Embassy Statement – #EndSARS Anniversary

Today is a day to reflect on the loss of life and property during last year’s #ENDSARS protests.  We appreciate the work done by the various judicial panels and look forward to the implementation of recommendations and compensation to victims of police brutality.  We support ongoing police reform efforts.  We encourage those who demonstrated for ...
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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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INL Office of the U.S. Embassy Donates Protective Gear and Equipment to Nigeria Police Force, Borno State Mobile Patrol Division

(Abuja) The office of the International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) of the U.S. Embassy has donated equipment valued over $325,000 to the Nigerian Police. The equipment will aid in counter-insurgency operations in the northeast and restore civilian authority in areas affected by the Boko Haram insurgency. INL Director James Jewett presented the equipment to ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Abuja, Nigeria

Location: Lugbe Shoprite at Novare Gateway Mall, along Airport Road between MRS Filling Station and Chamber of Commerce Abuja FCT, Nigeria Event: The U.S. Embassy in Abuja advises U.S. citizens about reports of police activity and a possible demonstration at the Lugbe Shoprite along Airport Road.  U.S. Government personnel have been advised to avoid the ...
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66 Nigeria Police Officers Graduate from U.S. Fingerprint Training

Abuja, Nigeria – On Friday, November 4, 2016 the Office of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) within the United States Embassy in collaboration with the Atlanta Police Department (APD), and the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) concluded a one week Fingerprint Analysis and Forensics training program for 66 Nigerian police officers. The program was aimed ...
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