Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from February 25 to March 3, 2023. This update also represents violence related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger. These incidents are included in the Nigeria Security Tracker.
- February 25: A soldier killed one person for disrupting voting in Dekina, Kogi.
- February 25: Electoral violence resulted in three deaths in Emuoha, Rivers.
- February 25: Boko Haram attacked voters in Gwoza, Borno; there were no casualties.
- February 25: Electoral violence resulted in two women being shot but not killed in Sagbama, Bayelsa.
- February 25: Electoral violence resulted in two deaths in Etim-Ekpo, Akwa Ibom.
- February 25: Electoral violence resulted in one death in Gombe, Gombe.
- February 25: Electoral violence resulted in one death in Agege, Lagos.
- February 25: There were multiple incidences of electoral violence with no casualties in Safana, Katsina; Oshimili North, Delta; Gwagwala, Bwari, and Kuje, Federal Capital Territory (FCT); Owerri, Imo; Eti-Osa and Ejigbo, Lagos; and Ibadan, Oyo.
- February 25: The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) killed one hoodlum during a clash in Jalingo, Taraba.
- February 26: Herders killed thirteen in Guma, Benue.
- February 26: Electoral violence resulted in two deaths in Tundun Wada Local Government Area (LGA) and one death in Takai LGA in Kano.
- February 26: There were election-related shootings but no casualties in Nnewi North, Anambra.
- February 26: A security agent killed one politician in Idanre, Ondo.
- February 26: One Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) official was killed in Ukwuani, Delta.
- February 27: Gunmen killed a traditional ruler in Ezza North, Ebonyi.
- February 27: Gunmen attacked a police station in Ohafia, Abia; there were no casualties.
- February 28: Herders killed seven in Gwer West, Benue.
- February 28: Bandits killed one Munya, Niger State.
- March 1: Bandits killed one and abducted twenty-three in Kagarko, Kaduna.
- March 1: Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA) killed two hundred Boko Haram militants in Guzamala, Borno.
- March 3: Kidnappers abducted three in Ibi, Taraba.
- March 3: Troops killed one bandit in Chikun, Kaduna.
- March 3: Police officers killed two kidnappers in Ningi, Bauchi.
- March 3: Herdsmen killed thirty-six in Kwande, Benue.