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Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Four killed in another attack in Plateau

Unidentified gunmen have once again defied security operatives to attack defenseless civilians in Plateau State, security forces confirmed Monday.

Plateau killings: Security operatives arrest six more suspects

Six more suspects, who allegedly partook in the multiple killings in 11 communities in the Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State, have been arrested by the Special Military Task Force codenamed Operation Safe Haven, and will be paraded today (Monday).

Military parades suspected killers in Plateau

Three suspects in the connection with the weekend’s killings in 11 villages in Plateau have been arrested and paraded by the military alongside with their weapons.

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.

Suspected herdsmen kill 42 in fresh Plateau attack

No fewer than 42 persons were killed on Saturday night when suspected Fulani herdsmen unleash terror on Gana Ropp and Gashis villages of Barkin-Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State.

Panic in Jos as cult group insist on burial of murdered member

Panic broke out Tuesday in Kabong community of Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State when suspected members of a cult group insisted on the burial of Philip Yakubu, who was killed during a bloody clash between two members of suspected cultist groups.

Suspected herdsmen behead man, burn houses in Plateau

Despite the imposition of a dusk to dawn curfew, a man identified as Joseph Alli, 23, has been killed and beheaded by suspected Fulani herdsmen during a fresh attack on Rotsu village, Miango District in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State.

Attacks: Daffo community accuses Plateau govt of neglect

Rural communities in Daffo District of Bokkos Local Government of Plateau State, which were attacked by gunmen on Thursday and Friday, have accused the state government of abandoning them.

Suspected herdsmen kill four children in fresh Plateau attack

Suspected herdsmen have killed four children at Laake village in Kwall district of Bassa local government of Plateau state.military special task force

Suspected herdsmen allegedly kill local hunter in Plateau

The tension in Plateau State over alleged theft of cows thickened on Saturday with the killing of a local hunter identified as Daniel Wallam in Maijankhai village, Barkin Ladi Local Government Area.

Tension in Jos over missing cows

There was confusion on Thursday at the Headquarters of the Special Military Taskforce, codenamed ‘Operation Safe Haven’ in Jos, Plateau State over alleged theft of 209 cows by suspected rustlers.

Yuletide: Nigerian military, police bans use of fireworks, bangers

The Nigerian military and the police have banned the use of fireworks during the Yuletide.

Gunmen attack local miners in Plateau, injure four

Unidentified gunmen opened fire on some local miners in Plateau State on Thursday evening injuring four of them.

Plateau youths to seek justice at ICJ over recent killings

A socio-cultural organisation, Irigwe Youth Movement, has said it will contact the National Human Rights Commission and International Court of Justice in The Hague, Netherlands, to protest the killing of 29 persons in Nkiedonwwhro community, Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State by suspected Fulani herdsmen.

Nigerian Army denies alleged well poisoning in Plateau

The Nigerian Army has said denied alleged poisoning of a 32-year-old well in Sopp Village, the Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State.

Nigerian Air Force deploys military helicopters in Plateau

Following the killing of 29 persons in Nkiedonwwhro community in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State by suspected Fulani herdsmen, the Nigerian Air Force has deployed military helicopters in the area on Thursday.

Plateau: We were overwhelmed by number of attackers – military

The military has denied the allegation of complicity in the reported killing of 29 persons, including women and children, in the Nkiedonwhro community of Plateau State. Rather, it said it was overwhelmed by the numerical strength and tactics of the attackers.

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