The United States government has warned of an elevated risk of terror attacks in Nigeria, especially in the Federal capital territory (FCT), Abuja.
The security alert issued on Sunday by the U.S. Mission in Nigeria states “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.”
US Embassy also advised American citizens to avoid all non-essential travel and movement, among others.