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  • U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, James F. Entwistle speaking at the World Austim Day event, U.S. Embassy Abuja- Photo Credit: US Embassy/Sani Mohammed

    United States Advocates Autism Awareness and Dignity for Autistic Persons

  • Workshop participants at the Eleekara Market are trained in managing grain in a market stall. USDA Photo

    U.S. and Nigeria Partner to Improve Stored Grain Capacity

  • Secretary Kerry Walks With Ambassador Entwistle After Arriving in Nigeria For Inauguration of President-Elect Buhari. State Department Photo

    Secretary Kerry Arrives in Nigeria For Inauguration of President Buhari

  • Country Consular Coordinator William Laidlaw (left) briefs journalists. 
(Photo by Sani Mohammed/U.S. Embassy)

    U.S. Officials Explain Transparent Visa Process

  • Ambassador Entwistle takes a group photo with the 2015 Mandela Washington Fellows from northern Nigeria. (Photo by Idika Onyukwu/U.S. Embassy)

    U.S. Ambassador Congratulates Newest Mandela Washington Fellows

  • John Kerry, U.S. Secretary of State

    Presidential Delegation to Inauguration of Nigerian President

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  • Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Global Markets and the Director General of the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service Arun Kumar.
    Transcript: Telephonic Media Briefing with U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Global Markets Arun Kumar

    MODERATOR: Greetings to everyone from the US Department of State’s Africa Regional Media Hub. I would like to welcome our callers who have dialed in from across Africa. Today we are joined by Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Global Markets and the Director General of the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service Arun Kumar.  

  • President Barack Obama
    Statement by the President on the Occasion of Ramadan

    As the new crescent moon brings in the holy month of Ramadan, Michelle and I send our warmest greetings to all those observing the month of fasting in the United States and around the world. 

  • U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry
    Statement by Secretary of State John Kerry on Ramadan

    On behalf of the U.S. Department of State, Teresa and I wish all Muslims a happy and blessed Ramadan. Ramadan is a season for heightened reflection, worship, compassion, and community. For Muslims everywhere, this special month provides spiritual nourishment and reinforces appreciation for the universal value -- and values -- of humanity. 

  • G-7 Leaders’ Declaration - Schloss Elmau, Germany

    We, the leaders of the G7, met in Elmau for our annual Summit on 7 and 8 June 2015. Guided by our shared values and principles, we are determined to work closely together to meet the complex international economic and political challenges of our times. We are committed to the values of freedom and democracy, and their universality, to the rule of law and respect for human rights, and to fostering peace and security. 


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  • Systems issues that have affected the Department of State’s ability to issue visas are being resolved; all applicants can schedule appointments as normal.  Appointments can be scheduled by following the instructions located on

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