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Nigeria
Federal Republic of Nigeria

Overview

  • Establishment of Diplomatic Relations : February 22, 1980
  • Bilateral Trade(2020, Estimates) :  $ 1,269 million
    • Exports : $ 516 million
    • Imports : $ 753 million
  • Number of Koreans living in Nigeria(2019) : 428
  • High-level Exchanges
    • From the ROK to Nigeria
      • 1982   August President Chun Doo-hwan
      • 1994   May Special Envoy of the President Roh Young-chan
      • 1999   May Special Envoy of the President Choi Kwang-soo
      • 2002   September Minister of Construction and Transportation Lim In-taek as a Special Envoy of the President
      • 2006   March President Roh Moo-hyun
      • 2007   May Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Kim Ho-young
      • 2007   July Minister of Construction and Transportation Lee Yong-seob
      • 2007   December 2nd Vice Minister of Commerce, Industry and Energy
      • 2009   May CEO of Korea National Oil Coperation
      • 2010   September Former Prime Minister
      • 2011   May Special Envoy of the President
      • 2013   March Former Assembly Member Chung Ui-yong
      • 2014   March President of Korea-Nigeria Frienship Group Shin Hak-yong
      • 2015   May Assembly Members Lee Ju-young, Park Dae-dong, Lee Noh-geun
      • 2016   July Director General of African and Middle Eastern Affairs Bureau Kwon Hee-seog
      • 2019   May President of Korea-Nigeria Frienship Group Lee Ju-young
      • 2021   August 1nd Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Choi Jong kun
    • From Nigeria to the ROK
      • 1997   September President of the Electoral Commission Dandaura
      • 1998   March Minister of Commerce Onikepo Akande
      • 2000   July President Olusegun Obasanjo
      • 2002   September Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Adamu Bello
      • 2002   November Minister of Foreign Affairs Sule Lamido
      • 2002   November Minister of Foreign Affairs Sule Lamido
      • 2003   January Minister of Transportation Ojo Maduekwe
      • 2005   March Minister of Foreign Affairs Oluyemi Adeniji
      • 2005   November Senate President Ken Nnamani
      • 2006   November President Olusegun Obasanjo
      • 2007   January Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Alhaji Abubakar Tanko
      • 2008   September Minister of State for Energy (Gas) Odusina
      • 2008   October Minister of Mines Isola
      • 2009   June State Minister of Information Communication
      • 2010   August Foreign Minister Ajumogobia
      • 2012   March Minister of Foreign Affairs Ashiru
        Minister of Trade and Investment Aganga
        Minister of Electricity Nnaji
        President Jonathan
      • 2012   July Secretary of State of Trade and Investment Ortom
      • 2012   October Minister of Foreign Affairs Ashiru
        Minister of Trade and Investment Aganga
      • 2013   April Vice President of Senate Ekweremadu
      • 2013   October First Lady Jonathan
        Chief of Staff of the Air Force Badeh
      • 2013   November Minister of Culture and Tourism Duke
      • 2014   May Vice Speaker of the House Ihedioha
      • 2014   July Secretary of State 1 Onwuliri
      • 2016   February First Lady Buhari
      • 2018   August First Lady Buhari

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