Insecurity in Nigeria:  Reported kidnap cases, Jan-June 2022

Insecurity in Nigeria: Reported kidnap cases, Jan-June 2022

Nigeria is a country ravaged by insecurity. Below is the total reported cases according to the six geo-political zones of Nigeria

North West: 1,405
North Central: 942
North East: 210
South South: 140
South West: 169
South East: 77

Northern Nigeria: 2,557
Southern Nigeria: 386

Nigeria: 2,943 Kidnappees in 181 days; 16 per day.

StatiSense

(NST/CFR)

DEATHS & KIDNAPPINGS IN THE FIRST-HALF OF 2021

According to Nigeria Security Tracker security incident report, there has been 5,800 deaths and 2,943 kidnappees between January and June 2021.

That’s approximately:
— 32 deaths per day, and
— 17 kidnappees per day

2021 REPORTED DEATHS & KIDNAPPEES

DEATHS
Jan — 958
Feb — 879
Mar — 875
Apr — 1,032
May — 1,045
Jun — 1,011
Total Deaths — 5,800; 32 cases per day

Some of weapons and logistics used by kidnappers
Kidnapping profitable venture young and old involved
Food supplier to kidnappers
Kidnappers

INSECURITY: TOP 12 STATES WITH MOST DEATHS IN 6 MONTHS – Jan to Jun 2021

KIDNAPPEES
Jan — 405
Feb — 709
Mar — 605
Apr — 406
May — 474
Jun — 1344
Total kidnappees — 2,943; 16 cases per day

1 Borno: 1,137
2 Zamfara: 862
3 Kaduna: 715
4 Benue: 449
5 Niger: 407
6 Ebonyi: 210
7 Katsina: 164
8 Imo: 153
9 Kebbi: 144
10 Yobe: 137
11 Oyo: 114
12 Anambra: 109

(Reported cases only)

INSECURITY: TOP 12 STATES WITH MOST KIDNAPPEES IN 6 MONTHS – Jan to Jun 2021

1 Niger: 795
2 Zamfara: 523
3 Kaduna: 479
4 Katsina: 289
5 Borno: 115
6 Kebbi: 103
7 Oyo: 63
8 Delta: 55
9 Taraba: 55
10 FCT: 52
11 Edo: 37
12 Imo: 33

(Reported cases only)

HOTBEDS OF DEATHS & KIDNAPPINGS – First-Half of 2021

Top 7 States — Deaths ||| Kidnappees
1 Zamfara — 862 ||| 523
2 Borno —1,137 ||| 115
3 Kaduna — 715 ||| 479
4 Benue — 449 ||| 9
5 Niger — 407 ||| 795
6 Ebonyi — 210 ||| 5
7 Katsina — 164 ||| 289

[Reported]

THE LGAs WITH MOST DEATHS – First-Half of 2021

1 Birnin-G, KAD: 233
2 Maradun, ZAM: 196
3 Katsina, BEN: 171
4 Chikin, KAD: 154
5 Zurmi, KAD: 152
6 Gusau, ZAM: 122
7 Marte, BOR: 119
8 Gwoza, BOR: 115
9 Ohaukwu, EBY: 114
10 Igabi, KAD: 107

[Reported cases]

THE LGAs WITH MOST KIDNAP INCIDENTS – First-Half of 2021

1 Rafi, NIG: 443
2 Talata-Marafa, ZAM: 317
3 Shiroro, NIG: 225
4 Maru, ZAM: 195
5 Kajuru, KAD: 145
6 Chikun, KAD: 115
7 Yauri, KEB: 102
8 Konduga, BOR: 74
9 Faskari, KAT: 74
10 Kachia, KAD: 72

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