US advises citizens to reconsider travelling to Nigeria

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The United States Embassy in Nigeria has issued an advisory urging its citizens to reconsider travelling to Nigeria following the killing of Iranian General, Qassem Soleimani, in a drone strike on Friday in Iraq.

The embassy gave the warning in a statement on its website dated January 3, 2020. The advisory said, “Due to recent world events, U.S. citizens should review their personal security measures.

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“While we have no specific threat information, it is prudent to remind ourselves of the following personal security actions to follow on a regular basis.

“Actions to take: Be aware of your surroundings; keep a low profile; avoid crowds and demonstrations; exercise caution when walking or driving at night; carry proper identification; review your personal security plans and monitor local media for updates.”

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