U.S. warns Americans about risks of traveling to Nigeria

12/4/2008 | Afrique En Ligne

In its Travel Warning for Nigeria, the State Department is advising all U.S. citizens to avoid traveling to the following Niger Delta states: Delta, Bayelsa and Rivers. "Violent crime is a problem in (commercial capital city of ) Lagos and other large cities as well as on the roads between cities," the State Department said in its warning. "Tension between some Muslim and Christian communities, and between ethnic groups, occasionally results in violence, but is not directed specifically against American citizens." Read the official Travel Warning for Nigeria.

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