Insecurity: US gives Americans in Nigeria survival tips

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Insecurity: US gives Americans in Nigeria survival tips

By Victoria Ojeme

The United State of America, USA, Embassy in Abuja and Consulate General in Lagos have reminded US citizens to exercise caution while travelling and residing in Nigeria. 

They noted that crime is endemic throughout Nigeria, ranging from petty street crime to kidnapping, and that crime levels tend to increase during the holidays.

It is prudent to exercise particular caution during the holiday season and at holiday events, they added.

A statement made available to journalists on Friday said “Demonstrations are relatively commonplace in Nigeria and generally affect traffic flow, especially if they progress along major thoroughfares.

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“Criminal and other elements often infiltrate large gatherings.”

The statement said “Terrorists organisations and individuals inspired by extremist ideology exist throughout Nigeria.

“Shopping centres, airports, hotels, clubs, restaurants, places of…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper