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Again, Gunmen attack Plateau Polytechnic staff Quarters, abduct one

Godsgift Onyedinefu Gunmen have again reportedly attacked Plateau Polytechnic Staff quarters located at Heipang in Barki Ladi Local Government Area of the state in the early hours of Monday. The gunmen abducted a lady identified as the younger sister of the institution’s Assistant Registrar, Mr Ezekiel Rangs. Rangs who confirmed the incident told

Gunmen kill 5 in fresh plateau attack

Godsgift Onyedinefu Five people have been killed by unknown gunmen that invaded Rawuru village in Fan District of Barkin Ladi Local Government, Plateau State, on Wednesday. Terna Tyopev, spokesman of the state’s Police Command who disclosed this in a statement on Thursday said two persons were injured in the late night ambush. He

1,801 persons massacred in recent plateau attacks–Report

The Committee on Resettlement of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), set up by the Plateau Government, has said that 1,801 persons were killed in the recent attacks on the state. AVM Bala Danbaba (retired), Chairman of the committee, while presenting its report to Gov. Simon Lalong on Monday in Jos, added that

Plateau: foundation advocates preventive measures against targeted killings

worried about increase in persistent and targeted killings in Plateau State within the last three months, Foundation for Peace Professionals (FPP) has called on the State government to pay more attention to the underlining causes of these killings rather than wait for issues to get out of hand before responding. Executive

Plateau Crisis: NAF extends medical outreach, surgical intervention to IDPs

•Over 3,000 patients to benefit Jude Johnson  The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has commenced a three-day special surgical intervention programme as well as medical outreach for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and other residents of conflict-hit Barkin Ladi Local Government Area (LGA) of Plateau State. This is part of the NAF efforts at alleviating

Plateau killings: how imam saved 262 Christians from being killed by herdsmen

A Muslim cleric (names withheld) yesterday recounted how he saved about 262 Christians from being killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen in the last attack in villages in Plateau State. The Imam who spoke to British Broadcasting Corporation's (BBC) Dooshima Abu recalled in graphic details how he saved the persons fleeing from

FFARN calls for immediate arrest, prosecution of actors in Plateau killings

•Says recent attacks embedded in criminalities, beyond farmer-herder conflict Jude Johnson The Forum on Farmer-Herder Relations in Nigeria (FFARN), has called on the Federal Government and other relevant authorities to immediately arrest and prosecute the perpetrators of the ongoing violent attacks and killings in parts of Plateau State, North Central Nigeria. FFARN, which

Plateau killings: Troops parades 3 suspects

The Special Military Task Force, “Operation Save Haven’’ on Wednesday paraded three suspects in connection with the latest killings in Plateau State that sparked national outrage. The three men were said to have been captured at Gashish District in the Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau. The suspects were paraded in

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