Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from December 17 to December 23, 2022. This update also represents violence related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger. These incidents are included in the Nigeria Security Tracker.
- December 17: Suspected kidnappers killed one Ebonyi Assembly Member in Oyi, Anambra.
- December 17: Kidnappers abducted a Catholic Priest in Umuahia North, Abia.
- December 17: Suspected herdsmen killed three in Makurdi, Benue.
- December 18: Bandits killed thirty-eight in Kaura, Kaduna.
- December 18: Ten were killed while airstrikes killed two hundred thirteen bandits and sixty-eight civilians in Maru, Zamfara.
- December 18: Bandits abducted twelve in Kagarko, Kaduna.
- December 19: Police officers killed twelve bandits in Alkaleri, Bauchi.
- December 19: Police officers killed four Indigenous People of Biafra/Eastern Security Network members in Ishielu, Ebonyi.
- December 20: Hoodlums attacked an Independent National Electoral Commission office in Isu, Imo.
- December 21: Gunmen killed two police officers in Lokoja, Kogi.
- December 21: Police officers killed eleven bandits in Maradun, Zamfara.
- December 21: Airstrikes killed one hundred fifty bandits in Bama Borno.
- December 22: Bandits killed one monarch and abducted three in Mashegu, Niger.
- December 22: Kidnappers abducted a Catholic Priest in Okpokwu, Benue.
- December 22: Bandits abducted twelve in Kachia Local Government Area (LGA) and abducted thirteen and killed two in Kagarko LGA in Kaduna.
- December 23: Soldiers killed two bandits in Chikun LGA and eight bandits in Birnin-Gwari LGA in Kaduna.