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Health Alert: U.S. Mission Nigeria – Extension of Cessation of Movement
April 14, 2020

Location:  Lagos, Nigeria

Event:  Extension of Cessation of Movement

On Monday, April 13, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari announced an extension of the cessation of movement order for Lagos and Ogun States and the Federal Capital Territory.  The cessation will last for an additional fourteen (14) days starting at 11:59 pm on April 13th.  Please remain sheltered in place and comply with the lockdown order to help protect your health and prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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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