Violence: Nine Killed In Plateau State, Higher Institution Closed Down, In Kaduna
Unknown gunmen last night in the Vom area of troubled Plateau State killed about nine persons. The police have confirmed the attack, but claim to have recovered only four corpses.
Fulani Will Fight Back In Self-Defense, Declares Miyetti Allah
Governor Jonah Jang
A Fulani group called Miyetti Allah has denied an allegation by Governor Jonah Jang of Plateau State that Fulanis were planning to launch spontaneous attacks in the state. Instead, the group said they would only fight back in self defense if they were attacked by members of the Berom ethnic group.
Muslims In Jos Protest Film On Prophet Mohammed
Yemeni protesters break windows of US embassy-(AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)
A group of Muslims in the troubled tin city of Jos, Plateau State, yesterday evening held a demonstration over an America-produced film that purportedly blasphemed Prophet Muhammad.
Over 3000 Persons Rendered Homeless By Jos Flood, 200 Homes Destroyed
Over 3000 people have been rendered homeless, and over 200 houses destroyed, in a torrential rainfall in Jos, capital of Plateau State. This compounds the misery in the area, which has lately been the scene of intense communal and religious violence.
Plateau Indigenes Blast General Useni Over Jos Killings
Plateau State indigenes, under the umbrella of Patriots of Plateau, have blasted late General Sani Abacha’s main man, Lt. Gen. Jeremiah Useni, over his comments on recent killings in the state.
In interviews with Daily Trust and BBC Hausa service last week, Retired General Useni alleged that the current Plateau State governor, Jonah David Jang, is the real problem in the State.
Defence Headquarters Orders Fulani Out Of Troubled Villages, As Military Action Looms
The military says it’s time to flush out murderers from Plateau State
The Fulani in troubled villages that will be the target of the military operation say they won’t move an inch from the communities.
The Federal Government has ordered the military to deploy maximum force to flush out insurgents who have been launching sporadic attacks on villages in Plateau state, killing scores each time they strike.
Uneasy Calm In Governor Yakowa’s Village Over Possible Attacks
There is apprehension in parts of Southern Kaduna that share boundaries with Plateau and Nasarawa States, particularly in Fadan Kagoma, that unknown gunmen may be preparing to attack the community.
Fadan Kagoma is the birth place of Mr. Patrick Yakowa, the Kaduna State Governor.
No Going Back On Jihad, Dasuki Lied Says Boko Haram
Boko Haram’s Abubakar Shekau and lieutenants
As earlier reported by SaharaReporters, the Jama’atu Ahlissunnah Lidda’awati Wal-Jihad sect, popularly known as “Boko Haram” which claims responsibility for the mass killings last weekend in Barkin Ladi local government area in Plateau state, has officially stated that there is no going back in its jihad in Nigeria.
50 Burnt Bodies Found in Pastor’s Home in Plateau State
As tension mounts in Plateau State following two incidents of heavy militant killings this weekend, security agents say they have discovered 50 corpses in the burnt home of a pastor in Matse village of Riyom local government area.
Unknown Gunmen Kill 3 In Jos
Unknown gunmen opened fire and killed three persons this afternoon in Jos, Plateau State . The attack happened around Bukuru Expressway when the men opened fire from an unknown location and immediately fled.
Five Killed In Reprisal Attacks As Boko Haram Claims Responsibility For Deadly Attacks On Christians In Biu And Jos
Five persons were killed today in Jos, Plateau State by irate youths protesting the suicide bombing attack that killed several people at Lord’s Chosen Assembly Church in Jos early morning.
The Jama’atu Alus Sunna Lidaawati Wal Jihad popularly known as Boko Haram has claimed responsibility of the suicide attacks in Jos, Plateau State, they also claimed credit for another attack targeted at EYN Church in Tabra- Biu, Borno State. The sect said it did it to prove that Nigerian security agencies cannot stop its attacks and operations in the north.