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Nigeria Security Tracker: Weekly Update May 30-June 5

The map above depicts deaths in Nigeria by state. (Source: CFR Nigeria Security Tracker; powered by Tableau)

June 8, 2015

The map above depicts deaths in Nigeria by state. (Source: CFR Nigeria Security Tracker; powered by Tableau)
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Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from May 30, 2015 to June 5, 2015. This update also represents violence related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger. These incidents will be included in the Nigeria Security Tracker.

 

  • May 30: Boko Haram killed thirteen in Maiduguri, Borno.
  • May 30: A suicide bomber attacked a mosque in Maiduguri, Borno, killing twenty-six. Boko Haram is suspected.
  • May 31: A bomb in a market in Maiduguri, Borno killed one. Boko Haram is suspected.
  • June 1: Sectarian violence in Ilaje, Ondo resulted in the deaths of six.
  • June 1: A French tourist was killed by robbers in Onicha, Ebonyi.
  • June 2: A suicide bomber in Maiduguri, Borno killed fifty. Boko Haram is suspected.
  • June 2: Fulani herdsmen killed three in Pategi, Kwara.
  • June 3: A bomb in Maiduguri, Borno killed two. Boko Haram is suspected.
  • June 3: A suicide bomber killed eighteen in a mechanic workshop in Maiduguri, Borno. Boko Haram is suspected.
  • June 4: A suicide bomber killed three near a checkpoint in Maiduguri, Borno. Boko Haram is suspected.
  • June 4: A bomb in Yola, Adamawa killed forty-five. Boko Haram is suspected.

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