As the Global terrorism index, releases its 2018 ranking on Wednesday, Nigeria still maintains its third position in the ranking.
According to the reports, “Total deaths from terrorism in Nigeria fell to 1,532 in 2017, a drop of 16% from the previous year.”
Recall that the Nigeria has retained this disturbing position since 2015. Report from the Global Terrorism Index, that measures the impact of terrorism, shows that Nigeria comes immediately after war-torn countries like Iraq and Afghanistan and just ahead of Syria and Pakistan.
Nigeria has been battling with Boko Haram terrorists in the northeast for many years now.
See the report below: