Nigeria APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 21/04/2021

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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.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.


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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 (CPS)
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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. Trade and investment factsheets (partner names beginning with M to O)
12/02/2021 - Department for International Trade
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Found: Nigeria This factsheet provides the latest statistics on trade and investment between the UK and

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. Nigeria: Fulani
06/12/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: situation in northern and central belt states of Nigeria, following the report by local church leaders of - Speech Link
2: tragic escalation in intercommunal violence in Nigeria this year. While religious identity is certainly - Speech Link
3: Government make representations to the Government of Nigeria to ensure that it will be safe for the huge numbers - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Nigeria
1. Nigeria: Terrorism
asked by: Baroness Cox
24/09/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the scale of attacks by Islamists on Muslim communities in Nigeria; and what data sources they used to inform any such assessment.

2. Nigeria: Violence
asked by: Lord Alton of Liverpool
29/09/2020
... and (b) to assist Nigeria in its response to such atrocities.

3. Nigeria: Christianity
asked by: Carla Lockhart
01/09/2020
... what diplomatic steps the Government is taking to help protect Christians in Nigeria following the death of nine Christians in an attack by Fulani Militants in March 2020.

4. Nigeria: Police
asked by: Layla Moran
16/10/2020
... what representations the Government has made to the Nigerian Government on the Special Anti-Robbery Squad.

5. Nigeria: Violence
asked by: Layla Moran
16/10/2020
... what steps his Department has taken to help bring about a cessation to violence in Nigeria.

Latest Questions
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
Florence Eshalomi Portrait
Florence Eshalomi
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Vauxhall
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