In 2015, over twenty children died of lead poisoning in the Nigerian village of Shikira. The government promised to help with a new health center and uncontaminated water. Now an activist in Abuja wants to see if the money was ever received.
What does Senegal have in common with Nigeria regarding elections? Very little if anything. The former is regarded as a stable democracy, the latter is not. But experts say Abuja and Dakar can learn from each other.
International observers have condemned accusations of violence and intimidation during the highly-contested state elections. State governors wield a considerable amount of power and influence in Nigerian politics.
Nigeria's president says he is "deeply disappointed" by the last-minute delay of Saturday's presidential and parliamentary elections. The electoral commission cited "unspecified challenges" for the postponement.
As the dust settles on Nigeria's postponed general election, Nigerians have expressed their frustration with the electoral commission. But many are still optimistic their voices will be heard.
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