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Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: December 2 to December 8

December 11, 2017

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Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from December 2 to December 8, 2017. This update also represents violence related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger. These incidents will be included in the Nigeria Security Tracker.

 

 

  • December 2: Two suicide bombers killed themselves and fifteen others in Biu, Borno. Boko Haram was suspected.
  • December 2: Gunmen killed four in Yenagoa, Bayelsa. 
  • December 3: Kidnappers abducted a Senator and two others in Okene, Kogi.
  • December 4: Sectarian violence led to two deaths in Demsa, Adamawa.
  • December 4: Nigerian troops killed eight Boko Haram militants in Bama, Borno.
  • December 4: Gunmen killed two police officers in Akwanga, Nasarawa.
  • December 4: Sectarian violence led to eleven deaths in Riyom, Plateau. 
  • December 6: Kidnappers abducted six in Jere, Kaduna.

 

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