Security Alert: U.S. Consulate Lagos – EndSARS Anniversary

Location:  Lagos, Nigeria
Event:  EndSARS Anniversary 

There are currently groups of protesters around the Lekki Toll Gate area in Lagos.  The police have deployed tear gas and traffic is currently blocked.  Consulate personnel are advised to avoid the area.  Please consider alternate routes. 

Actions to Take:

·         Avoid the areas of the demonstrations.

·         Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.

·         Monitor local media for updates.

·         Keep a low profile.


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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