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Al Jazeera Says Nigeria Detained Its Reporters Ahead of Election

The Al Jazeera news organization says Nigerian forces have held two of its journalists in custody since Tuesday, as the country tightens security ahead of Saturday's national election. The Qatar-based cable news network released a statement Thursday demanding the release of the two Nigerian journalists, who were working for Al Jazeera when they were detained on Tuesday in Maiduguri, Borno State. The Boko Haram militant group is active in the area. Al Jazeera says journalists...

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