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Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: July 4–10

July 13, 2020

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Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from July 4 to 10, 2020. This update also represents violence related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger. These incidents are included in the Nigeria Security Tracker.  

 

 

  • July 4: Gunmen killed three and abducted five in Kurfi LGA and abducted three others in Matazu LGA in Katsina. 
  • July 6: Herders killed two in Logo, Benue. 
  • July 6: Bandits killed fifteen civilians and Nigerian troops killed forty-six bandits in Batsari, Katsina. 
  • July 6: A Boko Haram IED killed one Nigerian soldier in Kaga, Borno. 
  • July 7: Thirty-seven Nigerian soldiers and seventeen Boko Haram militants were killed during a clash in Damboa, Borno. 
  • July 7: Nigerian troops killed two bandits in Sabon Birni, Sokoto. 
  • July 8: Gunmen killed two farmers and kidnapped ten others in Toto, Nasarawa. 
  • July 8: Kidnappers killed two police officers in Oredo, Edo. 
  • July 9: Kidnappers abducted eight in Abaji, FCT. 
  • July 9: The Nigerian Air Force killed twenty bandits in Talata-Mafara, Zamfara. 
  • July 9: Gunmen killed two naval officers in Lokoja, Kogi. 
  • July 9: Gunmen killed nine in Kauru, Kaduna.
  • July 10: Gunmen killed eleven in Kauru, Kaduna. 
  • July 10: Herdsmen killed seven civilians and Nigerian troops killed two herdsmen in Logo, Benue. 
  • July 10: Gunmen kidnapped three in Ekiti East, Ekiti. 

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