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Keep In Mind: 4 Most Dangerous States To Visit In Nigeria (Opinion)

Nigeria used to be a peaceful country in Africa until the birth of the Boko Haram insurgent group.

Armed Forces are facing Boko Haram thereby creating rooms for kidnappers and bandits to operate easily especially in the northern part of the country.

This article will serve as a guide to you on State you should think twice before visiting in Nigeria. Below are four most dangerous States to visit in Nigeria now in no particular order;

1. Lagos State.

Lagos State is one of the States in the South Western part of Nigeria. It is one of the oldest States in the country as well as the first capital city of modern Nigeria. Although a very important State, it's one of the most dangerous city to visit in the country.

Living in Lagos is a daily risk you take, according to an international report. The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has once ranked Lagos as the world's most dangerous city to live in. This and many more are the reasons why Lagos State appears on this list.

2. Borno State.

Borno State is in the North Eastern part of Nigeria. It's capital, Maiduguri used to be a travel destination for affluent northerners in the past until the advent of Boko Haram making the State one of the dangerous to visit in Nigeria presently.

With deaths and displaced persons running into tens of thousands and millions respectively. This makes the State a risky one for travellers.

3. Katsina State.

Katsina State until recently was generally a peaceful State. The only problem with this north eastern State is banditry of which the Federal Government and Katsina State Government are putting in their best to end.

Homes are being abandoned due to the incessant killings of which lead to some citizens of the State protesting recently. Visiting the State should be thought of twice as long as the banditry persists.

4. Kaduna State.

Kaduna State as been having a lot of crises ranging kidnappings to banditry for some time now. The kidnappings was so intense last year that government had to increase security in the region especially on Abuja-Kaduna high way.

This helps to reduce the rate of kidnappings but the State is still not completely peaceful so have a rethink if you want to visit the State.

So what do you think about this list? Is there any State I omitted?

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Africa Boko Haram Borno State Economist Intelligence Unit Nigeria

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