Conflict Trends

May 7, 2021

Kidnapping for ransom in Edo State – May 02-08, 2021

  This edition of the weekly update highlights kidnapping in the Niger Delta with a focus on kidnapping for ransom in Edo State. According to data […]
April 30, 2021

Growing Anti-Police Insurgency in the Niger Delta – April 25 – May 1, 2021

  This edition of the weekly update spotlights growing anti-police insurgency in the Niger Delta. Current data shows a rise in targeted attacks on security personnel […]
March 26, 2021

Land and Boundary disputes in Akwa Ibom State – March 21-27, 2021

  This edition of the weekly update spotlights communal conflict in the Niger Delta with a focus on clashes over land and boundary disputes in Akwa […]
March 19, 2021

Robbery and Kidnapping in Bayelsa State – March 14-20, 2021

  This edition of the weekly update spotlights violent criminality in the Niger Delta with a focus on sea robbery and kidnapping for ransom in Bayelsa […]
February 26, 2021

Herder-Farmer Conflict in the Niger Delta – February 21 – 27, 2021

  This edition of the weekly update spotlights emerging trends in the herder-farmer conflict in the Niger Delta with a focus on the criminal aspect of […]
February 19, 2021

Targeted Killings of Security Operatives by Criminals in the Niger Delta – February 14-20, 2021

  This edition of the weekly update spotlights targeted killings of security operatives by criminals in the Niger Delta. According to data, targeted violence against security […]
February 12, 2021

Spotlighting Outbreak of Lassa Fever in Edo and Ondo State – February 07 – 13, 2021

  This special edition of the weekly update spotlights emerging threats to public health and human security in the Niger Delta with a focus on the […]
February 10, 2021

Niger Delta Annual Conflict Report: January – December 2020

  The Niger Delta peace and security landscape underwent significant changes in 2020. Diverse conflict risk factors contributed to the changing conflict and security dynamics during […]
November 18, 2020

Niger Delta Quarterly Conflict Tracker – Q3 2020

  The peace and conflict landscape in the Niger Delta remained largely unchanged during the third quarter of 2020. There were no significant changes in the […]
October 30, 2020

Demonstrations in the Niger Delta – October 25-31, 2020

  This special edition of the weekly update spotlights the violent demonstrations in the Niger Delta in the aftermath of the ‘EndSARS’ protests in Nigeria. The […]
October 16, 2020

#EndSARS Protests in the Niger Delta | October 11-17, 2020

  This special edition of the weekly update highlights spiraling protests against the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police over allegations of heavy-handedness including […]
August 7, 2020

Vigilantism and Mob Violence in Imo State – August 2-8, 2020

  This weekly update highlights mob justice in the Niger Delta with a focus on vigilantism and mob violence in Imo State. According to data, vigilantism […]