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Nigeria

Category 1 – Extreme Risk: Borno State

Category 2 – High Risk: All other areas of Nigeria

Category 3 - Medium Risk: Abuja

The risk ratings above are in accordance with the UT Restricted Regions List. If you are traveling to this location, please refer to the guidelines for Requesting Travel Authorization to Restricted Regions.

Before beginning the request process, we encourage you to visit the following websites to gain a better understanding of the risks associated with travel to this country:

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Links to International News Sources

BBC - Nigeria Country Profile
Reuters - Nigeria
CNN - Nigeria
NPR - Africa
NY Times - Nigeria
The Washington Post - Africa
The Huffington Post - Nigeria
MSNBC - Nigeria
The Economist - Nigeria

Links to Local/National News Sources

African Herald Express - Nigeria
Tribune - Nigeria
Nigeria Guardian News - Nigeria
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The well-being of UT students, faculty, and staff is the primary concern of the UT-Austin International Oversight Committee. We realize that some areas of the world present heightened health, safety, and security risks, and so the resources above are provided to help UT travelers make informed decisions regarding their international travel.