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Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: September 12-18

September 21, 2020

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Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from September 12 to September 18, 2020. This update also represents violence related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger. These incidents are included in the Nigeria Security Tracker.

 

 

  • September 12: Bandits killed one and kidnapped sixteen in Chikun, Kaduna. 
  • September 12: Bandits killed two in Okene, Kogi. 
  • September 13: A military air strike killed "several" (estimated at ten) bandits in Birnin-Magaji/Kiyaw, Zamfara. 
  • September 14: Bandits killed two Federal Road Safety Corps officials and kidnapped ten in Karu, Nassarawa. 
  • September 14: Gunmen killed one and kidnapped "many" (estimated at ten) in Safana, Katsina. 
  • September 14: Bandits killed one and abducted one in Faskari, Katsina. 
  • September 14: Nigerian troops killed two bandits in Takum, Taraba. 
  • September 14: Nigerian troops killed four militants in Bade, Yobe. 
  • September 15: Gunmen killed one and kidnapped two in Gboyin, Ekiti. 
  • September 15: Military strikes killed "several" (estimated at ten) bandits in Maru, Zamfara. 
  • September 15: ISWA killed eight in Kaga LGA and three in Konduga LGA in Borno. 
  • September 16: Kidnappers abducted eight in Chikun, Kaduna. 
  • September 17: Bandits killed two police officers and kidnapped two civilians in Tangaza, Sokoto. 
  • September 17: Police killed two robbers in Suleja, Niger. 
  • September 17: Boko Haram killed ten Chadian soldiers in Lake Chad.
  • September 17: The Nigerian Air Force killed "several" (estimated at ten) bandits in Maru, Zamfara. 
  • September 17: Boko Haram killed three in Magumeri, Borno. 
  • September 18: Bandits killed five farmers in Malumfashi, Katsina.
  • September 18: Gunmen kidnapped seven in Igabi, Kaduna. 
  • September 18: Gunmen killed one and kidnapped three in Dekina, Kogi.
  • September 18: Kidnappers abducted two in Chikun, Kaduna. 

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