Nigeria, May 10 -- The National Chairman, African Democratic Congress (ADC), Raph Nwosu, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to call for a national dialogue to address the current state of insecurity in the country.

Besides the Boko Haram insurgency in the North-east, the perennial conflicts between farmers and herders, and the abduction for ransom in various parts of Nigeria, there has been a spate of deadly attacks on security agencies in the South-east and South-south geopolitical zones, which has compounded the security challenges in the two regions.

At least seven police officers have been killed by gunmen in various attacks in Anambra State alone, between February and now.

Charles Soludo, a former governor of the Central Bank of...