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Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: March 10 - March 16

March 19, 2018

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Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from March 10 to March 16, 2018. This update also represents violence related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger. These incidents will be included in the Nigeria Security Tracker

 

 

  • March 10: A communal clash led to eleven deaths in Boki, Cross River.
  • March 11: An IED killed four soldiers in Monguno, Borno. Boko Haram was suspected.
  • March 12: Sectarian violence led to twenty-sx deaths in Bassa, Plateau.
  • March 12: Sectarian violence led to four deaths in Izzi, Ebonyi.
  • March 12: Sectarian violence led to seven deaths in Bassa, Plateau.
  • March 14: Herdsmen killed twenty in Dekina, Kogi.
  • March 14: Herdsmen killed twelve in Omala, Kogi.
  • March 14: Two suicide bombers killed themselves but no others in Maiduguri, Borno. Boko Haram was suspected. 
  • March 14: Herdsmen killed four soldiers in Bassa, Plateau.
  • March 15: Boko Haram kidnapped eight in Oyo, Oyo.
  • March 15: Herdsmen killed five in Takum, Taraba.
  • March 16: Herdsmen killed three in Esan-South East and two in Ovia North-East in Edo.

 

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