Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from April 8 to April 14, 2017. This update also represents violence related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger. These incidents will be included in the Nigeria Security Tracker.
(last week April 7: Boko Haram kidnapped thirteen women in Gwoza, Borno)
April 8: Two suicide bombers killed themselves but no others in Maiduguri, Borno. Boko Haram was suspected.
April 8: One suicide bomber killed himself but no others in Kolofata, Cameroon.
April 8: Two Boko Haram killed eight in Maiduguri, Borno.
April 9: Unknown militants killed two soldiers and five policemen in Ikorodu, Lagos.
April 9: Nigerien troops killed fifty-seven Boko Haram militants in Gueskerou, Niger.
April 9: Kidnappers kidnapped two Turkish citizens and one other in Eket, Akwa Ibom.
April 10: Two suicide bombers killed themselves but no others in Maiduguri, Borno.
April 12: Pirates killed two soldiers in Nembe, Bayelsa.
April 13: Gunmen killed five and abducted four in Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos.
April 13: Gunmen killed five in Katsina-Ala, Benue.