On Tuesday, October 11, the U.S. Consulate General in collaboration with the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs Alumnae Association of Nigeria hosted 100 schoolgirls from across Nigeria to mark the International Day of the Girl Child, highlighting the importance of girls’ empowerment through increased access to education.
17 Aug 2022
On Tuesday, 50 Nigerians were inducted into the 2022/2023 cohort of the Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative (CYFI) at a ceremony attended by U.S. Consul General Will Stevens.
25 May 2022
U.S. government sports diplomacy programs promote social inclusion and empower youth in underserved communities by providing them with team-building, leadership, and conflict-resolution skills.
18 May 2022
The U.S. government continues to support women’s full and free participation in the economy by creating platforms that enable them to thrive in their businesses, succeed as entrepreneurs, and prosper in their communities.
U.S. Consulate awards $1.02m to Nigerian Civic Organizations, expands U.S.-Nigeria bilateral ties in 2021
30 Dec 2021
The United States is a steadfast partner of Nigeria, working together to improve health, security, economic growth, human rights, democracy, and education throughout the country. From January 2021, the United States Consulate General in Lagos awarded $1.02m to civic organizations to implement projects across the 17 states in southern Nigeria. The funded projects addressed the…
16 Mar 2020
After a temporary shutdown of its office on Wednesday, the Lagos consulate has announced that it will reopen on March 17 for both visas and American Citizen Services (ACS). "Due to reasons beyond our control, we are temporarily unable to provide regular services for visas and American Citizen Services in Lagos, but other offices within…
20 Dec 2018
United States Consulate is partnering with Field of Skill and Dreams (FSD) Academy to train 105 Nigerians in entrepreneurial skills to promote investment. Speaking at the third edition of the two-day conference, U.S. consulate Public Affairs Officer, Russell Brooks, said America offered its support because entrepreneurs are the future of Africa, who could produce an…
9 Sep 2018
Adewale Olakunle Joel is an artist with a passion to use his palette to heal the sick and put smiles on faces of internally displaced persons (IDPs). Working in partnership with the U.S. Consulate, Adewale has held different sessions with children with cancer, sickle cell anaemia, as well as, adults with mental illnesses. He spoke…
5 Jul 2016
Security officers early yesterday became suspicious of a man near the parking lot of Dr. Suleiman Faqeeh Hospital, which is directly across from the U.S. diplomatic mission.