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CANUK's Member-Associations

CANUK's membership is drawn from Nigerian Corporate, Cultural, State-based, Professional, Social, Youth, Women, Welfare and Region-based organisations. They include:

Abia State Union
Adamawa State Union
Akwa Ibom State Union
Anambra State Union

Association of African Insurance Professionals
Bauchi State Union

Banana African Restaurant
Bayelsa State Union
Benue State Union

Big Circle Media

Body of Conscious Nigerians
Borno State Union

British Nigerian Aviation Association
Cross River State Union
Delta State Union

Divine Security Solutions
Ebonyi State Union
Edo State Union
Ekiti State Union
Enugu State Union

Flourish International

Funsho Akin Jazz Band
Gombe State Union

GRC Motor sports

Ifa Yoruba Contemporary Arts Trust

Igbimo Agba Yoruba- Yoruba Council of Elders
Imo State Union

Imperial College Nigerian Society
Jigawa State Union
Kaduna State Union
Kano State Union
Katsina State Union
Kebbi State Union
Kogi State Union
Kwara State Association of Nigerians UK
Lagos State Union
Nassarawa State Union
Niger State Union

Nigerian Women in Diaspora Prays UK
Ogun State Union
Ondo State Union
Osun State Union
Oyo State Union

Owerri People's Congress UK

Peacock Travels and Tours UK Ltd
Plateau State Union

Real Deal Promotions

Rivers State Union
Sokoto State Union
Yobe State Union
Zamfara State Union
Anambra State Women Association of UK & Ireland
Association of Rivers State Communitie
Association of Nigeria Information Technology Professionals


Adams & Moore Chartered Certified Accountants

All Progressives Grand Alliance UK Chapter

Association of Nigeria Students,University of Greenwich

Association of British-Nigerian Law Enforcement Officers(ABLE)

Association of Nigerian Academics UK

Best of Nigeria - VISAGE PR

British African Professional Speakers Association
British Association of Nigerian Designers, Printers and Publishers
British Nigeria Law Forum (BNLF)
Club 87

Council of Igbo Communities UK

Delta State Forum

Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse Couselling Service (DASAC)

Effects International 
Ekpoma Okpa Association UK

Erhuvwu Ladies Club

Engineering Forum of Nigeria (EFN)

Festival of Yoruba Arts (FOYA)

Hallodown Ltd

Hospital and Prison Action Network
Ibadan Grammar School Old Boys Association, UK
Ibusa Community Development Union, UK
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) UK District

Igbo Community Association in the Midlands (ICAM)

Igbomina Descendants Association, UK
Ijaw National Congress
Ijaw Peoples Association
Illeh Development Association UK
Inspire Nigeria

IIaje Community Welfare Association
Isoko Development Union

Kiskirene Events
London Nigeria Rugby Club

Madonna University Alumni UK
Manage-Aid Incorporated

Medical Association of Nigerians Across Great Britain (MANSAG)

Mboho Akwa Ibom State Association (MAISA) UK
National Association of Nigerian Communities

Niger Delta Youths Awareness Forum UK

Nigeria Association of Project Professionals UK (NAPPUK)

Nigeria Carnivals UK Ltd 
Nigeria Community Manchester
Nigeria Council of Elders

Nigeria Citizens For Change

Nigeria Police Association UK

Nigerian Nurses Charitable Association UK
Nigeria Organisation of Women

Nigerian Students Union UK

Nigerian Women For Change Initiative UK

Nigerian Women In Diaspora Leadership Forum

NIM (Nigeria Institute of Management) UK

Nimo Brotherhood Society UK & Ireland
Njiko na Nzuuko Ofuruiche Umuada Ngwa (NUN)

Ohafia Improvement Union UK & Ireland

Olive Communications
Onitsha Union

Overseas Fellowship of Nigerian Christians, OFNC

Ose Indigenes Association
Otu Umunwanyi Igbo 
Owu Descendants Union

Path to Possibilities

Pathway Sports
Peoples Club of Nigeria International, London Branch
Refocus Youths Limited Charity

Strictly Entertainment Music

Students Association of Nigerians in Diaspora UK (SAND-UK)
The Old Awka District Community
Tijani Entertainment

Trumpet Group

United Nigeria Welfare Association (UNIWA)

University of Benin Alumni Association

WENG - Women Empowerment Network Group

Wisdom Consultancy Ltd
Xn Foundation

Yewa-Awori Descendants Union UK

Zero Meridian


Joining CANUK

If you are interested in becoming a member of CANUK, please click here to download our membership form. Complete the form then scan and email it to the Firts Vice Chair, Chima Olugh (who is our membership Officer):

The one-off registration fee is £50 per association and an annual fee of £50 per delegate (minimum one per association) should be made to our bank account whose details are:

Bank: Lloyds TSB
Account Name: Central Association of Nigerians in the United Kingdom (CANUK) 
Sort Code: 30-15-53
Account Number: 00224400
Payment Reference: The name of your association


Application for membership is invited from members of the Nigerian community. Membership of CANUK is through organisations and associations. We recommend that Nigerians in the UK register as members of organisations (see organisations list above) or form associations and register under CANUK as follows:

Ordinary Membership:

Can be Nigerian Professional Organisations, Cultural Organisations,  Sporting Organisations, Student Organisations,  State-based welfare Organisations or welfare organisations based in the regions of the United Kingdom.

To become members, organizations should have a membership strength of twenty or more (which will entitle them to be represented by one delegate in the General Assembly, and where they have a membership strength of forty and above, they shall be entitled to be represented by a maximum of two delegates in the General Assembly). This level of membership qualifies you to vote or be voted for within CANUK.

Registration fee is currently  £50 per association plus £50 delegate fee payable on registration depending on the number of delegates. Registration fee is paid only once but the delegate fee is paid annually.

You can also join CANUK as:

Associate Members:

This is for corporate bodies, Charities and other  groups and don't have to have any specific number of members. As associate member, you can attend our general assembly to contribute to debates but can not be voted for. By joining as an Associate, your organisation will have CANUK's full support.

Registration is a one off £50 fee plus £50 per delegate fee (£50 If your organization is 20+ strong and £100 if your organization is 40+) payable on registration depending on the number of delegates. Registration fee is paid only once but delegate fee is paid annually.