The US Department of State has warned US citizens on the risks of traveling to Nigeria.

In a post on its website, the site department announcean update to safety and security for US citizens traveling abroad.

The statement read: "The new "K# indicator is part of our ongoing commitment to provide clear and comprehensive travel safety informationto US citizens so they can make informed travel decisions.

"The department issues travel advisories for every country around the world, offering standardized levels of advice based on established risk indicators such as crime, terrorism, civil unrest, natural disasters, health, and other potential risks.

"The travel advisories for 35 countries have been updated to include a "K" indicator for the risk of kidnapping and or hostage taking"

The department further outlined the countries where the "K" indicator apply to include Nigeria and 34 other countries.

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