Africa > Nigeria

OSAC Health Security Snapshot: Monkeypox
Monkeypox is a rare disease that manifests in disfiguring skin lesions, and for which there is no treatment. As of October 20, the World Health…

Boko Haram’s Escalation in Maiduguri
There has been a resurgence of Boko Haram activities in Borno State in Nigeria’s northeast. There have been at least 90 attacks recorded in…

Meningitis Outbreak in West Africa
The meningitis belt of sub-Saharan Africa, which includes over 400 million people in 26 countries, tends to see periodic waves of meningitis…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Abuja (Nigeria), President Trump’s announcement that…
The recent announcement that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and plans to relocate the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Abuja (Nigeria), Holiday Security Reminder
The U.S. Mission urges all U.S. citizens to exercise caution in and around shopping centers, malls, markets, hotels, places of worship, restaurants,…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Abuja (Nigeria), Curfews in Abia and Plateau states
Curfews have been declared in Abia and Plateau states because of violent attacks accompanied by threats of reprisals.