CFR's Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: March 5–11

    This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger from March 5 to March 11, 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 GavinMarch 15, 2022 3:48 pm (EST)

    Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from March 5 to March 11, 2022. This update also represents violence related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger. These incidents are included in the Nigeria Security Tracker.

    • March 5: Gunmen killed two in Lokoja, Kogi.
    • March 5: Vigilance members killed one soldier in Emuoha, Rivers.
    • March 5: Electoral violence led to four deaths in Rano, Kano.
    • March 5: A Department of State Services operative killed one soldier in Lekki, Lagos.
    • March 6: Nigerian troops killed seventeen Boko Haram militants in Mobbar, Borno.
    • March 6: Bandits killed sixty-three vigilantes in Sakaba, Kebbi.
    • March 7: Gunmen killed five and kidnapped eight in Munya, Niger State.
    • March 7: Soldiers killed two civilians during a communal clash in Obubra, Cross River.
    • March 8: Herdsmen killed twenty-six in Donga, Taraba.
    • March 8: Attackers killed an Ogun traditional ruler in Abeokuta North, Ogun.
    • March 8: Bandits killed two and kidnapped a priest and four others in Kaduna South, Kaduna.
    • March 8: Bandits killed nineteen security agents in Danko Wasagu, Kebbi.
    • March 8: Herdsmen killed five in Guma, Benue.
    • March 8: Kidnappers abducted two in Egbado North, Ogun.
    • March 8: National Drug Law Enforcement Agency officers killed two smugglers in Jalingo, Taraba.
    • March 9: Gunmen killed two vigilantes in Obi Ngwa, Abia.
    • March 10: Herdsmen killed eight in Guma, Benue.
    • March 10: Bandits killed three and kidnapped two in Chikun, Kaduna.
    • March 10: Bandits attacked a mosque and kidnapped twenty-four in Giwa, Kaduna.
    • March 10: Soldiers accidentally killed two civilians in Giwa, Kaduna.
    • March 11: Bandits kidnapped eleven in Jibia, Katsina.
    • March 11: Police officers killed three bandits in Kankara, Katsina.
    • March 11: Bandits killed one and kidnapped an "unspecified number" (estimated at five) in Munya, Niger State.
    • March 11: Gunmen attacked a burial event and kidnapped one in Nnewi South, Anambra.

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    Evarist Chahali

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