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    7 killed in Jos communal crisis

7 killed in Jos communal crisis

Caleb Mutfwang, the chairman of Mangu local government area in Plateau state, has said that seven persons were killed during attacks in some parts of the area.Addressing journalists on Saturday, Mutfwang said that some gunmen shot one Yoila Micah dead in his residence at Jwak-Maitumbi, a village in the area on December 26.He said while the community was recovering from [...]

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    151 aspirants pick PDP nomination forms in Plateau

151 aspirants pick PDP nomination forms in Plateau

A total of 151 aspirants have picked nomination forms to contest in the 2015 general election under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau state, Michael Dachom, the party's state organising secretary, has said.Dachom told NAN in Jos on Monday that 11 of the aspirants, including Ignatius Longjan, the current deputy governor, picked forms for governorship, while 40 others were [...]

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    Gunmen kill 27 in Plateau

Gunmen kill 27 in Plateau

Josephine Piyo, chairman of Riyom local government area of Plateau state, has revealed that about 27 residents of Bachi district in the local government died in an attack by gunmen.He said the attack, which was carried out in a manner similar to that of the Boko Haram sect, also saw the burning of 70 houses.Piyo told a joint team of the National [...]

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    26 Killed, 80 houses razed in weeklong Plateau attacks

26 Killed, 80 houses razed in weeklong Plateau attacks

At least 26 persons have been killed and over 80 homes (including that of late Senator Gyang Dangtong) razed in Riyom local government area of Plateau state in the past one week, national caretaker chairman of Berom Youth Movement (BYM), Rwang Dangtong, said on Friday.Dantong strongly condemned the persistent and systematic attacks on Berom communities by gunmen suspected to be Fulani [...]

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    Suspended PDP chairman vows to reclaim office

Suspended PDP chairman vows to reclaim office

Dr. Haruna Dabin, the suspended chairman of the Plateau State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is hoping that crisis in the party would soon be resolved by the party’s national secretariat, so that he can return to office.Dabin, who was suspended on Monday at an extraordinary meeting of the state executive committee in Jos, debunked the allegations against him.“I still [...]

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