerians

Written on January 17th, 2008 by
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  TIDE   US, Canada deport 105 Nigerians ... no. of Rivers indigenes unknown Ike Wigodo • Thursday, Jan 17, 2008 The United States of America and Canada deported 105 Nigerians yesterday. They were 93 males, and 12 females. Those deported from the United States were 95, while the rema...
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