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The Consulate General of Nigeria - New York

About the Consulate General

As one of the four (4) Nigeria's diplomatic representation in the United States of America, the Consulate General of Nigeria, New York, has amongst its mandate, protection of its nationals, rendering consular services, and promoting economic relations with the United States of America.

The Consulate is located at 828 second Avenue, New York, NY 10017. Since its establishment, sixteen (16) Consul Generals have served in the Mission.

Events & Special Announcement
Nigerian and US Holiday
New Year's Day - Friday, January 01 ... ... Martin Luther King Day - Monday, January 18 ...
Presidents' Day - Monday, February 15 ... Good Friday - Friday, April 2 ...
Easter Monday - Monday, April 5 ... Workers Day - Saturday, May 01 *** ...
U.S. Memorial Day - Monday, May 31 ... Democracy Day - Saturday, June 12 ...
Eid-El-Fitri - Wednesday - Friday, May 12-14 *** ... Independence Day - Sunday, July 04 *** ...
Eid-El-Adha - Monday - Wednesday, July 19-21 **** ... Labor Day - Monday, September 06 ...
Independence Day - Friday, October 01 *** ... Columbus Day - Monday, October 11 ...
Veterans' Day - Thursday, November 11 ... Eid-El-Maulud - Monday - Tuesday, October 18 - 19 *** ...
Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, November 25 ... Christmas Day - Saturday, December 25 *** ... ...
Boxing Day - Sunday, December 26 *** ... *** Subject to Change. May be observed on a different Day

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. The history of the country goes back to 500 BC when the Nok people were the inhabitants. It was the ending of the 15th century European explorers and traders began their lucrative slave trade with the Yoruba and Benin peoples. In 1861 Lagos was colonized by the British and 1914, the entire country became The Colony and Protectorate of Nigeria. Nigeria became independent in 1960.

Map of Nigeria

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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Our Team

LOT PETER EGOPIJA

LOT PETER EGOPIJA
Consul General

ALANI ISAU BELLO, MNI

ALANI ISAU BELLO, MNI
Consul - Consular and Welfare

NICHOLAS AGBO ELLA

NICHOLAS AGBO ELLA
Consul - Trade and Investment

OKECHUKWU IROAMACHI

OKECHUKWU IROAMACHI
Consul - Immigration and Community Relations

BALKISU RUFAI NURA

BALKISU RUFAI NURA
Consul / Head of Chancery

MALGWI IBRAHIM YAMTA

MALGWI IBRAHIM YAMTA
Consul Finance

OLUWAKEMI ADEBIMPE ADEOYE

OLUWAKEMI ADEBIMPE ADEOYE
Vice consul - Administration

Ms. Nkiru F. Chime

Ms. Nkiru F. Chime
Vice Consul - Administration

Ms. Pinky Ogonna Anene

Ms. Pinky Ogonna Anene
Immigration Attache III

The Consulate General of Nigeria - New York

Contact Details

828 Second Avenue,
New York, NY 10017

P: (212) 808-0301

F: (212) 687-1476

For visa enquiries: (917) 818-8726

For new passport enquirie: (917) 818-7102

E: cgnny@nigeriahouse.com

H: Monday - Friday: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

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