Tiv/Jukun conflicts: Ishaku urges fleeing communities to return home
Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba has called on the people of Chonku village who had fled to Wukari town in the wake of the Tiv/Jukun crisis to return home and resume their normal activities, saying peace has returned to the area. Ishaku made the call while laying the foundation of a Military and Police base…
FG, states sue for reconciliation to end Tiv/Jukun crisis
Efforts to end the protracted conflict between the Tiv and the Jukun took another dimension last week when governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State hosted a mediation meeting with deputy governors of Taraba and Benue States in Lafia. The peace meeting brought together major stakeholders from the two warring tribes to a round table to…
Powerful politicians fuelling Tiv-Jukun crisis, group alleges
A group, the Tiv Youth Council (TYC) has alleged that powerful individuals with political influence were behind the incessant clashes between the Tiv and Jukun in Taraba and Benue states.
Buhari under pressure to end Tiv-Jukun crisis
To underscore their frustration with the persistent communal clash between the Tiv and Jukun, hundreds of Taraba State indigenes and other concerned citizens yesterday staged a peaceful protest in Abuja. They urged President Muhammadu Buhari to end the violence that has claimed many lives.