Nigeria

Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: November 3 - 9, 2018

Format
News and Press Release
Source
Posted
Originally published
Origin
View original

Attachments

Blog Post by John Campbell

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

  • November 5: Boko Haram killed "some" (estimated at five) soldiers in Kukawa, Borno.
  • November 5: The Civilian Joint Task Force killed eight Boko Haram militants in Gubio, Borno.
  • November 6: Gunmen kidnapped four Catholic priests in Ethiope East, Delta.
  • November 6: The Nigerian Air Force killed "several" (estimated at five) Boko Haram militants in Ngwuri Gana, Borno (LGA unknown).
  • November 7: Gunmen kidnapped the Ondo African Democratic Congress (ADC) chairman and four others in Akoko North-East, Ondo.
  • November 8: Nigerian troops repelled a Boko Haram attack in Gujba, Yobe, killing "some" (estimated at five) militants.
  • November 8: Boko Haram killed one soldier and eight civilians in Ngala, Borno.
  • November 9: The Nigerian Air Force killed "several" (estimated at five) Boko Haram militants in Damboa, Borno.