Wednesday, 31st May 2023

U.S. Consulate

12 Apr
A new documentary film by leading edtech nonprofit Ingressive for Good, "Finding Tech: Against All Odds," will have its premiere screening in partnership with the U.S. Consulate on April 20 at the American Corner in Ikeja, Lagos.
12 Oct 2022
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.
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.


3 mins ago
National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, (NAPTIP), has dismissed five of its personnel, including a Deputy Director, for various offences.
24 mins ago
Abbey Mortgage Bank, a leading mortgage institution in the country, successfully concluded its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on yesterday. The event was streamed live on Zoom and various social media channels, with significant attention from shareholders, banking industry professionals and enthusiasts.
34 mins ago
The member-elect for Ado/Okpokwu/Ogbadibo Federal Constituency, Chief Philip Agbese, has congratulated Governor Hyacinth Alia and his Deputy, Dr. Sam Ode, on their inauguration and subsequent assumption of office.
46 mins ago
Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Olisa Agbakoba, has called on President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s government to dismantle the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to succeed in the corruption war. Agbakoba said in an interview on The Morning Show of Arise Television on Wednesday. He urged the President to relieve the EFCC chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa.…
55 mins ago
*Questions Gomos' economic prowess A group under the aegis of Concerned Citizens of Plateau State, has accused the Chairperson, Economic Advisory Team in the Simon Lalong-led government, Chief Ezekiel Gomos, ofinefficiency. The group alleged that Gomos' impact as an economic expert has not been felt positively in the state. The group in a statement Wednesday,…