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Abuja airport now to be shut 8 March

WVN – Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Nigeria’s Federal capital of Abuja will now be closed on 8 March. The move will enable the government  repair its runway, the aviation ministry said on Tuesday, pushing the move back later than previously scheduled. The decision to shut the airport and divert Abuja-bound flights to Kaduna, an airport […]

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Worldwide Travel Caution – Updated

WVN – As part of the Department of State’s continuous efforts to provide U.S. citizens traveling abroad with information about safety and security events, we are updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions, political violence, and criminal activity against U.S. citizens and interests abroad.  This replaces the Worldwide Caution dated […]

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Travel Warning – Worldwide Caution

WVN – As part of the State Department’s continuous efforts to provide U.S. citizens traveling abroad with information about relevant events, we are updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world.  Current information suggests that terrorist groups continue to plan attacks […]

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Nigeria Travel Warning – U.S. Department of State

WVN – The Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the risks of travel to Nigeria and recommends that U.S. citizens avoid all but essential travel to Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Kano, and Yobe states because the security situation in northeast Nigeria remains fluid and unpredictable.  Very poor transportation infrastructure also makes it difficult for the […]

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Canada rejects Kaduna airport as alternative to Abuja airport

WVN – The Canadian government has rejected the decision of Nigeria’s federal government to temporarily relocate the Abuja airport to Kaduna, citing security reasons. The Kaduna Airport has been designated as alternative for Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja which will be shut down for 6-weeks beginning March 8th 2017 for repair of the Abuja airport […]

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Executive Order on Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States

WVN – Urgent Notice – Per the Executive Order on Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States signed on January 27, 2017, visa issuance to nationals of the countries of Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen was suspended. An order issued by a U.S. District Court in Washington state […]

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