Nigeria Program Updates

Last updated: July 26, 2019

Campaign helps to curb a leading killer of Nigerian children
July 26, 2019

At a ceremony held June 6, the United States handed over 2.3 million long lasting insecticide treated mosquito nets in Cross River state as part of its comprehensive effort to control malaria across Nigeria. The donation was made possible through the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) and jointly implemented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

July 24, 2019

Power Africa, the U.S. government’s initiative to help improve access to electricity across the continent, is helping Nigeria to access innovative private sector financing that will provide clean, safe, affordable and reliable electricity to market places, shopping centers, and industrial facilities across Nigeria.

Feed the Future ‘Country Plan’ will boost agri-business, nutrition, and resilience
July 18, 2019

On July 18, the governments of the United States and Nigeria jointly signed a declaration of partnership to launch a five-year Feed the Future Nigeria Country Plan to increase investments in food security, build greater resilience, and improve household nutrition in the country.

New USAID ‘Integrated Health Program’ Will Help Save Lives Among Vulnerable Nigerians
June 20, 2019

On June 18, the U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID) launched a new flagship health activity that will help five states in Nigeria improve access to primary health care services, essential commodities, and increase demand for services.

June 4, 2019

Elections observers agree that from civic engagement to domestic observation and conflict mitigation, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) supported by USAID proved to be a solid pillar upon whom Nigerians could rely as credible voices to hold government accountable to democratic promises and principles during the 2019 general elections.