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It was indeed a very successful AGM-2017 in Portugal 🇵🇹 🇵🇹🇵🇹

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Dear Hon BOT members,

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On behalf of the NIDOE CEC, BOT and the entire NIDO Europe (NIDOE), I give all the Glory to the Almighty God for granting us all journey mercies from our various locations to Lisbon, Portugal.

Special thanks to the followings;
– NIDOE Chair (Hon Kenneth Gbandi)
– NIDOE Portugal Chair (Hon Adeyemi)
– NIDOE Portugal Excos & members
– NIDOE Central Executive Council
– NIDOE Board of Trustees
– NIDOE AGM-2017 Committee
– NIDOE Members present in Lisbon

Special thanks also to all the following Dignitaries that we’re present to grace the occasion;
– All Nigerian Ambassadors present
– Hon Barr Rita Orji Chairman House Committee on Diaspora Affairs

As well as to our indefatigable Dr Jones Edobor and Mrs Lola Visa-Mabogunje.

I stand on this rostrum with a sense of deep humility and great pride in the wake of these great Nigerians who have graces this conference.
Here, are centered the hopes and aspirations and faith of the Nigerian race here in Europe.
We are in excellent shape, the money sound and the membership rising. We all couldn’t have done this without each other.
Let me again thank you all for having joined this AGM. Your active and Dynamic participation has made this conference a successful event. I am grateful to each and everyone of you. This global gathering has come to confirm the tradition of NIDOE. A platform and forum which brings together different people to take charge of the progress made in NIDOE and to continually suggest the way forward.
Prior to the conference, we had to set up a primary objective for it, attempt to contribute to and to somewhat focus our deliberations on the discussion underway, regarding the “Housing Investment” and to some extent the need to sustainable goals and development, as well as to the challenges related to this noble organization.
And with the positive contributions of this noble organization, we will achieve our new project.

We’re extremely happy to see a new down in the history of NIDO Europe in the view of our collective achievements in the just concluded AGM-2017, which is one of the most successful NIDO Europe AGM in recent history.

I like to use this opportunity to remind us all of the need to stay focus and continue to leaverage on the new era of NIDO Europe’s zero tolerance to dirty in-fighting and nevative publicity that has plaques the Organization over the past years.

I pray for journey mercies for everyone of our members who are presently on their way back home and those that are yet to commence their journeys to their various destinations in Jesus’ name, Amen!

NIDO Europe AGM & Housing Investment Summit, Portugal 2017.

NIDO Europe AGM & Housing Investment Summit, Portugal 2017.

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NIDO Europe AGM & Housing Investment Summit, Portugal 2017. Event update welcome reception by H.E. Amb Ngozi Ukaeje (Nigerian Ambassador to Portugal). In attendance: Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, SSA to the President on Diaspora and Foreign Affairs; H.E. Amb (Gen) GG Umo (Nigerian Ambassador to The Holy See, Vatican), Algerian Ambassador to Portugal, Mr. Adeyemi Aderemi (Chapter Chairman Portugal), Mr. Roland Igbinoba (Founder, Pison Housing Company), Mr Chiwaren Abubakar (Project Director Pison Housing Company), Ministers from the Embassy and later location check by NIDOE Exco and Pison Housing company Team. “Working the TALK” All set for NIDOE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (AGM) AND NIDOE HOUSING SUMMIT NOVEMBER 9-11, 2017 AT LISBON, PORTUGAL


Browse through photos of the 2017 Nigerians In Diaspora Housing Summit, Lisbon, Portugal

Join us in welcoming His Excellency Ambassador Ngofa to The Netherlands.

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The new Nigerian Ambassador to The Netherlands His Excellency Ambassador Oji Nyimenuate Ngofa, a former council chairman in Rivers State and the Deputy National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) with his family arrived to The Netherlands on Thursday 26th October 2017 to resume duty. He is young, dynamic and intelligent and from River State in the Niger Delta region. His personality and impressive track record, both in public and private service, has established him as a solid and cerebral individual deserving of the high responsibility that he has been saddled with. Above all he is very humble and down to earth. Join me in welcoming His Excellency Ambassador Ngofa and his family to The Netherlands.


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The new High Commissioner of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to the Court of St James, His Excellency Ambassador George Adesola Oguntade has resumed duty at the Nigerian High Commission in London.

The ambassador is the first substantive High Commissioner since Dr Tafida Dalhatu was recalled in 2015. In the past 2 years, the UK has had 2 acting Nigerian High Commissioners at the court of St James. Ambassador Kunle Bamgbose was the acting High Commissioner before he handed to Simon Ogah also in an acting capacity till he was recalled earlier this year.

Born March 10, 1940 Justice Oguntade, is a retired Nigerian jurist who served as Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria from May 19, 2004 to May 10, 2010.

George Oguntade was born in Epe, Lagos State where he completed his basic formal education. He attended Ijebu Ode Grammar School till 1958 after which he worked as a court clerk at the High Court of Justice, Ibadan between 1958 and 1961 before he left for the United Kingdom for further studies.

He graduated from Holborn College of Law in 1964 before he proceeded to the Nigerian Law School in 1965.

He was called to the Nigerian Bar on January 15, 1966.

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Retd Justice George Oguntade with his wife Modupe

Justice Oguntade worked in private law practices for 14 years and in September 1980 was appointed a Judge of the Lagos High Court

Between September 1987–May 2004, George served as Presiding Justice for several State Courts of Appeal in Nigeria until his appointment as Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria on May 19, 2004.

Having attained the statutory retirement age of 70 years, George Oguntade retired from the Supreme Court Bench on May 10, 2010. On September 16, 2015, He was appointed Chancellor of the Lagos State University Governing Council by Akinwunmi Ambode.

The retired Justice Oguntade is married with children and grandchildren.

He arrived on London on the 8th of October and he has officially resumed duty.  He will be deputised at High Commission by Dr Kabiru Bala.



Nigerian Ambassador to Turkey Presents Letters of Credence:

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The new Nigerian Ambassador to Turkey IIyasu Paragalda says he is poised to forge ahead a sustainable trade deal between Nigeria and the Republic of Turkey.

Ambassador Paragalda was speaking shortly after presenting his letters of credence to the Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the presidential Palace in Ankara tthe nation’s capital city.