from Africa in Transition and Africa Program

Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: March 28–April 3

April 6, 2020

Blog Post
Blog posts represent the views of CFR fellows and staff and not those of CFR, which takes no institutional positions.

More on:

Nigeria

Boko Haram

Islamic State

Terrorism and Counterterrorism

Sub-Saharan Africa

Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from March 28 to April 3, 2020. This update also represents violence related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger. These incidents are included in the Nigeria Security Tracker.

 

 

  • March 28: ISWA militants killed five in Konduga, Borno. 
  • March 28: Nigerian troops killed nine bandits in Bungudu, Zamfara. 
  • March 28: Gunmen killed one and abducted three in Suleja, Niger State. 
  • March 28: Boko Haram killed six in Maiduguri, Borno. 
  • March 29: Cultists killed a police inspector and two others in Sagamu, Ogun. 
  • March 30: Nigerian troops killed "some" (estimated at ten) Boko Haram militants in Gwoza, Borno. 
  • March 30: Gunmen killed six in Chikun, Kaduna. 
  • March 31: The Nigerian Air Force killed "some" (estimated at ten) bandits in Rafi, Niger. 
  • March 31: Suspected herdsmen killed thirteen in Bassa, Plateau.  
  • March 31: Suspected herdsmen killed three in Ose, Ondo. 
  • March 31: The Nigerian Air Force killed "several" (estimated at ten) Boko Haram militants in Gwoza, Borno. 
  • March 31: Nigerian troops killed seven Boko Haram militants in Gwoza, Borno.  
  • March 31: Bandits killed three in Igabi, Kaduna. 
  • April 1: Prison guards killed eight inmates of Kaduna Prison in Kaduna, Kaduna.
  • April 1: Bandits killed twenty-two in Sabon Birni, Sokoto.
  • April 3: Nigerian troops killed "some" (estimated at ten) ISWA militants in Kukawa, Borno. 

More on:

Nigeria

Boko Haram

Islamic State

Terrorism and Counterterrorism

Sub-Saharan Africa

Creative Commons
Creative Commons: Some rights reserved.
Close
This work is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) License.
View License Detail
Close