The United States Embassy in Nigeria has announced that its offices in Abuja and Lagos would be closed on Thursday, November 22, 2018. The US Embassy stated that the closure would be in observance of Thanksgiving. The embassy announced the closure in a post through its official Twitter handle, @USEmbassyAbuja https://t.co/3ZcwYBAmdm pic.twitter.com/TkDCwzOSjg — Welcome Centre Hotel (@WelCenHotels) July 25, 2017 The tweet read: “The U.S. Embassy in Abuja, and the U.S. Consulate General in Lagos, will be closed on Thursday, November 22, in observance of Thanksgiving. Thank you for being part our community!!! Happy Thanksgiving!” Thanksgiving is a federal holiday in the United States celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November.