Plateau State

By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 4th, 2014
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By Denja Yaqub The issue of violent crimes in Nigeria did not start with the advent of Boko Haram, the murderous gang that falsely claims the propagation of Islam as its underlying mission. The country has been contending with several violent crimes before now. Crimes such as armed robbery, kidnappin...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 4th, 2014
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By Vincent Bodam Press release – We are a group of professionals and well-meaning individuals of Southern Kaduna origin concerned over the continued killing and annihilation of our people and wish to make a firm statement calling for immediate government’s action to stop the massacres in our lo...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 14th, 2014
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by Bitrus B. Kaze Our support for the internationalization of Nigeria’s war against the Boko Haram terrorism is by no means a vote of no confidence against the Nigerian Security Forces. However, our greatest worry is the presence of terrorists camouflaged as officers and men within the Nigeria Armed ...
By IndepthAfrica
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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...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 24th, 2014
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By Debbie Ariyo The news that over 200 school children were last week abducted by the Boko Haram terrorist group in North East Nigeria makes for depressing reading. Pupils sitting their end of school examinations were rounded up, packed in to vehicles and taken away after their school was invaded in ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 1st, 2014
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By: Ezejide Charles Onyeka With nostalgia I remember my primary school days when we sang: “Parents listen to your children….” Our parents did listen to us, they tried their best to see us through school as we continually saunter the threshold of higher education in the midst of the great difficulties...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Feb 9th, 2014
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The United States is deeply concerned by separate violent clashes in Nigeria’s Middle Belt region which claimed the lives of scores of innocent civilians on February 4-6. The attacks by gunmen against innocent villagers — including women and children — perpetuate a cycle of inter-communal...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 3rd, 2013
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by Dr Datti Ahmad (Text of a Press Conference by the Supreme Council For Sharia in Nigeria: No More Pretensions, the Nigerian State is waging a war on Islam and Muslims) Gentlemen of the Press, I welcome you all to this Press Conference on a very important and weighty issue on the serious concerns of...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 19th, 2013
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by Fejiro Oliver The Rivers State government has lambasted the presidency over a comment made by President Goodluck Jonathan’s Special Adviser on Political Matters, Ahmed Gulak on the Nigeria Governors retreat held in Sokoto State. According to Gulak, the President does not recognize Governor Rotimi ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 17th, 2013
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Samuel, Friday and Mahmoud | credits: File copy The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested two young men who claimed to be undergraduates of the University of Jos, Isaiah Friday and Azzaior Samuel, for an alleged N2.05bn fraud. Two bureau de change operators, Salihu Mahmoud and Dan Ibr...