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09 Jul 2018 description

Tracker by John Campbell

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.

June 30: Herdsmen killed one in Jos South, Plateau.

June 30: Unknown gunmen killed two Nigerian police officers in Etim Ekpo, Akwa Ibom.

02 Jul 2018 description

Tracker by John Campbell

Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from June 23 to June 29, 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.

June 23: Boko Haram killed five in Konduga, Borno.

June 23: Nigerian soldiers killed twenty bandits in Maru, Zamfara.

25 Jun 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 June 16 to June 22, 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.

June 16: Gunmen killed two and abducted one in Ukum, Benue.

19 Jun 2018 description

Blog Post by John Campbell

According to various media outlets, a suicide bomb attack on June 16 in Damboa, Borno, left at least forty dead and an additional forty wounded. Observers suspect Boko Haram, but thus far, no group has claimed responsibility. The attack occurred on the same day that the Nigerian chief of army staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, publicly said that Boko Haram is no longer a threat and urged internally displaced persons to return home. According to the army, two-thousand internally displaced had already returned to their homes.

18 Jun 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 June 9 to June 15, 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.

June 9: A suicide bomber killed himself but no others in Maiduguri, Borno. Boko Haram was suspected.