Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: June 30–July 6
from Africa in Transition

Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: June 30–July 6

July 9, 2018 9:12 am (EST)

Tracker

More on:

Nigeria

Boko Haram

Terrorism and Counterterrorism

Sub-Saharan Africa

Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from June 30 to July 6, 2018. This update also represents violence related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger. These incidents will be included in the Nigeria Security Tracker.  

 

More From Our Experts

 

  • June 30: Herdsmen killed one in Jos South, Plateau. 
  • June 30: Unknown gunmen killed two Nigerian police officers in Etim Ekpo, Akwa Ibom. 
  • June 30: Nigerian troops killed five Boko Haram militants in Mafa, Borno. 
  • July 1: Unknown gunmen killed six in Barkin Ladi, Plateau. 
  • July 1: Boko Haram killed ten Nigerien soldiers in Bla Brin, Niger.
  • July 3: Robbers killed seven police officers and two civilians in Abuja.
  • July 4: Herdsmen killed five in Guykua, Adamawa.
  • July 5: Herdsmen killed three in Logo, Benue.
  • July 5: Communal violence led to one death in Billiri, Gombe.
More From Our Experts

More on:

Nigeria

Boko Haram

Terrorism and Counterterrorism

Sub-Saharan Africa

Creative Commons
Creative Commons: Some rights reserved.
Close
This work is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) License.
View License Detail
Close

Top Stories on CFR

Russia

The Balkans have long been a source of tension between Russia and the West, with Moscow cultivating allies there as the EU and NATO expand into the region. The war in Ukraine might be shifting the calculus.

China

Economics

The consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic and the rise of China have prompted renewed debate about the U.S. government’s role in shaping the economy.