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Miyetti-Allah members to stop grazing animals in Plateau university

Members of Miyetti-Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) on Friday agreed to stop grazing their animals in the premises of Plateau State University (PLASU) Bokkos.
Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA)

Church kicks against disarming Christians in Plateau

The Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) Plateau District Church Council, has kicked against disarming and arrest of Christians in possession of Dane guns, sticks, and leaving herdsmen who allegedly possess and carry arms openly to unleash terror on innocent citizens.

Catholic bishop donates relief materials to IDPs in Plateau

Most Rev. Michael Gokum, the Catholic Bishop of Pankshin Diocese in Plateau, on Thursday donated relief materials to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Daffo District of Bokkos Local Government Area.
Plateau State Govenror Simon Lalong

Plateau government organises free lessons for children in IDPs’ camps

The Plateau State Government has concluded plans to commence free lessons for children in nine Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in the state.

Plateau killings: IDPs plead with NECO to re-conduct SSCE, BECE

The candidates, who are taking shelter in Internally Displaced Persons camps in the state, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday that the attacks prevented them from writing the NECO Basic Education Certificate Examination and the Senior Secondary Certificate Examination.
IDP camp in Makurdi

SEMA: 38, 051 IDPs taking refuge in 31 Camps in Plateau

Plateau State Emergency Management Agency says a total of 38, 051 Internally Displaced Persons are taking refuge in 31 camps in the state following recent violence.
IDP camp in Makurdi

NGO donates items, lessons to children in Barkin Ladi IDP camp

A Non Governmental Organisation(NGO), Black Diamonds Support Organisation, has offered to organise free lessons for children in Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Camp in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area (LGA) of Plateau .

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.
Children at IDP Camp - NAN

Diarrhoea affects children in Plateau IDP camp – NGOs

No fewer than 100 children in the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps are feared to have been affected by diarrhoea, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

APC elders forum advocates inclusion of Plateau in North East reconstruction funds

The Elders Advisory Forum of the All Progressives Congress has advocated for the inclusion of Plateau State in the beneficiaries of the North East Reconstruction Funds.

Plateau Assembly establishes seven-member committee to investigate killings

The Plateau State House of Assembly on Tuesday constituted a seven-member special committee headed by Yusuf Gagdi to investigate the recent killings in the state.
Plateau State Govenror Simon Lalong

Women group condemn plateau killings, caution against inciting statements.

Women groups in Plateau have condemned the massacre of people, especially women and innocent children, in the recent attacks on its communities and cautioned opinion leaders against making inciting comments.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN: Why killings of farmers in Plateau won’t stop

Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), in Northern Nigeria, Rev. Yakubu Pam, said the killings by herdsmen in Barkin-Ladi and Riyom local government areas of Plateau State would not end until Federal Government resolve the question of land grabbing and indiscriminate grazing in the areas.

Suspected herdsmen kill 120 in Plateau communities

For several hours on Saturday, suspected armed herders opened fire on villagers in some communities in Plateau State, killing over 100 people.

Police confirm 11 persons killed in attacks on Plateau communities

The Police Command in Plateau has confirmed the killing of 11 persons in attacks on Razat, Ruku, Nyarr, Kura and Gana-Ropp villages of Gashish District in Barkin Ladi Local Government.

25 universities’ contingents in Plateau as Theatre Arts festival begins

Contingents from 25 universities have arrived in Plateau State University, (PLASU), Bokkos to participate in the Nigerian Universities Theatre Arts Festival (NUTAF), according to Emmanuel Dandaura, Chairman, NUTAF Board of Trustees.

Plateau community accuses herdsmen of rape, killings

The Berom ethnic nationality in Plateau State has accused Fulani herdsmen of raping and killing women in various communities in Riyom, Jos South and Barkin-Ladi Local Government Areas of the state.

Lawmaker gives free medical treatment to 7,564 in Plateau

No fewer than 7,564 people have benefited from a two-day free medical outreach organised by Rep. Solomon Maren (PDP Plateau) for people in Mangu and Bokkos Local Government Areas of Plateau.

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