Plateau State

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
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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...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 27th, 2013
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Unknown attackers have unleashed terror on Kumbul village in Wase Local Government Area in Plateau state as five people have been reported dead and several others injured cutting short thoughts of relative peace in the region. According to our Plateau state correspondent, the violence which occurred ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 13th, 2013
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by Olusegun Adeniyi That it took eight months after the plane crash that left Governor Dambaba Suntai critically injured for the political uncertainties in Taraba State to unravel is a real surprise. But now the gloves are off and the unfortunate power struggle is now in full swing. It all started la...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 29th, 2013
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AS Christians in Nigeria joined their counterparts across the world to celebrate Easter, which marks the resurrection of Jesus Christ, gunmen on Thursday night unleashed violence on the quiet Ganawuri chiefdom of Riyom Council, Plateau State, leaving no fewer than 20 people dead. Earlier that same da...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 17th, 2013
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“Alamieyeseigha… has shown himself to be a dishonourable fellow, unfit to rule, unfit to sit among men and women of honour and integrity, unfit to preach to the people that he leads about ideals and values.” – Dr. Reuben Abati, writing in The Guardian on November 25, 2005. Nigerians...
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...