Bomb from the US Embassy
The biting and harsh reality of the Nigerian economy has made migration very attractive. Right from the time of military rule, professionals and non professionals alike have been fleeing the country that touts itself as the ‘Giant of Africa’ in droves in order to have a semblance of a decent life for themselves and their…
Boko Haram plans to disrupt Nigeria's 2019 elections, US warns
The United States of America embassy in Nigeria has warned American citizens in the country that terrorist groups plan to disrupt the forthcoming 2019 general elections by carrying out attacks on Nigerian security and public places. It, however, said it had no information on "any specific threat information to the U.S. Embassy or within Nigeria."…
Man throws explosive device by US embassy in Cairo
A man was arrested on Tuesday after throwing a homemade explosive device close to the US embassy in Cairo, Egyptian security and judicial sources said.
U.S. Embassy in Abuja resume full services Friday
The United States Embassy in Abuja on Friday resumed full services for both visas and American Citizen Services (ACS). "Full Consular visa and American Citizen Services (ACS) resume in Abuja today. We regret the inconvenience the temporary closure of the Abuja Consular office caused. Good to be back!," the embassy tweeted on Friday. The Embassy…
US Embassy in Abuja shuts down visa services 'until further notice'
The United States of America Embassy on Tuesday announced a temporary shutdown of its Abuja Consulate for visa and American Citizen Service. The embassy said visa applicants will be contacted for rescheduling. However, the Consular functions in U.S. Consulate Lagos are not affected and will continue operations. This was made known on a publication on…
Clashes, looting in eastern Ethiopia
Residents in the volatile Somali region of eastern Ethiopia on Sunday reported riots, looting and ethnic attacks, as the US embassy in Addis Ababa advised its citizens to avoid the region. "Everybody is inside his home. Nobody is leaving," said a resident of the regional capital Jigjiga who spoke on condition of anonymity. "So many…
Israelis march, bask in national pride ahead of US embassy move
Israelis basked in national pride and prepared for a Jerusalem march expected to draw tens of thousands Sunday, a day ahead of the controversial US embassy move to the disputed city.
Trump cancels London trip for embassy opening
US President Donald Trump announced Friday he will no longer attend the opening of the new US embassy in London, , a move welcomed by critics in Britain who had planned mass protests.
US embassy partners institute on HIV awareness
THE Embassy of the United States of American (USA) in partnership with the Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria, has sensitised children, youths and adults on preventive measures against HIV/AIDS spread. Speaking, yesterday, at the commemoration of World AIDS Day, in Abuja, US Ambassador to Nigeria, W. Stuart Symington, said: "If we work together we can…