For that indicator, Credendo Group provides data for Nigeria from 2014 to 2019. The average value for Nigeria during that period was 6 index points with a minumum of 6 index points in 2014 and a maximum of 6 index points in 2014.
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Definition: Political Violence includes all violent act(s) undertaken with a political objective; this concept is broader than ‘war’ and includes: terrorism (political, religious and ideological objectives) and political violence damage (damage to material assets as a result of political violence); for the purposes of analysing the political violence risk, types of business interruption as a result of political violence damage are included.
In order to assess the political violence risk, Credendo looks at the actual levels of internal violence in and external conflict with a country, but also at the conflict potential that arises from (lingering) internal and external tensions, frustration and dissatisfaction.
Countries are classified into seven categories (from 1-low risk to 7-high risk).