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 ...
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STATEMENT BY SECRETARY MICHAEL R. POMPEO – Ongoing Protests in Nigeria

The United States strongly condemns the use of excessive force by military forces who fired on unarmed demonstrators in Lagos, causing death and injury.  We welcome an immediate investigation into any use of excessive force by members of the security forces.  Those involved should be held to account in accordance with Nigerian law. The right ...
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