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United States Government Blames Killings In Nigeria On Lack Of Punishment

United States Government Blames Killings In Nigeria On Lack Of Punishment

August 21, 2018

The United States of America has blamed the killings in the Middle Belt and northern Nigeria on what it identified as the reign of impunity. The American government also said the killings increased because the perpetrators were not punished. “The Nigerian government should strengthen its laws to deal with killers,” it advised. The US also […]

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Nikolas Cruz sought help from school officials months before killings

Nikolas Cruz sought help from school officials months before killings

August 5, 2018

Self-confessed Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz sought help from schools officials months before carrying out a bloody massacre that left 17 people dead. Author: Source : http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6027947/Nikolas-Cruz-sought-help-school-officials-months-killings.html?ns_mchannel=rss&ito=1490&ns_campaign=1490

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Killings: Herdsmen Are Not Responsible For The Killings In Nigeria

Killings: Herdsmen Are Not Responsible For The Killings In Nigeria

August 5, 2018

The National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole, has absolved herdsmen of the killings in some states of the federation. He stated that those “turning the truth upside down to portray” the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari in a bad light were linking herdsmen to all the killings in some states in […]

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I Am Saddened By Killings In The North – Buhari Says

I Am Saddened By Killings In The North – Buhari Says

August 4, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said he was saddened by the spate of killings in the northern parts of the country, especially by armed bandits and other Blessing Olaifa, Assistant Editor, Abuja criminal elements, promising that the situation would be brought under control. He said his administration has ordered deployment of more troops into the […]

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Christian youths protest killings in Yola

Christian youths protest killings in Yola

August 1, 2018

Anti Riot policemen Wednesday dispersed Christian Youths who stormed the streets of Yola to protest endless killings resulting from Herdsmen/farmers feud in the state. Continue reading Christian youths protest killings in Yola at Vanguard News. Author: adekunle Source : https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/08/christian-youths-protest-killings-in-yola/

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Drama As 13 Benue LG chairmen decamp from APC to PDP

“You Know More About The Benue Killings Than You Appear” – Ortom Blasts Oshiomhole

July 29, 2018

Governor of Benue state, Samuel Ortom has accused the National Chairman of the All Progrsessives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole of knowing more than he claims to know about the killings in Benue. Ortom said this while reacting to a statement by Oshiomhole, that he hasn’t performed well as governor and has aggravated the sufferings of […]

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NBM canvasses collaboration to halt killings

NBM canvasses collaboration to halt killings

July 28, 2018

The Neo-Black Movement of Africa (NBM) has urged the Federal Government to partner with more competent people and experts outside of the administration in coming up with last solutions to the orgy of killings in the country. Continue reading NBM canvasses collaboration to halt killings at Vanguard News. Author: Nwafor Polycarp Source : https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/07/nbm-canvasses-collaboration-to-halt-killings/

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Killings: Nigerian Man Protests Alone In Australia With His Daughters (Pics)

Killings: Nigerian Man Protests Alone In Australia With His Daughters (Pics)

July 27, 2018

A Nigerian man has taken to instagram to share his terrible experience at the Nigerian high commission in Canberra, Australia, also protests against the unjust killings in every part of Nigeria and advices Nigerians not to sell their vote. He wrote: [b]My experience renewing my passport. MUST READ!!!Got my international passport in the mail today […]

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Killings by Fulani herdsmen six times worse than those by Boko Haram insurgents

Killings by Fulani herdsmen six times worse than those by Boko Haram insurgents

July 27, 2018

Killings perpetuated by Fulani herdsmen is around six times more than deaths carried out by Boko Haram insurgency in the first half of 2018, new report. This report is according to the country’s stability, the International Crisis Group (ICG) said on Thursday. It notes that the violence, concentrated in central states and largely driven by […]

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Benue Killings: Gowon Faults Security Agents, Calls For Investigation Of Miyetti

Benue Killings: Gowon Faults Security Agents, Calls For Investigation Of Miyetti

July 22, 2018

Former Nigerian Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (rtd) on Saturday visited Benue state Governor Samuel Ortom in Makurd, the State capital. The Elder Statesman visited the state to commiserate with the government and people of the Benue over the killings in the state which he feared was taking a religious dimension. Speaking to journalists […]

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Plateau killings: Overhaul security architecture, Makinde tells Buhari

