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 chairmaned 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 CANADA-AFRICA RELATIONS IN A GLOBALIZING WORLD” 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 prominent 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.
The second session which was chaired by professor Akinjide Osuntokun, the Pro chancellor and chairman of council of Ekiti State University witnessed series of paper presenters prominent amongst them was Professor Peter Okebukola who delivered a paper titled “Culture and International Understanding in Nigeria’s Foreign Policy. Amb. TAB Shodipo, Member, NIIA Governing Council also enlightened the audience with Nigeria’s Official and State Protocol. 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, Prof. Bola A Akinterinwa gave a speech on the above subject matter.
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.
SPECIAL BRAINSTORMING SESSION ON NIGERIA-CHINA BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT FRIDAY, 10 TO SATURDAY, 11 JANUARY 2014
The Nigerian Institute of International Affairs in collaboration with ICBS consult organized a special Brainstorming Session on Nigeria-China Business Environment on January 10th-11th, 2014. The Special Brainstorming Session was held at the Institute’s Louis Mbanefo Rotunda at 9.00am while the Investment Forum/Luncheon was held at Oriental Hotel, Lagos.
The two events had in attendance eminent personalities from different walks of life.