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Insecurity: Over 93 Nigerians Killed, 27 Abducted in Violent Attacks Last Week–Report

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•Six security personnel killed as well

Godsgift Onyedinefu

At least 93 Nigerians have been killed including six Security personnel have been killed in violent attacks,  the latest update from the Nigeria Security Tracker released Tuesday has shown.

According to the update from February 6–12, no fewer 27 Nigerians were abducted by Boko Haram terorrists, prirates, bandits and other  criminals. The update also represents violence related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger.

The report also informs that 72 of these criminal elements were killed during military onslaught

Below is the breakdown of the report
 

February 6: Bandits killed fourteen in Birnin-Gwari Local Government Area (LGA) and five in Kajuru LGA in Kaduna.

February 6: Police officers killed two in Surulere, Lagos.

February 6: A communal clash led to two deaths in Irepodun, Osun.

February 6: Gunmen killed one police officer and one civilian in Warri South, Delta.

February 7: A communal clash led to one death in Irepodun, Osun.

February 7: Kidnappers abducted four in Gwagwala, Federal Capital Territory.

February 7: Sectarian violence led to eleven deaths in Ajaokuta, Kogi.

February 8: Herdsmen killed six in Bassa, Plateau.

February 8: Bandits kidnapped seven in Oriade, Osun.

February 8: Bandits killed ten in Birnin-Gwari LGA, one in Giwa LGA, seven in Chikun LGA, one in Igabi LGA, and five in Kauru LGA in Kaduna.

February 8: Pirates abducted one in Brass, Bayelsa.

February 9: Pirates abducted one in Brass LGA and four in Nembe LGA in Bayelsa.

February 9: Kidnappers abducted seven in Ethiope East, Delta.

February 9: Boko Haram kidnapped three customs officers in Geidam, Yobe.

February 9: Nigerian troops killed nineteen Boko Haram militants in Kala/Balge, Borno.

February 9: The Nigerian Air Force killed “several” bandits in both Birnin-Gwari LGA and Giwa LGA (estimated at twenty total) in Kaduna.

February 10: Gunmen killed three at a town hall meeting in Idemli North, Anambra.

February 10: Sectarian violence led to the deaths of two police officers in Takum, Taraba.

February 10: Violence around a university student election led to the deaths of two students in Owo, Ondo.

February 10: Nigerian troops killed thirty-one Boko Haram militants in Askira/Uba, Borno.

February 11: Herdsmen killed two in Owo, Ondo.

February 11: Herdsmen killed two in Egbado North, Ogun.

February 11: Gunmen killed three in Oyigbo, Rivers.

February 12: Herdsmen killed four in Egbado North, Ogun.

February 12: Sectarian violence led to three deaths in Akinyele, Oyo.

February 12: Boko Haram killed four in Biu, Borno.

February 12: Nigerian troops killed two Boko Haram commanders in Gwoza, Borno.

February 12: Boko Haram killed three Nigerian soldiers in Kukawa, Borno.


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