Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from August 29 to September 4, 2020. This update also represents violence related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger. These incidents are included in the Nigeria Security Tracker.
- August 30: Police killed two Shiites in Kaduna, Kaduna.
- August 30: Vigilantes killed three kidnappers in Damaturu, Yobe.
- August 30: Sectarian violence led to two deaths in Anambra West, Anambra.
- August 31: Gunmen kidnapped three medical workers in Ose, Ondo.
- August 31: Bandits kidnapped nine people in Shiroro, Niger state.
- September 1: Nine Nigerian troops and twenty insurgents were killed during a clash in Magumeri, Borno.
- September 1: The Nigerian Air Force killed "some" (estimated at ten) ISWA militants in Dikwa, Borno.
- September 2: Bandits killed twenty-two and kidnapped twenty while police officers killed six bandits in Rafi, Niger.
- September 2: Nigerian troops killed four bandits in Kachia, Kaduna.
- September 2: ISWA killed ten Nigerian soldiers in Kukawa, Borno.
- September 3: The Nigerian Air Force killed "several" (estimated at fifteen) bandits across two locations in Birnin-Gwari, Kaduna.
- September 4: Two were killed in election-related violence in Yala, Cross River.