‘Crime is endemic throughout Nigeria’, US warns citizens

U.S. Embassy in Nigeria where statement

The U.S. Embassy in Abuja and Consulate General in Lagos issued a security alert warning its citizens in Nigeria to exercise caution while travelling and residing in Nigeria and added that crime is endemic in Nigeria.  The U.S. agencies disclosed this in a press release by on Wednesday. Accordingly, the release read: “Crime is endemic throughout Nigeria, ranging from petty street crime to carjacking, and crime levels tend to increase during the holidays.  It is prudent to exercise particular caution during the holiday season and at holiday events.” Furthermore, it…

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