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Plateau killings: I have no link, says Tambuwal


Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has called on Nigerians to ignore a “satanic video” linking him to the killings of over 200 persons in some villages of Barkin Ladi local government area of Plateau State. Tambuwal who was on a condolence visit to the Government and people of …

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Killings: Our elders have failed us – Plateau youths


Youths of Plateau State, under the platform of the All Progressive Congress Youths Online Forum, have expressed sadness and disappointment with the elders of the state, saying they were disappointed with the elders for not being united to fight the common enemy of the state. The APC youths, while addressing …

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Plateau killings: Farmer-Herder forum suggest solutions to clashes


The Forum on Farmer-Herder Relations in Nigeria (FFARN) has condemned the recent violent attacks in Riyom, Barkin Ladi, Jos South and Bassa Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Plateau State. The FFARN, a network of academics, practitioners and selected policymakers with peacebuilding mandate, said the attacks in the face of series …

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Plateau killings: Protesters vandalise Govt house, vehicles


Women and youths protesting the attacks on villages in Barkin Ladi local government area of Plateau State yesterday stormed the government house and vandalised glass doors and vehicles within the premises. NEWSTIMES reports that the Christian Association of Nigeria, Plateau Northern zone had issued directives to all Christians to turn …

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Plateau killings: IGP removes police commissioner


About 48 hours after the killing of over 100 people in Barkin Ladi, Riyom and Jos South Local Government Areas, the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has ordered the sacking of the Plateau State Commissioner of Police, Undie Adie, with immediate effect. He was replaced by Yobe state-born Bala Ciroma, …

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Buhari arrives Jos


President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived the Yakubu Gowon Airport at Heipang, in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area (LGA) of Plateau State to commiserate with the people following the resurgence of killings that claimed over 86 lives.  NEWSTIMES gathered that the President was received by the Plateau State Governor, Simon Bako Lalong, …

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Killings: Police deploy special force to Plateau


The Nigerian Police have deployed Special Intervention Force led by Deputy Inspector General of Police in-charge of operations, to restore peace to troubled Plateau State. Force Public Relations Officers,  Mr. Jimoh Moshood said on Monday in a statement, that the special force had been mandated to restore lasting peace to …

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Dozens feared killed as unknown gunmen attack Plateau


Some communities in Barkin Ladi local government area of Plateau state on Saturday night came under multiple attacks by unknown gunmen leading to death of dozens, according to local sources. However, the Plateau State Police Command said on Sunday that it could only confirm 11 casualties and that the corpses …

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