Killings in a Nigeria could lead to a religious war if not checked – Gowon

July 21, 2018

Former Nigerian Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (rtd) has expressed fear that the unending killings in parts of the country was taking a religious dimension warning that if the authorities failed to stem the tide the the country could descend into a religious war. The post Killings in a Nigeria could lead to a […]

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Herbalist, Politician's Son Confess To Killings As Two Guns Were Found On Him

Herbalist, Politician’s Son Confess To Killings As Two Guns Were Found On Him

July 20, 2018

  Ihuoma, the Aiye leader with two guns   Eight suspected cultists including the leader of Black Axe and an herbalist in the Illasamaja area of Lagos state, have been arrested by Policemen following last week’s bloody clash between members of Black Axe and Eiye Confraternity.   According to reports, six of the suspects -Samsondeen […]

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UN Raises Alarm Over Herdsmen Killings, Warns Nigeria

UN Raises Alarm Over Herdsmen Killings, Warns Nigeria

July 18, 2018

The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for West Africa and the Sahel, Mohamed Ibn Chambas, says the conflicts between herdsmen and farmers in Nigeria are becoming more sophisticated and deadlier. Chambas, who is Head, UN Office for West African and the Sahel (UNOWAS), in a report presented to the UN Security Council, said the […]

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Oshiomhole Reacts To Gov. Ortom's Exit From APC, Killings By Herdsmen

Oshiomhole Reacts To Gov. Ortom’s Exit From APC, Killings By Herdsmen

July 17, 2018

  APC Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole   While speaking with newsmen at the APC secretariat after a meeting of the National Working Committee, the national chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole said on Monday that the party has not shut its doors to any governor elected on the platform of the party.   The former […]

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Killings: ‘Only a witch is quick to accuse others of witchcraft – Youths tell Tambuwal

Killings: ‘Only a witch is quick to accuse others of witchcraft – Youths tell Tambuwal

July 13, 2018

The Nigerian Youth Impact Movement (NYIM) has strongly frowned at the recent comment by Governor Aminu Tambuwal, accusing President Muhammadu Buhari of being responsible for the politically-motivated killings in Nigeria. Tambuwal, a former Speaker of the House of Representatives had stated that the killings across the nation resulted from the failure of leadership, stressing that […]

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No deliberate killings of Nigerians in South Africa – Ramaphosa

No deliberate killings of Nigerians in South Africa – Ramaphosa

July 11, 2018

President  Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa on Wednesday declared that the killing of Nigerians and other foreign nationals in the country was an act of criminality,  not specifically targeted at Nigerians. The post No deliberate killings of Nigerians in South Africa – Ramaphosa appeared first on Vanguard News. Author: Nwafor Polycarp Source : https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/07/no-deliberate-killings-of-nigerians-in-south-africa-ramaphosa/

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“It’s Unfair To Accuse Buhari Of Killings” – Yakubu Gowon Speaks On Herdsmen Violence

“It’s Unfair To Accuse Buhari Of Killings” – Yakubu Gowon Speaks On Herdsmen Violence

July 11, 2018

Former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon, has opened up on the recent killings in the country and said that it is unfair to blame President Muhammadu Buhari for it. While speaking Tuesday at the Plateau State Government House, former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon, said it is unfair to blame President Muhammadu Buhari for the […]

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It's Unfair To Accuse Buhari Of Killings

It’s Unfair To Accuse Buhari Of Killings

July 10, 2018

Former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon, has opened up on the recent killings in the country and said that it is unfair to blame President Muhammadu Buhari for it.   Yakubu Gowon   While speaking Tuesday at the Plateau State Government House, former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon, said it is unfair to blame President […]

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Nigerians Should Be Allowed To Carry Guns As Way Of Stopping Wanton Killings – Senator Marafa

Nigerians Should Be Allowed To Carry Guns As Way Of Stopping Wanton Killings – Senator Marafa

July 9, 2018

Senator Kabir Marafa has suggested that Nigerians should be allowed to carry guns as a way of stopping the wanton killings in many parts of the country. Senator Marafa, who is from Zamfara state where many people have been killed during multiple civil unrests, made the suggestion last Tuesday during deliberations in the Senate where […]

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The confession of this APC rep on Plateau Killings will leave you in fear (Video)

July 6, 2018

Hon. Idris Ahmed Maje from Wase in Plateau state took to the floor of the House of representatives to narrate thrilling details of how politicians are behinds killings in the state . The Honourable member who says he is willing to give his life to expose the matter said he has evidence of a company in […]

