Just In! Insecurity: Oyo State Emerged 2nd in 2020 Tracked Deaths, Kidnappings in Southwest

Just In! Insecurity: Oyo State Emerged 2nd in 2020 Tracked Deaths, Kidnappings in Southwest

Oyo State has emerged second position in year 2020 tracked deaths and kidnappings in the Southwestern zone of Nigeria.

According to data analyses published by the Council on Foreign Relations’ Nigeria Security Tracker (CFR/NST), Oyo State under the administration of Governor Seyi Makinde recorded 80 deaths and 15 kidnappings in 2020 alone.

Statisense tweeted that there were 8,279 deaths recorded from insecurity, which include insurgency, banditry, cultism robbery, kidnapping and among others. Also, 2,860 kidnapping cases were officially documented.

The Nigeria Security Tracker (NST) tracks violence that is both causal and symptomatic of Nigeria’s political instability and citizen alienation. The data are based on weekly surveys of Nigerian and international media.

SEE THE DATA ANALYSES as published by NST and tweeted by @Statisense

INSECURITY: TRACKED DEATHS IN Y2020

Total Deaths: 8,279

Borno: 3,005 Kaduna: 1,026 Katsina: 879

Zamfara: 845 Niger: 236 Benue: 219

Yobe: 169 Taraba: 160 Delta: 156

Plateau: 155 Adamawa: 130 Lagos: 127

Sokoto: 126 Edo: 106 Kogi: 104

Rivers: 90 Oyo: 80 Ogun: 62

Cross River: 60 Bayelsa: 55 Anambra: 53

Ebonyi: 53 Ondo: 52 Nasarawa: 49

FCT: 42 Enugu: 36 Akwa Ibom: 30

Kano: 29 Osun: 28 Imo: 27

Abia: 25 Ekiti: 19 Bauchi: 15

Jigawa: 14 Kwara: 14 Kebbi: 3

INSECURITY: TRACKED KIDNAPPEES IN Y2020

Total Kidnappees: 2,860

Katsina: 888 Kaduna: 341 Borno: 300

Niger: 278 Zamfara: 183 Nasarawa: 120

FCT: 106 Delta: 68 Ondo: 66

Edo: 57 Anambra: 56 Taraba: 53

Kogi: 44 Rivers: 44 Plateau: 35

Adamawa: 31 Cross River: 27 Benue: 17

Oyo: 15 Kwara: 13 Lagos: 12

Ogun: 12 Ekiti: 12 Jigawa: 12

Sokoto: 10 Imo: 10 Ebonyi: 9

Kano: 8 Abia: 8 Kebbi: 7

Yobe: 4 Bauchi: 4 Bayelsa: 3

Enugu: 3 Akwa Ibom: 2 Osun: 2

INSECURITY: TRACKED KIDNAPPEES IN Y2020 BY ZONE

North West: 1,720

North East: 392

North Central: 342

South South: 201

South West: 119

South East: 86

Northern Nigeria: 2,454 [85.8%]

Southern Nigeria: 406 [14.2]

Total Kidnappees: 2,860

#StatiSense

INSECURITY: TRACKED DEATHS IN Y2020 BY ZONE

North East: 3,479

North West: 3,155

North Central: 586

South South: 497

South West: 368

South East: 194

Northern Nigeria: 7,220 [87.2%]

Southern Nigeria: 1,059 [12.8%]

Total Deaths: 8,279

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