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Last updated: April 23, 2021

U.S. Charge d’Affaires Kathleen FitzGibbon (center) and USAID Deputy Mission Director Katie Donohoe (left) present a plaque of appreciation to Abdnikadir Ibrahim, National Coordinator for the Nigerian Network of People Living with HIV (right) for contributing to the success of the 10-year $448 million SIDHAS activity managed by USAID
September 9, 2021

On September 7, 2021, U.S. Chargé d'Affaires Kathleen FitzGibbon joined Nigerian Federal Director of Public Health Dr. M.O. Alex-Okoh representing Minister of Health Dr. Osagie Ehanaire to mark the closing of a U.S. government activity that made a significant contribution to the HIV response in Nigeria over the last decade. 

USAID Activity Reaches 200,000 Out-Of-School Youth in Conflict-affected Borno and Yobe States
September 9, 2021

On September 9, 2021, USAID Mission Director Dr. Anne Patterson joined Nigerian education officials and the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office to mark the closing of a three-year U.S. and UK government-funded activity that significantly increased safe and relevant educational opportunities for children and youth in crisis environments in Nigeria.

Minister of State for Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory  Hajia Ramatu Tijani Aliyu thanks USAID for supporting improvements in health service delivery for the Territory’s three million residents
August 16, 2021

 On August 12, 2021, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Dr. Anne E. Patterson joined the Minister of State for Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Hajia Ramatu Tijani Aliyu to inaugurate a new primary health care Steering Committee that will help the FCT Administration improve access and delivery of primary health care to its three million constituents.

On August 3, 2021, U.S. Chargé d’Affaires, Kathleen FitzGibbon (center), joined Nigerian Minister for Humanitarian Affairs Ms. Sadiya Umar Farouq (fourth right) and Minister of Women's Affairs Dame Pauline Tallen (third right), to ceremonially launch a four-year activity from USAID that will prevent and respond to gender-based violence in Sokoto and Ebonyi states. The new activity will work to help mitigate the impacts of violence against women and girls.
August 6, 2021

On August 3, 2021, U.S. Chargé d’Affaires, Kathleen FitzGibbon, joined Nigerian Minister for Humanitarian Affairs Sadiya Umar Farouq representing Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, and Minister for Women’s Affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen, to ceremonially launch a four-year activity from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) that will prevent and respond to gender-based violence (GBV) in the states of Sokoto and Ebonyi.

USAID Launches Activity to Improve Sanitation and Reduce Waterborne Disease in Northwest Nigeria
July 16, 2021

On July 15, 2021, the U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID) launched a new Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) services activity to improve water resource management, increase access to proper sanitation, and encourage good hygiene behaviors in the Northwest states of Kebbi and Sokoto. 

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