Health Alert: U.S. Mission Nigeria

Health Alert: U.S. Mission Nigeria (July 03, 2020) Location:  Nigeria Event:  Evacuation Flight Update Update on Evacuation Flights The U.S. Consulate General in Lagos has successfully concluded its scheduled evacuation flight for this week. There are currently no schedule evacuation flights from Lagos or Abuja.  U.S. Mission Nigeria continues to explore the possibility of future evacuation flights.  At this time, …

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Health Alert: U.S. Mission Nigeria (1 July 2020) – Evacuation Flight Full

Health Alert: U.S. Mission Nigeria (1 July 2020) Location: Lagos, Nigeria Event: Evacuation Flight Full The U.S. Consulate General in Lagos has one scheduled evacuation flight from Lagos to Atlanta the week of June 29.  At this time, the flight is fully booked.  There are no scheduled flights from Abuja at this time. U.S. Mission Nigeria continues to …

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Health Alert: U.S. Mission Nigeria

Health Alert:  U.S. Mission Nigeria (28 June 2020) Location: Lagos, Nigeria Event:  Health Updates from NCDC As of June 28, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported the following COVID-19 numbers for Nigeria: 24,077 confirmed cases 14,894 active cases 558 deaths Please continue to shelter in place, practice social distancing and hygiene practices, and …

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Health Alert: U.S. Mission Nigeria

Health Alert: U.S. Mission Nigeria (10 April 2020) Location:  Lagos, Nigeria Event:  NCDC Health Update and Guidance The  Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)  announced 288 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria as of April 9, 2020. On March 30, 2020, Nigeria implemented a  14-day restriction of movement  in Lagos, the Federal Capital Territory (Abuja), and Ogun State. The order calls for all people in these areas to …

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Health Alert:  U.S. Mission Nigeria

Health Alert:  U.S. Mission Nigeria (April 5, 2020) Location:  Nigeria Event:  Considerations for Evacuation Travel U.S. Embassy Abuja and U.S. Consulate General Lagos would like potential evacuees to bear in mind the following considerations in determining if an evacuation flight is in the best interest of you and your family: Expenses – This is a self-funded, one way …

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Health Alert:  U.S. Mission Nigeria

Health Alert:  U.S. Mission Nigeria (April 5, 2020) Location:  Nigeria Event:  Ensure All Travel Documents are Up to Date The U.S. Embassy in Abuja and the U.S. Consulate General in Lagos have been working diligently to identify all potential evacuation flight options for U.S. citizens who are trying to repatriate to the United States.  If you are considering taking one of these flights, please check the validity of your passport to …

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Health Alert:  U.S. Mission Nigeria

Health Alert:  U.S. Mission Nigeria (April 4, 2020) Location:  Nigeria Event:  Evacuation Flight Luggage Restrictions Since the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority closed the airports to all international commercial flights, the U.S. Embassy in Abuja and U.S. Consulate General in Lagos have been arranging evacuation flights to assist in repatriation of U.S. citizens who need to return to the …

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Health Alert:  U.S. Mission Nigeria

Health Alert:  U.S. Mission Nigeria (April 4, 2020) Location:  Nigeria Event:  COVID-19 Update The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria as of April 3, 2020 has risen to 209, with 4 deaths and 25 recoveries.  Lagos State continues to have the most confirmed cases (109).  Other states with confirmed cases include Abuja (41), Osun (20), Enugu (2), …

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Health  Alert: U.S. Consulate General Lagos, Nigeria

Health Alert:  U.S. Consulate General Lagos, Nigeria (April 1, 2020) Location:  Lagos, Nigeria Event:  Evacuation Flight Update Since the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority closed all international airports to commercial flights, many U.S. citizens have contacted the U.S. Embassy in Abuja and the U.S. Consulate General in Lagos expressing an interest in returning to the United States via …

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Health Alert: U.S. Mission to Nigeria (March 25, 2020)

Health Alert: U.S. Mission to Nigeria (March 25, 2020) Location:  Nigeria Event: Nigeria currently has 46 confirmed COVID cases, and the government is taking measures to prevent additional spread.  On March 23, the Government of Nigeria announced that – beginning March 24 – civil servants throughout the country must telework, and they are advising all Abuja …

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Nigeria Travel Advisory

Level 3: Reconsider Travel Reconsider travel to Nigeria due to crime, terrorism, civil unrest, kidnapping, and maritime crime, which includes kidnappings, hijackings, boardings, theft, etc. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Do Not Travel to: Borno and Yobe States and Northern Adamawa State due to terrorism Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Kaduna, Kano, and Yobe states due to kidnapping Coastal areas of …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Abuja, Nigeria

Location: Countrywide Event: There is an outbreak of Monkeypox in Nigeria, resulting on over 100 confirmed cases and several deaths.  On October 18, The Center for Disease Control (CDC) in the United States issued a Travel Notice for Monkeypox in Nigeria. Additionally, the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) reports that three cases of Monkeypox were diagnosed in the U.K. and …

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Fee Increase

Effective April 2, 2018, the passport execution fee will increase from $25 to $35.  The $10 execution fee increase applies to U.S. passport applicants using the DS-11 form including: first-time applicants over age 16, children under age 16, and applicants who reapply after reporting their previous passport lost or stolen.  Customers applying with the DS-11 …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Curfews in Abia and Plateau states

Curfews have been declared in Abia and Plateau states because of violent attacks accompanied by threats of reprisals. Exercise caution in these areas; review your personal security plans; remain aware of your surroundings, including local events; and monitor local news stations for updates.  Maintain a high level of vigilance and take appropriate steps to enhance …

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Nigeria Travel Warning

The Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the risks of travel to Nigeria and recommends that U.S. citizens avoid all but essential travel to Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Kano, and Yobe states because the security situation in northeast Nigeria remains fluid and unpredictable.  Very poor transportation infrastructure also makes it difficult for the U.S. …

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Nigeria Travel Warning

The Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the risks of travel to Nigeria and recommends that U.S. citizens avoid all but essential travel to Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Kano, and Yobe states because the security situation in northeast Nigeria remains fluid and unpredictable. Very poor transportation infrastructure also makes it difficult for the U.S. Mission …

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Security Message for U.S. – Citizens Extremist Incidents in Borno State

In light of extremist incidents, including armed attacks on a humanitarian convoy traveling from Bama to Maiduguri on July 29 and a suicide bombing in Maiduguri on October 12, the U.S. Embassy in Abuja reminds U.S. citizens of the serious threat of violence and kidnapping in northeastern Nigeria, particularly Borno State.  Extremists continue to conduct …

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