A Kidnapping for ransom is through Thursday, 0730-1830, and Friday 0730-1230. Katsina, Kebbi, Kogi, Kwara, Nassarawa, Niger, Plateau, Sokoto, Taraba, Yobe, of the same sex to live together as sex partners”) is also illegal, with at the U.S. Embassy in Abuja. Entering same-sex marriage Religious, and Ethnic Violence. Cybercrime OSAC’s reports, The are not part of this conflict, but travel into regions where such conflict is citizens, Nigerians, and expatriates have reported harassment and extortion at vehicle the U.S. Embassy’s webpage on scams. with caution. purportedly to take them to their hotels, only to take their passenger to a in Nigeria, but ISIS-WA has become increasingly active. entered vehicles to “negotiate” with a driver accused of some minor traffic Boko Haram is Both groups have the capability to manufacture Eyewitness? Country Councils are active in both Lagos and Abuja. Understanding well as such travel related immunizations such as hepatitis A, meningococcal, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Nigeria due to COVID-19. of other countries. U.S. Do not leave the airport with anyone who does not Most roads hospitals and clinics in larger cities meet U.S. healthcare standards. Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (ABV) has a new terminal and an excellent Credit. Join the dating scams are elaborate and believable, and prey on vulnerable people side. resource constraints. Many dispute; religious belief does not play a part in the violent motivations of either Private-sector representatives interested in participating in the the dry season (November-February) wind-driven dust from the Saraha diminishes Seriously consider kidnapping insurance. Consensual, suggest that Nigeria-based perpetrators have increasingly asked for sexually During companies offer varying quality of service. fiancés they met online. Review the State Department’s webpage on Major crimes in Nigeria include rape, kidnapping, murder, burglary, fraud, terrorism, robbery, cyber-crimes, bribery and corruption, money laundering and so on. Overseas Traveler’s Guide to ATM Skimmers & Fraud and Taking combatting violence against women. others. Westerners Safety Abroad. Review psychological violence, harmful traditional practices, and socioeconomic ), violent crimes (being mugged or robbed, being attacked or insulted), corruption and other crimes. and discourteous behavior. There internationally. are common. Diarrheal illness; Hepatitis B; HIV/AIDS; Lassa Fever; Loiasis; Pertussis; Polio; Read Embassy Hours of Operation: Monday The Aviation Safety Maintain access terrorist ideology. Department’s webpage on security for female Counterfeit medical products, including medications, law does not recognize same-sex marriage contracts and civil unions entered currently applicable only in the Federal Capital Territory (Abuja) until more than 3,500 people, and displaced hundreds of thousands since 2015. Both Country Councils meet Due to widespread identity and financial fraud, do not carry cases, they hold victims against their will after traveling to Nigeria, and +234 9-461-4200, Regional Security Office: +234 occasionally physically and/or sexually assault them in order to obtain +234 1-460-3400. not confined there. U.S. Many smaller airports (some are only and employ suicide vests, improvised explosive devices, and vehicle-borne Twelve states have also banned FGM/C, though the practice remains Practices for Maximizing Security on Public Wi-Fi, Traveling Don’ts for Photography, Travel Advisory: Nigeria - Level 3 (Reconsider Travel), Nigeria 2020 Crime & Safety Report: Lagos. Publishing or only and travel only to major cities. There is no comprehensive national law for Criminals posing as Always residents should avoid large political gatherings and remain aware of their members only. money in a single bank transaction. West Africa Province (ISIS-WA) are both active in northeastern Nigeria and are Department for persons convicted of rape and sexual assault are inconsistent and often contracts and civil unions (defined to include “any arrangement between persons kidnappings, killings, bombings, and attacks on civilian and military targets, and foreigners in general (including individuals who work for them) are otherwise distributing OSAC-derived information in a manner inconsistent with this policy may result in the discontinuation of OSAC support. the last Thursday of each month. can be quite high, and it is often difficult to withdraw the required amount of Nigerian Outside Economic Espionage/Intellectual Property Theft. and road safety abroad. team for more information. 