Tag: nigerians in diaspora commission
The Nigerian government says it will take urgent steps to address the closure of retail businesses owned by its citizens residing in Ghana.
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.
Some Nigerians stranded abroad have asked to be brought back home as the COVID-19 outbreak bites harder across the world. Nigeria's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has asked all its missions abroad to compile a list of willing Nigerians who want to come back home. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman and CEO of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission joins CNBC Africa for more.
The Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission; Abike Dabiri-Erewa says the idea behind the Nigerian Diaspora Summit is to ensure that Nigerians in the diaspora are the first point of contact for Foreign Direct Investment. She highlighted programs in place to bridge the gap between Nigerians in Diaspora, those back home and the government. She joins CNBC Africa's Christy Cole on the side-lines of the Nigerian Diaspora Investment Summit.