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Health Alert: U.S. Mission Nigeria
April 12, 2020

Health Alert: U.S. Mission Nigeria (12 April 2020)
Location: Nigeria

Event: Adhere to Movement Restrictions

On April 11, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari urged those in Nigeria to continue observing restrictions on movement. On March 30, Nigeria implemented a 14-day restriction on movement in Lagos, the Federal Capital Territory (Abuja), and Ogun State. The order calls for all people in these areas to stay indoors. Please continue to shelter in place. If and when the Government of Nigeria issues an update to this order, we will communicate the details.

The U.S. Embassy in Abuja and U.S. Consulate General in Lagos are working to confirm additional evacuation flight(s) within the next 1-2 weeks. If you are interested in returning to the United States and have not done so yet, please have EACH traveler in your party submit the corresponding electronic form:

Lagos: Click here to access the Electronic Form

Abuja: Click here to access the Electronic Form

Happy Easter to all who are celebrating.  

Actions to Take:


  • U.S. Embassy Abuja, Nigeria
    Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive, Central District Area
    +234 (9) 461-4000 during business hours; after hours press zero (0)
  • U.S. Consulate General Lagos, Nigeria
    2 Walter Carrington Crescent, Victoria Island
    +234 (1) 461-3400 during business hours and after hours
  • State Department – Consular Affairs
    888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
  • Nigeria Country Information
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