19TH BRAINSTORMING SESSION ON UNITED NATIONS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS IN NIGERIA: CHINA-NIGERIA RELATIONS AS A FRAMEWORK DATE: NOVEMBER 11th 2015
The NIIA in collaboration with The Embassy of the People’s Republic of China on November 11th, 2015 organized a Brainstorming Session on UNITED NATIONS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS IN NIGERIA: CHINA-NIGERIA RELATIONS AS A FRAMEWORK at the Oriental Hotel, Lekki. Nigeria.
Issues bordering on Nigeria-China relations were discussed and addressed. Eminent personalities including Chairperson House Committee on Foreign Affairs Hon. Nnenna Elendu-Ukeje, Ambassador of China to Nigeria, Chief Arthur Mbanefo, former Nigeria’s Ambassador to Germany, Professor Jide Oshuntokun amongst others.
PRESENTATION OF 2014 GLOBAL GO TO THINK TANK INDEX REPORT AND 18TH BRAINSTORMING SESSION ON CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS AND NATIONAL SECURITY DATE: JANUARY 22nd 2015
The Nigerian Institute of International Affairs in collaboration with The Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program The Lauder Institute, The University of Pennsylvania on january 22nd 2015 organized a programme on the presentation of 2014 Global Go to Think tank Index Report and a Brainstorming Session on Civil Society Organisations and National Security at the Louis Mbanefo Rotunda premises of the NIIA. Participants were drawn from the public service, academic, security experts civil societies, media and the NIIA. The DG department of State Services, Abuja, Commodore Folorunsho Onimole (Rtd), Prof Osita Agbu and Prof Alaba Ogunsanwo presented papers at the session.
THE ARAB-ISRAELI CONFLICT:IS LASTING PEACE A POSSIBILITY? DATE: MONDAY 9th DECEMBER 2014 VENUE: BOLAJI AKINYEMI AUDITORIUM, NIIA 13/15 KOFO ABAYOMI ROAD VICTORIA ISLAND, LAGOS.
The NIIA on December 9th, 2014 organized a public lecture on The Arab Israeli Conflict: Is Lasting Peace a Possibility? The public lecture which began at about 3pm had His Excellency Mr Uriel Palti(Ambassador of the State of Israel as the guest lecturer. Mr Goodie Ibru, OON was the Guest of Honour while Professor George Obiozor (Former Nigeria’s Ambassador to Israel and United States chaired the lecture.
The lecture was well attended by students and staff of various universities as well as members of the military amongst others. The lecture centred around brokering a lasting peace between the Arabs and the Israelis..
NIGERIA’S INTERNATIONAL BORDERS: THE CHALLENGE OF NATIONAL SECURITY. DATE: MONDAY 19th SEPTEMBER 2014 VENUE: BOLAJI AKINYEMI AUDITORIUM, NIIA 13/15 KOFO ABAYOMI ROAD VICTORIA ISLAND, LAGOS.
The Nigerian Institute of International Affairs on the 19th of September 2014 organized a public lecture on Nigeria’s International Borders: The Challenge of National Security. The Minister of the Interior, Comrade Abba Patrick Moro did justice to the topic. Moro talked at length at the challenges of National Security as regards the country’s International Borders. Senator (Gen) Mohammed Magoro, the Chairman, Senate Committee on National Security and Intelligence chaired the lecture. Also in attendance were Former Nigeria’s Permanent Representative at the United Nations, Chief Arthur Mbanefo, MFR, CON, FCA, mniia and other prominent Nigerians. Follow our facebook channel to see more….https://www.facebook.com/niia.net
CANADA-AFRICA RELATIONS IN A GLOBALIZING WORLD. DATE: MONDAY 5th JUNE, 2014 VENUE: BOLAJI AKINYEMI AUDITORIUM, NIIA 13/15 KOFO ABAYOMI ROAD VICTORIA ISLAND, LAGOS
The Nigerian Institute of International Affairs on the 5th of June 2014 organized its fifth public lecture on Canada-Africa relations in a Globalizing World. His Excellency Mr Perry J. Calderwood, Canadian High Commissioner was the guest lecturer. The lecture which was chaired by Sen (Gen.) I.O.S Nwachukwu had Chief Philip Asiodu, Erelu Abiola Dosumu, Barrister Odien Ajumogobia (SAN) and host of other dignitaries in attendance. The guest lecturer did justice to the topic and proffered suggestions on how to further strengthen Canada and Africa relations. The Chairman of the lecture Sen (Gen) I.O.S Nwachukwu gave his remarks and finally a vote of thanks was given by the Director of Research and Studies, Professor Ogaba Oche who was ably represented by Professor Fred Agwu.
ASPECTS OF NIGERIA’S FOREIGN POLICY IN CONTEMPORARY TIMES DATE: MONDAY 2ND AND TUESDAY 3RD JUNE, 2014 VENUE: LOUIS MBANEFO ROTUNDA, NIIA 13/15 KOFO ABAYOMI ROAD VICTORIA ISLAND, LAGOS
The Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs National Assembly, Abuja in Collaboration with The Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA) on June 2nd and 3rd organized a two Day Retreat on ASPECTS OF NIGERIA’S FOREIGN POLICY IN CONTEMPORARY TIMES. The retreat which was organized for the senators witnessed a heavy turnout from prominent Nigerians including Senate president who was represented by his chief of Staff, Senator Mathew Nwagwu and senators of the senate foreign Affairs Committee. The first session was chaired by Professor Jibril Aminu- former Chairman, Senate Foreign Affairs Committee… Click here for more
SYMPOSIUM ON THE ARAB-ISRAELI CONFLICT: IS LASTING PEACE A POSSIBILITY? THURSDAY, MARCH 27TH, 2014
The Nigerian Institute of International Affairs yesterday, 27th March 2014 organized a Symposium on The Arab-Israeli Conflict: Is lasting Peace a Possibility?. Professor Olusola Ojo, Dean, College of Humanities, McPherson University chairmaned the occassion. Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairperson House committee on Diaspora Affairs was the Guest of Honour. In attendance were important personalities notable among them are Prof. Alaba Ogunsanwo, Prof. Supo Adedokun, Associate Prof. Fred Agwu, Mrs Akinterinwa, Ms Agatha Ude, Mrs Abimbola Dada, Senior officers of the Nigerian Army and host of others. Also in attendance were student representatives of History and International Relations of Covenant University, Ota and students of the Lagos State University. The Director General of the Institute, Prof. Bola A Akinterinwa gave a speech on the title: THE ARAB-ISRAELI CONFLICT: IS LASTING PEACE A POSSIBILITY?
SPECIAL SUMMIT ON GLOBAL SUMMIT ON GLOBAL FOREIGN POLICY CHALLENGES IN 2014 and 2015: AGENDA SETTING FOR NIGERIA MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2014
The Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, (NIIA) organized a special summit on Global Foreign Policy Challenges in 2014 and 2015: Agenda Setting for Nigeria on Monday, February 24th 2014. Professor Bola A. Akinterinwa, the Director General of the Institute delivered the keynote Address. Senator (Gen) I.O.S Nwachukwu (Rtd) GCMG, CFR, COM mni chaired the first session. The second session which took place later in the afternoon was chaired by Professor A. Bolaji Akinyemi, CFR. The summit had in attendance Dr Pius Osunyikanmi, the Director General/CEO Technical Aids Corps, eminent scholars from the academia, Senior officers of the Nigerian Army, Comptroller General of Immigration and other top government functionaries.