The escalating security crisis in northern Nigeria has drawn international attention in recent weeks. ACLED has received a number of requests for data on the activity of Boko Haram, and has compiled here some resources for researchers, journalists and other practitioners.
ACLED Nigeria Monadic File (January 1997 – June 1st 2014)
A monadic file for analysing the activity of Boko Haram since 2009 specifically. For a discussion of the difference between monadic and dyadic files, please see the User Guide below.
A dyadic file for analysing all politically violent activity in Nigeria since 2009. For a discussion of the difference between monadic and dyadic files, please see the User Guide below.
ACLED Guide and FAQs for Media Users
A document which provides an overview of the ACLED project, the structure and content of the data, and addresses frequently asked questions.
Boko Haram activity in comparative perspective with other violent groups on the continent.
Previous Conflict Trends Reports