Nigeria has been ranked the third most Terrorized country in the world by Global Terrorism Index (GTI).
The report released on November 25, Afghanistan was ranked as the number one most terrorized country in the world, followed by Iraq, Syria, Somalia, and Yemen.
Nigeria has recorded an increase in terrorist activity mainly targeted at civilians. The reports stated Boko Haram out 21 bombing causing 68 fatalities, and error-related deaths and incidents attributed to Boko Haram in Nigeria increased by 25 and 30% respectively from the prior year.
Other countries among the 10 most impacted by terrorism are Pakistan in seventh, India eighth, the Democratic Republic of the Congo ninth, and the Philippines ranked tenth.
Nigeria was stated to have witnessed her worst terrorist attack in 2019 in Borno State, where at least 70 people were killed and 10 others wounded when assailants attacked at a funeral.
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