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Nigeria Security Tracker: Weekly Update June 15-20

by John Campbell
June 23, 2014

The map above depicts deaths in Nigeria by state. (Source: CFR Nigeria Security Tracker; powered by Tableau)


Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from June 15 to June 20, 2014. These incidents are also available here, and are included in the Nigeria Security Tracker.

  • June 15: Sectarian violence resulted in forty deaths in Taraba state.
  • June 15: Boko Haram killed twenty-five people in a market in Borno state.
  • June 16: Vigilantes laid an ambush and killed eight Boko Haram insurgents in Chibok, Borno state.
  • June 17: An explosion at a World Cup viewing center in Yobe state killed twenty-one. Boko Haram was blamed for the attack.

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  • Posted by bature johnson

    The only ways to the Nigeria insecurity is to initiate a fundamental dialogue that will exclude the bad tools of aggressive politicians ,why? because its Nigerian that can resolved the problem of insecurities within Nigeria not the western world and America air drones ,that are using to kill the innocent Nigeria as a result of lack of re cognizant of their traditional into consideration in there participation of their interferences of intervention in Nigeria internal of domestics, affairs.

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