Shun major hotels in Nigeria – US tells citizens


United States Government has said there are “elevated threats” to major hotels in Nigeria’s “larger cities”.

The U.S authorities stated in an emergency information for American citizens dated November 3, 2023.

The advisory noted that the Nigerian security agencies were working to counter the threat.

It said US citizens should exercise vigilance at major hotels, be alert to their surroundings, keep a low profile, and review the travel advisory for Nigeria before checking into any hotels.

“The U.S. Government is aware of credible information that there is an elevated threat to major hotels in Nigeria’s larger cities,” the notice reads.

“The Nigerian security services are working diligently to counter the threat.

“The U.S. Department of State advises U.S. citizens to consider this information when arranging lodging or visiting major hotels in Nigeria.”

It also provided the addresses and telephone numbers of the US embassy in Abuja and consulate in Lagos should any US citizen require help.

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