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  • USTDA Partners With Electricity Distribution Companies In Nigeria: Mr. George Etomi, Director EKEDC and Ms. Lisa Coppe of the USTDA signing the MOC, while Ms. Wola Ojoye, VP Legal Services, Mr. Ramesh Narayanan, DMD both of EKEDC and others look on. 

    USTDA Partners with Electricity Distribution Companies in Nigeria - Promotes U.S. Smart Grid Solutions to Increase Energy Access in Lagos.


Ambassador James F Entwistle delivering his goodwill message on Human Rights Day in Abuja -- Photo by Idika Onyukwu

    Advancing freedom and human rights is a daily responsibility in which everyone should participate, according to U.S. Ambassador James F. Entwistle.

  • President Barack Obama

    Obama Proclamation on Human Rights Day, Human Rights Week

  • Lagos Consul General Jeff Hawkins speaking at the Nigeria Cocoa Summit Lagos - December 8, 2014

    U.S. Agency for International Development supports summit to reposition Nigeria on the global cocoa market

  • Chargé d’Affaires Maria Brewer making remarks during activities on 2014 World AIDS Day_Photo by Idika Onyukwu

    I am delighted to be a part of today’s event commemorating the 34th World AIDS Day. This year’s theme, “Focus, Partner, Achieve: An AIDS-Free Generation,”

  • Maria E. Brewer, Charge d’Affaires, ad interim, 
U.S. Embassy to the Federal Republic of Nigeria

    Each year, on November 25, we commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and the ensuing 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence, culminating in Human Rights Day on December 10

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  • 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.  

  • US Embassy staff join in the walk for humanity to mark 2014 Human rights Day in Abuja -- Photo by Lawrence Nwabata
    Human Rights—A Daily Walk

    Speaking at a forum to commemorate Human Rights Day at Nigeria’s National Human Rights Commission in Abuja, Ambassador Entwistle said that when human rights becomes a daily task, “it is possible to produce a more perfect union and a more perfect world, where every human being lives freely and with dignity.”  

  • Obama Proclamation on Human Rights Day, Human Rights Week

    On December 10, 1948, nations from six continents came together to adopt the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This extraordinary document affirmed that every individual is born equal with inalienable rights, and it is the responsibility of governments to uphold these rights. 


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