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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…

Abuja Airport Closure
Nigerian authorities intend to close Abuja’s Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (ABV) for six weeks beginning on March 8 in order to have ABV’s…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

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.

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Abuja (Nigeria), Eid-al-Fitr Holiday Closures
The U.S. Embassy in Abuja and the U.S. Consulate General in Lagos will be closed on Monday, June 26 and Tuesday, June 27 in observance of…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Abuja (Nigeria), Personal Security During Ramadan
The U.S. Mission reminds all U.S. citizens to exercise caution and be aware of their surroundings during Ramadan, generally observed in Nigeria from…