Dating site in nigeria lagos map and exit conditions such as currency, customs and quarantine regulations can change at short notice.
Contact the nearest Embassy or Consulate of Nigeria or visit the Nigeria Immigration Service website for the latest information. Nigerian authorities may require HIV tests for foreigners intending to marry Nigerian citizens. Contact an Embassy or Consulate of Nigeria before you travel for current advice on yellow fever vaccination requirements for entry to Nigeria. Some airlines may require you to present a valid yellow fever vaccination certificate before you'll be allowed to board your flight out of Nigeria.
Read the Department of Health website for information about Australian re-entry requirements following travel to regions with yellow fever risk. Yellow fever risk and certification requirements by country, WHO. Australian residents living in Nigeria are required to register with Nigerian immigration authorities. US Department of Homeland Security.
Make sure your passport is valid for at least six months from the date you intend to return to Australia. Your passport is a valuable document and attractive to criminals who may try to use your identity to commit crimes. Always keep it in a safe place. Be aware of attempts to obtain access to your passport by deception. If you are forced
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If your passport is lost or stolen, you must notify the Australian Government as soon as possible. Declare all amounts over NGN5, on arrival. Facilities for changing travellers' cheques and Australian dollars are very limited.
US dollars are widely accepted at major hotels, banks and foreign exchange bureaux. Nigeria is predominantly a cash economy. The acceptance of non-Nigerian debit and credit Dating site in nigeria lagos map is extremely limited. There is a high risk of fraud when using debit and credit cards. Contact your bank to make sure your cards will work in Nigeria. There is a high threat of terrorist attack, kidnapping, violent civil unrest and crime.
Consider getting professional security advice. The security situation could deteriorate without warning and you could be caught up in violence directed at others. Gunmen attacked and killed seven police officers on 3 July in the Galadimawa area, near the Namdi Azikiwe International Airport in central Abuja. Police have increased patrols and checkpoints in Abuja and at entry points into the city. Be alert when approaching police check points.
Exercise caution when driving, especially at night. Terrorist attacks could occur anywhere and at
Dating site in nigeria lagos map time in Nigeria. Attacks have been most frequent in the north-eastern states. Due to the security environment, Australian officials adopt enhanced security measures when travelling outside Abuja and Lagos.
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Attacks can include the use of explosive devices including suicide bombers and gun fire. Possible targets for future attacks include Nigerian government and security institutions, internally displaced persons' camps, international organisations, police stations, diplomatic premises, financial institutions, oil facilities and infrastructure. Terror attacks may coincide with religious festivals, national holidays, significant dates and anniversaries, especially during the Ramadan,
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Secondary terror attacks sometimes target those attending the victims of a primary attack. Affected areas have been pillaged, buildings burnt and crops destroyed. Military operations continue in parts of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe, where areas remain under Boko Haram control. Recent attacks on public have largely been in retaliation to
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Security has been tightened at many buildings across Nigeria. A heavy security presence often indicates a location of particularly high risk, but less security does not necessarily mean a lower risk. There is a high threat of kidnapping across Nigeria. There is a very high threat of kidnapping in the riverine areas that is, the river and swamp areas on or close to the coast accessible by
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Westerners have also been kidnapped in other parts of Nigeria, including Abuja and Lagos.
Aid workers may be targeted. Kidnappings in the south are typically financially motivated, with victims being held by criminal groups for ransom.
Kidnappings in the north are generally politically motivated and undertaken by terrorist groups. The ability of the Australian Government to provide consular services in high threat areas may be severely limited. The Australian Government's longstanding policy is that it does not make payments or concessions to kidnappers. There is a risk of serious inter-communal violence and unrest in many parts of the country, particularly Dating site in nigeria lagos map the central and northern regions.
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See Where to get help. Commercial and internet fraud often originates in Nigeria. Scams come in many forms, including romance, friendship, business and employment opportunities. Some who travel to Nigeria have their lives endangered. If you're travelling to Nigeria, your relatives and friends may receive bogus phone calls
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Scammers can Dating site in nigeria lagos map your personal data when you use open networks and in some other circumstances. Driving in Nigeria is dangerous due to poorly maintained roads and vehicles, poor local driving habits, unpredictable pedestrians, poor signage, lack of working traffic lights and inadequate road lighting.
You are four times more likely to be killed in a motor vehicle in Nigeria than in Australia. Armed robbery occurs on highways, with victims stopped by methods including nails and branches on the road, as well as fake breakdowns and injured persons.
You could also encounter authorised and unauthorised police and military roadblocks, vehicle checkpoints, traffic and parking restrictions, particularly in major cities and after dark. If you can't produce your identity documents, car registration and ownership papers on demand, you may be issued an on-the-spot fine or asked
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If you're in a traffic accident, nearby crowds may gather quickly and react strongly, particularly if they think you are at fault. Roadside assistance is poor to non-existent. Fuel shortages are common, particularly in the northern regions. Long lines at service stations often disrupt and block traffic in urban centres. International Driving Permits are not recognised in Nigeria. You will need a local licence to operate a motor vehicle in Nigeria.
Motorbikes are banned in some urban centres. Check with your travel insurer whether your policy covers you when riding a motorcycle. Regular and motorcycle taxis are common, but they can pose
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Use car hire services that include a local driver.
These services are available at most major hotels. Public transport is often unsafe due to unqualified and uninsured drivers, poor vehicle maintenance, high speed driving and overcrowding. Trains are often overcrowded and are targeted by criminals. Criminals with speed boats and high calibre weapons are common in these areas.
The Navy has limited capacity to respond to criminal acts at sea. The International Maritime Bureau issues piracy reports on its website.