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Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: November 19 – November 25

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

November 28, 2016

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 November 19, 2016 to November 25, 2016. This update also represents violence related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger. These incidents will be included in the Nigeria Security Tracker.

  • November 19: A suicide bomber was shot dead before they could detonate at an IDP camp in Maiduguri, Borno. Boko Haram is suspected.
  • November 19: Nigerian troops killed seven Boko Haram militants in Kukawa, Borno.
  • November 19: Nigerian troops killed eleven Boko Haram militants in Bama, Borno.
  • November 19: Bandits killed two policemen and twenty-three others in Zurmi, Zamfara.
  • November 20: Sectarian violence led to the deaths of ten in Abi, Cross River.
  • November 21: Boko Haram killed six Cameroonian soldiers and one vigilante in Darak, Cameroon.
  • November 21: Cameroonian troops killed a Boko Haram suicide bomber before they could detonate in Kolofata, Cameroon.
  • November 22: Eleven were killed in a clash between police and hunters in Ona Ara, Oyo (the relative number of police and hunters killed is unknown).
  • November 23: A suicide bomber killed himself and one other in Maiduguri, Borno. Boko Haram was suspected.
  • November 23: Boko Haram killed five Nigerian soldiers in Askira/Uba, Borno.
  • November 23: Fulani herdsmen killed eight in Sabuwa, Katsina.
  • November 24: 1 Boko Haram suicide bomber killed herself and another was gunned down by Cameroonian soldiers in Mora, Cameroon.

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