Another way to prepare yourself is to consider enrolling in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). To learn more about the program and if it is right for you, visit the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program website.
The United States Embassy is located in Abuja. In addition to the Embassy, the United States has a consulate location in Lagos. The contact details for both locations are listed below:
U.S. Embassy Abuja
1075 Diplomatic Drive, Central Area, Abuja
Telephone: 234 (9) 461-4176 during office hours (Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.).
For after-hours emergencies, call 234 (9) 461-4000
Consulate General Lagos
2 Walter Carrington Crescent, Victoria Island, Lagos
Telephone: 234 (1) 460-3600 during office hours (Monday through Thursday 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.).
For after-hours emergencies, call 234 (1) 460-3400 or 0805-301-0268
Keeping copies of these details and contact numbers with you during your trip may seem needless, but, in the event of an emergency, you will be glad you have them. It is always better to err on the side of caution than wish you had been better prepared!
For the most up to date information regarding embassy locations in Nigeria be sure to visit the U.S. State Department website.