Plateau

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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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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Jul 24th, 2012
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At least 35people have been killed in flooding in central Nigeria’s Plateau state after heavy rainfall caused a dam to overflow near the city of Jos. A Red Cross spokesman said that about 200 homes, many of them made from mud, had been submerged or destroyed. Officials say that at least 25 peop...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 17th, 2012
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Plateau – A rocket was fired at a Muslim school in Jos, Plateau state on Tuesday and killed a boy aged about 10, military spokesman Salisu Mustapha told Reuters. Jos is the capital of Plateau State in the heart of Nigeria’s religiously diverse “Middle Belt”, where the mostly M...