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Please note that this country guidance document has been replaced by a more recent one. The latest versions of country guidance documents are available at /country-guidance.

The security situation in the different states of Nigeria is assessed in this sub-section in relation to the element 'indiscriminate violence'. The analysis is structured by zones:

Indiscriminate violence in the North East Zone (Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Taraba and Yobe)

Indiscriminate violence in the North Central Zone, South South zone, Adamawa, Kaduna, and Taraba (Abuja (Federal Capital Territory), Benue, Delta, Edo, Ekiti, Kaduna, Kogi, Kwara, Nasarawa, Niger, Plateau, Taraba)

Indiscriminate violence in the Niger Delta ( Abia, Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River, Delta, Edo, Imo, Ondo, Rivers)