Summary for week ending 21 March 2019

This entry is part 1 of 18 in the series 215 issueFrom 16 to 22 March 2020, there were 35 critical incidents in Nigeria, resulting in 99 deaths. Half of the deaths happened in the province of Diffa of Niger Republic, where 50 Boko Haram fighters were killed at the...

Outlook as of 21 March 2020

This entry is part 2 of 18 in the series 215 issuePolitical/Security:  Although the coronavirus outbreak in Nigeria appears to be in its infancy, the country’s political establishment could face unprecedented challenges, including difficult-to-predict fallouts on...

Politics update for week ending 21 March 2020

This entry is part 3 of 18 in the series 215 issueNigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has been criticized by various groups and in social media for his handling of the coronavirus outbreak in the country. Attacks against him escalated amid his perceived “refusal” to...

Social/human update for week ending 21 March 2020

This entry is part 4 of 18 in the series 215 issue22 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Nigeria as of 21 March Nigeria’s total confirmed cases of the coronavirus reached 22 on 21 March 2020, after 10 new cases were reported overnight. The Minister of Health,...

Security update for week ending 21 March 2020

This entry is part 5 of 18 in the series 215 issueBorno: Six soldier killed in a Boko Haram ambush near Cameroon border On 15 March 2020, Boko Haram staged an ambush on a military convoy, killing six Nigerian troops. The attack took place near the village of Mayanti,...