Great East Japan Earthquake(other site)

Warning on Suspicious Information on Japanese Government Scholarship Program(other site)


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Japan extended JPY 110 million grant aid (equivalent of USD 927,000) for Conflict Prevention and Peace-Building in Nigeria
(3 Feb, 2015)


New Statement by Prime Minister of Japan regarding the hostage incident of Japanese nationals in Syria(1 Feb, 2015)


Japan contributes for the ECOWAS Election Observation Mission in Nigeria (27 Jan, 2015)


Statement by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe regarding the hostage incident of Japanese nationals in Syria(25 Jan, 2015)


Message from Japan regarding the incident on warning of Japanese nationals' execution(20 Jan, 2015)


Japan's ODA Consultation Desk on Fraud and Corruption (23 Aug, 2014)


The official Website of the Goverment of Japan has been launched.(23 Aug, 2014)


Notice for MEXT Scholarship: Application process for Japanese Government MEXT Scholarship for 2014/15 Academic Section has closed since June this year. Interested candidates for the 2015/16 programme should contact the Embassy from April next year for application forms. (23 Aug, 2014)


"Review of the Japan-Africa Forum2014" presented by Nikkei Business online special (11Aug,2014)


Submission of application for 2015 MEXT scholarship has closed.(23July,2014)


Press Release: The Launching Ceremony of the Project funded by Japan for Strengthening the Capacity of West Africa’s Peace Support Operations in Nigeria(15July,2014)


The close date for the submission of completed application forms for the 2015 MEXT scholarship application is 15th July 2014. (25June,2014)


Notice: Short-term stay visa for nationals of India(8July,2014)


Japan extends a loan of JPY 8,285,000,000
(equivalent of USD 85 million) for the Polio Eradication Project. (26May,2014)


Emergency Grant Aid for Supporting the to Abducted School Girls, their families and affected communities in the Federal Republic of Nigeria. (13June,2014)


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About Us

1)Embassy of Japan in Nigeria

Address: No.9, Bobo Street (off Gana Street), Maitama, Abuja, Nigeria

Phone: (234-9)461-2713/2714、461-3289/90

Fax: (870)782-255-541


3) Inquiry by E-mail


4)Office hours

Mon-Thu  8:00-17:30

Fri  8:00-13:00

Consular Section

Mon-Thu  8:00-12:00, 13:00-17:00

Fri  8:00-12:45

Visa Application

Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri  8:30-11:30


Embassy's closing days (2015)

1st Jan. (Thur) New Year's Day (Nigeria Holiday)
2nd Jan. (Fri) New Year's Holiday
3th Apr. (Fri) Good Friday (Nigeria Holiday)
6st Apr. (Mon) Easter Monday (Nigeria Holiday)
1st May. (Fri) Workers' Day (Nigeria Holiday)
4st May. (Mon) Greenery Day
29th May. (Fri) Democracy Day (Nigeria Holiday)
20th Jul. (Mon) Marine Day
21th Sep. (Mon) Respect for the Aged Day
24th Sep. (Thur) Id el Kabir (Nigeria Holiday)
1st Oct. (Thur) National Day (Nigeria Holiday)
12th Oct. (Mon) Health and Sports Day
23rd Nov. (Mon) Labor Thanksgivinig Day
23th Dec. (Wed) The Emperor's Birthday
24th Dec. (Thur) Id el Maulud (Nigeria Holiday)
25th Dec. (Fri) Christmas Day (Nigeria Holiday)
29th Dec. (Tue) End of Year's Holiday
30th Dec. (Wed) End of Year's Holiday
31st Dec. (Thur) End of Year's Holiday

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