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  • Ambassador James Entwistle at the launch of Microsoft’s CityNext Program. Photo Credit: Microsoft

    “I’ve always believed technology is at its best when it is harnessed to better the lives of average citizens” - Ambassador Entwistle at the launch of Microsoft’s CityNext Program

  • Ambassador James F. Entwistle, United States Ambassador to Nigeria

    America’s Commitment to a Secure Nigeria - by Ambassador James F. Entwistle

  • Ambassador James Entwistle and Consul General Lagos Jeff Hawkins with 2014 Mandela Washington Fellows from Nigeria - Lagos, October 15, 2014

    I’m sure many people have told you that you are the future civil society, business and political leaders of Nigeria. I’m here to tell you that you are Nigeria’s leaders today - Amb. Entwistle

  • Ambassador Entwistle speaking at a town hall meeting with students and faculty of the American University of Nigeria, Yola on October 8.  Photo by Idika Onyukwu

    U.S. Ambassador Visits Yola, Promotes Free and Fair Elections

  • President Barack Obama

    President Barack Obama’s National Day Message for Nigeria - October 1

  • U.S. Consul General Lagos, Jeff Hawkins delivering the closing remarks at DEMO Africa, Lagos

    "The U.S. Government needs no convincing that Africa’s time is now, and we are taking advantage of key opportunities to support innovation and entrepreneurship throughout the continent" - CG Jeff Hawkins at DEMO Africa

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  • John Kerry, Secretary of State.
    International Religious Freedom Day

    Freedom of religion is a core American value, but it is not an American invention. It is the birthright of every individual, enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The freedom of religion is a priority for President Obama, as it is for me as Secretary of State, because it is essential to human dignity and individual liberty, and it remains an integral part of our global diplomatic engagement. 

  • U.S. Embassy Vice Consul Amy Kornbluth takes questions on student visas at the Fair in Abuja, October 8, 2014.  Photo by Dalhatu Hamza
    EducationUSA Hosts College Connect for Nigerian Students

    More than 850 undergraduate and graduate students attended the 15th annual College Connect at the Federal Capital Territory Pavilion on October 8 and 9, 2014. The Fair was organized by the U.S. Mission to Nigeria’s EducationUSA Abuja center.  

  • White House Facts on U.S. Aid to Nigeria Against Boko Haram

    The United States is assisting the Nigerian government to undertake more concerted, effective, and responsible actions to ensure the safe return of those kidnapped by Boko Haram, including through on-the-ground technical assistance and expanded intelligence sharing. 

  • Statement by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice on the Chibok Girls

    Six months ago today, approximately 270 girls were abducted in the middle of the night from their school in northeast Nigeria, where they were learning the skills they need to create a better future for themselves, their families, and their communities.  


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