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U.S. Mission Nigeria Statement – Response to Black Lives Matter Protest

This week, at the U.S. Embassy in Abuja and our Consulate in Lagos, Nigerians rallied to express their dismay at the brutal death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and call for justice.  We salute their peaceful expression of solidarity in support of the ideals of equal justice.  They join many Americans who are similarly outraged ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Consulate General Lagos, Nigeria

Location:  Lagos, Nigeria Event:  The U.S. Consulate General in Lagos has received reports that demonstrators plan to gather in front of the Consulate on Wednesday, June 03, 2020 to protest current events in the United States.  Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and possibly escalate into violence. Actions to Take: Avoid the areas of  Walter Carrington Crescent, the U.S. ...
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Health Alert:  U.S. Mission Nigeria

Location:  Nigeria Event:  Federal Government Update of COVID-19 Lockdown Directive Nigerian President Buhari and the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 (PTF) have approved measures to being ‘phase two’ to ease the lockdown, which has been in place since March 29, 2020. The guidelines for phase two, which will be in place from June 02, 20202 – ...
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Health Alert:  U.S. Mission Nigeria

Health Alert:  U.S. Mission Nigeria (May 29, 2020) Location:  Nigeria Event:  State Specific Updates on Movement Restrictions The lockdown for Lagos, Abuja and Ogun states, as well as the nationwide curfew approved by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 is scheduled to end on June 01, 2020. In preparation for this, many states are announcing new guidelines ...
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Health Alert: U.S. Mission Nigeria

Health Alert: U.S. Mission Nigeria (28 May 2020) Location:  Nigeria Event:  UPDATE AND CORRECTION: Doha Flight Canceled   The U.S Mission regrets the incorrect information regarding an evacuation flight on Sunday, May 31, from Abuja and Lagos to Doha. The flight was NOTbeing organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Korea (South Korea). We apologize ...
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