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Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: September 28–October 4

October 7, 2019

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Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from September 28 to October 4, 2019. This update also represents violence related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger. These incidents will be included in the Nigeria Security Tracker

 

 

  • September 29: ISWAP (Boko Haram) claimed it killed eighteen soldiers in Gubio, Borno.
  • September 29: Boko Haram killed five civilian militiamen in Gubio, Borno. 
  • September 29: Sectarian violence led to five deaths in Donga, Taraba. 
  • September 30: Kidnappers abducted a university professor and killed his brother in Yola North, Adamawa. 
  • September 30: Armed men killed a traditional ruler in Amuwo Odofin, Lagos. 
  • September 30: Nigerian soldiers killed two Boko Haram militants in Gubio, Borno. 
  • October 1: Gunmen killed a PDP chieftain, a vigilante leader, and one other in Mubi South, Adamawa. 
  • October 2: Gunmen abducted two in Bonny, Rivers. 
  • October 2: Gunmen killed two in Kuge, FCT.
  • October 3: Gunmen kidnapped six students and two teachers in Chikun, Kaduna. 
  • October 3: Nigerian soldiers killed four Boko Haram militants in Gwoza, Borno. 
  • October 3: Bandits killed ten soldiers in Anka, Zamfara. 
  • October 3: Boko Haram killed sixteen civilians and eleven soldiers in Kaga, Borno. 
  • October 3: Boko Haram killed one civilian in Gwoza, Borno. 
  • October 3: Boko Haram killed two civilian militiamen in Gubio, Borno. 

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