The US Embassy in Nigeria has issued a terror attack alert focused on Abuja on Sunday 23rd October 2022.
The security alerts warning read;
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.
Review your personal security plans and keep your cell phone charged in case of emergency.
Carry proper identification.