Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from December 4 to December 10, 2021. This update also represents violence related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger. These incidents are included in the Nigeria Security Tracker.
- (Last week, December 3: The Nigerian Air Force killed forty-five bandits in Chikun, Kaduna).
- December 4: Boko Haram/Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA) launched a rocket attack on Maiduguri, Borno; there were no casualties.
- December 4: Police officers killed one kidnapper in Song, Adamawa.
- December 4: Kidnappers abducted nine in Ethiope East, Delta.
- December 4: ISWA kidnapped an "unspecified number" (estimated at ten) in Kaga, Borno.
- December 5: Police officers killed two robbers in Idemili North, Anambra.
- December 5: Kidnappers abducted thirty-six in Birnin-Gwari, Kaduna.
- December 5: Airstrikes killed "scores" (estimated at forty) of ISWA militants in Marte, Borno.
- December 5: Communal violence led to three deaths in Kirikasamma, Jigawa.
- December 6: Pirates kidnapped a Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps operative and four oil workers in Southern Ijaw, Bayelsa.
- December 6: Kidnappers abducted a Catholic priest in Ifedore, Ondo.
- December 6: Bandits killed twenty-three in Sabon Birni, Sokoto.
- December 6: Bandits killed seven in Shinkafi, Zamfara.
- December 7: Kidnappers killed one and abducted eight in Kwali, Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
- December 7: Security operatives killed four robbers in Njaba, Imo.
- December 7: Gunmen killed an Federal Road Safety Corps official in Ondo West, Ondo.
- December 8: Nigerian troops killed three Boko Haram/ISWA militants in Gwoza, Borno.
- December 8: Gunmen killed two in Ohaji/Egbema, Imo.
- December 8: Communal violence led to two deaths in Toungo, Adamawa.
- December 9: Gunmen killed sixteen at a mosque in Mashegu, Niger State.
- December 9: Gunmen killed five in Njaba, Imo.
- December 9: Bandits killed three in Sabon Birni, Sokoto.
- December 10: Kidnappers abducted a chief imam and three others in Sabon Birni, Sokoto.