Breaking: US Embassy Issues Alert Of Terror Attacks In Abuja , Nigeria


The US Embassy in Nigeria issued this terror alert on Sunday 

Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Abuja (October 23, 2022) 

Location:  Abuja Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nigeria 

Event:  There is an elevated risk of terror attacks in Nigeria, specifically in Abuja.  Targets may include, but are not limited to, government buildings, places of worship, schools, markets, shopping malls, hotels, bars, restaurants, athletic gatherings, transport terminals, law enforcement facilities, and international organizations.  The U.S. Embassy will offer reduced services until further notice. 

Actions to Take: 

Avoid all non-essential travel or movement. 

Stay alert.

Avoid crowds.

Review your personal security plans and keep your cell phone charged in case of emergency. 

Carry proper identification. 


U.S. Embassy Abuja, Nigeria 

Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive, Central District Area 

+234 (9) 461-4328 and after hours +234 (9) 461-4000 press zero 

U.S. Consulate General Lagos 

2 Walter Carrington Crescent, Victoria Island 

+234 (1) 460-3400 during business hours and after-hours  

State Department – Consular Affairs 

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444  

Nigeria Country Information 

Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates. 

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Chris Kehinde Nwandu is the Editor In Chief of CKNNEWS || He is a Law graduate and an Alumnus of Lagos State University, Lead City University Ibadan and Nigerian Institute Of Journalism || With over 2 decades practice in Journalism, PR and Advertising, he is a member of several Professional bodies within and outside Nigeria || Member: Institute Of Chartered Arbitrators ( UK ) || Member : Institute of Chartered Mediators And Conciliation || Member : Nigerian Institute Of Public Relations || Member : Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria || Fellow : Institute of Personality Development And Customer Relationship Management || Member and Chairman Board Of Trustees: Guild Of Professional Bloggers of Nigeria

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