Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: November 6–12
from Africa in Transition and Africa Program

Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: November 6–12

This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger from November 6 to November 12, 2021.
The map depicts deaths by state. Borno State, in Nigeria's North East, is the epicenter of Boko Haram-related violence, which has also spilled into neighboring Adamawa and Yobe states, among others.
The map depicts deaths by state. Borno State, in Nigeria's North East, is the epicenter of Boko Haram-related violence, which has also spilled into neighboring Adamawa and Yobe states, among others.

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Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from November 6 to November 12, 2021. This update also represents violence related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger. These incidents are included in the Nigeria Security Tracker.

 

 

  • November 6: Bandits killed two abducted Baptist worshipers in Chikun, Kaduna.
  • November 6: Sectarian violence led to seventeen deaths in Ohaukwu, Ebonyi.
  • November 6: Gunmen killed a radio presenter in Calabar, Cross River.
  • November 6: Kidnappers abducted three in Ewekoro, Ogun.
  • November 7: Bandits killed six and kidnapped "several" (estimated at ten) in Gusau, Zamfara.
  • November 8: Nigerian troops repelled an Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA) attack in Kaga, Borno; no casualties were reported.
  • November 8: Bandits abducted twenty in Zaria, Kaduna.
  • November 8: Herdsmen killed eight in Zangon Kataf, Kaduna.
  • November 8: Bandits killed seven police officers in Gusau, Zamfara.
  • November 8: Gunmen killed a retired Air Force chief and his grandson in a suspected targeted killing in Igabi, Kaduna.
  • November 9: Gunmen killed thirteen in Batsari, Katsina.
  • November 9: Gunmen killed four at a market in Isiala Mbano, Imo.
  • November 9: Nigerian troops killed four Boko Haram militants in Mafa, Borno.
  • November 10: Bandits kidnapped five in Sabon Birni, Sokoto.
  • November 10: Seven bandits and eight civilians were killed during a clash in Karim-Lamido, Taraba.
  • November 10: Gunmen killed one and kidnapped two at a university in Chanchaga, Niger State.
  • November 10: Bandits killed nine in Anka, Zamfara.
  • November 10: Nigerian troops killed four Boko Haram militants in Gwoza, Borno.
  • November 12: Airstrikes killed "scores" (estimated at forty) of ISWA militants in Marte, Borno.

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