US warns of attack threat

LAGOS - The US diplomatic mission in Nigeria said yesterday it had received reports of plans for a possible attack against its consulate in the city of Lagos.

LAGOS - The US diplomatic mission in Nigeria said yesterday it had received reports of plans for a possible attack against its consulate in the city of Lagos.

Officials said in a circular sent to US citizens that Nigerian police had increased their vigilance around the consulate and were closely monitoring traffic nearby. The mission called on US citizens to report any suspicious activity there.

The circular from the Abuja-based embassy and the Lagos consulate gave no furtherinformation. - Sapa-AP

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