Conflict Trends

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 […]
July 17, 2020

Kidnapping for ransom in Edo State – July 12-18, 2020

  This weekly update highlights kidnapping in the Niger Delta with a focus on the evolving threat of kidnapping for ransom in Edo State. According to […]
July 3, 2020

Spotlighting Sexual Violence in Akwa Ibom State – June 28 – July 4, 2020

  This weekly update spotlights rising cases of sexual violence in the Niger Delta with a particular focus on rape and female child molestation in Akwa […]
June 29, 2020

Renewed Cult Violence in Bayelsa State – June 21-27, 2020

  This weekly update highlights cult violence in the Niger Delta with a particular focus on violent clashes between rival cult gangs in Bayelsa State. Recent […]
June 19, 2020

Piracy and Sea Robbery in Rivers State – June 14-20, 2020

  This weekly update spotlights piracy and maritime crime in the Niger Delta with a particular focus on sea robbery in Rivers State. Emerging trends indicate […]
May 29, 2020
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Gang Violence in Cross River State | May 24-30, 2020

  This weekly update looks at gang violence in the Niger Delta with a particular focus on Cross River state. Gang violence is a prevailing security […]
May 19, 2020

Niger Delta Quarterly Conflict Tracker – Q1 2020

  The Niger Delta Peace and conflict landscape remained largely unchanged during the first quarter of 2020. There were no significant changes in the trends and […]
May 15, 2020

Kidnapping in Bayelsa State | May 10-16, 2020

  Recent trends indicate a resurgence of kidnapping for ransom in Bayelsa state. Kidnapping is increasingly becoming frequent and geographically dispersed in the state. According to […]
March 20, 2020

Baby Trafficking in the Niger Delta – March 15-21, 2020

  Trafficking of babies is increasingly becoming prevalent in the Niger Delta, especially in Rivers, Edo, Delta, Cross River, Imo, and Akwa Ibom states. It has […]