CFR's Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: October 1-7, 2022

    This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger from October 1 to October 7, 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.

    Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from October 1 to October 7, 2022. This update also represents violence related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger. These incidents are included in the Nigeria Security Tracker.

    • October 1: Kidnappers abducted three in Ifelodun, Kwara.
    • October 2: Bandits killed twelve in Bali, Taraba.
    • October 3: Boko Haram killed three in Chibok, Borno.
    • October 3: Improvised explosive devices (IEDs) planted by Boko Haram/Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA) killed “many” (est. at twenty) in Chibok, Borno.
    • October 3: Protestors killed three in Ughelli North, Delta.
    • October 3: A cult clash resulted in six deaths in Obudu, Cross River.
    • October 4: Kidnappers abducted a community leader in Mangu, Plateau.
    • October 5: Bandits kidnapped twenty-seven and shot at canoes carrying fleeing civilians, causing them to capsize and resulting in twenty-six deaths in Bukkuyum, Zamfara.
    • October 5: Sectarian violence resulted in the death of one soldier in Guri, Jigawa.
    • October 6: Kidnappers abducted two corps members in Mikang, Plateau.
    • October 6: ISWA killed eight Boko Haram militants in Marte, Borno.
    • October 6: A cult war resulted in three deaths in Oredo, Edo.
    • October 7: Kidnappers killed one and abducted one in Ilorin South, Kwara.
    • October 7: Gunmen killed two civilians and one police officer in Akwa Ibom (no Local Government Area (LGA) provided).

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