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U.S. Donates More than 3.5 million Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine to Nigeria via COVAX

The U.S. Mission in Nigeria is pleased to announce the arrival of 3,577,860 doses of Pfizer vaccine for the public health and benefit of the Nigerian people through COVAX, the worldwide initiative ensuring equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines. The U.S. shipment arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja on October 14.  The shipment ...
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Heroes of U.S. Diplomacy Recognizes Diplomats Who Helped Defeat Ebola in West Africa

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON U.S. Department of State’s “Heroes of U.S. Diplomacy” initiative will recognize Ambassadors Deborah Malac, John Hoover, Alexander Laskaris, and Dr. Gary Penner, Kathleen FitzGibbon, Ervin Massinga, Sheila Paskman, and Dr. Gregory Martin for their steadfastness in advancing the Department of State’s mission during the 2014-2015 Ebola epidemic in West Africa. On Wednesday, October 13 at ...
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U.S. Government Supports HIV Epidemic Control in Abia State

Umuahia—Today, the U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires (CDA), Kathleen FitzGibbon, led a Mission Nigeria interagency team to Abia State to mark the re-engagement of U.S. assistance to the State through the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and support renewed efforts towards HIV epidemic control. The U.S. will work with the State government and ...
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U.S. Consulate Supports Academic Programs at KolaDaisi University Through Book Donation

Ibadan— To enhance quality of learning, teaching and research, the U.S. Consulate General on Wednesday donated textbooks and other higher education reference materials to KolaDaisi University, Ibadan. Working in close coordination with the university management and faculty members, the Public Affairs Section of the Consulate General sourced the up-to-date, high-quality textbooks from publishers in the United States ...
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The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces Design-Build Award for the U.S. Consulate General in Lagos

Media Note U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson The Department of State has awarded Pernix Federal, LLC of Lombard, Illinois the $319 million design-build contract for the new U.S. Consulate General in Lagos, Nigeria.  The 12.2-acre site for the new Consulate General is part of Eko Atlantic, a development led by South Energyx ...
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