United Kingdom has warned British nationals against travelling to about 21 states in Nigeria over security concerns.
The travel warning posted on Foreign and Commonwealth Office of UK website and updated on Monday, stemmed from the worsening security situation occasioned by terrorists’ attacks in the North East, armed banditry in the North-West and militancy in the South-South.
It advised against all travels to Borno; Yobe; Adamawa; Gombe; and the riverine areas of Delta, Rivers, Akwa Ibom and Cross River states.
It also cautioned against trips to within 20km of the border with Niger and Zamfara states.
The United Kingdom advised against all but essential travel to Bauchi, Zamfara, Kano, Jigawa, Katsina, Kogi and within 20km of the border with Niger in Sokoto and Kebbi states including the non-riverine areas of Delta, Bayelsa, Rivers and Abia States.