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    Our Home, Our Country, Our Nation...Nigeria

    Nigeria is situated in the West African region and lies between longitudes 3 degrees and 14 degrees and latitudes 4 degrees and 140 degrees. It has a land mass of 923,768 sq.km.. It is bordered to the north by the Republics of Niger and Tchad....

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    A Nation With Great Diversity

    Nigeria is a massive country of almost 150 million people comprising 250 ethnic groups speaking 4000 dialects. The diversity of Nigeria is reflected in its rainbow of creeds and complexions, views and counterviews, stretching from the fringes of the desert in the North to the Atlantic waters in the South.

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    Heritage and Cultural Tourism

    Nigeria offers a wide variety of tourist attractions such as extended and roomy river and ocean beaches ideal for swimming and other water sports, unique wildlife, vast tracts of unspoiled nature ranging from tropical forest, magnificent waterfalls.

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    Democracy in Nigeria

    Nigeria the world's fourth largest democracy. One African in four is a Nigerian; with a population of 150 million or more, Nigeria is larger than any country in Europe. It is also the world's eighth largest producer of crude oil and has been the United States' second largest supplier.


The Consulate

As one of the four (4) Nigeria's diplomatic representation in the United States of America, the Consulate General of Nigeria, New York, established its presence in New York.The Consulate is located at 828 second Avenue, New York, NY 10017.

The Consulate has under its jurisdiction the following states: Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Nebraska, Ohio, North Dakota, South Dakota, Rhode Island, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Vermont Pennsylvania. Read More


Latest News

Nigerian community lauds New York Consulate for improved services

The Consulate-General of Nigeria in New York has been commended for improved consular services to Nigerians and others by the Organisation for the Advancement of Nigerians. Click here to read more

Increase in schedule of processing fees

Please be informed of the new Administrative charges for Immigration with effect from February 1, 2012. Read More

Consular Services Phones

For any enquiries
Tel: (212) 808 - 0301
Fax: (212) 687 - 1476
Email: cgnny@nigeriahouse.com

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Nigerian and US Holiday

New Year's Day - Monday, January 01 Martin Luther King Day - Monday, January 15
Presidents' Day - Monday, February 19 Good Friday - Friday, March 30
Easter Monday - Monday, April 2 Workers Day - Tuesday, May 01
U.S. Memorial Day - Monday, May 28 Democracy Day - Tuesday, May 29
Eid-El-Fitri - Friday, June 15 Independence Day - Wednesday, July 04
Eid-El-Kabir - Wednesday, August 22 Labor Day - Monday, September 03
Independence Day - Monday, October 01 Columbus Day - Monday, October 08
Veterans' Day - Monday, November 12 Eid-El-Maulud - Wednesday, November 21
Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, November 22 Christmas Day - Tuesday, December 25
Boxing Day - Tuesday, December 26

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About Nigeria

Nigeria is located on the west coast of Africa and is the most populous black country in the world, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Benin and Cameroon. Nigeria covers 356,668 sq miles (923,7770 sq kilometers). It is about the same size as California, Nevada and Utah combined. Nigeria is diverse in people and culture. Read more

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