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Nigeria Security Tracker: Weekly Update November 8-November 14

November 17, 2014

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Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from November 8 to November 14, 2014. These incidents will be included in the Nigeria Security Tracker.

  • November 8: Gunmen assassinated the aide to the Governor of Nasarawa.
  • November 8: Herdsmen killed thirty-two in Nasarawa.
  • November 10: A suicide bombing at a school in Yobe resulted in the deaths of fifty-eight, including the bomber. Boko Haram is suspected.
  • November 11: Hunters killed eighty members of Boko Haram, pushing them out of Maiha, Adamawa.
  • November 12: A female suicide bomber targeted a school library in Niger, detonating early. She killed herself and nine others. Boko Haram is suspected.
  • November 13: Soldiers and hunters took back the town of Mubi in Adamawa from Boko Hararm, killing "many" in the process (estimated at twenty).
  • November 13: Boko Haram invaded Hong and Gombi in Adamawa and Chibok in Borno. There are no casualty figures.
  • November 14: A suicide bomber killed six at a filling station in Kano. Boko Haram is suspected.

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