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Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: February 8–14

February 18, 2020

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Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from February 8 to 14, 2020. This update also represents violence related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger. These incidents are included in the Nigeria Security Tracker.

 

 

  • February 8: Bandits killed three in Shiroro, Niger. 
  • February 8: The Nigerian Air Force killed "several" (estimated at ten) Boko Haram militants in Gwoza, Borno. 
  • February 8: Gunmen killed two in Dutse, Kaduna. 
  • February 9: Herdsmen killed three in Riyom, Plateau. 
  • February 9: Boko Haram killed thirty and abducted "many" (estimated at ten) in Konduga, Borno. 
  • February 9: Nigerian troops killed "several" (estimated at ten) Boko Haram militants in Damboa, Borno. 
  • February 10: Two soldiers and one Boko Haram militant were killed in a clash in Konduga, Borno. 
  • February 10: Boko Haram killed one soldier in Magumeri, Borno. 
  • February 10: Three CJTF and "several" (estimated at five) Boko Haram militants were killed in a clash in Kala/Balge, Borno. 
  • February 11: Gunmen killed twenty-one in Giwa, Kaduna. 
  • February 12: Gunmen killed seven in Kachia, Kaduna. 
  • February 13: Herdsmen killed eight in Ughelli North, Delta. 
  • February 13: Four people were killed during a riot in Orhionmwon, Edo. 
  • February 14: Herdsmen killed one in Bokkos, Plateau. 
  • February 14: Bandits killed thirty-three in Batsari, Katsina. 

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