DSS Confirms US Security Alert, Tells Nigerians To Be Watchful, Remain Calm


Following the security alert by the United States Embassy in Nigeria to US citizens in Abuja on planned terrorists attack, the Department of State Services (DSS) has called on citizens to be at alert and remain calm.


The U.S. Embassy had issued a security alert to Americans on Sunday, noting that there was impending terrorists attack on public places in Abuja.


Part of the alert stated: “There is an elevated risk of terror attacks in Nigeria, specifically in Abuja. Targets may include, but are not limited to, government buildings, places of worship, schools, markets, shopping malls, hotels, bars, restaurants, athletic gatherings, transport terminals, law enforcement facilities, and international organizations. The U.S. Embassy will offer reduced services until further notice.


“Actions to Take: Avoid all non-essential travel or movement, stay alert, avoid crowds, review your personal security plans and keep your cell phone charged in case of emergency and carry proper…

Source: Leadership Newspaper