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Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: January 6 - January 12

January 16, 2018

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Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from January 6 to January 12, 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.

 

 

  • January 6: Herdsmen killed sixteen in Logo, Benue. 
  • January 7: Police killed two Shi'ites in Kaduna South, Kaduna.
  • January 8: Unknown gunmen killed three in Sardauna, Taraba.
  • January 8: During a battle in Mobar, Borno, 3 Nigerian soldiers, 1 CJTF member, and 107 Boko Haram militants were killed.
  • January 8: Herdsmen killed two policemen in Logo, Benue.
  • January 9: Soldiers killed two suicide bombers before they could detonate in Ngala, Benue. Boko Haram was suspected.
  • January 10: Boko Haram killed three and abducted two in Kolofata, Cameroon.
  • January 10: Boko Haram killed one in Ashigashiya, Cameroon. 
  • January 11: The CJTF killed "several" militants (est. at five) in Burutu, Anambra. 
  • January 12: Boko Haram killed one in Maiduguri, Borno.

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