The U.S. Embassy in Nigeria on Friday released a statement saying it had received information that groups “associated with terrorism” may be planning attacks against hotels in the country that are frequented by Westerners.
“The U.S. Mission advises all U.S. citizens to be vigilant when at hotels and around areas frequented by expatriates and foreign travelers … locations where large crowds may gather; and government facilities,” the statement said.
The embassy said it had no further information regarding the timing or method of any planned attacks, Reuters reports.
A global travel alert issued by the U.S. State Department on Nov. 23 had listed Boko Haram as active in Nigeria. It also listed Boko Haram among groups that it said “continue to plan terrorist attacks in multiple regions.”