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  • L-R: Mission Director, USAID, Michael T. Harvey; Acting Consul General, Dehab Ghebreab; Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health,  Linus Awute; & a representative of the Director General, National Agency for the Control of AIDs, Professor John Idoko, at the groundbreaking ceremony to construct a warehouse-in-a-box project in Lagos. Photo: US Consulate

    U.S. Government Provides $5 million for Pharmaceutical-grade Warehouse in Lagos

  • U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, James F. Entwistle on Channels Television

    There Was Never An 'Arms Embargo' On Nigeria - U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, James F. Entwistle on Channels Television

  • LiveAtState with Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield and U.S. Trade Representative for Africa Affairs – for African Affairs Florie Liser. State Dept. Photo

    LiveAtState with Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield and Assistant U.S. Trade Representative Florie Liser on AGOA 2015 Forum Preview

  • U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria James F. Entwistle delivers remarks at 2015 Enactus National Competition in Lagos. Photo Credit: U.S. Consulate

    I am delighted to address such a large group of students from 40 universities across the country. You all deserve a big round of applause for your nomination for the 2015 Enactus National Competition. - Ambassador Entwistle

  • US Congressional Delegation in a group photograph with President Buhari in Abuja, Nigeria

    U.S. Congressional Delegation Expresses Support for Nigeria in Confronting Security Challenges

  • President Obama at the African Union Summit - Ethiopia

    Remarks by President Obama to the People of Africa

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    STATEMENT: Death of Nigeria’s Ambassador to the United States

    We were saddened to learn of the passing yesterday of Nigeria’s Ambassador to the United States, the Honorable Adebowale Ibidapo Adefuye. Nigeria lost a distinguished ambassador who will be dearly missed. On behalf of the people of the United States and President Obama, we express our deepest condolences to his wife and his family. 

  • Ambassador James Entwistle answers questions from Facebook chat participants. (Photo: U.S. Embassy/Sani Mohammed)
    Ambassador Entwistle Chats with Nigerians on Facebook

    On July 31, Ambassador James F. Entwistle answered questions from Nigerians on Facebook to explain the significance of President Muhammadu Buhari’s recent visit to the United States and the future of U.S. engagement with Nigeria.  

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    United States Condemns Market Attack In Nigeria

    The United States strongly condemns the recent terrorist attack in the northeastern Nigerian state of Borno. The attack reportedly took the lives of more than 40 people and injured dozens more in a crowded market in the town of Sabon Gari. 

  • Special Envoy Hussain Travel to Nigeria

    Special Envoy and Coordinator for Strategic Counterterrorism Communications, Rashad Hussain, is currently in Abuja, Nigeria, August 6-7, 2015. While in Nigeria, Special Envoy Hussain met with government leaders, including President Buhari, regarding efforts to counter violent extremism.  


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