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Plateau killings: Military arrests 72 suspects, COAS blames elite, elders

Plateau killings: Military arrests 72 suspects, COAS blames elite, elders

Friday Olokor, Jos About 72 suspects, including two women, have been arrested by the military in connection with the recent violence in Jos, the Plateau State capital, the Special Military Taskforce, codenamed Operation Safe Haven, has said. The military unit also dismissed what it described as “media hype” about fake soldiers in Jos, saying, “there […] …

Plateau killings: Govt relaxes dusk-to-dawn curfew

Plateau killings: Govt relaxes dusk-to-dawn curfew

Friday OLOKOR, Jos The Plateau State Government on Saturday announced the relaxation of its dusk-to-dawn curfew in Jos North and Jos South Local Government Areas. However, the spokesperson for the Plateau State Police Command, Matthias Tyopev, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, said a serious security meeting had commenced. He confirmed that the curfew which was […] …

Family of 9, pregnant woman among 16 killed in fresh Plateau attack

Family of 9, pregnant woman among 16 killed in fresh Plateau attack

Worst hit is a family of 10 which lost nine members, with the head of the home as the only survivor. Gyang Bere, Jos Nine members of a family and a pregnant woman were among 16 persons killed in a renewed violent attack in Jos, Plateau state capital between Thursday night and Friday morning. The victims […]
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Plateau killings: Military places Benue troops on alert

Plateau killings: Military places Benue troops on alert

John Charles, Makurdi Following recent attacks on some communities in Plateau State by suspected herdsmen, the Theatre Commander of the military operation in Benue State codenamed ‘Operation Whirl Stroke’, Major General Adeyemi Yekini, on Friday disclosed that troops had been placed on alert to forestall further attacks on the people of Benue State. Yekini revealed […] …

Imam who saved 300 lives meets Buhari today

Imam who saved 300 lives meets Buhari today

Friday Olokor, Jos Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State will today (Wednesday) be travelling with 83-year-old Imam of Nghar Village, Gashish District in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area, Alhaji Abubakar Abdullahi, to meet President Muhammadu Buhari, The PUNCH has learnt. The cleric was said to have saved about 300 persons in June when suspected Fulani […] …

Imam Who Rescued 300 Plateau Christians To Receive National Honour

An 83-year-old Chief Imam of Nghar village, Gashish district in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area (LGA) of Plateau State, Alhaji Abdullahi Abubakar, who reportedly rescued 300 Christian indigenes of the state on June 24 when suspected herdsmen invaded the community and killed over 200 persons is set to be presented with a national honour by […]
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Plateau killings: Imam who saved 300 Christians to get national honour

•US urges FG to punish killers Friday Olokor, Jos President Muhammadu Buhari has instructed Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State to bring the 83-year-old Imam of Nghar village, Gashish District in the Barkin Ladi Local Government Area, Alhaji Abdullahi Abubakar, to Abuja for “a handshake and national honour.” Lalong said the President took the decision […] …

Plateau Killings: Security Operatives Parade Seven More Suspects

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Seven more people  have been paraded as suspects in connection with the recent killings of over 200 persons by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Barkin Ladi and Riyom LGAs of Plateau State. The suspects were paraded on Tuesday at the headquarters of the Special Military Special Task Force, codenamed Operation Safe Haven, in Jos. The acting […]
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Killings: IDPs stone Lalong’s convoy

Killings: IDPs stone Lalong’s convoy

Friday Olokor, Jos Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State on Saturday escaped death by a whisker as Internally Displaced Persons numbering over 200 hauled dangerous objects, including stones, irons and other unidentified objects at his convoy. The incident happened in the afternoon at the IDPs camp in  Jos, Zawan in the South Local Government Area. […] …

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