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Plateau lawyers caution elites against divisive tendencies

As stakeholders intensify efforts to curtail attacks on Plateau communities, lawyers in the state have cautioned its elites against allowing themselves to be used to cause disaffection among the ethnic groups.

Plateau speaker escapes impeachment over moves to extend transition committees’ tenure

Plateau State House of Assembly Speaker Peter Azi escaped impeachment by the whiskers for attempting to prolong the tenure of transition committee chairmen in the 17 local government councils of the state.
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Northern CAN seeks urgent step to halt herdsmen killings

Chairman, Northern Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Yakubu Pam, has said that urgent steps should be taken by the Federal Government to curtail killings of people by suspected herdsmen before villages are wiped out in the North.

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.

Miyetti Allah decries killing of Fulanis in Plateau

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, in Plateau State has alleged that soldiers have killed 5 of their members and burnt down over 150 houses.

Plateau killings: Soldiers recover 23 corpses, arrest 7 suspects

Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Texas Chukwu, has confirmed that 23 corpses were recovered at Mararaba Dare village during a search by troops of the 3rd Division Garrison, Jos, Plateau State, after a clash by Irigwe people in Miango Community and Fulani herdsmen in Bassa local government area.

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.

President Buhari has failed to protect lives, property – Plateau youths

The Plateau State Chapter of Youth Council of Nigeria has accused the APC Administration under President Muhammadu Buhari for its failure to protect the lives and properties of innocent citizens of the State.

Herdsmen, farmers violence leaves 10 dead in Plateau

Ten people in Plateau State were killed over two days in violence linked to cattle grazing, part of a months-long crisis that has heightened religious tensions, sources said late Thursday.

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.

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 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.

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CLO urges South East governors to probe alleged extortion by INEC registration officials

Said the human rights group, “Our security services and our governors should spare no effort to put to a stop to monetisation and commercialisation of the country’s electoral process to protect our hard earned democracy in which eminent Nigerians like the late Chief M.K.O Abiola, and his wife, Kudirat, Alfred Rewane, etc died for.”

Fraud: Court adjourns Fred Ajudua’s trial till February 21

A Lagos High Court, on Tuesday, adjourned the trial of Lagos socialite, Fred Ajudua, till February 21.
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