US embassy alerts on possible terror attack on Sheraton Hotel




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United Embassy in Nigeria today , May 2nd issued a warning to .S citizens, asking them to avoid Adamawa, Borno and Yobe , and also said ‘groups associated with terrorism’ are planning an Sheraton Hotel in .

warning was posted their website here and it says:

Department of State warns .S. citizens of the risks of travel to Nigeria and recommends .S. citizens avoid all travel to Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe because of the May 14, 2013 proclamation for those three states by the of the Federal of Nigeria. As of late April, groups associated with terrorism allegedly planned to mount an unspecified against the Sheraton Hotel in Nigeria, near the city of . There was no further regarding which of the two Sheraton Hotels in was the possible target, or if both of the Sheraton Hotels are possible targets. There is no further regarding the timing or method of . .S. citizens are cautioned to avoid these hotels at this time.
The security in the country remains fluid and unpredictable. The U.S. Department of State strongly urges U.S. citizens in Nigeria to keep personal safety and health in the forefront of your planning. We remind U.S. citizens to your personal security plans; remain aware of your surroundings, including local events; and monitor local news stations for updates. Maintain a high level of vigilance and take appropriate steps to enhance your personal security.
The Department strongly advises U.S. citizens travel to or reside in Nigeria to enroll in the State Department’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). U.S. citizens without internet access may enroll directly with the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate. STEP enrollment gives you the latest security updates, and makes it easier for the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate to contact you in an emergency