EOS Alerts 10-6-2019
Nigeria: Two Lebanese Nationals Abducted in Rivers State
On 9 June, officials confirmed that unidentified gunmen abducted two Lebanese nationals in Andoni local government area, Rivers state on 7 June. According to local reports, the assailants attacked a construction site. Police have arrested several people for questioning. Further such attacks and kidnappings targeting foreign nationals are possible in the region over the near term. Those operating or residing in Nigeria are advised to be aware of the high threat of kidnap. Kidnapping by criminal gangs poses a risk to travellers throughout all of Nigeria. If you plan to travel, consider a security escort, register your itinerary with consular authorities and comply with curfew orders.