Nigeria — Transhumance Tracking Tool Report — Early Warning Dashboard 18 (October 2023)
Oct 31 2023
- Event Tracking
In October 2023, 317 alerts were reported, comprising 273 events (86%) and 44 movements (14%). The reported event alerts encompass agro-pastoral conflicts, inter and intra-community tensions, violent clashes, kidnappings for ransom, cattle rustling, and robberies, among others. Lau and Zing LGAs recorded the highest number of alerts at 21 and 16 per cent respectively. At the same time, Demsa, Guyuk, Shelleng, Lamurde, Mayo-belwa, Numan and Girei LGAs reported 15, 12, 10, 8, 7, 6, and 5 per cent respectively. Disaggregated data at the ward level suggested that Kodomti ward in Numan LGA of Adamawa state reported the highest number of alerts at the ward administrative level, accounting for 7 per cent. Additionally, the Chikila ward in Guyuk LGA of Adamawa State, and Monkin and Zing LGAs in Taraba State each reported 5 per cent of the alerts.
The reported event alerts indicated a 5 per cent instance of population displacement, while 15 per cent of the alerts resulted in casualties or injuries.