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U.S. Embassy Abuja – Security Notice – Demonstrations – January 12, 2024 
January 12, 2024

Event: Nationwide demonstrations are scheduled for Saturday January 13 to protest the war in Gaza. Roadblocks, traffic congestion, and confrontations between protestors and security forces are possible. The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to exercise increased caution. U.S. citizens should:

  • Monitor local media for breaking news.
  • Be aware of their surroundings.
  • Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program(STEP) to receive information and alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency overseas.
  • Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter and visit travel.state.gov.

For further information: 

U.S. Embassy Abuja, Nigeria
Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive, Central District Area
+234 (2-09) 461-4328, and after hours +234 (2-09) 461-4000

U.S. Consulate General Lagos
2 Walter Carrington Crescent, Victoria Island
+234 (2-01) 460-3400 during and after business hours

State Department — Consular Affairs, 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

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