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One feared killed as soldiers raid Plateau community over missing General Idris Alkali

A 35-year woman, Sarah Edward Nyam, was allegedly shot dead in Fwapwa Di Village of Jos South Local Government Area (LGA) of Plateau State on Thursday night by men of the Nigerian Army.

Three soldiers killed in fresh Plateau attack

At least three army officers have been killed by gunmen in Barikin Ladi Local Government Area of the state, the army said Saturday.

Gunmen kill three, torch over 15 houses in fresh Plateau attack

In spite of the imposition of dusk-to-dawn curfew in Bassa local government area, and in Dong of Jos North local government area, by the Plateau State government, gunmen, in a fresh attack on Thursday night killed three persons and burnt over 15 houses.

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.

Over 30 houses burnt, eight arrested as crisis engulf Plateau community

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.

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