Home » Posts tagged with » Plateau State

Plateau killings: IG deploys Special Intervention Force

Plateau killings: IG deploys Special Intervention Force

The Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mr Ibrahim Idris, has deployed Special Intervention Force to Plateau to restore peace in Barkin-Ladi, Riyom, Jos South local government areas and other flash points in the state. Many people were killed by gunmen on June 24 in Barkin-Ladi, Riyom, Jos South local government areas of plateau. A statement by […]

24 Massacred In Fresh Attack On Plateau Village

24 Massacred In Fresh Attack On Plateau Village

At least 24 persons have again been killed in a night attack on Dundu village of Kwal district of Bassa local government area of Plateau state. Confirming the attack, President of Irigwe Devt Association (IDA), Hon Sunday Abdu, said the suspected Fulani attackers swooped on the community last night and raided in for hours, leaving […]

Police Arrest Herdsman With Military Rifle

Police Arrest Herdsman With Military Rifle

As peace gradually returns to Daffo rural communities in Bokkos Local Government of Plateau, the state’s Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a herdsman with a military AK 47 rifle. Mr Terna Tyopev, the command spokesman, who confirmed the arrest on Sunday in Jos, gave the rifle’s number as HC2614. He said that the […]

Herdsmen Kill 11, Torch 50 Houses In Plateau

Herdsmen Kill 11, Torch 50 Houses In Plateau

Over 50 houses were burnt and eleven persons, including twins, were murdered in the early hours of Friday in two separate attacks carried out by suspected Fulani herdsmen on two villages in Plateau State. President Muhammadu Buhari had barely left Plateau State when the attacks were launched on Ganda village of Daffo District in Bokkos […]

11 Shot Dead In Plateau, As Police, Army Launch Manhunt For Killers

11 Shot Dead In Plateau, As Police, Army Launch Manhunt For Killers

No fewer than 11 persons were, Tuesday night, shot dead by gunmen along Rim in Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State. The victims were said to be returning from a weekly village market at Makera by 7:30p.m., when they were shot dead, while four of the traders were injured. Survivors of the attack said […]

CAPP Group Tasks Women On Political Participation

CAPP Group Tasks Women On Political Participation

Women in Plateau State have been charged to take advantage of their large number and actively participate in politics. They were also advised to aspire for elective and appointive positions in government. The call was made by Nelson Ananze, the Acting Executive Director of Community Action for Popular Participation (CAPP) in Plateau State during a […]

PLASU Holds First Convocation In 12Years, Graduates 334 Students

PLASU Holds First Convocation In 12Years, Graduates 334 Students

The Plateau State University (PLASU), yesterday, announced that it will hold its first gradation on Saturday 6th February 2016, after 12 long years of unstable academic calendar as a result of turbulent moments since its evolution. Family members and friends of graduating students at the University, have been in high spirit as they are beginning […]