According to the Global Terrorism Index, deaths from terrorism in Nigeria dropped 80% in 2016.
More than a million displaced persons have returned to their homes and communities across the Northeast, since 2015.
Capture of Boko Haram’s operational and spiritual headquarters, “Camp Zero”, in Sambisa Forest, in December 2016. As a result, commercial, religious and other activities resumed in the region.
More than 13,000 hostages have been freed from Boko Haram captivity including but not limited to substantial numbers of the Chibok girls and Dapchi girls
Abuja has become relatively safe compared to the bombings that occurred before 2015 involving the UN building, Police Headquarters, EMAB Plaza, Nyanya and the regular Sunday- Sunday bombings of churches and mosques in the North.