Be assured that ACURET.ORG is monitoring the COVID-19 situation closely and follows the recommendations and official regulations from official Nigerian authorities. The Presidential steering committee on COVID-19 response (Dated April 2nd ,2022) for provisional travel protocol for travelers arriving Nigeria entails that
ACURET.ORG is taking all necessary precautions to make the Conference and Anniversary Celebrations are as safe as possible. However, the risk of infection cannot be ruled out completely. Participation in the respective event is on the participant’s own responsibility. ACURET.ORG is not liable for any potential damage resulting from measures (e.g. quarantine of several days) ordered by the health authorities and asks for your understanding.
Good to Know
The official language in Nigeria is English. The conference will be in English. There is no translation services.
Time Zone in Nigeria is West African Standard Time (GMT +1) (UTC +1)
Abeokuta has a tropical climate, and the temperature typically ranges from around 33°C, rarely falling below 31°C or exceeding 34°C. The weather in December, month of the Conference, is roughly from 23°C to 22°C, rarely falling below 19°C or exceeding 25°C. The lowest daily average low temperature is 22°C on 31 December.
Emergency Numbers in Nigeria
Abeokuta is generally safe. However, in case of emergency, one can dial the following numbers:
Nigerian telephone country code is 234
Nigeria operates on a 230V supply voltage and 50Hz.
The naira is Nigeria’s national currency. However, USD is commonly accepted, in airports, hotels, and tourist destinations. The exchange rates used will vary, though, so it’s worth checking you’re getting a fair deal before you decide to spend your dollars in Nigeria. There exists an active black market for currency conversion. However, if you’re changing money in Nigeria, you should only do so through a bank or official money exchange. Otherwise stop by your local Bank. Many banks and credit unions offer a foreign currency exchange service for a fee; Visit an ATM; Consider Getting Traveler’s Checks; buy currency at your Foreign Bank Branch
Credit and debit cards are generally accepted in larger Nigerian towns and cities, especially in tourist areas. In places used to foreign visitors, major providers such as Visa, Mastercard are accepted in ATMs, shops and restaurants. Nigeria ATMs are EMV-compliant. Amex is accepted in Major establishments.
Invitation letters for Visa purposes are available only to registered participants. To issue an invitation letter is available through registration process.
Citizens of Economic of West African States (ECOWAS) do not require entry permits into Nigeria. All visitors not exempted from entry permits are advised to apply and obtain appropriate visas from the nearest Nigerian Mission – Embassy, High Commission or Consulate before entry into Nigeria as visas cannot be issued at the port of entry. Early application is advisable to avoid delay.
On-line registration open – October 15th 2,022
Early registration deadline – November 11th ,2022
Late registration deadline – November 25th ,2022
Workshop registration open – November 1st ,2022
Pre-Conference 3Rs Workshop November 30th ,2022
Lab Animal medicine Summit – December 1st ,2022
4th International Conference & 10th year Anniversary December 1st – 3rd ,2022
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