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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Muhammadu Buhari has instructed the police and army to bring the violence in Plateau state “to an instant end”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Brazil’s federal police on Friday raided the headquarters of Latin America’s largest independent investment bank, Banco BTG Pactual SA, and the addresses of its founder Andre Esteves, federal prosecutors said in a statement.
The Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JNPSNC), and representatives of the Federal Government will reconvene on Sept. 4 to continue negotiations on the new national minimum wage.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has dismissed a video that has gone viral on social media showing the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, being chased out of a meeting in Vienna, Austria.
Zone ‘A’ headquarters of the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS Ikeja, Lagos, has kicked off the e-registration exercise of migrants in line with the Federal Government directive.
The Nigerian Army has warned traders and Borno communities against engaging in illegal fishery trade with Boko Haram insurgents.
The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, on Wednesday said the embattled Senior Pastor of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Pastor Abiodun Fatoyinbo, who is enmeshed in a rape allegation has failed to meet with the 5-man fact-finding panel set up by the body to wade into the matter.
The Manchester City winger, who has two years left on his contract, faces an estimated seven months on the sidelines after tearing his anterior cruciate ligament in the Community Shield against Liverpool.
Rahul Sharma, an American criminal defence lawyer has been appointed as the lead counsel to Obinwanne Okeke, a Nigerian ‘businessman’ who was recently arrested for alleged $11 million fraud.
South-east governors have issued a stern warning to Nnamdi Kanu, self-exiled leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), over his threats to attack them and other South-east leaders who travel abroad.
The Igwe of Umueri in Anambra East Local Government Area, Ben Emeka, has alleged that some persons in the community plan to burn down his palace over a leadership dispute.