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Nigeria
Federal Republic of Nigeria

Overview

  • Establishment of Diplomatic Relations : February 22, 1980
  • Bilateral Trade(2017, Estimates) :  $ 2,622 million
    • Exports : $ 2,122 million
    • Imports : $ 500 million
  • Number of Koreans living in Nigeria(2017) : 593
  • High-level Exchanges
    • From the ROK to Nigeria
      • 1982   AugustPresident Chun Doo-hwan
      • 1994   MaySpecial Envoy of the President Roh Young-chan
      • 1999   MaySpecial Envoy of the President Choi Kwang-soo
      • 2002   SeptemberMinister of Construction and Transportation Lim In-taek as a Special Envoy of the President
      • 2006   MarchPresident Roh Moo-hyun
      • 2007   MayVice Minister of Foreign Affairs Kim Ho-young
      • 2007   JulyMinister of Construction and Transportation Lee Yong-seob
      • 2007   December2nd Vice Minister of Commerce, Industry and Energy
      • 2009   MayCEO of Korea National Oil Coperation
      • 2010   SeptemberFormer Prime Minister
      • 2011   MaySpecial Envoy of the President
      • 2013   MarchFormer Assembly Member Chung Ui-yong
      • 2014   MarchPresident of Korea-Nigeria Frienship Group Shin Hak-yong
      • 2015   MayAssembly Members Lee Ju-young, Park Dae-dong, Lee Noh-geun
      • 2016   JulyDirector General of African and Middle Eastern Affairs Bureau Kwon Hee-seog
    • From Nigeria to the ROK
      • 1997   SeptemberPresident of the Electoral Commission Dandaura
      • 1998   MarchMinister of Commerce Onikepo Akande
      • 2000   JulyPresident Olusegun Obasanjo
      • 2002   SeptemberMinister of Agriculture and Rural Development Adamu Bello
      • 2002   NovemberMinister of Foreign Affairs Sule Lamido
      • 2002   NovemberMinister of Foreign Affairs Sule Lamido
      • 2003   JanuaryMinister of Transportation Ojo Maduekwe
      • 2005   MarchMinister of Foreign Affairs Oluyemi Adeniji
      • 2005   NovemberSenate President Ken Nnamani
      • 2006   NovemberPresident Olusegun Obasanjo
      • 2007   JanuaryMinister of State for Foreign Affairs Alhaji Abubakar Tanko
      • 2008   SeptemberMinister of State for Energy (Gas) Odusina
      • 2008   OctoberMinister of Mines Isola
      • 2009   JuneState Minister of Information Communication
      • 2010   AugustForeign Minister Ajumogobia
      • 2012   MarchMinister of Foreign Affairs Ashiru
        Minister of Trade and Investment Aganga
        Minister of Electricity Nnaji
        President Jonathan
      • 2012   JulySecretary of State of Trade and Investment Ortom
      • 2012   OctoberMinister of Foreign Affairs Ashiru
        Minister of Trade and Investment Aganga
      • 2013   AprilVice President of Senate Ekweremadu
      • 2013   OctoberFirst Lady Jonathan
        Chief of Staff of the Air Force Badeh
      • 2013   NovemberMinister of Culture and Tourism Duke
      • 2014   MayVice Speaker of the House Ihedioha
      • 2014   JulySecretary of State 1 Onwuliri
      • 2016   FebruaryFirst Lady Buhari
      • 2018   AugustFirst Lady Buhari

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