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Possibly as many as 2,000 people were killed by Boko Haram following an attack on the town of Baga and surrounding villages that displaced over 12,000 people.
Bob Rugurika, director of African Public Radio, has been detained since 20 January after broadcasting investigative reports about the September 2014 murder of three elderly Italian nuns.
Film director Ines Ben Othman, sentenced to two months’ imprisonment on 7 January, was released on 16 January.
Sait Matty Jaw is facing trial on 23 December, along with researchers Seth Yaw Kandeh and Olufemi Erinle Titus over work done for a survey. They face up to two years’ imprisonment if convicted.