Tag: nidcom

COVID-19: Evacuation of stranded Nigerians abroad begins

Nigeria's foreign affairs ministry says about 4000 Nigerians abroad have indicated willingness to come back home, as the process of repatriation has already begun. Meanwhile, the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM, says the returnees will need to undergo a compulsory 14-day isolation. Chairman of NIDCOM, Abike Dabiri-Erewa joins CNBC Africa for more.

Promoting Nigerian exports through Nigerian diaspora

The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) is working together with the Nigerian Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) to target Nigerian Diaspora as an economy for Nigerian goods. Executive Director of the NEPC, Segun Awolowo joins CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole on the sidelines of the 2019 Nigerian Diaspora Investment Summit.