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Plateau killings: Northern CAN, Lalong meet Buhari ‘with deep heart, very heavy heart’

Plateau killings: Northern CAN, Lalong meet Buhari ‘with deep heart, very heavy heart’

July 6, 2018

ABUJA—SADDEND by the incessant killings of Christians in the northern part of the country, Governor Simon Lalong and the leadership of Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, in the 19 northern states, yesterday, met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, demanding a review of the country’s security architecture to end the killings by suspected […]

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Killings: Nigerian Senate Adopts 20 Recommendations To Improve Security

Killings: Nigerian Senate Adopts 20 Recommendations To Improve Security

July 6, 2018

1. The nation’s basic security infrastructure must be comprehensively reviewed and strengthened. The Nigerian political structure must be a major factor in the review of the nation’s security apparatus. 2. The security challenges of the nation must be isolated from political partisanship, and ethno-religious sentiments. Political activities must not fuel the further deterioration of the […]

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Kaduna LG election: We have evidences of your involvement – PDP tells Army

Plateau killings: FG has no concrete plan, clear roadmap to end mayhem – PDP Elders

July 6, 2018

The Elders’ Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Plateau State Chapter on Thursday said the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government has no concrete plan or clear roadmap in stemming the killing of innocent citizens. It said the nation’s security system had been compromised, and that the present government lacks the “will and capacity” to […]

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‘I Am Not Behind Killings In Nigeria’- President Buhari Finally Speaks

‘I Am Not Behind Killings In Nigeria’- President Buhari Finally Speaks

July 5, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that only malicious people are accusing him of condoning killings being carried out by suspected herdsmen. Buhari stated this while addressing a Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) delegation from the 19 northern states at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Thursday. He insisted that killings did not start with his […]

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Plateau killings: Overhaul security architecture, Makinde tells Buhari

Plateau killings: Overhaul security architecture, Makinde tells Buhari

July 5, 2018

IMMEDIATE past Prelate of the Methodist Church Nigeria, His Eminence Sunday Ola Makinde, Thursday, restated his call for the total overhaul of the nation’s security architecture, arguing that it has  become obvious that the nation may not be able to cope with any external aggression with the current state of security. The post Plateau killings: […]

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AGF Malami Reveals Those Responsible For Killings Across Nigeria

AGF Malami Reveals Those Responsible For Killings Across Nigeria

July 5, 2018

Abubakar Malami   The Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, who doubles as the Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, has alleged that corrupt politicians in the opposition are behind the upsurge in killings across the federation, according to Daily Post.   According to him, the heightened level of insecurity in various parts of the […]

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Plateau killings: FG planning to incarcerate me —Jang

Plateau killings: FG planning to incarcerate me —Jang

July 3, 2018

Former governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang, has said attempts to link him to criminal activities, especially the recent killings in his senatorial zone, were deliberate plan by the Federal Government to get him out of the way, so he would not participate in any of the 2019 electoral processes. The post Plateau killings: FG […]

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Plateau killings: Why everything is being done to incarcerate me – Sen. Jang

Plateau killings: Why everything is being done to incarcerate me – Sen. Jang

July 3, 2018

The immediate past Governor of Plateau State and Senator representing Plateau North Senatorial District, Jonah Jang, on Monday denied reports making the rounds that he had a hand in the recent killings that claimed the lives of over 200 persons in some villages of the State. Jang denied the claims while speaking with journalists in […]

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Killings: Bayelsa CLO calls for the removal of service chiefs

Killings: Bayelsa CLO calls for the removal of service chiefs

July 2, 2018

YENAGOA-THE  Bayelsa state branch of the Civil Liberties Organisation, CLO, has called for the removal of the service chiefs and a total overhauling of the nation’s security apparatus following the indiscriminate killings in parts of the country by suspected herdsmen. The post Killings: Bayelsa CLO calls for the removal of service chiefs appeared first on […]

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Herdsmen killings: “You are very sick” – Fani-Kayode attacks Osinbajo

Herdsmen killings: “You are very sick” – Fani-Kayode attacks Osinbajo

July 1, 2018

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, has lashed out at the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo. The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chieftain described the Vice President as a “very sick man.” Fani-Kayode was reacting to Osinbajo’s reported declaration that farmers, who lost family members to herdsmen will be given money. In a tweet, the former Minister wrote: […]

