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Catholic bishop donates food items, cash to IDPs in Plateau

Most Rev. Michael Gokum, the Catholic Bishop of Pankshin Diocese of Plateau, on Sunday donated food items and N45,000 to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Bokkos Local Government Area of Plateau.

Governor Lalong raises alarm over threats to peace in Plateau

Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong says that the peace and stability of the state is under threat by some forces determined to take the state back to the crises of the past.

Governor Lalong declares curfew as suspected herdsmen kill two soldiers, two cops

Two soldiers, two mobile policemen and about 23 others were on Wednesday killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen during a fierce battle at Dung Kasa, Rafiki and Dutse Kura communities in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State.

Plateau violence: I’m just a scapegoat – Sacked council chief

The Chairman of Bokkos Local Government Area of Plateau State, Mr. Simon Angyol, who was sacked over the lingering violence in the area on Tuesday, has said he was used as a scapegoat.

Governor Lalong sacks Bokkos council chairman over killings

Gov. Simon Lalong has sacked Mr Simon Angyol, the Management Committee Chairman of Bokkos Local Government Area of the state, over incessant killings in the locality.

Police arrest herdsman for murder of 16 villagers

Plateau State Police Command has arrested a Fulani herdsmen, Muhammadu Musa Bimini, with a military AK47 rifle, in connection with a bloody attack that claimed the lives of 16 persons in Daffo district of Bokkos local government area of Plateau State.

Attacks: Daffo community accuses Plateau govt of neglect

Rural communities in Daffo District of Bokkos Local Government of Plateau State, which were attacked by gunmen on Thursday and Friday, have accused the state government of abandoning them.

Suspected herdsmen kill 11, torch 50 houses in Plateau

Over 50 houses were burnt and eleven persons, including twins, were murdered in the early hours of Friday in two separate attacks carried out by suspected Fulani herdsmen on two villages in Plateau State.

Over 2,000 police officers deployed in Plateau ahead of President Buhari’s visit

Plateau state police command have deployed 2,435 police officers to ensure the safety of President Buhari while in Plateau State for a two-day visit.

Ex-immigration chief, seven others eye Senator Dariye’s seat

Former Comptroller-General of Immigration, Mr David Paradang, is among eight PDP members aspiring to replace Chief Joshua Dariye (APC/Plateau Central), at the senate in 2019.

Plateau assemblyman lauds Governor Lalong over 22 rural roads

Mr Sunday Muchen, Chairman, Plateau House of Assembly Standing Committee on Works, has commended the state government’s special attention to the construction of roads in rural communities.

Plateau State University set for accreditation of 15 additional programmes – vice-chancellor

Prof. Doknan Sheni, the Vice Chancellor, Plateau State University (PLASU), Bokkos, on Monday, said the university was set for accreditation of its additional 15 programmes by National Universities Commission (NUC).

Residents raise the alarm over influx of killer herdsmen in Plateau

Residents of Plateau State have been placed on red alert over alleged massive influx of suspected killer herdsmen and kidnappers from the North Central states into some rural communities of Barkin-Ladi, Riyom, Bassa and Bokkos local government areas, respectively.

Fulani herdsmen kill kinsman, rustle 15 cows, 14 sheep

The Plateau State Police Command has arrested a Fulani herdsman, Bala Yahaya Mohammed, who conspired with three others and killed their kinsman, Mohammed Ibrahim, rustling 15 cows and 14 sheep from their victim.


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