Program & Research Manager

Nkiru Perpetua Duru holds a BSc in Sociology and an MA in Development Studies and an MBA. She is a highly skilled professional with experience of over 9 years in multi-disciplinary programmes, whose focus is on migration and youth engagement. She has built a strong record of achievements in migration policy advocacy in Nigeria. Nkiru’s experience greatly increased and developed working in this area as the Program & Research Manager of Centre for Youth Integrated Development (CYID). She has been involved in various targeted high-level advocacy efforts on migration in Nigeria, which led to the adaptation and implementation framework of the first National Migration Policy by the Federal Executive Council on May 13th, 2015. 

Country of institution/residence
Regional Scope
Geographic Scope
Organization Type
Non-governmental Organization
Thematic Area of Work
Diaspora communities
Forced displacement
Migrant employment and economic activity
Migrant remittances and links to origin communities
Migration governance and policies