In Nigeria's Benue state, water is a scarce commodity and selling it is profitable business for some.
Pulitzer Center reporting on water and sanitation goes local, with a collaborative venture that partners veteran broadcast journalist Steve Sapienza and four West African journalists.
Nigeria's presidential election in April resulted in massive violence in northern parts of the country by those rejecting the loss by the main presidential challenger, General Muhammadu Buhari.
Despite the hailed success of Nigeria's elections, sectarian and political violence have rocked the country this month. Nigerians now must learn to live together once again.
In "Edge of Joy," filmmaker Dawn Shapiro goes inside a busy maternity ward in Nigeria, where maternal deaths are among the world's highest.
In Nigeria's Plateau State, tensions run high after hundreds were killed following last week's presidential election, revealing deep rifts between Christians and Muslims of the region.
"The Edge of Joy," an issue-driven documentary regarding maternal health in Nigeria aired in excerpt April 28th on PBS NewsHour.
Post-election violence in Nigeria is increasing. In a familiar scenario repeated since the end of military rule in 1999, political and religious antagonisms sharpen come election season.
The breakdown of election results continues to reveal prominent divisions between Christians and Muslims in Nigeria, and all the while police brutality across Nigeria is exacerbating the situation.
Bomb blasts and sectarian violence are on the rise at polling stations and national elections commission offices in Nigeria in an attempt to disrupt three crucial polls taking place this month.
“They've raised the stress, the cost, the risk,” Pastor James Wuye says. Nigeria's national elections commission has just called off legislative polls halfway through the process.
With a tense presidential race this month, Nigeria is performing a delicate balancing act aimed at warding off a repeat of the religious conflict that nearly destroyed the country at its inception.