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The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Commander: Nigerian Army will recover lands grabbed from farmers

Maj. General Augustine Agundu, Commander, Special Task Force (STF), charged with restoring peace to Plateau, southern Kaduna and some parts of Bauchi State, has vowed to recover lands forcefully grabbed from the original owners.
Simon Lalong

Plateau elders set agenda for Governor Lalong’s second term

In Plateau State, the last four years administration of Governor Simon Lalong and now Chairman of Northern Governors’ Forum (NGF) came with overwhelming security challenges that are gradually eroding.
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Kingship: Paramount ruler seeks to join in suit against Governor Lalong

The paramount ruler of Ganawuri, the Ataa Aten, Yakubu Chaimai, on Tuesday sought the leave of a Plateau State High Court to be joined as co-defender in the suit challenging Governor Simon Lalong’s attempt to tamper with the Gbong Gwom Jos Stool.

Plateau killings: US embassy honors Islamic cleric who rescued Christians

The United States Embassy, on Friday, honored a 83-year-old Muslim cleric, Abdullahi Abubakar, who saved many Christians during an attack in Yelwan Gindi Akwati, Swei and Nghar villages in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State
Simon Lalong

Court stops Governor Lalong from tampering with Gbong Gwon Jos stool

A Plateau State High Court on Thursday issued an interim injunction stopping Governor Simon Lalong from tampering with the composition of the Gbong Gwom Jos Traditional Council.

Speaker Dogara: No ethnic group can be wiped out in Nigeria

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has said that no ethnic nationality can be wipe out despite the insecurity that has claimed several lives in rural villages in the country.
Jos - Plateau

Berom, Fulani in Riyom resolve to end hostilities

Berom and Fulani communities in Jol and Mahanga; two contentious communities in Riyom local government area of Plateau State at the weekend resolved to end hostilities, 18 years after an ethno-religious violence engulfed the state.
Jos - Plateau

Plateau crisis: Fulani, Berom demand tight security ahead farming season

Fulani and Berom communities in Barkin-Ladi and Riyom local government areas of Plateau State have called on Federal government to beef up security in the villages to guarantee violence-free farming season.
Nigeria is now at a new dawn and embarking on a new development trajectory, President Muhammadu Buhari told the World Economic Forum (WEF) on the Middle East and North Africa Saturday in Amman, the capital of Jordan. 7

President Buhari should exert political will to end killings in North – Berom youths

National President of Berom Youth Moulders Association (BYM), Gabriel Sunday Badung, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to exert a strong political will to halt the senseless killings in Zamfara, Kaduna, Katsina and Benue states.
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Rufus Bature: Federal government to end activities of crisis merchants in Plateau

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Plateau State and former Secretary to Government in the state, Hon. Rufus Bature, said that the Federal Government has taken proactive measures to end the activities of crisis merchants who benefits from killing and sucking of innocent bloods in Plateau.
Mohammed Idris Alkali, the immediate past Chief of Administration, Army Headquarters, Abuja, was declared missing on Sept. 3.

Police declare district head wanted over General Idris Alkali’s disappearance

The Plateau state police command has declared the district head of Dura Du in Jos south local government area and seven others wanted in connection with the disappearance of Idris Alkali, a retired major general.
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Stop calling us terrorists, cannibals – Beroms warns Islamic bodies

The Berom ethnic nationality of Plateau State have urged the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar to caution Islamic bodies under his leadership in the country to stop promoting ethnic hatred and branding the Berom as Christian terrorists and cannibals.
Jos - Plateau

Official: Soldier, three others killed in Plateau attack

At least four persons, including a personnel of Operation Safe Haven, have been confirmed killed in a night attack on Thursday in Nkiendoro community in Bassa local government area of Plateau State.
Nigeria Police

Security chiefs vow to stop gunmen from disrupting Plateau council poll

Heads of security agencies in Plateau State have vowed to stop gunmen from disrupting the electoral process and destruction of lives and properties during and after the October 10, 2018, local government elections in the state.
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Plateau Imam reveals why he hid Christians during Plateau killings

Abubakar Abdullahi, the Muslim cleric who hid over 200 people, mostly Christians, inside a mosque during the recent Plateau attack, says six of his children are adherents of the Christian faith.

Killings: General Gowon urges military to purge itself of bad eggs

Former Military Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon (rtd), has charged the military to ensure that the bad eggs in the service accused of complicity are shown the way out and prosecuted to exonerate it from such accusations.
A group of Nigerians under the aegis of Plateau State Association Friday London staged a protest at the Nigerian High Commission against the Plateau killings.

Group protests Plateau killings in London

A group of Nigerians under the aegis of Plateau State Association Friday London staged a protest at the Nigerian High Commission against the Plateau killings.

Senator Jang: My indictment over Plateau killings senseless, unreasonable

A former Governor of Plateau State and senator representing Plateau North in the National Assembly, Jonah David Jang, has dismissed his alleged indictment in the recent massacre of over 200 Berom in three local government areas of the state.

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A suspected kidnap lord in Taraba State, Hamisu Wadume, as been re-arrested.

How soldiers aided my escape from police – Taraba kidnap suspect

The alleged kidnap kingpin Hamisu Bala Wadume has said that soldiers aided his escape after he was arrested by the police in Ibi, Taraba State.

Experts: Corruption, conflicts responsible for slow investments in Niger Delta

The poor and slow pace of oil and gas investments in the Niger Delta has been traced to corruption and conflicts in the region.
Alhaji Munir Sanusi, the chief of staff to the Emir of Kano, has confirmed the receipt of the query issued to Emir Muhammad Sanusi II by the Kano state government.

Kano emir cautions mediamen against sensationalism

The Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi, has cautioned journalists, especially those in the print media, against sensationalising reports “just to make sales”.

My impeachment order, dead on arrival – Kogi deputy governor

The directive was raised as a motion by the Majority Leader of the House, Abdullahi Bello (Ajaokuta, APC), who quoted section of 188 (4) of the 1999 Constitution (as amended) to buttress his point.
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Delta government to rid communities of criminal herdsmen

Delta State government is to set up community vigilantes to protect women going to farms from criminal herdsmen attack.g