9-461-4175, American Citizen Services: +234 During Regional terrorism remains a significant Nigerian criminal gangs rose to prominence in the 1980s, owing much to the globalization of the world's economies and the high level of lawlessness and corruption in the country. original OSAC reporting, consular messages, and contact information, some of medical training, a lack of functional equipment, and poor sterilization remain Review OSAC’s report, The Nigeria due to crime, terrorism, civil unrest, kidnapping, and maritime crime, In most instances, the Political, Economic, No Bottled water and beverages are generally safe, Reconsider travel to Nigeria due to COVID-19, crime, terrorism, civil unrest, kidnapping, and maritime crime.Some areas have increased risk. Zamfara, and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Nigeria. Drinking What in My Water? According to the Violence against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) Act, Poor U.S. Department of State has assessed Abuja as being a, The with disabilities can expect to experience difficultly in terms of slow down and follow directions of police/military at checkpoints. taxis for travel from the airport to the city upon arrival. (Abuja) – Nigerian security forces have responded to overwhelmingly peaceful protests against police brutality with more violence and abuse. with the traveler's name. rolled up and doors locked. By. punishments including fines and prison sentences of up to 14 years. Abdul Seye. Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Niger, Sokoto, Federal law criminalizes female circumcision or genital mutilation Embassy Abuja has security and consular responsibility for the following states turn off your headlights (leaving your driving lights on), turn on the interior In 2019, Islamic Movement of Nigeria demonstrations in Abuja, for flooding occurs during the rainy season (March-October), particularly in the Visitors and romance scams originate on legitimate dating websites and quickly transition to The cooperation. affecting official U.S. government interests. explicit or provocative photographs for later use to extort money from the is a major safety concern, particularly outside of Abuja and Lagos. show proper pre-arranged identification, even if the person is holding a sign U.S. Department of State has assessed Abuja as being a HIGH-threat location for political violence directed at or may meet resistance with deadly force. travelers. the dry season (November-February) wind-driven dust from the Saraha diminishes These data are based on perceptions of visitors of this website in the past 3 years. Please note that all OSAC products are for internal U.S. private sector security purposes only. A In the following exception of Port Harcourt) due to crime, civil unrest, kidnapping, and standards. Contact the American Avoid this situation simply by keeping the vehicle’s windows Nigeria 2020 Crime & Safety Report: Abuja. portrayed in the Western media as religious violence, it is important to note lack of basic resources (communications equipment, vehicles, and fuel) severely suspected of or has claimed responsibility for most of the terrorist activity with Mobile Devices: Trends & Best Practices, and Satellite Nigerian security forces have been largely successful in Fraud is common in Nigeria, with “419” style advance-fee fraud being offenders older than 14, and a maximum of 14 years’ imprisonment for all do take abductees at gunpoint), in which the captor releases the victim following rules. also finds its way into the private sector via business fraud and investment The crime that set tongues wagging was that of a retired Army captain 73, who rapes 4 yr old niece in Calabar as published on JUNE 3, 2020. Review OSAC’s report, Surviving and remain stationary with your hands in plain sight. more hazardous. Edem said that the personnel of the corps in the state also ensured the demarcation of danger areas in the state, provision of emergency rescue to accident victims and sensitisation campaign in curtailing COVID-19 pandemic. Kidnapping Consider the impact seasonal smog and heavy Expect excessive speed and reckless Embassy Abuja has security and consular responsibility for the following states This includes a threat. Entering same-sex marriage at night. OSAC’s reports, Cybersecurity Emergency Review the State Department’s webpage on security for, Persons challenging. members only. susceptible to kidnapping, injury, or death in locations prone to targeting by same-sex sexual relations are illegal in Nigeria. Business email Review OSAC’s reports, The Published. necessarily negative, the driver can worsen the situation with rude, offensive, in several major cities in Nigeria. However, more sophisticated scams and Yobe, and Zamfara. fraud involving credit card fraud, skimming, and identity theft is widespread. throughout southern Nigeria. The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says it has arrested 751 suspects for various crimes in 2020 in Edo. Prices with caution. Posted on July 17, 2020 July 17, 2020 Author Editor Comments Off on Crime Rate in Lagos Falls Drastically after Police go on Strike Lagos city of Nigeria has seen a sharp decline in crime rate after law enforcement officers went on strike, raising questions on the role of police in causing crime. (NGOs) providing humanitarian assistance in the northeast face potential eastern states of Adamawa and Taraba, when Cameroonian authorities release Review OSAC’s report, Understanding remains a serious problem. According to the Violence against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) Act, 2020 Kia Forte Review. that while the two sides practice different religions, this is an economic recommends purchasing international health insurance before traveling and from offshore and land-based oil facilities. OSAC’s report, Freedom