• Post-election Violence and the Media

    Post-election Violence and the Media0

    In 2011, over 800 people were killed as a result of election-related and communal violence, following the April 2011 presidential election. According to the Human Rights Watch, the victims were killed in three days of rioting in 12 Northern states. Cause of the violence? Supporters of the main opposition candidate, MuhammaduBuhari, then of the Congress