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Special Task Force dispels rumour of aiding Plateau killings

The Joint Special Task Force deployed to restore the peace in Plateau state have denounced reports linking them to the recent killing of 27 people.

Plateau youths to seek justice at ICJ over recent killings

A socio-cultural organisation, Irigwe Youth Movement, has said it will contact the National Human Rights Commission and International Court of Justice in The Hague, Netherlands, to protest the killing of 29 persons in Nkiedonwwhro community, Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State by suspected Fulani herdsmen.

Nigerian military exonerates self from massacre of 29 in Plateau

The Commander of Operation Safe Haven in charge of Security in the state, Major General John Atolagbe, has debunked the insinuation that the military aided the attack in Irigwe, Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State that claimed 29 lives.

Fulani herdsmen accuse media of bias over Plateau killings

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, Plateau State chapter, has accused the media of bias and complicity in its reports against its members.

Nigerian Air Force deploys military helicopters in Plateau

Following the killing of 29 persons in Nkiedonwwhro community in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State by suspected Fulani herdsmen, the Nigerian Air Force has deployed military helicopters in the area on Thursday.

Plateau: We were overwhelmed by number of attackers – military

The military has denied the allegation of complicity in the reported killing of 29 persons, including women and children, in the Nkiedonwhro community of Plateau State. Rather, it said it was overwhelmed by the numerical strength and tactics of the attackers.
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Fulani herdsmen may consume ethnic groups in the North – Northern CAN

Northern Chairman of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Yakubu Pam, has urged Federal Government to call Fulani herdsmen in the country to order before they consumed minority ethnic groups in the North.

President Buhari orders security agencies to stop Plateau ‘madness’

President Muhammadu Buhari has instructed the police and army to bring the violence in Plateau state “to an instant end”.

Killings: Plateau community urges govt to lift curfew

The Irigwe community in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State has called on the state government to lift the dusk-to-dawn curfew imposed on the area following incessant midnight attacks on its rural settlements.

At least 29 killed in fresh Plateau attack

No fewer than 29 people mostly women and children were in the early hours of Monday killed during an attack in Nkiedonwhro village of Irigwe chiefdom in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State.

Gunmen kill 26, dozen injured in Plateau fresh attack

No fewer than 26 persons were early Monday killed in a fresh attack by gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen in Nkiedonwhro village of Irigwe Chiefdom of Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State.

Governor Simon Lalong vows to deal with attackers

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has vowed to identify and prosecute those behind the resurgence of terror attacks in the state.

Gunmen defy curfew, kill six in Plateau village

Six persons have been reported killed after gunmen attacked a village at Miango district in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State.

Police confirm 6 dead in attack on Plateau village

The Plateau Police Command on Sunday confirmed six persons dead and five others injured in a Saturday night attack on Taagbe, a village in Bassa Local Government Area.

Over 30 houses burnt, eight arrested as crisis engulf Plateau community

At least 30 houses have been burnt and several other properties including farmlands destroyed in the aftermath of a fresh feud between Fulani herders and the native Irigwe of Miango Community in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State.

Governor Lalong imposes dusk-to-dawn curfew on Bassa

Worried by incessant attacks on communities on Bassa Local Government, Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew on the area.

Rabidly jealous wife allegedly throws rival’s babies into well

The Police Command in Nasarawa State has arrested a 20-year-old housewife, Aisha Isah, for allegedly throwing into a well her two stepdaughters, Zainab 4, and Baaba 2, over a disagreement with the children’s mother.

I considered going on exile – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed thanks to God for improved rainy season for two consecutive years, resulting in good harvest, confessing that he would have gone on exile if it was the other way round.

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