Jos

By IndepthAfrica
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May 23rd, 2014
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by Onyemaka Daniel The sadistic hurricane sweeping and ravaging the country has climaxed to a different dimension. The manner in which these semi civil war like atmosphere we are witnessing in the country presently, has tremendously climbed to the ladder, calls for rethink which requires every Nigeri...
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May 12th, 2014
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by Adebayo Smith The Zamfara State-born police chief enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force in 1979 and today heads the Nigerian Police Force at the most critical time since the return to democracy in 1999. Many questioned the rationale behind the decision of President Jonathan to appoint this office...
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Dec 23rd, 2013
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Anthony Chuka Konwea, P.E.  Overture: – Now of all manners of people created by God, a statistically super-significant quantum of Nigerians count among the most wily, the most impudent, the most irrepressible and the least amenable to discipline. On a very rare occasion, the Creator himself cam...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 20th, 2013
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Mallam Nuhu Ribadu Former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, has said his foray into partisan politics is less important than achieving a lasting peace in Nigeria. He said he was ready to put politics aside and work for the restoration of peace in the countr...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 22nd, 2013
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Attackers armed with guns and machetes stormed a village in central Nigeria’s Plateau state today killing 10 members of the same family amongst them five children under the age of ten. Two persons were also fatally injured and are receiving treatment in Vom hospital. The attack took place in Ko...
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Feb 17th, 2013
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By Nick Street Senior Writer, Center for Religion and Civic Culture, University of Southern California On a brilliantly sunny Monday morning at the start of the rainy season, a couple of dozen young men gathered for a game of soccer in Jos, capital of the state that encompasses the temperate volcanic...
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Jan 11th, 2013
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Alex Masi David Raphael, 35, was injured in an explosion at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Jos. The Islamic group Boko Haram claimed responsibility. Matteo Fagotto Special to the Star JOS, NIGERIA—“I was born and bred in Jos, thinking that Muslims were my brothers. But they are snakes.”...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 17th, 2012
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Dakar/Brussels,  Unless addressed immediately, recurrent violence in Nigeria’s Plateau state will continue to fuel settler-indigene tensions and exacerbate intercommunal strife across the country. Curbing Violence in Nigeria (I): The Jos Crisis, the first in a series of International Crisis Group rep...
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Dec 17th, 2012
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by Justine John DYIKUK Travelling back home from South-South Nigeria for the yuletide season was one of great joy, eager expectation and an irresistible homely-summon. As the writer was preparing to crouse through the hinterland and picturesque plains of the Niger via the River Benue on 12 December, ...
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Aug 17th, 2012
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One person was injured when an Improvised Explosive Device exploded near the Rikkos Police Post in Jos on Friday. The Spokesman for the Special Task Force in Plateau State, Captain Salisu Mustapha, said in a statement in Jos, that the explosion affected the police post and three other houses. Also af...