Welcome to NICOWF

Established since 2000, Nigerian Community In Waltham Forest (NICOWF) has been an umbrella organisation that brings together ethnic minority groups in the Borough of Waltham Forest to provide a concerted and assidious approach to the Local Authority with their concerns on policies enacted locally or nationally. NICOWF is a charitable organisation born out of the necessity to foster and strengthen the bonds among local people living in the borough. According to records, Nigerians in particular settled in this area as far back as 1891. The current electoral register shows that about 4,500 Nigerians live in the borough. This figure ranks the Nigerian Community as one of the largest in the area. This is a sizable quorum that can be used as an active force for bringing changes to local and national policies. It has always been our objective and intention to use it for GOOD.

Personal Services

Feeling lonely and depressed? Need some one to talk to. Have an issue worrying you and would like someone to confide to?

Community Spirit

Voluntering in community innitiatives benefits you as a person and also helps your local community immensly.

Schools & Colleges

Having problems with kids' school work at home? Need someone with reaosnable knowledge on school curriculum for advice?

Local Issues

Rubish dumping, grafitti and teenage truancy in your neighbourhood? Illegal drug dealing and general nuisance in your area?



Educational Establishment

Are you concerned about the syllabuses and curriculum structure employed in our local authority shools and colleges.

Local Authority

A government for us in the local area with mandates to reflect our views on our local services. How they are managed and provided

Security - Local policing

They are accountable to us. And it is their responsibility to keep us save in where we live and local community areas

Our Services

As a charitable organisation born out of the necessity to foster and strengthen the bonds among locals and Nigerians in particular living in the borough,community spirit and the desire to understand and appreciates each others fallibles is paramount in our thinking.We are dedicated to the improvement and empowerment of Black People in general and those of Nigerian descent in particular. We provide advice, support, guidance, counseling, advocacy and representation services for the aforementioned group. Now that we are up and running, our immediate task is to get as much publicity as possible of which you as an individual have an important role to play. This platform called the internet has bridged the gap that existed hitherto in publishing between the have and the have-not. It is our intention to leverage it to the fullest.

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Your Mandate Is Important

Your Voice Is Important

Local Authority are there to serve you.

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Your Mandate Is Important

Your Voice Is Important

Local Authority are there to serve you.

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Your Mandate Is Important

Your Voice Is Important

Local Authority are there to serve you.

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Make Sure Your Voice Is Heard

Participate By Voting

You deseved the councillors You Get.

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Make Sure Your Voice Is Heard

Participate By Voting

You deseved the councillors You Get.

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Make Sure Your Voice Is Heard

Participate By Voting

You deseved the councillors You Get.

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Government Can Not Do Everything

Social Responsibility

Civic duties are obligatories

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Government Can Not Do Everything

Social Responsibility

Civic duties are obligatories

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Government Can Not Do Everything

Social Responsibility

Civic duties are obligatories

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Projects

75

Clients

25

Awards

75

Volunteers

Latest Projects

Our porfolio has been increasing at a steady rate since we started operating just over 6 years ago. One can only draw one inference from that explicit trend - issues affecting local residents is invariably increasing. Here are some recent projects if proof was needed

Want To Join Us? contact us. You Are Welcome

Request for service

Frequently Asked Questions

Mostly through word of mouth. But have been recently seeing a high proportion coming through our website that has been revamped - clean sharp and clutter free. You are looking at it wouldn't you agree?
  • Local Issues
  • Social Health
  • Accommodation
  • Race
  • Immigration
  • Neighbourhood Watch
  • Grass On Fly Tipping
  • Grass On Nuisance Neighbour
  • Not at all. We are a charitable organisation funded by the public and occassionally grant from both local and national government talored for a specific purpose

What The locals say

Local News

Latest Posts

Our blog section provides all the latest news within the borough and its vicinity. With update and new articles posted every week. So please do visit this section to be abreast with local politics and how they affect the social fabric of our community and well-being.

Smart Home Devices

Sometimes it can be too much work to get off the sofa, slob over to the wall switch and turn the lights down, can’t it? In which case, smart home gadgets are for you. A smart thermostat means you can turn the heating on before you get home, smart speakers can play music when you talk to them and a smart camera can alert you when there’s an intruder – or even feed your dog for you.

 


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Modern House Gadget

Using motion detectors as sensors allow a home automation system to make specific events happen automatically. Motion detectors can trigger a light to come on automatically, a camera to begin recording, or an alarm to sound.

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