Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: September 25–October 1
from Africa in Transition and Africa Program

Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: September 25–October 1

This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger from September 25 to October 1, 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 September 25 to October 1, 2021. This update also represents violence related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger. These incidents will be included in the Nigeria Security Tracker.

 

 

  • (Last week, September 24: Bandits killed seventeen soldiers in Sabon Birni, Sokoto.)
  • September 25: Gunmen killed one in Ifelodun, Kwara.
  • September 26: A Nigerian airstrike accidentally killed fifty civilians in Monguno, Borno.
  • September 26: Bandits killed thirty-seven in Kaura, Kaduna.
  • September 26: Campaign violence killed three in Idemili South, Anambra.
  • September 26: Herdsmen killed nine in Guma, Benue.
  • September 26: Gunmen killed one at a church in Kachia Local Government Area (LGA) and one in Igabi LGA in Kaduna.
  • September 26: Nigerian troops killed two Boko Haram militants in Tarmuwa, Yobe.
  • September 27: Bandits killed eight in Zangon Kataf, Kaduna.
  • September 27: Police officers killed one kidnapper in Zaria, Kaduna.
  • September 28: Police officers killed eight Shi'ite protesters in Abuja, Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
  • September 28: Bandits killed twenty-five and kidnapped twenty-seven in Sabon Birni, Sokoto.
  • September 28: Robbers killed two police inspectors during a bank robbery in Boripe, Osun.
  • September 28: Gunmen killed one police officer and two civilians during an attack on the emir's palace in Rafi, Niger State.
  • September 28: Gunmen killed three in Idemili North, Anambra.
  • September 28: Gunmen killed two in Bassa, Plateau.
  • September 28: Police officers killed one kidnapper in Kuje, FCT.
  • September 28: Pirates abducted four in Mbo, Akwa Ibom.
  • September 28: Bandits killed thirty in Munya, Niger State.
  • September 28: The joint task force killed twenty bandits in Shiroro, Niger State.
  • September 30: Gunmen killed six police officers during an attack on a police station in Orumba North, Anambra.
  • October 1: Kidnappers abducted two in Wushishi, Niger State.
  • October 1: Police officers killed five bandits in Gummi, Zamfara.
  • October 1: Gunmen abducted five in Orlu, Imo.

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