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“What Buhari Govt Should Do To Armed Herdsmen” – Primate Okoh Speaks On Killings

“What Buhari Govt Should Do To Armed Herdsmen” – Primate Okoh Speaks On Killings

July 1, 2018

Primate of the Anglican Communion, Church of Nigeria, Nicholas Okoh on Sunday called on the Federal Government to do all it can to bring an end to the incessant killings across the country. Primate Okoh speaking during a sermon in Ijebu Igbo, Ogun State called for armed herdsmen who have been responsible for the increased […]

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Equity, justice will put Nigeria on path to speedy devt. — Ekweremadu

Rising killings : Ekweremadu to sponsor bill on state police

July 1, 2018

DEPUTY Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, yesterday said that he has concluded arrangements to sponsor a bill that would decentralise nation’s policing system. The post Rising killings : Ekweremadu to sponsor bill on state police appeared first on Vanguard News. Author: adekunle Source : https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/07/rising-killings-ekweremadu-sponsor-bill-state-police/

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Plateau  Killings: Premium Times sacks reporter who credited attacks to Miyetti Allah, Apologies

Plateau Killings: Premium Times sacks reporter who credited attacks to Miyetti Allah, Apologies

June 30, 2018

Premium Times says it has sacked Mr. Andrew Ajijah, its Jos-based reporter,  who wrote the false story crediting the recent killings in Plareau state to Miyetti Allah. Recall that Chairman of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) , Mr. Danladi Ciroma had been quoted on many Nigerian dailies as accepting responsibility for the attacks on residents […]

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Plateau Killings: PDP refutes APC’s claims that it sponsored attacks

Plateau Killings: PDP refutes APC’s claims that it sponsored attacks

June 30, 2018

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has rejected allegations by the Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) that it sponsored the killings in Plateau State. According to a statement released on Saturday, which was signed by Kola Ologbondiyan, the party’s national publicity secretary, the claims by APC  is diversionary, callous, wicked and obtrusive. PDP said it was unfortunate […]

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APC faction slams nPDP members over ultimatum to Buhari

APC youth group lists 3 things Buhari must do to end killings

June 30, 2018

The Progressive Youth Caucus (PYC), a coalition of youth groups in the All Progressives Congress (APC), has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to act fast in ending the killings in the country, in order to salvage the image of the nation. In a message signed by its Chairman, Comrade Bamidele Olagoke, the PYC urged the […]

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NPCN calls for prayers against politically-masterminded killings in Nigeria

NPCN calls for prayers against politically-masterminded killings in Nigeria

June 30, 2018

The National Peace Campaign Network, a non-denominational and inter-faith organization has called for prayers against what it tagged as “politically masterminded killings” in Nigeria. The post NPCN calls for prayers against politically-masterminded killings in Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard News. Author: Emmanuel Okogba Source : https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/06/npcn-calls-for-prayers-against-politically-masterminded-killings-in-nigeria/

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Democracy Day: Don’t address Nigerians – PDP warns Buhari, APC

Buhari media team identifies those allegedly behind killings in Plateau

June 30, 2018

Buhari Media Organisation (BMO), the media arm of Presdient Muhammadu Buhari campaign team has accused the Peoples Democratic Party as the brain behind the recent killings of innocent Nigerians in Plateau State. The organization in a statement jointly issued by the chairman, Mr Austin Braimo and Secretary, Mr Cassidy Madueke, on Friday in Abuja, said […]

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Uzodimma calls for justice over Plateau killings

Uzodimma calls for justice over Plateau killings

June 30, 2018

Chairman of Southern Senators Forum, Sen.  Hope  Uzodimma has sent his deepest condolences to the families of the  victims of  the  recent Jos  killings  which  he described as unwarranted   and   unjustifiable. The post Uzodimma calls for justice over Plateau killings appeared first on Vanguard News. Author: Tony Source : https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/06/uzodimma-calls-justice-plateau-killings/

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Buhari okays appointment of 12 A-Court justices, 16 new judges

Killings: Buhari orders military operation for Zamfara, Kaduna

June 30, 2018

THE Ministry of Defence on Friday disclosed that following the continued killings of innocent citizens by armed bandits and herdsmen in Zamfara State and Kaduna State, President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the establishment of Operation Whirl Stroke 2 to checkmate the situation. The ministry said the presidential directive followed recommendations to that effect by the […]

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This Imam hid 262 Christians in a Mosque during Plateau Killings

