Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: November 21-27
from Africa in Transition and Africa Program

Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: November 21-27

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Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from November 21 to November 27, 2020. This update also represents violence related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger. These incidents are included in the Nigeria Security Tracker.

 

  • (Last week, November 20: Bandits killed five and kidnapped forty at a mosque in Maru, Zamfara.)
  • November 21: Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA) militants killed seven soldiers and one militia member in Gubio, Borno. 
  • November 21: Nigerian troops killed one Boko Haram militant in Bama, Borno.  
  • November 21: Nigerian troops killed approximately seven bandits in Shinkafi, Zamfara. 
  • November 21: Nigerian troops killed six bandits in Maru, Zamfara. 
  • November 22: Nigerian troops killed one bandit in Zurmi, Zamfara. 
  • November 22: Gunmen killed two vigilantes in Udu, Delta. 
  • November 22: Gunmen killed one and kidnapped two in Kokona, Nassarawa. 
  • November 22: Airstrikes killed "several" (estimated at ten) ISWA militants in Kukawa, Borno. 
  • November 23: Bandits killed two in Igabi, Kaduna.
  • November 23: Airstrikes killed sixty-seven bandits in Faskari, Katsina.
  • November 23: Airstrikes killed fifteen bandits in the Ajjah Forest in Zamfara.
  • November 24: Suspected herdsmen kidnapped three in Ajaokuta, Kogi. 
  • November 24: Airstrikes killed "dozens" (estimated at twenty-four) of ISWA militants in Kukawa, Borno. 
  • November 24: Nigerian troops killed two ISWA militants in Gwoza, Borno.
  • November 25: Boko Haram killed three and kidnapped one in Koza, Cameroon. 
  • November 26: Nigerian troops killed three bandits in Katsina-Ala, Benue.
  • November 27: Kidnappers killed one police officer and kidnapped one Chinese engineer in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti. 
  • November 27: Airstrikes killed "several" (estimated at ten) Boko Haram militants in Marte, Borno. 
  • November 27: Nigerian troops killed two Boko Haram militants in Ngala LGA, two Boko Haram militants in Gwoza LGA, and one Boko Haram militant in Damboa LGA in Borno. 

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