THE NIGERIA HOUSE PROJECT IN RIO

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The Nigeria House
The Nigeria House Project

The Nigeria House Project is a Public Private Initiative of the Federal Government of Nigeria, designed to take optimum advantage of the business opportunities inherent in major Global Sporting Events/Games.

To this end, the 2016 Olympic Games provides a great opportunity to re-brand and promote Nigeria’s potentials by showcasing our rich and diverse heritage/products by giving opportunities to stakeholders to attract investors to Nigeria.

However, a state-of-the-art Nigeria House will be established in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in close proximity to the Olympic games’ venues and Games village. The Nigeria House will offer you a very high quality corporate hospitality and platform to promote Nigeria’s rich, Culture, Tourism, Business and Investment Climate.

The Nigeria House Project has a clear mandate to attract foreign direct investments to Nigeria through this platform. Given the cultural similarity between Nigeria and Brazil; the project targets at least two million people from across the globe to visit the Nigeria House at the forthcoming 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Therefore, setting sights to generate Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) into Nigeria worth $22 billion.

Hence, the Federal Government is willing and determined to partner with State Governments, Corporate Bodies and Individuals; so as to collectively and successfully drive Foreign Direct Investments into the country in the quest to diversify the economy.

According to the Brazil-Nigeria Chamber of Commerce, Nigeria remains a safe haven for investments. Nigeria is set out to attract Foreign Direct Investments.

Among activities lined up within the Nigeria Hospitality House are:

  • Business conferences and round table meetings
  • Exhibitions
  • Cultural promotion/celebration
  • Sponsorship networking
  • Cuisine and fashion shows
  • Entertainments
  • Tour of Brazil (Site seeing)
  • Local sports competition
  • And lots more…

 

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