The U.S. government has warned
its citizens against major hotels in large cities in Nigeria, noting that there are “elevated threats” in such area in the country.
The US warned its citizens in an emergency information for American citizens dated November 3.
The advisory said the Nigerian security agencies are working to counter the threat.
Its also warned that, US citizens should exercise vigilance at major hotels, be alert of their surroundings, keep a low profile, and review the travel advisory for Nigeria before checking into any hotels.
The notice reads: “The U.S. Government is aware of credible information that there is an elevated threat to major hotels in Nigeria’s larger cities.
“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.”
Addresses and telephone numbers of the US embassy in Abuja and consulate in Lagos were provided in the notice should any US citizen require help.
Recalls, in October, the US, also advised all its citizens worldwide to exercise restraint in travelling to various locations around the world. Nigeria was listed under the third tier of caution alert