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September, 2018

  • 6 September

    Gunmen Kill Two In Fresh Plateau Attack

    Two persons were killed by gunmen in a Thursday morning attack at Nding Suisut Village of Barkin Ladi local government area of Plateau. DSP Terna Tyopev, the Police Public Relations Officer in Plateau, confirmed to the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Jos that two persons were also injured …

  • 3 September

    Fresh Attacks Leave 14 Dead In Plateau

    About 14 people were on Sunday night killed in two separate attacks by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Jos South and Bassa Local Government Areas of Plateau State The latest killings occurred barely 24 hours after the Executive Director of Stephanos Foundation, a civil rights’ organisation, Mark Lipdo, raised an alarm …

August, 2018

  • 30 August

    8 Killed, 95 Houses Burnt As Attackers Invade Plateau Communities

    Eight people were killed and 95 houses burnt when attackers invaded Abonong and Zayit communities in Foron District of Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau. According to Terna Tyopev, spokesman of the Police Command in the State, the attackers hit the community in the early hours of Wednesday. He …

  • 28 August

    Ex-Plateau Governor, Jang Declares Presidential Ambition

    Senator Jonah Jang, a former Governor of Plateau State, will on Tuesday (today) declare his intention to runf or presidency in 2019 under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Jang will make the formal declaration at the party’s secretariat in presence of his supporters. Newsbreak.ng recalls that the …

  • 26 August

    Gunmen Kill Plateau Speaker’s Driver

    Unidentified gunmen have killed Azi Magaji, the head driver to the Plateau House of Assembly Speaker, and Edward Ankpa, a security personnel with the Jos University Teaching Hospital, JUTH. DSP Terna Tyopev, the Plateau Police Public Relations Officer confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in …

  • 5 August

    Herdsmen Kill Eight In Fresh Plateau, Taraba Attacks


    Eight people were reportedly killed on Friday and Saturday, when suspected Fulani herdsmen attacked some communities in Plateau and Taraba states. Three persons were shot dead on Friday night in Zanwra area of Jebbu Miango, Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State, by the herdsmen, throwing the whole community into …

July, 2018

  • 25 July

    Plateau Govt Constitutes Committee To Resettle IDPs

    The Plateau Government has constituted an 8-man committee to return Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, from the recent herders/farmers clashes  to their original homes. The Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Rufus Bature, made this known in a statement on Wednesday in Jos. He said the committee’s terms of reference included …

  • 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 …

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