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Australians urged to rethink Nigeria travel

australia_001_sydneyAustralians have been urged to reconsider travelling to Nigeria as the west African nation prepares to celebrate the 50th anniversary of its independence.

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade says the threat of terror is high, and has reissued its advisory to “reconsider your need to travel”.

Nigeria is celebrating 50 years of independence from the United Kingdom on Friday local time, with events occurring in the capital Abuja from Thursday.

Australian officials in Nigeria were told to stay home during independence celebrations on Thursday, and Australians in Nigeria are being urged to do the same.

Anthony-Claret Onwutalobi
Anthony-Claret Onwutalobi
Anthony-Claret is a software Engineer, entrepreneur and the founder of Codewit INC and CEO of Portia Web Solutions. Mr. Claret publishes and manages the content on Codewit Word News website and associated websites. He's a writer, IT Expert, great administrator, technology enthusiast, social media lover and all around digital guy.

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