The Unites States is building a new $537 million consulate in Nigeria’s commercial hub to further support diplomatic and commercial relations between the two countries.
The 10-story building -- planned for a 12-acre site in Lagos -- will be the biggest American consulate in the world when it is completed in 2027, Mary Leonard, the U.S. ambassador to Nigeria, said at a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday. It is intended to strengthen collaboration between the U.S. and Africa’s most populous country in areas including “music, arts, technology and entrepreneurship,” she said…
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