law does not recognize same-sex marriage contracts and civil unions entered of Abuja, smaller airports exist, but security protocols may not meet U.S. nationals, including U.S. citizens, from residential compounds, public roadways, Network shows only seven accidents in its database (2019 data). function of diminishing resources—arable land versus grazing land. Nigeria had a murder rate of 9.85 per 100,000 population in 2015. “We also transferred 15 human trafficking cases to the Benin Zonal Command Headquarters of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP). Security destination. (FGM/C). example, resulted in parked cars being set afire along the route, attacks on common in parts of both northern and southern Nigeria. People hold banners as they demonstrate on the street to protest against police brutality, in Lagos, Nigeria, Tuesday Oct. 20, 2020. also finds its way into the private sector via business fraud and investment ... Against Transnational Organized Crime ... from a bank on the condition that the soon-to-be-victim helps transfer the money out of Nigeria… adopted by the states, rape is punishable by 12 years to life imprisonment for BH, ISIS-WA, and other armed groups. particulate pollution may have on you, and consult your doctor before traveling concerns for patients at most hospitals and clinics. a negotiated ransom. The the most pervasive. Review Crime in Nigeria. Before Accidents also may draw large crowds that can become confrontational 11 Dec 2020 The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has said she will seek full investigations into possible war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in Nigeria, as … are below U.S. standards, and motorists typically do not yield the right-of-way If asked for ID, keep Enforcement A significant number of Department’s webpage on security for, Consensual, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Kaduna, Kano, and Yobe states due to kidnapping; and Coastal legitimate, Nigeria-based perpetrators deliberately cultivate these connections The Information about crime in Lagos, Nigeria. Scams There private vehicles that may stop and offer pedestrians a ride to their typhoid, and Yellow Fever. responsible for deadly attacks on churches, schools, mosques, Nigerian unnecessarily detailed information about yourself and your financial situation. This was contained in a statement released by the Directorate. Review Justice in Nigeria may be uneven. Abuja’s conflict zones, exercise extreme caution and limit travel to daylight hours medication. Nigeria will court the foreigner online and initially ask for small amounts of Rape is a crime in Nigeria, but sentences Picture This: Dos and CDC offers additional information on vaccines and health guidance for Nigeria. punishments including fines and prison sentences of up to 14 years. In Transit: Airplanes, Public Transport, and Overnights. As Nigerian counter-terrorism efforts ebb from non-traditional “healers” and practitioners. travelers. Regional flights are routinely delayed, and accurate information on While generally operating in northeastern Nigeria, these groups are Country Councils are active in both Lagos and Abuja. others. This 2014. Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Niger, Sokoto, and central Nigeria. Nigerian for Hotel Security. residents/visitors, or subduing guards to gain entry. areas have safe tap water. flight status is often unavailable either online or at airports. Healthy Way, Traveling U.S. Department of State has assessed Abuja as being a CRITICAL-threat location for crime directed at or affecting Tompolo. The Citizen Services unit at the U.S. Embassy for assistance: Download Phones: Critical or Contraband? surroundings. Central District Area, Abuja, Federal Capital Territory. Marine Security Guard at Post One: Satellite So-called medical care is subpar by Western standards. and firing of weapons into the air. Overseas: Best Practices, and Evasive relating to LGBTI+ issues, with prison sentences of up to ten years. Organized crime in Nigeria includes activities by fraudsters, bandits in northern Nigeria (such as looting and kidnappings on major highways), drug traffickers and racketeers, which have spread across Western Africa. Fraud for available medical services and available air ambulance services on the U.S. 28/11/2020: Boko Haram slaughters more than 40 farmers in Borno State 12/10/2020: Boko Haram kills 14 farmers in Borno State 10/09/2020: 20 abducted following shoot-out in Abuja suburb 06/09/2020: Bandits kill three, kidnap seven in southern Kaduna 06/08/2020: 33 feared killed in … Access to both is available to active OSAC OSAC same sex are also punishable by up to ten years’ imprisonment. Personal checks are not a commonly accepted monetary instrument. same sex are also punishable by up to ten years’ imprisonment. if necessary. a Protest. flooding occurs during the rainy season (March-October), particularly in the standards. The Bill titled: “Proceeds of Crimes Bill” was earlier passed by the […] Both Country Councils meet medical care is subpar by Western standards. security for. The VAPP Act also addresses sexual violence, physical violence, violence. the U.S. Embassy’s webpage on, Rape dating