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National Day: Independence Day 1 Oct

2019 Embassy Activities Round-Up

Greater Understanding of Nigeria

To mark Nigeria@59 anniversary (from l): Minister of State, Sam Tan, Ambassador Akinremi Bolaji, Madam Foluso Bolaji and Dr. Gabriel Aduda.

Nigeria continues to develop its excellent relationship with Singapore and  continues to place a high priority on opening up opportunities for both countries

Nigeria-Singapore Business and Investment Forum (NSBIF) 2019
The 59th Independence Anniversary Celebration of Nigeria kicked off with the Nigeria-Singapore Business and Investment Forum (NSBIF) 2019, organised by the Nigeria High Commission in collaboration with the Singapore Business Federation (SBF). Participants from Nigeria, Singapore, Australia, United Kingdom, Canada and China were able to interact and learn from each other’s experiences.

Group photograph of the participants of the ‘Walk for Life’ and staff of
St. Theresa’s Old People’s Home.

Walk for Life and Visit to St. Theresa’s Old Peoples Home
For the first time, a charity walk titled, “Walk for Life” was organised by the High Commission and it took place at the scenic MacRitchie Reservoir Park. Participants, almost 50 in number walked around the park and visited the Saint Theresa’s Old People’s Home, to present token gifts to the home.

Ambassador Bolaji with participants of NSBIF 2019

Independence Anniversary Gala Nite
The 59th Independence Anniversary Gala Nite featured speeches from the H. E. Akinremi Bolaji Head of Mission of Nigerian and H. E Sam Tan Minister of State, for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Social and Family Development of the Republic of Singapore. Also in attendance were: Mr. Lim Biow Chuan Member of Parliament for Mountbatten Single Member Constituency, Mr Chong Kee Hiong Member of Parliament for Bishan-Toa Payoh Group Constituency and Dr. Gabriel Aduda the Pemanent Secretary for Political and Economic Affairs, Office of the Secretary of the Government of the Federation of Nigeria. One of the highlights of the Anniversary celebration was the presentation of Awards of Appreciation to individuals, Institutions and Companies, for their contributions towards National Economic Development of Nigeria: λ The Singapore Cooperation Programme for Technical Assistance (SCPTA) represented by H. E Sam Tan λ Ms Yewande Sadiku, Executive Secretary and CEO of Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) λ The Tolaram Group λ Indorama Eleme Petrochemical Company Limited λ Penguin International Pte Ltd and λ Olam International

Brazil v Nigeria: International Friendly Football Match

The Singapore Sport Hub featured a football match between the Nigerian (pictured left) and the Brazilian National Teams on Sunday, 13 October, 2019. The match ended in a one – one draw.

Welcome the Newest Nigerians in Singapore

On 29 November, 2019 the High Commission organised a get together to send forth Prof. Adekunle Adeyeye of the National University of Singapore and Mrs. Samantha Uwazuruonye Tokunbo of the Tolaram Group. Likewise the Mission received four new Nigerian families to Singapore: Engr. & Mrs. Birinengi Harry & family, Engr. Dennis Inegbedion & family, Mr. & Mrs. Ibiyemi Oshinaike & family and Mr. & Mrs. Koyejo Bankole & family.

The Nigerian Community also welcomes newly born Nigerian babies: Master William Semilore Abass, born on 7th October 2019 and Miss Sophia Ayomide Macaulay on 21st November 2019.

Spouses of the Heads of Mission

Coffee Morning for Spouses of Heads of Missions in Singapore (SHOM)
Spouses of the Heads of Missions in Singapore holds coffee morning meeting once a month.  The October edition was hosted by Madam Foluso Bolaji, the wife of H.E. Akinremi Bolaji, Head of Mission of Nigeria High Commission. Nigeria also hosted the Group’s Book Club in the month of October 2019 at the prestigious Fullerton Hotel.