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A report by the Global Terrorism Index (GTI) says the number of deaths attributed to Boko Haram in Nigeria increased by 25 percent from 2018 to 2019. The recent report said despite the rise in the number of casualties from Boko Haram attacks in the north-east, Nigeria is the second to record a fall in violent deaths after Afghanistan in 2019. GTI said 2,043 people died from “terrorism-related acts” in Nigeria in 2018 but only 1,245 deaths were recorded in 2019. In the overall, deaths from terrorism world over fell by 15.5 percent from 2018 to 2019. However, the study ranked Nigeria the third most terrorised country in the world for the sixth consecutive time. “Nigeria had the second lar... Full story

26 November