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The Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the United Kingdom has warned British nationals against travelling to about 21 states in Nigeria over security concerns. The travel warning posted on its website and updated on Monday stemmed from the “worsening security situation” occasioned by the Boko Haram terrorists attacks in the North-East, armed banditry in the North-West and militancy in the South-South. Specifically, the FCO advised against all travels to Borno, Yobe; Adamawa, Gombe, and the riverine areas of Delta, Rivers, Akwa Ibom and Cross River states. The British government also cautioned against trips to within 20 kilometres of the border with Niger and Zamfara states. The FCO further 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. The advisory admonished British nationals…

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