According to the 2015 Global Terrorism Index, Nigeria is third most terrorized country in the world. The rating involved 162 countries.
Iraq and Afghanistan are ranked first and second respectively, while Pakistan and Syria occupied the fourth and the fifth positions.
The report released on November 16 contains:
"Terrorist attacks are much more lethal in Nigeria than any other country."
In 2014 Nigeria experienced the biggest yearly deterioration in terrorism on record, the report stated.
"There were 5,662 more people killed (in Nigeria) from terrorism in 2014 than in 2013, an increase of almost 300 per cent."
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