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30 Jun 2018
The leadership of the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) yesterday collectively condemned the recent killings of almost 200 people in Barkin Ladi and Riyom Local governments of Plateau State and called on President Buhari to ensure the perpetrators are arrested and prosecuted. Chairman of NGF and Governor of Zamfara State, Abdul’aziz Yari stated this in Jos…
27 Jun 2018
The killings continue – remorselessly and even ruthlessly - unabated. And so the wailings and the gnashing of the teeth arising from the sorrow and the utter anguish that are customarily attendant on the fate that is now beyond the control of the poor and the hopeless – a people who have, willy-nilly, given in…
26 Jun 2018
Plateau House of Assembly on Tuesday constituted a seven-man special committee headed by Mr Yusuf Gagdi to investigate the recent killings in the state. This followed a motion moved at plenary by Mr Peter Ibrahim, member representing Jos Barikin Ladi Constituency. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that 11 villages in Barikin Ladi Local…
25 Jun 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed regret over the reported killings of innocent people in Plateau and vowed that his administration would not rest until the murderers and sponsors are brought to justice. The President stated this on his twitter handle; @MBuhari, on Sunday night in Abuja. He described the incident as “very painful and regrettable.’’…
31 May 2018
The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered him to redouble efforts to tackle the killings across the country. Idris disclosed this yesterday at the official handover of 150 operational vehicles to the police by Dangote Foundation. He promised that herders/farmers clashes and other security challenges in the country…
31 May 2018
Berom Educational and Cultural Organisation (BECO) yesterday regretted that the outgoing month was a bloody one for the ethnic nationality, particularly in Barkin Ladi and Riyom council areas of Plateau State. The group expressed displeasure over the reported foul cry of the herders, whom it accused of masterminding the killings. Addressing a press conference yesterday…
28 May 2018
The Bishop of the Diocese of Lagos West, Anglican Communion, Rt. Revd. James Olusola Odedeji, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to decisively tackle the killings in the country. During the dedication of a new church building, Our Saviour’s Anglican Church, Egbe Archdeaconry headquarters yesterday in Lagos, the cleric maintained that the primary assignment of…
10 May 2018
A non-governmental organisation, Afrocultour, says peaceful co-existence among Nigerians remains a crucial tool in preserving the nation’s cultural heritage and ending the killings in the land. During a press conference yesterday in Abuja to announce the 2018 edition of the Songs of Nigeria Festivals (SONIFES), which holds on the 24th of this month at the…
10 May 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari was recently received in audience at the White House by American President Donald Trump. During the visit, the President had a golden opportunity to market Nigeria and the full potentials of this great nation. Whether or not this was successfully achieved is a matter for posterity. The highlights of the visit included…
25 Apr 2018
A group, the Benue Valley Professional Network has urged the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari to put an end to the incessant killings in Benue State and other Middle Belt region. The group accused terrorists of being responsible for the heinous act, which they claimed is responsible for the present deplorable state in Benue and…
23 Apr 2018
Mr Labaran Maku, the former Minister of Information, has called on the Federal Government to assist the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), who were victims of the recent attacks by suspected herdsmen in Nasarawa State. Maku made this call on Monday while addressing newsmen at Wakama village in Nassarawa-Eggon Local Government Area of the state. He…
12 Mar 2018
The Kaduna State chapter of the Benue Media Forum (BMF) Kaduna State has urged the National Assembly to suspend debating the Bill on hate speech pending the resolution of herdsmen killings in the country.  In a communiqué it issued at the weekend in Kaduna, the group resolved that although the bill before the National Assembly was…

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