Nigeria. Brutal student murder sparks protest and curfew

Nigerian authorities have ordered a curfew in a northwestern state, where hundreds of people demonstrated to demand the release of suspects in the brutal murder of a Christian student accused of blasphemy against Islam. By CHINADU ASADU Associated Press May 14, 2022, 7:10 p.m. • 2 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article … Read more

Nigerian president says hostages are being used as human shields

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari says dozens of people abducted from a passenger train near the nation’s capital in March are being used as ‘human shields’ by their captors By CHINADU ASADU Associated Press May 3, 2022, 3:46 p.m. • 3 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article MAIDUGURI, Nigeria – Dozens of passengers … Read more

UN chief to visit West Africa in Senegal, Niger and Nigeria

According to the UN, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will travel to West Africa on Saturday to join Muslims on the occasion of the end of the holy month of Ramadan and highlight the impact of the war in Ukraine on the African continent. ByThe Associated Press April 29, 2022, 6:49 p.m. • 2 minute read Share … Read more

Analysis: Can Nigeria’s new electoral law inspire a new era? | Muhammadu Buhari

Since Muhammadu Buhari ascended to the Nigerian presidency in May 2015, he has gone back and forth repeatedly with parliament on the amendment of the all-important electoral bill. That dance finally ended last week when he approved this improvement to Nigeria’s 2010 Electoral Act, enacting into law safeguards for a more transparent voting and collation … Read more