• Trump’s victory: Nigeria may record fall in Diaspora remittances – Analyst

    Trump’s victory: Nigeria may record fall in Diaspora remittances – Analyst

    An Economic Analyst, Mr Ugochukwu Agu, has said there will be less foreign remittances from Nigerians living in the United States, following the victory of Republican Donald Trump in the U.S. elections.

    Agu said this in an interview in Abuja on Wednesday when reacting to the election of U.S. President-elect, Donald Trump.

    He said that if this happened, it would have a lot of direct and indirect impact on the Nigerian economy.

    The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported that 21 billion dollars […]

  • Brexit will affect Diaspora remittances to Nigeria – Don

    Brexit will affect Diaspora remittances to Nigeria – Don

    Britain’s exit from the European Union (EU) will cause a contraction of the Diaspora remittances from Britain, a don, Prof. Isaac Albert, said on Monday.

    Albert, the Director, Institute for Peace and Strategic Studies, University of Ibadan, made the assertion while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on the impact of Brexit.

    Brexit is the exit of Britain from the EU on June 23 through a referendum.

    He noted that Britain hosted many Nigerians and a contraction of its […]

  • Nigeria to have data on its diaspora soon – NIMC

    Nigeria to have data on its diaspora soon – NIMC

    According to reports, the Director–General of National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Engr. Aliyu Aziz, has said that the capturing of the data of Nigerians in the Diaspora will start before the end of 2016.

    Aziz gave the cheering news when the Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, paid a visit to the commission in Abuja to know its level of preparedness to capture the identity of Nigerians living abroad.

    Aziz said by September […]

  • We will bring back our Nigeria’s best brains in diaspora – FG

    We will bring back our Nigeria’s best brains in diaspora – FG

    According to reports, the Federal Government is determined to woo Nigeria’s best brains abroad to be part of the on-going economic diversification initiative of the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration, Science and Technology Minister, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has said.

    The minister made the disclosure in Abuja yesterday when the President of Africa Academy of Science, Prof. Aderemi Kuku, in company of Director/Chief Executive, National Mathematical Centre (NMC), Prof. Adewale Solarin, visited to intimate him of the forth-coming regional mathematical conference.

    Onu, who explained the […]

  • BVN Registration: CBN Extends Enrollment For Diaspora Bank Customers Only

    BVN Registration: CBN Extends Enrollment For Diaspora Bank Customers Only

    The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has extended the timeline for Nigerian bank customers in the Diaspora to enroll for their Bank Verification Numbers (BVN) to January 31, 2016.

    This is contained in statement by the Bank’s Director, Corporate Communications, Mr Ibrahim Mu’azu, on Monday in Abuja.

    It explained that the extension was to enable the customers in Diaspora to complete the enrollment as well as link the BVN to their respective accounts.

    It stated that the extension was only for customers in […]

  • BVN: Nigerians In The Diaspora Can Now Do Their Registration

    BVN: Nigerians In The Diaspora Can Now Do Their Registration

    Nigerians in Diaspora that have Nigerian bank accounts and are yet to do their Bank Verification Numbers BVN registration can now do so without leaving their resident country as the Central Bank of Nigeria has made two options available for them to conveniently do the registrations.

    According to circular dated August 18th and signed by the CBN’s Director of Banking and Payment System, Dipo Fatokun, Nigerian bank customers in the diaspora can do their registration via option one; present themselves to […]