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Nigeria Airport Security Update
On June 22, the U.S. Mission in Nigeria, which includes the U.S. Embassy in Abuja and the U.S. Consulate in Lagos, released a Security Alert…

OSAC Health Security Snapshot: Lassa Fever in West Africa
Lassa fever is endemic to Nigeria (as well as West Africa), which is in the midst of the largest outbreak of the disease ever reported there. The…

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…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Alert: Abuja (Nigeria), Heightened Police Activity in Abuja City
The Embassy has received credible reports that seven Nigerian police were killed July 3 in a violent incident upon the “airport road” between central…

Security Alert: Abuja (Nigeria), Intensified Screening at Airports Countrywide
The Nigeria Customs Service has issued a Security Alert and implemented intensified screening of all passengers and luggage into and out of Nigeria. …

Security Alert: Abuja (Nigeria), Embassy and Consulate Holiday Closure
The U.S. Embassy in Abuja and the U.S. Consulate General in Lagos will be closed on Friday, June 15 and Monday, June 18 in observance of Eid-al-Fitr.