• US lawmaker writes Kerry, demands suspension of assistance to Nigeria over Buhari’s ‘excesses’

    US lawmaker writes Kerry, demands suspension of assistance to Nigeria over Buhari’s ‘excesses’

    Tom Marino, a US congressman, has written a letter to John Kerry, US secretary of state, urging his country to withhold the assistance rendered to Nigeria based on the “autocratic tendencies” of President Muhammadu Buhari.

    In the letter, which THISDAY said it exclusively obtained, Marino claimed that there were a number of warning signs emerging in the current administration.

    He also expressed concern over Nigeria’s anti-corruption war, saying “of additional concern is President Buhari’s selective anti-corruption drive, which has focused almost exclusively […]