Insecurity

UK advises citizens against travelling to 12 Nigerian states

The United Kingdom has advised its citizens in Nigeria to steer clear of 12 states in Nigeria, saying Boko Haram insurgents were likely to kidnap foreign nationals.

The UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, FCDO, which announced this on in a travel advisory for its nationals weekend, said there was a high threat of kidnap throughout Nigeria for ideological, financial or political gain.

The states include Borno, Yobe, Adamawa, Gombe, Kaduna, Katsina, Zamfara, Delta, Bayelsa, Rivers, Akwa Ibom and Cross River.

 

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