The United States of America on Wednesday warned its citizens to be wary of visiting “high risk” states in Nigeria.
In a statement released by the Bureau of Consular Affairs, 14 Nigerians states were noted with a “do not travel” instruction due to crime, terrorism, civil unrest, kidnapping, and maritime crime, which includes kidnappings, hijackings, boardings, theft, etc.
The states mentioned include Borno and Yobe States and Northern Adamawa State due to terrorism. Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Kaduna, Kano, and Yobe states.
Others are the coastal areas of Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross Rivers, Delta, and Rivers states (with the exception of Port Harcourt)