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Join Fellow Compatriots and Friends of Nigeria at the Red Carpet Documentary Film Premiere Event of 
This critically acclaimed documentary features Nigerians in diaspora from all walks of life, examining their experiences living abroad, and their views on Nigeria. 
This documentary exposé reveals the honest opinion of both hardworking Nigerians and the academic insight of highly skilled professionals who are excelling in various fields abroad. 
Policy makers and compatriots on both sides of the Atlantic  have a lot to glean from BRAIN DRAIN. 
Register on Eventbrite TODAY!
Date: Sunday October 1st, 2023
Time: 7:00 to 10:30 pm 
Venue: AFI Theater and Cultural Centre
Address: 8633 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20910


Hey — It’s Will “Yemi” Jawando here. I just announced I’m running for the U.S. Senate.

Growing up in Maryland, I saw firsthand how racial and economic barriers are killing the potential of our families to survive and thrive. In the Obama White House and during my three terms on the Montgomery County Council, I’ve committed myself to dismantling the systems that are holding our families back. It’s time for D.C. to work for ALL families, not just the elite few.

𝗟𝗲𝗮𝗿𝗻 𝗺𝗼𝗿𝗲 𝗼𝗿 𝗯𝗲𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗲 𝗮 𝗙𝗼𝘂𝗻𝗱𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗗𝗼𝗻𝗼𝗿 today.


UNAC-MD is committed to promoting the well-being and aspirations of Nigerians in the great state of Maryland. We exist to support each and every Nigerian American striving to make a positive impact in their community, state, nation, and the world at large. We especially aim to bolster professionals, business owners, or students who are interested in pursuing leadership roles in both government and private sectors. 

As a council, we promote closer knit relationship between the diverse members of the Nigerian diaspora community, civic organizations, and encourage civic engagement with all levels of Maryland state government. Our quest is to ensure the Nigerian collective has a seat at the table in order for our community not to miss out on vital opportunities. Furthermore, beyond the global popularity of Afrobeat, Nollywood, fufu, and African fashion championed by Nigerians worldwide, we have not even scratched the surface in leveraging the transformative talent and values our community possesses.

Do you want to make a difference? Do you have an idea or a vision you would like to see come to fruition? Do you have an organization or event you’ll like to list or feature on our website? Contact us today and let us TAKE ACTION!


In the 2022 midterm elections, we had a record number of Nigerian Americans contest for various seats and a handful of them were victorious. Befittingly UNAC-MD honored all of the contestants at the Evening of Excellence held on January 14, 2023 at Tarmac Lounge in Prince George’s County. To view photos and watch the video highlights from the event, click on the events gallery button below.


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Together, we shall build an enviable one big Nigerian community with a voice in the justice, socio-economic, immigration, political and legislative arena of the state of Maryland.