0 comments

Nigeria Security Tracker | List of Political Related Killings May 1 – 7

by on May 11, 2021
 

Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from May 1 to May 7, 2021. This update also represents violence related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger. These incidents are included in the Nigeria Security Tracker.

  • May 1: Gunmen killed one police officer during an attack on a police station in Onicha, Ebonyi.
  • May 1: Gunmen killed two police officers during an attack on a police station in Ikono, Akwa Ibom.
  • May 1: Gunmen killed a commissioner and kidnapped the local government chairman in Yagba West, Kogi.
  • May 1: One civilian died during a battle between Nigerian troops and Boko Haram in Kala/Balge, Borno.
  • May 2: Boko Haram killed two soldiers and six civilians in Mafa, Borno.
  • May 2: Herdsmen killed nineteen in Gwer West, Benue.
  • May 2: A task force killed two kidnappers in Dekina, Kogi.
  • May 2: Kidnappers abducted three in Ibarapa North, Oyo.
  • May 3: The Nigerian Air Force killed bandits (no number given; estimated at ten) in Birnin-Gwari, Kaduna.
  • May 3: Bandits killed one journalist and kidnapped “many” (estimated at ten) in Jibia, Katsina.
  • May 3: Boko Haram killed fifteen Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) members, five soldiers, and ten civilians in Mafa, Borno.
  • May 3: Communal violence led to four deaths in Akoko North-East, Ondo.
  • May 3: Bandits killed one in Chikun Local Government Area (LGA) and one in Kajuru LGA in Kaduna.
  • May 3: Communal violence led to six deaths in Agatu, Benue.
  • May 4: Kidnappers abducted four in Abeokuta North, Ogun.
  • May 4: Kidnappers abducted two in Jos North, Plateau.
  • May 5: Gunmen abducted university students (no number given; estimated at ten) in Isuikwua, Abia.
  • May 5: Gunmen killed two police officers during an attack on a police station in Idemili North, Anambra.
  • May 5: Bandits killed two and kidnapped thirteen in Chikun, Kaduna; the kidnapped victims were later rescued after a gunfight with police.
  • May 5: Kidnappers killed one police officer and kidnapped another police officer and three others in Abeokuta North, Ogun.
  • May 6: Eleven Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB)/Eastern Security Network (ESN) militants and one Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) officer were killed during a clash in Orlu, Imo.
  • May 6: Gunmen killed one police officer during an attack on a police station in Ohaozara, Ebonyi.
  • May 6: Robbers killed two during an attack on a bullion van in Ondo, Ondo.
  • May 6: Bandits killed seven in Magama, Niger State.
  • May 7: Protestors killed a police officer in Abuja, Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
  • May 7: Communal violence led to the deaths of one police officer and two others in Iwo, Osun.
  • May 7: Gunmen killed five police officers in Port Harcourt LGA and two police officers in Emuoha LGA while losing two of their own during attacks on police stations in Rivers.

Be the first to comment!
 
Leave a reply »

 

Leave a Response