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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Nigeria
January 3, 2020

Location: Nigeria, countrywide

Event: Due to recent world events, U.S. citizens should review their personal security measures.  While we have no specific threat information, it is prudent to remind ourselves of the following personal security actions to follow on a regular basis.

Actions To Take:

  • Be aware of your surroundings
  • Keep a low profile
  • Stay alert in public places, including schools, hospitals, government facilities, places of worship, tourist locations, and transportation hubs
  • Review and alter travel routes and times to reduce time and place predictability
  • Avoid crowds and demonstrations
  • Exercise caution when walking or driving at night
  • Carry proper ID
  • Review your personal security plans
  • Monitor local media for updates
  • Review the Travel Advisory for Nigeria