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Nigeria Security Tracker: Weekly Update April 4-April 10

The map above depicts deaths in Nigeria by state. (Source: CFR Nigeria Security Tracker; powered by Tableau)

April 13, 2015

The map above depicts deaths in Nigeria by state. (Source: CFR Nigeria Security Tracker; powered by Tableau)
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Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from April 4, 2015 to April 10, 2015. This update also represents violence related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger. These incidents will be included in the Nigeria Security Tracker.

 

  • April 4: Boko Haram killed five in Konduga, Borno.
  • April 5: Boko Haram dressed as preachers and lured civilians in Hawul, Borno into a mosque where they opened fire, killing thirty.
  • April 6: Boko Haram attacked New Marte in Borno. They killed an estimated forty civilians  and ten soldiers but lost an estimated ten of their own.
  • April 7: Protests in Efon, Ekiti over Fayose’s impeachment bid led to one death.
  • April 8: A clash between the Peoples Democratic Party and the Labour Party in Ikwo, Ebonyi, led to the deaths of two.
  • April 9: Boko Haram killed twenty in Dile in Askira/Uba, Borno.
  • April 9: Boko Haram killed two in Biu, Borno.
  • April 9: The Nigerian Army retook villages in Akira Uba and Damboa in Borno, losing one soldier and killing an estimated twenty members of Boko Haram.

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