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Health Alert: U.S. Mission Nigeria
August 28, 2020

Health Alert:  U.S. Mission Nigeria (August 28, 2020)

Location:  Nigeria

Event:   Resumption of International Flights Postponed

The Government of Nigeria has postponed the partial resumption of international flights.  Some international flights are now scheduled to resume on Saturday, September 5.

International flight operations will first resume at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja and Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos.  For information on when particular airlines will resume operations, we urge you to reach out to the airlines directly.



With the scheduled resumption of international flights, the U.S. Mission in Nigeria has no scheduled evacuation flights and does not plan to schedule future evacuation flights.  Should circumstances changes, we will communicate details to the public. 


Actions to Take 

·         Consult the CDC website for the most up-to-date information.  

·         For the most recent information on what you can do to reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19, please see the CDC’s latest recommendations 

·         Visit the COVID-19 crisis page on travel.state.gov for the latest information.  

·         Check with your airlines, cruise lines, or travel operators regarding any updated information about your travel plans and/or restrictions. 

·         Visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19 for information on conditions in Nigeria. 

·         Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the United States  


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) 460-3400 during business hours and after hours


State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Nigeria Country Information

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