Nigeria APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To create a better understanding of issues relating to Nigeria; to promote links between the UK and Nigeria; and to support development and democracy in Nigeria.

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Recent Documents related to Nigeria

1. Nigeria: CSSF invites proposals for Women, Peace and Security Programme
20/10/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Guidance Nigeria: CSSF invites proposals for Women, Peace and Security Programme

2. Profile of development work: Nigeria
02/09/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: DFID NIGERIA poverty, deliver the Global Goals for Sustainable Development (SDGs) and tackle

3. Return of stolen assets confiscated by the UK: agreement between the UK and Nigeria
19/03/2021 - Crown Prosecution Service
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Found: between the UK and Nigeria This agreement between the governments of the UK and Nigeria facilitates the

4. Return of stolen assets confiscated by the UK: agreement between the UK and Nigeria
19/03/2021 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: between the UK and Nigeria This agreement between the governments of the UK and Nigeria facilitates the

5. Nigeria: in prison abroad
13/07/2021 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Nigeria: in prison abroad Information on the legal and prison systems in Nigeria for British

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Nigeria

1. Nigeria: Sanctions Regime
23/11/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: has considered e-petition 554150, relating to Nigeria and the sanctions regime.It is a pleasure - Speech Link

2. Nigeria: Religious Violence
21/09/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: for International Freedom of Religion or Belief, Nigeria: Unfolding Genocide?, published on 15 June. - Speech Link
2: issues of intercommunal violence and terrorism in Nigeria. We condemn all incidents of violence and call - Speech Link
3: potential genocide in Nigeria. According to the International Committee on Nigeria, Islamist Fulani herders - Speech Link

3. Nigeria: Fulani
09/05/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: is their assessment of recent developments in Nigeria, with particular reference to attacks by Fulani - Speech Link
2: the escalation in intercommunal violence across Nigeria, which has a devastating impact on lives and communities - Speech Link
3: The example of Nigeria is a very stark one. The noble Baroness knows Nigeria well. This was a focus - Speech Link

4. Nigeria: Armed Violence (Rural Communities)
27/11/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: armed violence against farming communities in Nigeria.It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship - Speech Link
2: from Nigeria and elsewhere that weaponry seems to be available in Nigeria. They said that Nigeria is probably - Speech Link

5. International Freedom of Religion or Belief
08/07/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: violations, including an apparent 58% cut in ODA to Nigeria while the country faces immense challenges due - Speech Link
2: different agencies on the ground, including in Nigeria. I assure the right reverend Prelate that, notwithstanding - Speech Link
3: focusing on Nigeria. The Government’s decision to cut spending on foreign aid to Nigeria by an apparent - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Nigeria
1. Nigeria: Violence
asked by: Lord Pendry
09/11/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the scale of attacks carried out by Nigerian security forces on protestors in Nigeria; and what assistance they are providing to programmes in that country that aim to strengthen the freedom of expression and the rule of law.

2. Nigeria: Violence
asked by: Lyn Brown
12/11/2020
... what estimate his Department has made of the number of people reported to have been killed by police and military personnel during the recent End Sars protests in Nigeria.

3. Nigeria: Violence
asked by: Lyn Brown
12/11/2020
... Nigeria by police and military personnel on the 20 October 2020.

4. Nigeria: Police
asked by: Lyn Brown
13/11/2020
... whether the UK Government is providing material support or equipment to the Nigerian Government as part of its support for police reform in Nigeria.

5. Nigeria: Violence
asked by: Nadia Whittome
02/11/2020
... whether he has made representations to his Nigerian counterpart on potential human rights violations in that country by police during operations to limit demonstrations; and if he will make a statement.

Latest Questions
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6 Current APPG Officers
Laurence Robertson Portrait
Laurence Robertson
Vice Chair
Conservative - Tewkesbury
Joined: 30th July 2015
Taiwo Owatemi Portrait
Taiwo Owatemi
Vice Chair
Labour - Coventry North West
Joined: 24th February 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Kate Osamor MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 6602.

Email: kate.osamor.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Yusuf Hassan, Chatham House, 10 St James's Square, London SW1Y 4LE. Tel: 0207 314 3645

Email: yhassan@chathamhouse.org

Secretariat:

Chatham House acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.chathamhouse.org/

Benefits in Kind
Date
4 Feb 2021
Source
Chatham House
Description
Secretariat   From : 04/02/2021 To : 03/02/2022
Value
£9,001
Date
4 Feb 2020
Source
Chatham House
Description
Secretariat   From : 04/02/2020 To : 03/02/2021
Value
£10,501
Date
11 Jul 2018
Source
Chatham House
Description
Secretariat   From : 11/07/2018 To : 10/07/2019
Value
£9,001
Date
11 Jul 2017
Source
Chatham House
Description
Secretariat   From : 11/07/2017 To : 10/07/2018
Value
£9,001
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
Chatham House
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£9,001
Date
1 Jan 2015
Source
Chatham House
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£9,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Nigeria APPG

Former APPG Officers
Lord Chidgey Portrait
Lord Chidgey
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 27th January 2021
Preet Kaur Gill Portrait
Preet Kaur Gill
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Birmingham, Edgbaston
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 27th January 2021
Karen Lee Portrait
Karen Lee
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Lincoln
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Dan Carden Portrait
Dan Carden
Secretary
Labour - Liverpool, Walton
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
Patrick Grady Portrait
Patrick Grady
Vice-Chair
Scottish National Party - Glasgow North
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 10th October 2018
Richard Fuller Portrait
Richard Fuller
Vice Chair
Conservative - North East Bedfordshire
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017