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Circumstances around death of 19-year old Nigerian in London disturbing – NIDCOM Boss

Godsgift Onyedinefu Chairman/CEO of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa has described the circumstances sorrounding the sudden dissappearance and eventual death  of 19- year old Richard Okorogheye in London as disturbing. Richard Okorogheye, who had been declared missing since March 22, was found dead by  Police authorities in UK on

NIDCOM, WIMBIZ Advocate Mentoring Women for Leadership

Mukaila Ola The Lead of Women in Business, Management and Public Service (WIMBIZ) and Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Hansatu Adegbite and Abike Dabiri-Erewa have advocated the need to mentor more women in leadership positions in both public and private sectors. The need to engage more women in public and private sectors

NiDCOM: Dabiri-Erewa Appeals for Establishment of Diaspora Commission by States

•NIDCOM, NIPC brainstorm on boosting Diaspora Investment in Nigeria Mukaila Ola The Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa has appealed to every state to establish a Diaspora Commission. Dabiri-Erewa’s appeal came on the background of Abia State becoming the first state in the country to set up a Diploma Commission. A

Human Trafficking is Modern-day Cankerworm- DG, NAPTIP

Mukaila Ola Director-General, National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Mrs. Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim has raised the alarm that human trafficking is modern-day cankerworm with the second largest illegal market churning out about $150 billion dollars annually and threat to national security. Sulaiman-Ibrahim raised the alarm in Abuja during a

100 Nigerian Students Murdered In Turkish Controlled Cyprus in Four Years–NiDCOM

Jude Johnson  The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) said on Monday that no fewer than 100 Nigerian students studying in Northern Cyprus have been killed between 2016 and 2020. The commission lamented that the Nigerian students were killed in mysterious circumstances while their assailants were never prosecuted for the crime. A statement

It’s Shocking Rights Groups Aren’t Protesting Against ‘Women Hating’ Minister, Isa Patami—HURIWA

Maureen Okpe The Human Rights Writes Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has expressed disappointment on a strong allegation of discriminatory conduct against the Presidential Adviser on Diaspora affairs Mrs. Abike Dabiri Erewa against the serving Minister of Communications and Digital Economy Dr. Isa Patami stating,no Women human rights organizations

FG demands investigation into death of Nigerian student in Malaysia

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Federal Government has called for investigation into the death of Thomas Orhions Ewansiha, a Nigerian student who was pursuing his Ph.D. in management, at the Limkokwing University of Creative Technology in Selangor, Malaysia. The Director General, Nigerian Diaspora Commission Abike Dabiri Erewa, while reacting to the death in

Alleged Drug Trafficking: Saudi government frees Zainab Aliyu

The Saudi authorities have released Zainab Aliyu, a Nigerian student falsely accused of drug trafficking in Saudi Arabia. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, disclosed the development at a news conference in Abuja on Tuesday. According to him, the Saudi government had established the innocence of Zainab and the second Nigerian