Building a New Era of US-Nigeria Commercial Relations

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Who We Are

The U.S.-Nigeria Council (USNC) is the premier business organization dedicated to strengthening commercial ties between the United States and Nigeria. The Council builds and supports long-term business partnerships between US and Nigerian companies that drive innovation, entrepreneurship, technology transfer, job creation, and economic growth in both economies.

USNC membership offers high-level services, including exclusive access to meetings and events, executive business intelligence and council advocacy for member issues and priorities.

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The U.S. Nigeria Council hosted the Nigerian launch of the Council in March 2017.

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The U.S. Nigeria Council welcomed high-level private and public sector representatives for a reception and dinner on April 14, 2016. With remarks from Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Assistant Secretary of State and the Council Co-Chairs. guests were introduced to USNC’s vision and objectives.

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Our Purpose

The Council’s work actively supports Nigeria’s national development strategy and US commercial diplomacy. With the support of the Nigerian Sovereign Invest Authority, a key institutional partner, and other Nigerian institutions, the Council helps to advance critical trade and investment initiatives such as: re-invigorating industrial free trade zones, diversifying exports, integrating agro-investments into global supply chains, and matching energy development with production needs.

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Our Members

The Council has twenty permanent members, 10 U.S. and 10 Nigerian, two co-chairs and an executive director. In addition, the Council offers rotating membership opportunities to ensure the inclusion of entrepreneurs and representatives from small and medium sized companies with interests in Nigeria. USNC recognizes the contribution of its founding members including: