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  • Secretary Kerry addresses reports in Lagos, Nigeria - 01/25/2015

    Secretary John Kerry - Remarks at a Press Availability in Lagos, Nigeria

  • President Obama answering questions from YouTube creator Bethany Mota.

    President Obama answers a question about Boko Haram during a YouTube interview.

  • Secretary of State, John Kerry Travel to Lagos

    Secretary Kerry will travel to Lagos, Nigeria, on January 25 to emphasize the importance of ensuring the upcoming elections are peaceful, non-violent, and credible.

  • President Obama's 2015 State of the Union Address

    President Obama's 2015 State of the Union Address

  • Ambassador Entwistle answers questions from CNN’s Chris Cuomo about U.S.-Nigeria security cooperation and the fight against Boko Haram

    Ambassador Entwistle Speaks to CNN about Nigeria’s Security Situation

  • Several people holding up small signs. (Photo Credit: Idika Onyukwu)

    2015 Elections: Youth Leaders of Political Parties Pledge Non-violence

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  • Santa (Robert Zack) and his helper (Kelly Moon) pose with a set of twins from the Abuja Unity Children’s Orphanage -- photo by Idika Onyukwu
    U.S. Marines’ Toys for Tots Program Delivers Broad Smiles and Cheers to Nigerian Orphans

    On January 17, the U.S. Embassy Abuja Marine Security Guard Detachment delivered scores of toys and other gifts to children of the Federal Capital Territory Unity Children’s Home, Gwagwalada as part of its annual Toys for Tots program. Maria Brewer, U.S. Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission, led the presentation of the gifts. 

  • U.S. Condemns Terrorist Attacks in Borno State

    The United States condemns the recent escalation of attacks on civilians carried out by Boko Haram, which shows no regard for human life. All those responsible for these recurring terrorist attacks must be held accountable. 

  • United States Condemns Suspected Boko Haram Attack in Gumsuri

    The United States condemns in the strongest terms an attack on the village of Gumsuri reported to have been perpetrated by Boko Haram that took place on December 14. Nigerian military sources confirm at least 16 dead, including the chief imam of the village. 

  • United States Condemns Bombings in Jos and Kano

    The United States condemns in the strongest terms the December 11 twin bombing attack in the central Nigerian city of Jos that killed dozens of people and injured scores more.  


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