Please note that this country guidance document has been replaced by a more recent one. The latest versions of country guidance documents are available at https://easo.europa.eu/country-guidance.
As a next step, the case officer should establish whether the applicant can:
✓Safely travel: Travelling the roads from the airport to Lagos and most of the areas/states in Nigeria (except those with security problems in the North East, the Middle Belt or Zamfara) is considered to be generally safe.
✓ Legally travel: There are no legal or administrative restrictions for Nigerians to travel in Nigeria
✓ Gain admittance to: There are no legal or administrative restrictions or requirement for Nigerians to be admitted in any part of the country. Indigeneity facilitates settling in a given area; however, it does not constitute a requirement.
The individual circumstances of the applicant should also be taken into account in this context.