Sunday, 3 May 2015

News Release: “Nigeria 2015; Beyond The Ballot”

The Nigerian-American Leadership Council (NALC) Presents:

Topic: “Nigeria 2015;Beyond the Ballot”

A Discussion of: Democracy-Governance, Business Opportunities, and Security, in Africa’s largest and fastest rising Economic Power
Venue: Rayburn House Office Building, B338 & B339, US Congress
45 Independence Avenue
Washington, DC 20515

Date: May18, 2015

Time: 5:30PM-7:30PM

Overview: On the evening of May 18th, the Nigerian-American Leadership Council and the Office of Congresswoman Sheila Jackson-Lee will host a gathering of experts, business leaders and compatriots to discuss the governance, economic opportunities, and business landscape of the fast rising Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Hosted by: Nigerian-American Leadership Council in Association with Hon. Congresswoman Sheila Jackson-Lee

Remarks by:
Hon. Congresswoman Sheila Jackson-Lee, US House of Representatives
Rr. Admiral Donald Loren, former US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Snr. Policy Advisor, NALC
Sam Okey Mbonu, Executive Director, Nigerian-American Leadership Council (NALC)
Kayode Tani-Olu, Policy Advisor, Government Relations, Nigerian-American Leadership Council (NALC)
Edward Oparaoji, Policy Advisor, Nigerian-American Leadership Council
Lloyd Pierson, former Assist. Administrator, USAID, Snr. Policy Advisor, NALC

Invited Guests:
Hon. Congressman Chris Smith, Chairman, Africa Sub-Committee, US Congress
Hon. Congressman Ed Royce, Chairman of House Foreign Relations Committee, US Congress
Hon. Congressmember, Karen Bass, Ranking Member, Africa Sub-Committee, US Congress 
His Excellency Ade Adefuye, Ambassador, Embassy of Nigeria, Washington, United States
International Republican Institute
National Democratic Institute
National Endowment for Democracy
Africa Center, US Dept. of Defense
Africa Bureau, US Dept. of State
Africa Burea, US Dept. of Commerce

All Media:
Registration-RSVP at:
*No Admissions without RSVP, including, full name, agency/organization, email and telephone.  Registrations beyond venue capacity will be waitlisted.
*Refreshments & Reception will follow
 *All media personnel should add “Media” in the subject-line of their email for separate accreditation


C. Goldie,
Media Relations, 
Nigerian-American Leadership Council (NALC)
1701 Pennsylvania Ave, Suite 300, NW Washington, DC 20006 Web: 
Tel: 202 379-2848,

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