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Don't Discount the Nigerian Diaspora in the U.S.


Did you know approximately 380,000 Nigerian immigrants and their children (the first & second generations) live in the United States, and Nigeria is the largest source of African immigration to the United States? The size of the Nigeria-born population in the United States has grown from a small base since 1980, when an estimated 25,000 Nigerian immigrants were U.S. residents. Today, Nigerian immigrants account for about 0.6 percent of the United States’ overall foreign-born population, about half of whom arrived before 2000. A similar proportion of Nigerian immigrants are naturalized U.S. citizens.  The largest numbers of Nigerian immigrants in the United States reside in Texas, Maryland, and New York. By metropolitan area, New York City has the largest Nigerian immigrant population, followed by Houston and Washington, DC area. These are strong socio-economic indicators from the robust community from the "Giant of the Africa". (READ MORE)

Join us on our East Africa Trade Mission 2.0 
to Uganda & Tanzania

The United States and five East African countries pledged on February 27, 2015 to ease trade flows and set the stage for more U.S. investment, a program that could be extended to other parts of Africa. The agreement commits Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi to cooperate with the United States in customs issues, ease red tape at borders, reduce customs wait times and harmonize trade standards.  (READ MORE)

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