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Report Says 3,188 Nigerians Were Atrociously Killed In 2019

3,188 Nigerians were reportedly atrociously killed in 2019. This is according to a report by Global Rights, an international non-governmental organisation championing human rights capacity building. The report shows that 3,188 Nigerians, including 2,707 civilians and 481 security operatives were killed. The report, presented to journalists by a former chairman of the National Human Rights Commission, Chidi Odinkalu and a co-convener of the Bring-Back-Our-Girls campaigner, Aisha Yesufu, said this was due to violent incidents in the country. The reports showed Borno State topping the casualty figure list with 728; while Zamfara, Kaduna, Katsina and Taraba recorded 450, 280, 254 and 181 respectively. An in-depth analysis of the report showed that violence-related deaths were recorded in every state in Nigeria with Abia notably the least impacted, with one death recorded.