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  • Chargé d'Affaires ad interim, U.S. Embassy Abuja, Maria Brewer (sixth right); Acting U.S. Consul General in Lagos, Dehab Ghebreab (third left); with recipients of the U.S. Consulate General’s grants, during the grant award presentation in Lagos on Tuesday, September 29, 2015. Photo: U.S. Consulate General, Lagos.

    Chargé d'Affaires, Maria Brewer; Acting Consul General in Lagos, Dehab Ghebreab; with recipients of the U.S. Consulate General’s grants, during the grant award presentation in Lagos

  • Chargé D' Affaires Maria Brewer delivering remarks at the grand opening of Domino's Pizza and Cold Stone Creamery in Abuja. Photo Credit: U.S. Embassy/Sani Mohammed

    U.S. Embassy Welcomes Iconic American Brands to Abuja

  • U.S. Charge' d' Affaires Maria Brewer delivering remarks at Launch of Year of Action to End Violence Against Children. Photo Credit: U.S. Embassy/Sani Mohammed

    U.S. Embassy Supports the Protection of the World’s Children

  • A/S Rivkin at a Pre-Conference meeting with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

    "We fully support efforts to make Nigeria’s companies more competitive in the global economy by giving them affordable access to financing options. " - Assistant Secretary Rivkin

  • Assistant Secretary Rivkin delivers the keynote address at the Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce’s Small & Medium Enterprises Financing Conference

    Charles H. Rivkin, Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs - Remarks at the Nigerian American Chamber of Commerce Conference

  • U.S. Embassy Charge' d' Affaires Maria Brewer delivering her remarks at the USAID-AUN grant signing ceremony. U.S. Embassy Photo

    U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Maria Brewer today announced the award of an $801,000 grant by USAID in humanitarian assistance for IDPs in Adamawa State.

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    On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the citizens of Nigeria as you celebrate your Independence Day on October 1 Nigerians can observe this national day with gratitude and pride knowing that it follows a largely peaceful general election in March—a significant moment for your country. 

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    The Central African Republic G8 group condemns, in the strongest possible terms, the violence committed since September 25, 2015 in Bangui. The G8 offers its sincerest condolences to the families of the victims.  

  • The White House
    Statement by NSC Spokesperson Ned Price on U.S. Support for the Countries Fighting Boko Haram

    The President today delegated authority to the Secretary of State to direct the drawdown of up to $45 million in defense articles and services, as well as military education and training, to support Benin, Cameroon, Chad, Niger, and Nigeria's efforts to defeat Boko Haram.  

  • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry
    Statement by Secretary Kerry - On Eid al-Adha

    Teresa and I extend our best wishes to Muslims around the world for a blessed Eid al-Adha. We congratulate the nearly three million Muslims – including thousands of Americans – who are performing Hajj this year in fulfillment of one of the fundamental pillars of their faith. 


Consular Notice

  • The U.S. Embassy in Abuja and the U.S. Consulate in Lagos will be closed on October 1 and October 12 for Nigerian and U.S. holidays.  In addition, the consular sections in Abuja and Lagos will be closed to the public on October 9 for system upgrades. 

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