Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Abuja, Nigeria

Location: Lugbe Shoprite at Novare Gateway Mall, along Airport Road between MRS Filling Station and Chamber of Commerce Abuja FCT, Nigeria

Event: The U.S. Embassy in Abuja advises U.S. citizens about reports of police activity and a possible demonstration at the Lugbe Shoprite along Airport Road.  U.S. Government personnel have been advised to avoid the area. Previous demonstrations in Nigeria have encountered a strong police/security force response, including the use of tear gas. 

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area around Lugbe Shoprite along Airport Road.
  • Avoid demonstrations and large crowds.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Review your personal security plans.