Holiday Security Alert – Eid

Location:  Nigeria Date:  July 12, 2021 Event:  Holiday Security Alert  The U.S. Embassy in Abuja and Consulate General in Lagos remind U.S. citizens to exercise caution while traveling and residing in Nigeria around the upcoming holiday.  Crime is endemic throughout Nigeria, ranging from petty street crime to armed assaults and kidnapping for ransom, and crime ...
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Statement by Secretary Pompeo – On the Occasion of Eid al-Fitr

On behalf of the United States Department of State, I would like to wish all Muslims a blessed Eid al-Fitr. This holiday marks the end of Ramadan and is a time for celebration across Muslim communities worldwide. It is a culmination of a month of fasting, sharing meals with family and friends, donating to charitable ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: June 4-5 closure of U.S. Embassy Abuja and Consulate General Lagos.

The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Tuesday June 4, 2019 and Wednesday June 5, 2019 as holidays to commemorate Eid-el-Fitr. Consequently, the U.S. Embassy in Abuja and the U.S. Consulate General in Lagos will be closed. No consular services will be available. If you already have a regular visa or ACS appointment for that ...
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