Following Fridays killing of an Iranian general by the US, the US government has warned its citizens against travelling to Nigeria.
A statement published on its website, has the US Embassy in Nigeria admonished American citizens to maintain low profile and take personal security measures across the country.
According to the Statement, it has no specific security threat information, but the embassy advised US nationals in Nigeria to stay alert in public places, including schools, hospitals, government facilities, places of worship, tourist locations, and transportation hubs.
It reads: “Due to recent world events, U.S. citizens should review their personal security measures. 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