This Imam hid 262 Christians in a Mosque during Plateau Killings

June 29, 2018

It’s easy to focus on how people are divided along tribal and religious lines, but several people are out there who aren’t letting these differences stop them from seeing the humanity in others. One of them is this imam from the village of Nghar Yelwa in Plateau State, who saved 262 Christians from Fulani Herdsmen […]

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Plateau killings: Stop crocodile tears – Presidency tells PDP

Plateau killings: Stop crocodile tears – Presidency tells PDP

June 28, 2018

The Presidency has advised the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to stop what it described as “crocodile tears’’ over sad and unfortunate killings in Plateau over the weekend. The post Plateau killings: Stop crocodile tears – Presidency tells PDP appeared first on Vanguard News. Author: Urowayino Warami Source : https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/06/plateau-killings-stop-crocodile-tears-presidency-tells-pdp/

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Photos : Protests rock Jos

Killings : Violent protests rock Plateau Govt House

June 28, 2018

Violent protests, yesterday, rocked Plateau State Government House, Jos, following last weekend’s killing of over one hundred persons in three local government areas of the state. The post Killings : Violent protests rock Plateau Govt House appeared first on Vanguard News. Author: adekunle Source : https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/06/killings-violent-protests-rock-plateau-govt-house/

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APC to disqualify some Ekiti guver aspirants over violence

72 hours after, APC speaks on Plateau killings

June 27, 2018

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has commiserated with the government and people of Plateau State over Saturday’s gruesome killings in Barkin-Ladi and Riyom Local Government Areas of the state. It said nothing can justify such cruelty to a fellow man as witnessed in the gruesome killings. According to a statement on Wednesday by its National […]

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Breaking: Saraki, Dogara meet Buhari over Plateau killings

Breaking: Saraki, Dogara meet Buhari over Plateau killings

June 27, 2018

The President of the Senate Dr. Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara are currently meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari over the recent massacre in Plateau state. The meeting which was at the instance of the President of the Senate is currently holding at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The newsRead […]

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Saraki And Dogara Meet Buhari Over Plateau Killings

Saraki And Dogara Meet Buhari Over Plateau Killings

June 27, 2018

Saraki, Dogara meet Buhari over Plateau killings   The President of the Senate Dr. Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara are currently meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari over the recent massacre in Plateau state.   The meeting which was at the instance of the President of the Senate is […]

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Killings In Zamfara More Than The Numbers In Plateau And Benue

Killings In Zamfara More Than The Numbers In Plateau And Benue

June 27, 2018

  President Muhammadu Buhari   President Muhammadu Buhari has said that it is unjustifiable to blame him for the killing of Nigerians by suspected armed herdsmen in different parts of the country.   Buhari vowed to prosecute the perpetrators of killings in Plateau State, assuring that he would not relent in his responsibility to protect […]

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‘Zamfara Killings More Than That Of Benue & Plateau’- Buhari

‘Zamfara Killings More Than That Of Benue & Plateau’- Buhari

June 27, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said the killings in Zamfara State was more than the number of deaths recorded in Plateau and Benue States put together. He said it should not be seen to be a religious crisis. Buhari stated this after a closed-door meeting with government officials, security agencies and traditional leaders in Plateau […]

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Resurgence of killings on the Plateau

Resurgence of killings on the Plateau

June 27, 2018

The Federal and state governments responded with predictable reactive precision: Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State slammed a dusk-to-dawn curfew in the affected local governments, a step which in the past, never helped to curtail the massacres. President Buhari also issued a condolence message and as usual, vowed that the Federal Government “will never rest” […]

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APC congress: Oyegun will lead APC to destruction – Timi Frank

Plateau killings: Resign now, you’ve failed Nigerians – APC chieftain, Timi Frank tells Buhari

June 26, 2018

A former deputy National Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Timi Frank, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to resign from office. The APC chieftain said this in reaction to the recent killing of about 100 people in Plateau state over the weekend by suspected Fulani herdsmen. Frank called on the President […]

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Nigerian celebrities react to killings in Plateau state

Nigerian celebrities react to killings in Plateau state

June 26, 2018

Nigerian celebrities have come out to condemn the attacks in Plateau state which left about 86 people killed and several others injured. The Plateau State Police Command had earlier confirmed the killing of 86 persons in the attacks on Razat, Ruku, Nyarr, Kura and Gana-Ropp villages of Gashish District in Barkin Ladi Local Government. This […]

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