Following increasing attacks and counterattacks in Plateau, the Special Task Force, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) on Monday warned residents in the state against taking the law into their hands in the guise of self-defence. Ishaku Takwa, the media officer of the task force gave the warning in a statement issued in Jos. Mr Takwa faulted … Continue reading Military warn plateau residents against self-defense.
Tears as plateau buries Victims of Herdsmen attack.
A source learned that procession with the bodies of the victims, commenced at about 7:30am on Saturday from the Jos University Teaching hospital (JUTH) to the burial ground at the Zangam community was peaceful and full of sober reflection. Relations of the deceased, who cried and wailed in utter disbelieved as they watch the bodies … Continue reading Tears as plateau buries Victims of Herdsmen attack.
Lagos State evacuates students and 3-weeks-old baby from Jos.
Lagos State Government has evacuated a three-week-old baby, the mother and undergraduate students of the state’s extraction studying at the University of Jos (UNIJOS), from Plateau. The evacuation became necessary following recent attacks and killings in Jos and environs, following sectarian violence. The first set of evacuees, comprising 64 UNIJOS students, the three-week-old-baby, and the … Continue reading Lagos State evacuates students and 3-weeks-old baby from Jos.
Plateau assembly gives Governor 2 weeks to end killings
Philip Dasun, Chairman, House Committee on Information, conveyed the position of the legislators when he briefed reporters in Jos. Mr Dasun said that the assembly would know the next line of action after the two-week ultimatum. “As an assembly with people at heart, we call on Plateau citizens to have confidence in us with renewed … Continue reading Plateau assembly gives Governor 2 weeks to end killings
NARD recalls striking doctors as patients, corpses fill hospital.
The Nigerian Medical Association in Plateau State on Thursday expressed deep concern over what it described as the increasing population of the hospitals’ emergency wards and mortuaries by victims of attacks and killings in various communities in Plateau State. A source learnt on Thursday that following the attacks, the striking resident doctors at the Jos … Continue reading NARD recalls striking doctors as patients, corpses fill hospital.
Nigeria politicians trained 300 people in Israel to cause mayhem in plateau.
In 2018, a lawmaker and current Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Idris Ahmed Wase, had said politicians were behind the killings in Plateau state. Speaking during a plenary, Wase claimed he had evidence to prove that politicians were behind the many killings in the state. The lawmaker, who represents Wase constituency in … Continue reading Nigeria politicians trained 300 people in Israel to cause mayhem in plateau.
300 corps members in plateau sign petition for relocation over killing.
Members of the National Youth Service Corps currently serving in Plateau State have started a petition to the Director-General of the scheme, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, to relocate them to other states. The petition, which was started by one Sandra C, noted that corps members no longer feel safe in the state seeking a relocation … Continue reading 300 corps members in plateau sign petition for relocation over killing.
Plateau killing: Angry youth take dead bodies to govt house.
Mourners from Yelwa Zangam have taken the corpses of their loved ones killed in Tuesday night attack to the Plateau State House of Assembly. Yelwa Zangam in Jos North Local Government Area of the state was attacked by hoodlums who reportedly killed at least 35 people. suspected herders kill scores in Plateau communityMembers of the … Continue reading Plateau killing: Angry youth take dead bodies to govt house.