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From The Office of The President
Greetings and welcome to Nigerian Scholars in Germany (NiSIG e.V.)! We are pleased to extend a warm invitation to a community that seamlessly integrates intellectual pursuits with cultural enrichment. As a non-profit, apolitical organization, our unwavering commitment is to provide comprehensive support for scholars, encompassing students to seasoned professionals, fostering growth in Nigeria and contributing value in Germany. NiSIG e.V. distinguishes itself through meticulously curated social, career, academic, and capacity development events.
These gatherings transcend mere socialization; they serve as vibrant forums for the exchange of profound ideas. Together, our collective goal is to identify and nurture Nigerian talents for global impact. In embarking on this dynamic journey, we actively seek partners—individuals committed to pushing the frontiers of intellectual exploration, creativity, and unity. Anticipate a calendar brimming with intellectually stimulating webinars, thought-provoking seminars, innovative workshops, and engaging social events. NiSIG e.V. is more than an organization; it is a cultural showcase.
Join us in celebrating the diverse tapestry of Nigeria in Germany and beyond. We express our gratitude for your interest in NiSIG e.V. Your participation isn’t just welcomed; it is integral. Let us collectively embark on a journey of growth, enlightenment, and professional connection at our forthcoming events.
Chukwunwike Mark Anwuluorah
National President, NiSIG e.V.
Meet The Team
Chukwunwike Mark Anwuluorah, a University of Nigeria alumnus, holds a degree in Agricultural Education and a post-graduate diploma in Fisheries and Aquaculture from Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka. He is an Ambassador of Nigeria and New York Model United Nations, recognized for his achievements as a delegate. Mark, an agroecologist with a master’s degree from the University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, specializes in agricultural ecology and advisory services.
A dedicated professional committed to impactful philanthropy and mentorship; Mark leverages his passion for agriculture to transform lives. His purpose-driven approach is evident in his roles as a chapter coordinator, zonal coordinator, and national vice president within NiSIG.
In his leisure, he engages in travel and extensive reading, showcasing his commitment to continuous self-improvement and staying informed about industry developments.
Rahmat Tiamiyu, a University of Ilorin graduate in Library and Information Science, is presently pursuing her studies in Human-Computer Interaction at the University of Siegen, Germany. Her academic journey showcases a commitment to knowledge expansion and adapting to cutting-edge fields. Beyond her scholarly pursuits, Rahmat finds joy in exploring the realms of literature during her leisure and has a passion for travel, allowing her to engage with diverse cultures and experiences.
Director of Finance
Viola, born in Kaduna Nigeria, had her studies in Nigeria and India. Came to Germany in 2018 for her Msc in Medical Informatics and Digital Health.
Director of Public Relations
Michael is a graduate of Agricultural Economics from the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria. In pursuit of sustainable agriculture and global food security, he is currently enrolled in a master’s program in Agricultural Economics with a focus on agricultural food policy and sustainable agriculture at the University of Hohenheim.
He has always been involved in student representation and is passionate about societal development. He considers himself privileged to represent the prestigious Nigerian Scholars in Germany (NiSIG) at the national level as the Director of Public Relations.
He aspires to someday represent his country, Nigeria, at the national house of assembly.
Director of Social
Abimbola, a microbiology graduate from Adekunle Ajasin University in Nigeria, faced a pivotal moment during the Ukraine crisis, shifting from her initial pursuit of medicine to a master’s degree in microbiology at Carl von Ossietzky University in Oldenburg, Germany. This bold transition reflects her adaptability, resilience, and determination to pursue her passion in a new and thriving academic environment.
In addition to her academic pursuits, Abimbola is deeply engaged in student representation and societal development. Notably, she serves as the Director of Socials, adding a vibrant and community-oriented dimension to her role within the prestigious Nigerian Scholars in Germany (NiSIG e.V.) at the national level. This dual commitment showcases her dedication to fostering a sense of community among Nigerian scholars and contributing to positive social change.
Olawole Taiwo Famakin is a seasoned Software Developer with a decade of experience in crafting innovative solutions for diverse technological challenges. Holding an MBA in Technology Management from NIT/TUHH and a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology and Business Information Systems from Middlesex University, Olawole excels in aligning technology strategies with business objectives.
Currently works as a Shopware Developer.
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I pleaded for accommodation assistance from wonderful Nigerians in this forum. I am happy and honored to testify that this group rocks. Through people like Ola Dunni and Adeniji Olasunkanmi Milanista, I felt the spirit of brotherly love that we all need to move our country and the whole world to the next level.
PhD student, TU-Freiberg
Movement from the airport to the school on arrival in Germany and where to sleep on the first day was very easy thanks to Oreoluwa Afolayan through NiSIG Cottbus who arranged for my pick up, accommodation and catered for me. NiSIG is truly a good umbrella to bring everyone together and foster unity.
Masters student, BTU Cottbus
Back in 2015 one of my best friends left Nigeria for Germany. We both started the application process but she saw it to the end. Months down the line she wasn’t ‘fresh off the boat’ anymore. Abiton advised me to come and study in Germany, – “it’s an experience ” she told me. I sent out my applications and …