Dissent over President Buhari’s Anticipated Sharing of $322 Million “Abacha Loot”

The decision by the Buhari-led administration to share the recently repatriated $322 loot by late General Sani Abacha to poor households in Nigeria has been met with reservations by many.   Although the country welcomed the last tranche of the loot that was lodged in Switzerland banks since the demise of the military dictator in 1998, the President’s decision to use the said sum to…

State Police: A Panacea to Security Crises in Nigeria

The National Assembly has responded to the latest wave of killings in Plateau State and several other States by calling for the decentralisation of the Nigeria Police from the Federal level to the States.   Although the call for State Police has resonated in Nigeria for a number of years, the 8th Assembly has resolved to undertake a fresh round of Constitution amendments to include…