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16 Sep 2019 | 03:51 PM UTC

Nigeria: Two kidnappings reported in Abuja as of September 14

Nigeria News Alert

Two kidnappings reported in Abuja as of September 14; similar kidnappings possible in the capital over the near term

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/16/2019, 12:00 AM until 9/18/2019, 11:59 PM (Africa/Lagos). COUNTRY/REGION Abuja

Event

Unidentified gunmen kidnapped at least two people in Abuja between Sunday, September 8, and Saturday, September 14. The abductions come amid increasing reports of express kidnappings in the capital in recent days.

Similar kidnappings are possible in Abuja over the near term.  

Advice

Individuals in Nigeria are advised to monitor developments to the situation, remain vigilant, report suspicious objects and behavior to police, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities and their home governments. The security environment in Nigeria remains complex. Professional security advice and support should be sought prior to travel.

 

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