Announcement

Nigeria travel advice updated

This news article was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Following explosions in the cities of Kaduna and Jos on 8 April 2012, you should exercise particular vigilance and caution over the Easter period.

There is a high threat of terrorist attack during religious festivals. The Foreign Office has updated its travel advice for Nigeria to the following:

  • Borno State
  • Yobe State
  • Bayelsa State
  • Delta State
  • Rivers State (including Port Harcourt)
  • Riverine areas of Akwa Ibom State
  • The Bakassi Peninsula

In addition we advise against ALL travel to the following States over the Easter Period:

  • Niger State
  • Kaduna Stae
  • Kano State
  • Katsina State
  • Sokoto State

We advise against ALL BUT ESSENTIAL travel to:

  • Bauchi State
  • Jos City
  • Gombe State
  • Mubi Town in Adamawa State, and the area north of Mubi Town that border Borno State
  • Non-riverine areas of Akwa Ibom State
  • Abia State See our travel advice for Nigeria.