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July, 2018

  • 19 July

    Plateau Killings: IDPs Beg NECO To Re-conduct SSCE, BECE

    Some candidates of the National Examination Council, NECO, who could not write some papers due to the recent Plateau killings in the state have pleaded with the council to re-conduct the examinations. The candidates, who are taking shelter in Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in the state, have said that …

June, 2018

  • 30 June

    Suspected Herdsmen Kill One, Steal Nine Cows In Plateau

    Suspected herdsmen have killed one person and rustled nine cows in Jos, Plateau,DSP Terna Tyopev, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for the Police Command in the state has said. He said this while confirming the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday in Jos. Tyopev said the …

  • 29 June

    Plateau Killings Against Humanitarian Law – UN

    The United Nations, UN, has said the violent conflicts between herdsmen and farmers in West and Central Africa, contravened global humanitarian law. The world body which was particularly concerned with the recent killings in Plateau in Nigeria. called for a deliberate action to end the conflicts. In a statement by …

  • 27 June

    Killings: Troops Arrest Three Suspects In Plateau

    The Special Military Task Force, Operation Save Haven, on Wednesday paraded three suspects in connection with the latest killings in Plateau  State that sparked national outrage. The three men were said to have been captured at Gashish District in the Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of the state. The suspects …

  • 27 June

    Killings: Saraki Pledges Support For Lalung

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    The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday, urged the Plateau governor, Simon Lalong, to feel free to contact the National Assembly leadership should he require security beef-up in the state. Saraki stated this when he paid a condolence visit on Plateau governor in Jos to sympathise with government and people of …

  • 27 June

    Miyetti Allah Denies Involvement In Plateau Killings

    Usman Baba-Ngelzarma, the national secretary of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, on Tuesday denied the group’s involvement in the gruesome killing of over 80 people in Plateau state. He said the statement of Danladi Ciroma, the group’s north-central zone chairman, that the killings were retaliatory, was his personal …

  • 27 June

    Killings: It’s Unfair To Blame Me For Not Talking To Herdsmen, Says Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari has said that it is unfair to blame him for not cautioning herdsmen in the country. According to a statement by Garba Shehu, his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Buhari said this on Tuesday while speaking with stakeholders in Jos,  the Plateau state capital. He urged …

  • 26 June

    Killings: Buhari Vows To Protect Lives, Property

    President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to ensure that lives and properties are protected under his watch. The President  said this on Tuesday in Jos at a meeting with stakeholders on the current security situation in Plateau. It would be recalled that  scores of the people were killed in several communities …

  • 26 June

    Plateau Gets New Police Commissioner

    Bala Ciroma, has assumed office as the new Police Commissioner for the Plateau police Command. ASP Terna Tyopev, the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, for the command, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday in Jos. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Ciroma replaced Undie Adie, who was posted …

  • 25 June

    Osinbajo Visits Plateau Over Herdsmen Killings


    Vice President Yemi Osibanjo, on Monday, visited Plateau  following attacks that left scores of people dead. It would be recalled that within the last two days over 80 persons were killed in the state from attacks on nine communities. Osibanjo, who was in the state to assess the situation and …

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