5 Most Dangerous Places to Visit in Nigeria




Kaduna is the state capital of Kaduna State in north-western Nigeria, on the Kaduna River. It is a trade centre and a major transportation hub for the surrounding agricultural areas, with its rail and road junction. The population of Kaduna was at 760,084 as of the 2006 Nigerian census

Incidents that marked kaduna a danger zone

10 people were confirmed killed in Nandu-Gbok village of Sanga LGA after an attack by suspected Fulani herdsmen. Residents suspect it is in revenge for an earlier attack where they say at least 11 cows and 28 sheep belonging to Fulani were slaughtered in the same area before the election.[

About 700 peolle were killed in the zaria maccacre that happened in 2015 anf also Due to the recent violence and kidnapping kaduna has been marked a dangerous zone for scholl children and travellers


Zamfara is a state in northwestern Nigeria. Its capital is Gusau and its current Governor is Bello Matawalle, a member of the People’s Democratic Party. Until 1996, the area was part of Sokoto State. Zamfara is populated with the Hausa and Fulani peoples

Incidents that marked Zamfara a danger zone

In 2019 about 24 people were killed in a retaliatory attack by bandits on Tunga and Kabaje villages in Kaura Namoda LGA, after the death of their suspected ally. Also 16 people celebrating Eid al-Fitr were killed by unidentified bandits in Kanoma community of Maru LGA.


Maiduguri is the capital and the largest city of Borno State in north-eastern Nigeria. The city sits along the seasonal Ngadda River which disappears into the Firki swamps in the areas around Lake Chad.

Incidents that mark Maiduguri a danger zone

About 78 people were killed in jere in the year 2020 it was called the koshebe massacre


Borno, also known as Borno State, is a state in north-eastern Nigeria. Its capital and largest city is Maiduguri. The state was formed in 1976 from the split of the North-Eastern State. Until 1991 it contained what is now Yobe State. The motto or slogan of the state is “Home of Peace

Incidents that marked Borno a danger zone

In 2014 about 300 plus people were harmed when Militants attacked at night and set houses ablaze. When people tried to escape, they were shot dead

In February 2014

About 39 people are believed to have been killed in an attack by Islamist militants on a Nigerian town.

Local residents said the attack on Konduga, Borno, lasted several hours, beginning shortly before sundown with the arrival of gunmen in 4×4 trucks. A mosque and more than 1,000 homes were razed to the ground, residents said


Plateau is the twelfth-largest state in Nigeria. Approximately in the centre of the country, it is geographically unique in Nigeria due to its boundaries of elevated hills surrounding the Jos Plateau its capital, and the entire plateau itself. Plateau State is celebrated as “The Home of Peace and Tourism”.

Incidents that occurred and marked plateau as a danger zone

In 2019
Intercommunal violence occurred between Christian and Muslim youth. According to a resident, after the discovery of two dead boys from Angwan Miango over the past week at the border between it and Rikkos, a Hausa community, the people went on reprisal killings against Hausas. Five people were killed as a result in the ensuing clashes.Arewa Christians and Indigenous Pastors Association, however, claimed deaths of 30 Christians.Federal Government of Nigeria has introduce RUGA settlement to cub conflicts between the Herdsmen and Farmer in Plateau State.

In 2020

Messiah College High School was closed due to COVID-19, but the attackers stormed the on-campus home of the school’s leader, Rev. Bayo James Famonure. He was shot in the head, while his wife was shot in the back and his two children were shot in the feet. They survived the wounds. Four Christians were ambushed on their motorcycles and killed in Adu village

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