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VOA TOWN HALL: Amid Election Violence Fears, Nigerian Activists Urge Peace

With Boko Haram militants waging increasingly audacious attacks and political tensions skyrocketing ahead of the March 28 elections, fears are growing that Nigeria could see a repeat of the devastating 2011 election riots, activists told a VOA town hall Friday. More than 800 people died in the weeks following the April 2011 election that pitted incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan against Muhammadu Buhari, a former military officer who ruled the West Africa powerhouse following a coup in...

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