Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from August 9 to August 15, 2014.
These incidents are included in the Nigeria Security Tracker.
- August 10: Police shot at anti-Boko Haram protestors in Maiduguri who were angry about military negligence, killing one. Protests were then banned.
- August 10: Troops killed fifty Boko Haram insurgents and lost two soldiers when they tried to reclaim Damboa, Borno.
- August 10: Boko Haram killed thirty and kidnapped ninety-seven boys and men from Kukawa, Borno. Chadian forces have allegedly rescued the majority of the kidnapped.
- August 10-August 11: Sectarian violence resulted in fourteen deaths across Jos East and Shendam local government areas of Plateau.
- August 11: All Progressive Congress and People’s Democratic Party supporters clashed in Ile-Ife, Osun.
- August 13: All Progressive Congress and People’s Democratic Party supporters clashed in Rivers, leaving eight injured.
- August 15: All Progressive Congress and People’s Democratic Party supporters clashed in Kwara, leaving one injured.