Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: September 4–10
from Africa in Transition and Africa Program

Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: September 4–10

This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger from September 4 to September 10, 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 4 to September 10, 2021. This update also represents violence related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger. These incidents are included in the Nigeria Security Tracker.

 

 

  • September 4: Kidnappers killed the younger brother of a human rights activist, Omoyele Sowore, and kidnapped five in Ovia North-East, Edo.
  • September 4: Kidnappers abducted three in Bakori, Katsina.
  • September 4: Gunmen killed two and kidnapped two in Bauchi, Bauchi.
  • September 5: Kidnappers abducted three in Kuje, Federal Capital Territory.
  • September 5: Kidnappers killed two police officers in Yenegoa, Bayelsa.
  • September 6: Gunmen killed four in Bassa, Plateau.
  • September 6: Military airstrikes killed an unspecified number (estimated at twenty) of bandits in Shinkafi, Zamfara.
  • September 6: Kidnappers abducted five in Bakori, Katsina.
  • September 6: Kidnappers abducted four in Dutsin-Ma, Katsina.
  • September 6: Bandits kidnapped eighteen in Chikun, Kaduna.
  • September 6: Herdsmen abducted five farmers in Irepodun, Kwara.
  • September 6: Bandits killed two vigilantes during a clash in Lapai, Niger State.
  • September 6: Police officers killed two robbers in Ohaji/Egbema, Imo.
  • September 7: Bandits killed one police officer and five vigilantes, and kidnapped twenty-three in Chikun, Kaduna.
  • September 7: Bandits kidnapped twenty in Dange-Shuni, Sokoto.
  • September 8: Pirates kidnapped five in Bonny, Rivers.
  • September 8: Kidnappers abducted three workers from former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s Farm in Obafemi-Owode, Ogun.
  • September 8: Kidnappers abducted eighteen in Akoko South-East, Ondo.
  • September 8: Gunmen killed three police officers in Ukwuani, Delta.
  • September 9: Bandits abducted two in Igabi, Kaduna.
  • September 9: Bandits killed six and abducted "many" (estimated at ten) in Tureta, Sokoto.
  • September 10: Gunmen killed a deposed Anambra monarch and his driver in Anambra East, Anambra.
  • September 10: One soldier and "scores" (estimated at forty) of bandits were killed during a clash in Shiroro, Niger State.

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