We are pleased to welcome the Organization for the Advancement of Nigeria to the street festival. OAN would be in attendance to drive awareness of Nigeria and their upcoming 56th Nigerian Independence Day Parade on 10/1/2016. visit www.Oanweb.org for more information.
Visit www.GoAfricaHarlem.org for more information. the Go Africa Harlem Street Festival will take place on 7/16/2016 from 10am – 7pm on 116th Street btw. 7th & 8th Aves. please register at http://goafricaharlem.org/events/general-attendee-sign-up-for-go-africa-harlem-2016-street-festival-on-july-16th-2016/ or email Info@GoAfricaHarlem.org or phone 646-502-9778 Ext. 8001
OAN’s goals are:
- To promote, and advance the Cultural, Civic, Social, and Economic Welfare of Nigerians in United States of America.
The O.A.N. formed the first Nigerian Council of Religious Leaders to foster unity and cooperation among religious organizations and initiated the formation of the Nigerian Lawyers Association in New York. And has sponsored free immigration and tax seminars and workshops for Nigerians and non Nigerians.
Started the annual Nigerian Independence Day Parade in the United States of America, which has grown to be the biggest and largest celebration of Nigeria Independence Day, outside our homeland.
Received its first PROCLAMATION from New York city Council.
Successfully organized the largest Nigerian Demonstration and Rally in New York and Washington D.C. to protest the annulment of June 12, 1993 election results, the Niger Delta oil related — crisis and the unjust execution of Ken Saro Wiwa.
Created the adult and youth sports program, including Soccer League, in which Nigerian clubs and organizations compete for the Nigerian unity Cup. This was designed to foster unity and interaction among Nigerian youth, through sports
Introduced the popular annual “Naija Youth Summer party” for Nigerian youth to network and foster unity.
Established the Education and Career day for Nigerian Youth to obtain information from experts and professionals in various fields and to encourage exchange of academic information and networking.
Formed the Nigerian Independence Day Committee, Inc. (NIDC), to foster collaboration with other Nigerian organizations for the planning of the annual Nigerian day celebration
The only Nigerian organization that was a member of New York City 2012 Olympic Bid.