Thursday, September 20, 2018

Tag "Plateau killings"

    CAN declares sit-at-home protest over Plateau killings

CAN declares sit-at-home protest over Plateau killings

The Plateau northern zone chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has asked its members to sit at home for two days in protest of the "continuous killing by herdsmen" in the state.The directive was contained in statement issued Isa Nenman, CAN chairman in the zone.The sit-at-home order is to be observed on Wednesday and Thursday.Nenman said Christians should [...]

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    Buhari meets Saraki, Dogara over Plateau killings

Buhari meets Saraki, Dogara over Plateau killings

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with Senate President Bukola Saraki and Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, over the recent killings in Plateau state.The meeting was requested by the leadership of the national assembly, according to a tweet by the senate president's official handle on Wednesday."UPDATE: The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, and the [...]

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    APC: Buhari’s visit will provide succour to those affected by Plateau killings

APC: Buhari’s visit will provide succour to those affected by Plateau killings

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Plateau state is a reassurance of his commitment to tackling insecurity in the country.At the weekend, over 80 people were killed in Plateau by suspected herdsmen.In a statement on Wednesday, Bolaji Abdullahi, spokesman of the APC, called on the security agencies to ensure the arrest and prosecution [...]

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    Bloodbath on the Plateau

Bloodbath on the Plateau

Our president never disappoints. But it’s high time we reminded him that he swore on oath to protect lives and properties. Perhaps he has forgotten that he was not elected to enjoy the appurtenances of office alone, but to lead and lead decisively. Burying his head in the sand like an ostrich and speaking platitudes cannot make the country’s security [...]

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    Sowore’s movement: Buhari’s inaction resulted in Plateau killings

Sowore’s movement: Buhari’s inaction resulted in Plateau killings

#TakeBackNigeria, a socio-political group amplifying Omoyele Sowore’s candidacy for the 2019 presidential election, says instead of prosecuting perpetrators of Plateau killings, President Muhammadu Buhari's government is offering "cheap platitudes".At the weekend, over 80 people were reportedly killed in Plateau while many houses were destroyed.In a statement on Tuesday, Rachel Onamusi-Kpiasi, media director of the movement, said the failure to secure [...]

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    We are all witnesses to failure of Buhari’s government, says Moghalu on Plateau killings

We are all witnesses to failure of Buhari’s government, says Moghalu on Plateau killings

Kingsley Moghalu, Young Progressive Party’s presidential candidate, says Nigerians are witnesses to the "failure" of the President Muhammadu Buhari's administration to protect lives and property.The former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said this in reaction to the killing of over 80 people in Plateau state during the weekend.Fifty houses and two cars were reportedly destroyed in [...]

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    Lalong on Plateau killings: I understand why tension is high

Lalong on Plateau killings: I understand why tension is high

Simon Lalong, governor of Plateau states, says the killings across the state have sparked tension but his administration is working hard to fish out the perpetrators and bring them to justice.At the weekend, over 80 people were killed in attacks on Gashish district of Barkin Ladi local government area and other parts of the state.Fifty houses, two vehicles and 15 [...]

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