“Individuals who are arrested for religious reasons are systematically subjected to ill-treatment and torture,” the OHCR said.
Being a Christian in Nigeria remains a life-threatening danger.
At least eleven people were killed last week in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, in a suicide bombing.
The two individuals will be at the helm in late October to be determined on their fate.
Islamic extremism remains a deadly plague for Christians around the world.
The priest was released twenty-four hours after being kidnapped
Thousands of other people have also been displaced, pushed from their homes and lands due to the conflict.