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Nigerian Nollywood – A Positive Tool for Korea-Nigeria Cultural Diplomacy – Amb. Desmond AKAWOR

The Nigerian movie industry, known as Nollywood has arguably, been a tool for transforming preserving African culture despite the forces of globalisation. For example, Nollywood uses indigenous languages to tell African stories. Other African countries have followed in the footsteps of Nollywood by producing movies on video. This paper examines Nollywood in the context of the on-going debate surrounding the role of cultural diplomacy between Korea Africa in promoting given

Win-Win Partnership Key to Korea-Africa Relations

For ties between South Korea Africa, 2012’s Korea-Africa Forum was a game changer. But what is key now is implementing what was agreed building win-win partnerships, according to Nigeria’s ambassador to Korea. He is optimistic that the two nations will meet their fifth Joint Korea-Nigeria Commission in Seoul in the second quarter of the year, make arrangements for a state visit by Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan. “We have so much

Amb. Desmond Akawor Pulls Possible Collaboration with KEPCO

The Nigerian Ambassador to the Republic of Korea, H.E. Amb. Desmond Akawor paid a courtesy call on Mr. Cho, Wan Ick, President of KEPCO, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea. The Ambassador and his economic attachee were received on arrival by the company General Manager, Mr. Yoo Young Hoon who conducted them round the company exhibition centre before meeting with the president of the company. Among the company officers present with the

Changes in Application & Payment Procedures for Consular Services

Please note that as a result of the introduction of the new e-payment format by the Nigerian Immigration Service, the Nigerian Embassy in Seoul has directed that all applicants for Visas and Nigerian  passports are advised to apply and make the required e-payments on the portal for e-payment at This should be done before forwarding downloaded copies and supporting documents as well as the specified administrative charges to the