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  • Maria E. Brewer, Charge d’Affaires, ad interim, 
U.S. Embassy to the Federal Republic of Nigeria

    Each year, on November 25, we commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and the ensuing 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence, culminating in Human Rights Day on December 10

  • Chargé d Affaires, Maria Brewer speaking at the Hubert Humphrey Fellowship Alumni Association of Nigeria Annual Lecture, Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, Lagos. Consulate Photo

    Chargé d Affaires, Maria Brewer at the Hubert Humphrey Fellowship Alumni Association of Nigeria Annual Lecture, Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, Lagos

  • Ambassador James F. Entwistle contributes to the discussion on volunteerism and community service at the Kukah Center in Abuja, November 13, 2014. Photo by Idika Onyukwu

    Ambassador Entwistle Urges Volunteerism and Community Service to Help Displaced Persons

  • Promoting an International Day of Tolerance for Better Health By James F. Entwistle, U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria

    Promoting an International Day of Tolerance for Better Health By James F. Entwistle, U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria

  • Dedication of US Embassy new Annex: L-R, Under Sec for Mgt Patrick Kennedy, Amb Usman Baraya of MFA and Amb James Entwistle Nov 7, 2014_Photo by Idika Onyukwu

    United States Dedicates New U.S. Embassy Office Annex in Abuja, Nigeria

  • L-R, U.S. Ambassador James Entwistle, Minister of Power Prof. Chinedu Nebo and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Robert Jackson, during a courtesy call at the Ministry of Power.  Photo by Idika Onyukwu

    Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Robert Jackson Visits Nigeria

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  • FACT SHEET: Announcement of Important U.S. Visa Processing Changes - DHL Document Collection Center – Port Harcourt

    The new DHL Document Collection Center in Port Harcourt is open. Applicants who interview in Lagos or Abuja can choose to pick up their passports in Port Harcourt, in addition to existing facilities in Abuja and Lagos. Similarly, applicants can submit their passports to the Port Harcourt collection center as part of the U.S. Mission to Nigeria’s drop box renewal program.  

  • Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah (left), Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, welcomes Ambassador Entwistle to the Kukah Center.  Former governor of Ekiti State Kayode Fayemi (center) looks on.  Photo by Idika Onyukwu.
    Ambassador Entwistle Urges Volunteerism and Community Service to Help Displaced Persons

    With several thousands of displaced persons seeking food and shelter in the northeast of Nigeria due to security challenges, the U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria James F. Entwistle has made a clarion call for volunteers to support government efforts in ameliorating the plight of families living under the burden of a horrible conflict. 

  • Press Release - U.S. Embassy Condemns Harmful Political Rhetoric

    As Nigeria looks ahead to the February 2015 general elections, the United States strongly supports a free, transparent, credible, inclusive, and non-violent electoral process. We are deeply troubled by Governor Ibrahim Shehu Shema of Katsina State’s recent statements calling for the killing of the “cockroaches of politics.”  

  • US Ambassador James Entwistle presents commemorative siccors to Ambassador Usman Baraya, the Chief of Protocol Ministry of Foreign Affairs_Photo by Idika Onyukwu
    United States Dedicates New U.S. Embassy Office Annex in Abuja, Nigeria

    In an important symbol of our commitment and enduring relationship with Nigeria, U.S. Under Secretary for Management Patrick F. Kennedy, U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria James F. Entwistle, and the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Managing Director for Program Development, Coordination and Support Joseph W. Toussaint, alongside local officials, including Ambassador Usman Baraya, the Chief of Protocol for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, dedicated the New Office Annex at the U.S. Embassy in Abuja today. 

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