Dynamic MapReport

World News   Africa   West Africa   Nigeria   2009
Nigeria, 2009 Timeline Tuesday, November 7 Bookmark and Share     Author
Search World News Atlas:

Security boosted in north Nigeria Map of Borno Nigeria  Soldiers have set up road blocks and imposed dusk-to-dawn curfews in affected areas in Yobe, Kano, Borno and Plateau states Militants 'under siege'   A group of Islamist militants is barricaded inside a district in the city of Maiduguri, after two days of violence in the country's north Nigerian troops shell Islamists   Nigerian troops have been shelling the home of a radical leader in the northern city after at least 140 deaths in three days Hunt for Nigerian Islamist sect Map of Maiduguri Nigeria  Nigerian troops are tracking down members of a sect who went on a killing spree in northern cities   Captives freed in Nigerian city   The police have freed about 100 women and children being held by a radical Islamist sect in a building in the northern city Islamist fighters 'flee' Map of Maiduguri Nigeria  Members of a Nigerian radical sect have fled the northern city of Maiduguri after the military overran their enclave Captured leader of militant sect is dead Map of Borno Nigeria
World News (12) Africa (994) West Africa (215) Nigeria (146) 2009
Disasters (5) Crime (14) Boko Haram (102) Sports (2) Business (5) War & Army (11) Politics (3)
Nigeria, January 2009 Nigeria, February 2009 Nigeria, March 2009 Nigeria, April 2009 Nigeria, May 2009 Nigeria, June 2009 Nigeria, July 2009 Nigeria, August 2009 Nigeria, September 2009 Nigeria, October 2009 Nigeria, November 2009 Nigeria, December 2009
Northern Nigeria Nigeria Delta
Mend (6)   Borno (22)   Northern Nigeria War & Army (30)   Northern Nigeria Rebellion (27)   Sect (22)
Islamist attacks spread Map of Borno State Nigeria
Poison in teething drug kills 84 children Meningitis epidemic strikes Nigeria, Niger Nigerian militants to free British hostages Doctors target meningitis outbreak 'Angry' Man Utd fan kills four in bus attack Birthday release pledge for hostage Pirates release tugboat held 10 months Shell to pay $15.5 million to settle claims  Royal Dutch Shell will pay $15.5 million to settle a lawsuit against its Nigerian subsidiary by the family of executed Nigerian environmental activist Militants claim bomb attack on oil pipeline Royal Dutch Shell: Oil pipelines attacked Militants claim pipeline blast Rebel Okah 'to be freed'  Nigeria is to release militant leader Henry Okah because he has accepted a government amnesty offer Rebels announce 'truce' Map of Niger Delta Nigeria


February 2009 ... more > Top ^
Feb.6


March 2009 ... more > Top ^
Mar.28


April 2009 ... more > Top ^
Apr.19
Apr.29


May 2009 ... more > Top ^
May.28


June 2009 ... more > Top ^
Jun.1
Jun.6
Jun.8  
Jun.19
Jun.21


July 2009 ... more > Top ^
Jul.6
Jul.9  
Jul.14  
  The main rebel group in Niger Delta is to observe a 60-day ceasefire in its attacks on the oil industry
Jul.27  
  15 people have been killed after militants staged three attacks in northern Nigeria, taking the total killed in two days of violence to 150
 A gun battle raged for hours in Potiskum, Yobe State and a police station was set on fire
 
Jul.28  
 
 
Jul.29  
 
Jul.30  
  Mohammed Yusuf, the leader of a fundamentalist Islamist sect who was initially reported captured by the Nigerian military, is dead
Jul.31   Row over militant killing
  The commander of the operation against the militant group: Islamic sect leader Mohammed Yusuf was alive when he was captured


August 2009 ... more > Top ^
Aug.2   700 die in fighting in northern Nigeria   The fighting in the town of Maiduguri began with attacks by the Muslim militants on police and government targets, starting a week ago Aug.12     Clinton: Al Qaeda seeks foothold in Nigeria  U.S. Secretary of State visited Nigeria, warning it could be a target for al Qaeda

September 2009 ... more > Top ^
Sep.18   Nigeria 'offended' by sci-fi film  The government is asking cinemas to stop showing a science fiction film, District 9, that it says denigrates the country's image

October 2009 ... more > Top ^
Oct.4   Senior rebels disarm in oil-rich Delta   Farah Dagogo and Akete Tom, both field commanders for the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, laid down their weapons Oct.15     Massive lake Chad could dry up  Up to 30 million people are facing 'a humanitarian disaster' as one of Africa's biggest lakes shrinks. By 2001, it covered less than one-fif... Oct.25     Amnesty calls on Nigeria to arrest alBashir  The human rights group is calling on Nigeria to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir if he attends an African Union Summit there

November 2009 ... more > Top ^
Nov.14 Nigeria edge out Tunisia


December 2009 ... more > Top ^
Dec.20   55 dead, 38 injured in truck crash   A truck carrying fertilizer crashed into a crowd of people in northern Nigeria Dec.26   Nigerian accused of attacking US plane
  Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, 23, has been charged with attempting to destroy a plane after he tried to detonate a bomb on a passenger jet   Father alerted US about plane bomber
  A top Nigerian banker, the father of 23-year-old Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, had voiced concerns to US officials about his son
Dec.29   Suspect's father met with CIA
  The father of Umar Farouk AbdulMutallab talked about his son's extremist views with someone from the CIA and a report was prepared Dec.30   US aware 'Nigerian' prepared for attack  The US was aware that 'a Nigerian' in Yemen was being prepared for a terrorist attack - weeks before an attempted bombing on a plane





