Fuel shortages in Nigeria cause additional disruptions in services

A major Nigerian bank (Guaranty Trust Bank) has announced closure of all branches at 1pm local time. Major mobile phone networks (Abu Dhabi-based Etisalat and South Africa’s MTN) announced over the weekend that a shortage of petroleum products may cause a disruption in services.

Advice For Travellers

The impact of fuel shortages continues to expand into other service areas beyond transportation. Travellers should monitor the local situation and judge if a planned trip to Nigeria is essential at this time.

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