US Warns Citizens Not to Travel to States in Nigeria

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The United States has once again added Nigeria to countries her citizens should  be weary to travel to due to insecurity. It specifically pointed  out some states in Nigeria that her citizens should reconsider traveling to including Borno, Yobe, Bayelsa, Cross River, Delta and nine other states.
The United States has released a fresh travel advisory, warning its citizens not to travel to 14 out of the 36 states in Nigeria due to various security concerns. The travel advisory issued on Tuesday, April 20, placed Nigeria on Level 3, implying that the US citizens are advised to reconsider travelling to Nigeria.
The travel advisory issued on Tuesday, April 20, placed Nigeria on Level 3, implying that the US citizens are advised to reconsider travelling to Nigeria.
The advisory on the US government’s website placed Nigeria on Level 3 due to crime, terrorism, civil unrest, kidnapping, and maritime crime.
 The advisory further listed the security concerns peculiar to all the 14 state
Terrorism and kidnapping
1. Borno
2. Yobe
3. Adamawa (northern part)
Kidnapping
4. Bauchi
5. Gombe
6. Kaduna
7. Kano
8. Katsina
9. Zamfara
Crime, kidnapping, and maritime crime
10. Akwa Ibom
11. Bayelsa
12. Cross River
13. Delta
14. Rivers (with the exception of Port Harcourt) The advisory further indicates that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 1 Travel Health Notice for Nigeria due to COVID-19. The Level 1 health notice indicates a low level of COVID-19 in Nigeria.

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