CFR's Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: April 9–15, 2022

    This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger from April 9 to April 15, 2022.

    The map depicts deaths by state. Borno State, in Nigeria's North East, is the epicenter of Boko Haram-related violence, which has also spilled into neighboring Adamawa and Yobe states, among others.
    The map depicts deaths by state. Borno State, in Nigeria's North East, is the epicenter of Boko Haram-related violence, which has also spilled into neighboring Adamawa and Yobe states, among others.

    Blog Post by Michelle GavinApril 19, 2022 1:10 pm (EST)

    Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from April 9 to April 15, 2022. This update also represents violence related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger. These incidents are included in the Nigeria Security Tracker.

    • April 9: Kidnappers abducted two in Mangu, Plateau.
    • April 9: Kidnappers abducted two in Sanga, Kaduna.
    • April 10: Nigerian troops killed twenty-two Boko Haram/Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA) militants in Abadam, Borno.
    • April 10: Bandits killed 106 and kidnapped seventy in Kanam, Plateau.
    • April 10: Communal violence led to twenty-six deaths in Ezza, Ebonyi.
    • April 10: Gunmen killed two in Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi.
    • April 10: Bandits killed fiftteen in Chikun, Kaduna.
    • April 11: Police officers killed two bandits in Jibia, Katsina.
    • April 11: Herdsmen killed fifteen in Tarka Local Government Area (LGA), one in Logo LGA, and nine in Guma LGA in Benue.
    • April 11: Kidnappers abducted eight in Emuoha, Rivers.
    • April 11: Gunmen killed an Osun All Progressives Congress (APC) chief in Atakumosa East, Osun.
    • April 11: "Enforcers" killed two during a sit-at-home in Enugu, Enugu.
    • April 11: Communal violence led to four deaths in Izzi, Ebonyi.
    • April 11: Gunmen killed a community head at a mosque in Sardauna, Taraba.
    • April 11: Police officers killed one bandit in Kachia, Kaduna.
    • April 12: Kidnappers abducted four in Funtua, Katsina.
    • April 12: Herdsmen killed three and kidnapped two in Isi-Uzo, Enugu.
    • April 13: Bandits abducted five students in Tsafe, Zamfara.
    • April 13: Police officers killed six kidnappers in Oredo, Edo.
    • April 13: Gunmen killed four police officers during an attack on a police station in Ogbaru, Anambra.
    • April 14: The Nigerian Air Force killed seventy-five ISWA militants in Kukawa, Borno.
    • April 14: Police officers killed one gunman who attacked a police station in Oyi, Anambra.
    • April 14: Electoral violence led to the death of one Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) security guard in Ihitte/Uboma, Imo.
    • April 15: Gunmen killed one police officer in Aguata, Anambra.

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