CFR's Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: September 17-23, 2022

    This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger from September 17 to September 23, 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 CFR Africa ProgramSeptember 27, 2022 10:05 am (EST)

    Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from September 17 to September 23, 2022. This update also represents violence related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger. These incidents are included in the Nigeria Security Tracker.

    • September 17: Kidnappers abducted five in Emuoha, Rivers.
    • September 17: Nigerian troops killed one civilian in Orsu, Imo.
    • September 17: Nigerian troops killed one civilian in Ihiala, Anambra.
    • September 17: The Nigerian Airforce killed twenty-two bandits in Shinkafi, Zamfara.
    • September 17: Police killed two kidnappers in Odukpani, Cross River.
    • September 17: Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA) killed two Boko Haram commanders in Bama, Borno.
    • September 18: Bandits killed four and abducted fifteen in Lapai, Niger State.
    • September 18: Herders killed three in Guma, Benue.
    • September 20: Kidnappers abducted two in Obio/Adkpor, Rivers.
    • September 20: Kidnappers abducted two in Emuoha, Rivers.
    • September 21: Suspected herders killed fourteen in Logo, Benue.
    • September 21: Police officers killed one civilian in Jos North, Plateau.
    • September 22: Three were abducted during communal violence in Makurdi, Benue.
    • September 22: Police officers killed one kidnapper in Uhunmwonde, Edo.
    • September 22: Kidnappers abducted three police officers in Ewekoro, Ogun.
    • September 22: Bandits kidnapped two in Kajuru, Kaduna.
    • September 22: The Nigerian Air Force killed forty bandits in Zurmi, Zamfara.
    • September 22: Gunmen killed one police officer in Akoko-Edo, Edo.
    • September 23: Bandits killed eighteen at a mosque in Bukkuyum, Zamfara.

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