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Wednesday, 23 November 2011
Nigerians in UK move to boost FDI, remittance
By Clifford Ndujihe TO improve Foreign Direct Investments, FDI, and remittances from United Kingdom, UK, Nigerian professionals in UK will host a seminar on December 1 to showcase the avalanche of business and investment opportunities in the country.
The seminar, with the theme, Delivering Projects in Complex Environments, is being organised by Nigerian Association of Project Professionals United Kingdom, NAPPUK, in London.
Currently, there are about 150,000 Nigerians in UK. Estimated remittances from Nigerians in the Diaspora stand at $20 billion with the United States accounting for the largest portion of official remittances followed by the UK.
Relatedly, estimated net flow of FDI is about $8 billion. Read more