Great East Japan Earthquake(other site)


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


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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)Offices hours

Mon-Thu  8:00-17:30

Fri  8:00-13:00

Consular Section

Mon-Thu  8:00-12:00, 13:00-17:15

Fri  8:00-12:45

Visa Application

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


Embassy's closing days (2014)

1st Jan. New Year's Day
2nd Jan. New Year's Holiday
3rd Jan. New Year's Holiday
14th Jan. Id-dl-Maulud (Birth of the Prophet)
11th Feb. National Foundation Day
21th Mar. Vernal Equinox Holiday
18th Apr. Good Friday
21st Apr. Easter Monday
1st May. May Day
29th May. Democracy Day
28th Jul. Eid-al-Fitri)
15th Sep. Respect-for-the-Aged Day Holiday
1st Oct. Independence Day
3rd Nov. Culture Day
25th Dec. Christmas Day
26th Dec. Boxing Day
29th Dec. End of Year's Holiday
30th Dec. End of Year's Holiday
31st Dec. . End of Year's Holiday


Bi-lateral Relations

Visa Information

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If you need detail information regarding visa requirements, please contact the consular section of the Embassy.

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