Central  Association of Nigerians in the United Kingdom 

About Us

The Central Association of Nigerians in the United Kingdom (CANUK) was formed by the Nigeria High Commission in the United Kingdom in 2005 in recognition of a clear need to unite the various Nigerian groups under one umbrella organisation. This ensures that the welfare, views, and community interests of Nigerians in the United Kingdom are represented in a harmonious and organised manner and creating a forum through which their voice could be heard.

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Muhammadu Buhari  GCFR

President Federal Republic of Nigeria

Amb. George Oguntade CFR, CON

Nigeria High Commissioner to the UK

Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Chair Diaspora Commission

Dr Boma Douglas

Chairman CANUK

Get prepared for Census 2021

Census day will be Sunday 21 March 2021

Send money to your loved ones online safely and securely for cash pickup in USD or to a USD domiciled bank account in Nigeria


Diaspora Voice, a community magazine produced by the Publicity Team of  the Central Association of Nigerians in the United Kingdom. The purpose of Diaspora Voice is to tell the stories of Nigerians and other black and minority ethnic groups living and working in the United Kingdom.


January 09, 2021

Covid-19: Message to members

Christian Agbai

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December 1, 2020

Nigeria High Commission

Immigration Section 

Nigeria High Commission, London

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December 28, 2020

Chief (Dr) Ejikeme Uzoalor

Dr Boma Douglas


December 5, 2020

Ekpoma Okpa Association support school with laptops

Dr Boma Douglas

CANUK  support Black Lives Matter 


Contact Us:


Nigeria High Commission 

9 Northumberland Avenue

London WC2N 5BX   

Email - info@canukonline.com

© 2017 Central Association Of Nigerians In The United Kingdom      (CANUK)

Designed by Sheryl Coker - Publicity Secretary