Thursday, May 24, 2018

Tag "curfew"

    Ortom imposes curfew as 7 ‘herdsmen’ are burnt alive in Benue

Ortom imposes curfew as 7 ‘herdsmen’ are burnt alive in Benue

Samuel Ortom, governor of Benue state, has imposed a curfew on Gboko in Gboko local government area of Benue state, where seven persons, suspected to be herdsmen, were set ablaze.The incident sparked tension in the town.Commenting on the incident, Moses Yamu, spokesman of the police in the state, said "irate youth" from the town carried out the attack."It was a [...]

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    ‘We couldn’t even observe Jumat prayer’ – Kogi residents lament inconvenience of curfew

‘We couldn’t even observe Jumat prayer’ – Kogi residents lament inconvenience of curfew

Residents of Kogi state affected by the curfew declared in some parts of the state say they could not observe prayers at the mosque.Yahaya Bello, governor of the state, had declared a dusk-to-dawn curfew in the five local government areas of state’s central senatorial district.The affected local government areas are Adavi, Ajaokuta, Okene, Okehi and Ogori/Magongo.No reason was given for [...]

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    Lalong relaxes curfew in Jos

Lalong relaxes curfew in Jos

Simon Lalong, governor of Plateau state, has relaxed the dusk-to-dawn curfew in Jos, the state capital.Lalong had imposed the curfew to avoid a reprisal attack on Igbo residents, following the clash between suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and some people of northern extraction in Port Harcourt, Rivers state.Two persons were said to have been killed in [...]

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    Ikpeazu further extends curfew in Aba

Ikpeazu further extends curfew in Aba

Okezie Ikpeazu, governor of Abia, has further extended the curfew in Aba to Sunday.On Tuesday, the governor declared a three-day curfew following the clash between members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and the Nigerian army.The curfew which was later extended to Friday would now end on Sunday.In a statement on Friday, Enyinnaya Appolos, chief press secretary to the [...]

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    Plateau gov warns against acts of lawlessness, says nobody is above the law

Plateau gov warns against acts of lawlessness, says nobody is above the law

Simon Lalong, Plateau state governor, has warned residents in the state to desist from acts of lawlessness that would bring about public disorder.Fears of a possible clash between Hausa and Igbo communities in Jos, the state capital, had forced the governor to declare a dusk-to-dawn curfew in the city.The unrest was caused by the reported death of two persons in [...]

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    Ikpeazu extends curfew in Aba to Friday

Ikpeazu extends curfew in Aba to Friday

Okezie Ikpeazu, governor of Abia state, has extended the three-day curfew imposed on the commercial city of Aba to Friday.On Tuesday, the governor declared a three-day curfew following the clash between members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and the Nigerian army.The curfew, which starts from 6pm to 6am, was supposed to end on Thursday.But in a statement on Wednesday, Ikpeazu called on [...]

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    Kwara imposes curfew after communal clash claimed 5

Kwara imposes curfew after communal clash claimed 5

The Kwara state government has imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew in Share and Tsaragi communities in Ifelodun local government area of the state.This is as a result of the clash which claimed five lives.Abdulfatah Ahmed, Kwara state governor, condemned the violence, lamenting the murder "of some farmers in Share, headquarters of Ifelodun Local Government Area of the state by yet to be [...]

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