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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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State on Monday ordered the immediately suspension of the collection of Personal Income Tax and other illegal revenues from markets in the state.
CAF Confederation Cup hopeful Enugu Rangers will depart the shore of Nigeria for Tunisia on Friday ahead of their Sunday fixture with Etoile du Sahel.
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.”
A Lagos High Court, on Tuesday, adjourned the trial of Lagos socialite, Fred Ajudua, till February 21.
Anthony Joshua has been warned he faces a formidable test when he takes on Jarrell Miller in New York on June 1.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, said that the Independent National Electoral Commission, must not take Nigerians for granted.
Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr says one of the Flying Eagles players would be invited in to the Eagles team for the last Group game of AFCON 2019 game against Seychelles and international friendly against the Pharaohs of Egypt in Asaba, Delta State on March 23 and March 26 this year.
Festus Keyamo, Director, Strategic Communications of All Progressives Congress, APC, Campaign Council has backed President Muhammadu Buhari’s death threats to ballot box snatchers ahead of the 2019 presidential election.
Nigeria’s electoral body, Independent National Electoral Commission, is currently meeting with international observers on reasons for it rescheduled the general elections.
President Tsai Ing-wen has said Taiwan will not accept any deal that damages its sovereignty and democracy, after the island's China-friendly party said it may sign a peace agreement with Beijing if it wins next year's presidential elections.