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Nigeria Security Tracker: Weekly Update October 31-November 6

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

November 9, 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 October 31, 2015 to November 6, 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 1: Boko Haram attacked military posts in Bamou, Chad, killing two Chadian soldiers and losing eleven of their own.
  • November 1: Nigerian troops cleared a Boko Haram camp in Maiduguri, Borno, killing four insurgents.
  • November 1: Cult clashes in Abakaliki, Ebonyi resulted in the deaths of three.
  • November 2: A cult clash in Abeokuta, Ogun resulted in the deaths of two.
  • November 3: Robbers attacked a police station and banks in Akoko-Edo, Edo, killing two policemen and four civilians. One of the robbers was also killed when vigilantes retaliated.
  • November 4: Nigerian troops destroyed Boko Haram camps in Marte, Borno, killing two insurgents.
  • November 6: Nigerian troops destroyed Boko Haram camps in Askira and Uba, Borno, killing four insurgents.
  • November 6: Boko Haram militants attacked Afikpo, Ebonyi, killing one police officer.

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