...economy, public policy and business facilitation  

April 14, 2014 - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement following a deadly bombing on the outskirts of Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, that claimed the lives of more than 70 people and left over 100 injured:

Ottawa, April 14th, 2014

Nigeria Canada Forum condemns in the strongest terms the terrorist attack of April 14th that killed dozens of innocent Nigerians and injured many more going about their daily business in Abuja.

February 12, 2014
Ottawa, Canada

The Nigeria Canada Forum (NCF) has announced the relocation of its headquarters from Regina to Ottawa, Canada, effective immediately. The new headquarters is located at the World Exchange Plaza, a premier office complex located in the heart of Ottawa's downtown district, steps from Parliament Hill.

February 10, 2014
Regina, Canada

The Nigeria Canada Forum (NCF) announced today the formation of its inaugural Board of Directors and Advisory Council. The new Board and Council comprise of prominent Canadians and Nigerians who are committed to the facilitation and promotion of trade, investment and sound public policy initiatives for the benefit of both countries.

December 30, 2013
Vancouver, Canada

The Nigeria Canada Forum (NCF) invites thought leaders, captains of industry, industry experts, academics, and members of the public to submit articles to be considered for publication under the Policy Series section of the NCF website.

October 2, 2013
Regina, Canada

Ladies and Gentlemen of the Press,

The media is invited to an exciting series of events targeting the exploration of new business, investment, education and other collaboration opportunities between Canada and Nigeria.

A number of senior political leaders from Nigeria and Canada, including the Nigerian High Commissioner in Ottawa, Ambassador Ojo Maduekwe; Canada’s Federal Minister of Social Development, Hon. Jason Kenney; Speaker of the House of Commons, Hon. Andrew Scheer; Executive Governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko; Canada’s Federal MP, Tom Lukiwski; Mayor of Regina, His Worship Michael Fougere; and Professor of Political Economy, Dr. Pat Utomi will be visiting Regina from October 3 to 6, 2013 to explore opportunities to strengthen the cooperation between Canada and Nigeria in matters of the economy and public policy.

October 7, 2013
Regina, Canada

The following is a Communiqué issued following the 2013 Nigeria-Canada Exchange Series (NCES) put together by the Nigeria Canada Forum (NCF) from October 3-5, 2013 in Regina, Canada:

  • The 2013 NCES was held from October 3-5, 2013 in Regina, Canada, as part of the strategies to further enhance and promote bilateral trade and investment opportunities between Nigeria and Canada. The events were put together by the NCF, in partnership with the Ministry of the Economy and the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy.