Nigeria Diaspora Forum Opens Abuja Office to Boost Infrastructural, Human Capital Development

Nigeria Diaspora Forum Opens Abuja Office to Boost Infrastructural, Human Capital Development

  • The Nigeria Diaspora Forum (NDF) has opened an office at the Nigeria Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja
  • The Forum said the office aims to bring diasporan Nigerians closer to various embassies sighted in the country’s capital
  • The development comes as the World Bank predicted that diaspora remittance into Nigeria will hit $20 billion in 2023

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Nigeria Diaspora Forum (NDF) has opened its home office in Abuja and appointed Hon. Chike Amadichi as the Country Director.

The NDF made the appointment known in a Press Release from the organization.

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The development has led to the NDF’s decision to establish a diaspora support network worldwide with a Home Office in the Capital City of Nigeria to better advocate for Nigerians’ rights in the Diaspora.

This Home office is at the Kano House Complex, Plot 72 Ralph Shodeinde Street, Central Business District, Abuja.

Group aims to collaborate with embassies in Nigeria

The NDF aims to bring its activities closer to the nerve center of Nigeria in Abuja by liaising with the different Foreign embassies, high commissions, and ambassadors to better the welfare and well-being of Nigerians living in their respective Countries of residence outside Nigeria.

The NDF will also collaborate with the Nigerian Embassies in different Countries for an effective and proactive response to the plight of Nigerians in the Diaspora.

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The Nigeria Diaspora Forum (NDF)is a Non-governmental Organization established by Nigerians in the Diaspora to explore opportunities that will help enhance the living conditions of Nigerians in the Diaspora and harness numerous Diaspora resources for the development of Nigeria back home.

The NDF is a formidable organization open to all Nigerians in the Diaspora and has country offices in the world’s major countries.

NDF looks forward to partnering with the Federal Government, State Governments, and other Government agencies to bring about the much-needed infrastructural developments and human capital development in our dear Nation, Nigeria.

To learn more about the NDF, please visit the website

We therefore encourage Nigerians in Diaspora to join NDF via

World Bank Predicts diaspora remittances for Nigeria in 2023, FG sets FX rates reported that The World Bank has stated that Diaspora remittances to Nigeria will exceed $20 billion by the end of 2023 as total remittances into sub-Saharan Africa rise by 1.9%.

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The bank stated that fixed exchange rates and capital controls were diverting remittances to the region from official to unofficial channels.



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