[This Day] Global human rights organisation, Amnesty International, has raised concern over the inability of the federal government to hold those involved in human rights violation accountable.
[Premium Times] The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, says Nigeria has moved to the fourth position among countries worst hit by the HIV epidemic.
[Vanguard] UNITED States Congressman, Gerald Connolly, has bemoaned manipulation of elections in Nigeria, killings in Syria and the situation in Venezuela which he said were not getting adequate media attention compared to controversial remarks by a new congresswoman.
[VOA] Scores of people are believed dead after a pipeline explosion in southern Nigeria, according to local officials.
A SMALL CROWD gathered around a plastic table by a dusty roadside in the eastern Nigerian town of Yola on February 23rd. When an electoral officer announced that Muhammadu Buhari, the incumbent president, won the most votes there his supporters in the crowd erupted, cheering and dancing
[Daily Trust] Police arrested a total 128 people across the country for electoral offences in the past few days.
[ICG] Only hours before polls were to open, Nigeria’s electoral commission postponed elections scheduled for 16 February by one week. In this Q&A, Crisis Group’s Nigeria expert Nnamdi Obasi says the commission and other authorities must act now to win back trust and reduce risks of violence.
[New Times] Local authorities say government forces are still tracing the whereabouts of the kidnapped students and teachers.
[Vanguard] Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says threatening people with death in context of election is incitement to electoral violence.
[Premium Times] More videos showing Ben Bako instigating violence in Southern Kaduna for the coming elections have emerged.