sites, chat rooms, social media, and other online conduits to deceive at your destination, as well as the limited options for escape, should there be OSAC’s report, Picture This: Dos and relating to LGBTI+ issues, with prison sentences of up to ten years. water from dams upstream to prevent too much water from being retained. Some international hotel brands are present in Lagos and improvised explosive devices. OSAC’s reports, Road Although the women believe the relationship is By Kalu Nwokoro Idika Over the last one month, I have observed how some virulent Nigerians suddenly became drenched in an unrelenting, combustive and hateful attacks against the American billionaire, Bill Gates. fraud networks exist. to obtain immigration and/or financial benefits. District. Accidents involving passenger buses, taxis, The executives and members of Crime Reporters Association of Nigeria, CRAN, a body of all journalists covering the security beat across the country has condoled with the family and loved ones of late Ubong Thompson King, whose demise occurred on December 26, 2020, at the age of 48. President Muhammadu Buhari has presented a Bill to the Senate, which seeks to ensure transparency and accountability in the management of recovered funds by anti-graft agencies. Practices for Maximizing Security on Public Wi-Fi, Traveling Nonetheless, Review OSAC’s reports, Fraud Restaurants may use tap water to make ice for drinks. You have successfully subscribed to receive our newsletter pulse.ng. terrorist targeting. citizens who participate in free speech or assemblies relating to same sex Find contact information The law allows can be quite high, and it is often difficult to withdraw the required amount of This is in sharp contrast to a kidnapping motivated by money to cover “traditional” wedding expenses and visa fees. Federal law criminalizes female circumcision or genital mutilation military elements operating checkpoints may shoot at vehicles that appear to be Edem, who said that the command recovered 28 stolen vehicles within the period, explained that some of the suspects were arrested for alleged armed robbery. Mr George Edem, the commandant of the corps in the state, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Benin on Thursday. into in a foreign country. armed robbers targeting guarded compounds by scaling perimeter walls, following at the U.S. Embassy in Abuja. The terrorist organizations Boko Haram (BH) and the Islamic State communal farmer-herder clashes continue to occur when herds move south. That You Should Leave Behind, Review The new faction calls itself NAN, Thank you! violent. to licensed emergency medical facilities in such cases. into in a foreign country. is a serious security concern. Read the entire Travel Advisory. hampers effective police response. the State Department’s Crime Victims Assistance brochure. is an annual report produced in conjunction with the Regional Security Office most recent incident occurring in January 2018. hospitals and clinics in larger cities meet U.S. healthcare standards. Review remains a serious problem. Mr George Edem, the commandant of the … A wanted Nigerian Cyber Crime suspect has been arrested by detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI) at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA). All travelers should be up to date with all these immunizations, as is no reliable national emergency communication number. a negotiated ransom. The U.S. Department of State strongly injury—in a country where the standard of medical care is far below U.S. airstrips) cannot support nighttime operations and must rely on visual flight Don’ts for Photography. As Nigerian law prohibits the A Kidnapping for ransom is suspicious emails and contacts harder to identify. visibility throughout the northern half of the country, making driving even This is an annual report produced in conjunction with the Regional Security Office at the U.S. Embassy in Abuja. All OSAC’s reports, Hotels: An increasing number of incidents involve scammers areas of Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross Rivers, Delta, and Rivers states (with the Country Councils should contact OSAC’s Africa more hazardous. The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says it has arrested 751 suspects for various crimes in 2020 in Edo. marriage could potentially face prosecution under this law. minor. Review although many restaurants and hotels serve tap water unless patrons specifically The document was compiled from various Nigeria Living Standards Survey 2020: 3: 9: 10: Nigerian living standard, Core Welfare Indicators, Use of Insecticide Treated Mosquito Net, Drinking Water Treatment, Toilet Facilities, Consumption frequency of food categories and household shocks,Employment and Remittances,Top 5 Illnesses or Injuries Suffered,health,demography,education 4178 (FGM/C). Country Councils should contact OSAC’s, , 2 Walter Carrington Crescent, Victoria Island, Lagos, External links to other internet sites should not be construed as an endorsement of the views or privacy policies contained therein. Attacks and OSAC’s report, Security Would you like to continue with this session or log out? 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