Nigeria Civil Disorder
This is a general Thread to Discuss civil strife in Nigeria where protests are causing clashes with authorities.
When riots happen in Nigeria how are they normally quelled?
Note: There are more specific Threads that detail crime, politics and terrorism for Nigeria - do search.
Nigeria: 26 Persons Killed in Boko Haram Night Raids On Borno Villages:
Suspected members of the outlawed Boko Haram sect were alleged to have randomly attacked some Borno villages at night, leading to death of over 26 persons and displacement of several others. Forty houses were also said to have been torched in the villages. Ref. Source 8
Nigeria: Shock As Boko Haram Terrorists Sack Barrack - Massacre Troops, Families:
Hundreds of suspected Boko Haram terrorists launched a fierce attack Friday on Bama, Borno state, sacking the military barrack there, and killing troops and their families in what a senior military official called another "Sad day" For a town that has witnessed multiple bloodshed this year. Ref. Source 5
Nigeria: 50 insurgents, 15 soldiers, five civilians killed:
The military operations to track down insurgents who carried out the last Friday pre-dawn attacks on Mohammed Kur Barracks, Bama, has led to the killing of 50 insurgents and destruction of over 20 vehicles conveying escaping terrorists. Ref. Source 9
Nigeria: 74 Killed in Fresh Benue, Borno Mayhem:
IT was another day of bloodshed, yesterday, as 74 persons, including five policemen, were killed in separate incidents in Benue and Borno states even as Governor Gabriel Suswam of Benue State has called for military assistance to check the killings. Ref. Source 2