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Nigeria Security Tracker: Weekly Update November 7-November 13

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

November 23, 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 November 7, 2015 to November 13, 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.

 

  • November 8: Two suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers killed themselves and three others in Ngouboua, Chad.
  • November 8: Twelve died in a clash between members of the All Progressives Congress and People’s Democratic Party  in Wukari, Taraba.
  • November 9: One suicide bomber killed three in an attack on a mosque in Fokotol, Cameroon. A second suicide bomber was killed by Cameroonian troops before she could detonate. Boko Haram is suspected
  • November 9: Fulani herdsmen killed twenty-two in Dekina, Kogi.
  • November 11: Boko Haram killed five civilians, and Nigerien troops killed twenty insurgents in Bosso, Niger.
  • November 11: Two died in a cult clash in Idemili North, Anambra.
  • November 12: Five died in a cult clash in Warri, Delta.
  • November 12: Nigerian troops killed Four Boko Haram insurgents in Damboa, Borno.
  • November 13: Boko Haram attacked a military base in Gwoza, Borno, but Nigerian soldiers successfully repelled the attack, killing nine insurgents.

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