Add a favorite (file a bookmark) to Nigeria, 2009 Timeline

Please send feedback to: support@mapreport.com

Advertise on Nigeria, 2009 Page


Legend  
 Business  Crime  War & Army  Politics  Disasters

XML



Rebels announce 'truce' Map of Niger Delta Nigeria




Nigeria, 2009 War & Army Timeline ... See World War & Army timeline Top ^
2009
Jul.14
  The main rebel group in Niger Delta is to observe a 60-day ceasefire in its attacks on the oil industry
Jul.27 Islamist attacks spread Map of Borno State Nigeria
  15 people have been killed after militants staged three attacks in northern Nigeria, taking the total killed in two days of violence to 150
 A gun battle raged for hours in Potiskum, Yobe State and a police station was set on fire
Jul.27 Security boosted in north Nigeria
Map of Borno Nigeria  Soldiers have set up road blocks and imposed dusk-to-dawn curfews in affected areas in Yobe, Kano, Borno and Plateau states Jul.28 Militants 'under siege'   A group of Islamist militants is barricaded inside a district in the city of Maiduguri, after two days of violence in the country's north Jul.28 Nigerian troops shell Islamists   Nigerian troops have been shelling the home of a radical leader in the northern city after at least 140 deaths in three days Jul.28 Hunt for Nigerian Islamist sect Map of Maiduguri Nigeria  Nigerian troops are tracking down members of a sect who went on a killing spree in northern cities Jul.29 Islamist fighters 'flee' Map of Maiduguri Nigeria  Members of a Nigerian radical sect have fled the northern city of Maiduguri after the military overran their enclave Jul.30 Captured leader of militant sect is dead Map of Borno Nigeria
  Mohammed Yusuf, the leader of a fundamentalist Islamist sect who was initially reported captured by the Nigerian military, is dead
Jul.31 Row over militant killing
  The commander of the operation against the militant group: Islamic sect leader Mohammed Yusuf was alive when he was captured
Aug.2 700 die in fighting in northern Nigeria   The fighting in the town of Maiduguri began with attacks by the Muslim militants on police and government targets, starting a week ago Oct.4 Senior rebels disarm in oil-rich Delta   Farah Dagogo and Akete Tom, both field commanders for the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, laid down their weapons



Nigeria, 2009 Disasters Timeline ... See World Disasters timeline Top ^
2009 Feb.6 Poison in teething drug kills 84 children
Mar.28 Meningitis epidemic strikes Nigeria, Niger Apr.29 Doctors target meningitis outbreak Oct.15   Massive lake Chad could dry up  Up to 30 million people are facing 'a humanitarian disaster' as one of Africa's biggest lakes shrinks. By 2001, it covered less than one-fif... Dec.20 55 dead, 38 injured in truck crash   A truck carrying fertilizer crashed into a crowd of people in northern Nigeria



Nigeria, 2009 Business Timeline ... See World Business timeline Top ^
2009 Jun.8 Shell to pay $15.5 million to settle claims  Royal Dutch Shell will pay $15.5 million to settle a lawsuit against its Nigerian subsidiary by the family of executed Nigerian environmental activist Jun.19 Militants claim bomb attack on oil pipeline
Jun.21 Royal Dutch Shell: Oil pipelines attacked Jul.6 Militants claim pipeline blast Sep.18 Nigeria 'offended' by sci-fi film  The government is asking cinemas to stop showing a science fiction film, District 9, that it says denigrates the country's image



Nigeria, 2009 Sports Timeline ... See World Sports timeline Top ^
2009 May.28 'Angry' Man Utd fan kills four in bus attack
Nov.14 Nigeria edge out Tunisia



Nigeria, 2009 Crime Timeline ... See World Crime timeline Top ^
2009 Apr.19 Nigerian militants to free British hostages
May.28 'Angry' Man Utd fan kills four in bus attack Jun.1 Birthday release pledge for hostage Jun.6 Pirates release tugboat held 10 months Jun.19 Militants claim bomb attack on oil pipeline Jun.21 Royal Dutch Shell: Oil pipelines attacked Jul.6 Militants claim pipeline blast Jul.9 Rebel Okah 'to be freed'  Nigeria is to release militant leader Henry Okah because he has accepted a government amnesty offer Jul.29   Captives freed in Nigerian city   The police have freed about 100 women and children being held by a radical Islamist sect in a building in the northern city Aug.12   Clinton: Al Qaeda seeks foothold in Nigeria  U.S. Secretary of State visited Nigeria, warning it could be a target for al Qaeda Dec.26 Nigerian accused of attacking US plane   Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, 23, has been charged with attempting to destroy a plane after he tried to detonate a bomb on a passenger jet Dec.26 Father alerted US about plane bomber
  A top Nigerian banker, the father of 23-year-old Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, had voiced concerns to US officials about his son
Dec.29 Suspect's father met with CIA  The father of Umar Farouk AbdulMutallab talked about his son's extremist views with someone from the CIA and a report was prepared Dec.30 US aware 'Nigerian' prepared for attack  The US was aware that 'a Nigerian' in Yemen was being prepared for a terrorist attack - weeks before an attempted bombing on a plane



Nigeria, 2009 Politics Timeline ... See World Politics timeline Top ^
2009 Jul.28 Hunt for Nigerian Islamist sect Map of Maiduguri Nigeria  Nigerian troops are tracking down members of a sect who went on a killing spree in northern cities Aug.12   Clinton: Al Qaeda seeks foothold in Nigeria  U.S. Secretary of State visited Nigeria, warning it could be a target for al Qaeda Oct.25   Amnesty calls on Nigeria to arrest alBashir  The human rights group is calling on Nigeria to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir if he attends an African Union Summit there