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14 May 2018 description

Blog Post by John Campbell

Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from May 5 to May 11, 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.

  • May 5: Boko Haram killed two customs officials, two forestry agents, one soldier, and one civilian in Gabalami, Chad.

30 Apr 2018 description

Blog Post by John Campbell

April 30, 2018

Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from April 21 to April 27, 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.

April 21: Two suicide bombers killed themselves and three others at a mosque in Bama, Borno. Boko Haram was suspected.

23 Apr 2018 description

Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from April 14 to April 20, 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

(Last week: date estimated as April 13: Nigerian troops killed seven Boko Haram militants in Magumeri, Mafa, and Damboa LGAs in Borno.)

02 Apr 2018 description

Blog Post by John Campbell

Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from March 24 to March 30, 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.

(Last week, March 23: Boko Haram killed five in Diffa, Niger.)

March 24: Sectarian violence led to one death in Makurdi, Benue.

26 Mar 2018 description

Blog Post by John Campbell

Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from March 17 to March 23, 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

19 Mar 2018 description

Blog Post by John Campbell

Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from March 10 to March 16, 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.

13 Mar 2018 description

Blog Post by John Campbell

Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from March 3 to March 9, 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.

05 Mar 2018 description

Blog Post by John Campbell

Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from February 24 to March 2, 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.

February 25: An IED killed a Nigerian Army Captain in Kaga, Borno. Boko Haram was suspected.

26 Feb 2018 description

Blog Post by John Campbell

Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from February 17 to February 23, 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.

February 17: Boko Haram kidnapped "dozens" (est. at twenty-four) of travelers in Damboa, Borno.

February 18: A cult clash resulted in five deaths in Ihiala, Anambra.

20 Feb 2018 description

Blog Post by John Campbell

Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from February 10 to February 16, 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.

(Last week, February 9: Soldiers killed "several" (estimated at five) Boko Haram militants in Gubio, Yobe)

12 Feb 2018 description

Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from February 3 to February 9, 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.

08 Jan 2018 description

Blog Post by John Campbell

Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from December 30 to January 5, 2017. This update also represents violence related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger. These incidents will be included in the Nigeria Security Tracker.

02 Jan 2007 description

Author:  Stephanie Hanson, Copy Editor

Introduction

The conflict in Sudan's Darfur region increasingly threatens two neighboring countries-Chad and the Central African Republic. The Sudanese government and rebel groups signed a peace agreement in May, but violence in Darfur has escalated since then. Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has barred deployment of a UN peacekeeping force in Darfur (authorized by UN Security Council Resolution 1706).

02 Jan 2007 description

Prepared by:  Stephanie Hanson

Four months after the UN Security Council approved an UN peacekeeping mission in Sudan's Darfur region, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir continues to bar such troops, as well as a hybrid AU-UN force offered as a compromise. Recent international efforts to budge Bashir have involved everyone from British Prime Minster Tony Blair to actor George Clooney. Blair announced he would back a no-fly zone (BBC) over Sudan, while Clooney urged China and Egypt to pressure Khartoum.