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Killings: Plateau State Gets New Commissioner Of Police

Austin Agbonlahor   Following incessant attacks and killings in Plateau State, a new Commissioner Of Police has assumed duty. Austin Agbonlahor, a Police Commissioner of Department of Operations in the Force Headquarters on Tuesday takes over from Andie Undie. Before

‘Enough Is Enough,’ Army Vows To Stop Killings In Plateau

Commander Of Operation Safe Haven, Major General Augustine Agundu   The Nigerian Army has promised to clampdown on armed bandits terrorising residents of Plateau State and stop the incessant killings in state. The Commander Of Operation Safe Haven, Major General

FG Vows To End Killings, Says ‘Every Nigerian Life Matters’

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo (file)   The Federal Government is committed to addressing the nation’s security challenges and ensuring that the perpetrators of killings in parts of the country are brought to justice. Acting President Yemi Osinbajo said this on Tuesday

FG Is More Than Mindful About Wave Of Killings – SGF

Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha   The Federal Government says it is not unmindful of the trend of killings in the country, especially as a result of the crisis between herdsmen and farmers. Secretary to

Amnesty International, Zamfara Govt Disagree Over Killings

File   Amnesty International and the Zamfara State government have disagreed over the security situation in the state, where there have been reports of killings and kidnapping in recent times. In a statement on Tuesday by the Director of Amnesty

US Condemns Killings In Nigeria, Calls For Prosecution Of Suspects

One of the houses hit by the suspected herdsmen in Dowayan village, Demsa LGA in Adamawa State. Photo: Haslon Freedom/Channels Television   The United States government has condemned the repeated killings in the country and asked the Federal Government to

Killings: Ishaku Backs State Police Creation, Says Governors Are ‘Toothless’

   Taraba State Governor Darius Ishaku has supported the calls for the establishment of state police in the country. He revealed this on Sunday in a meeting with a presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party

Calls To Stop Killings In Zamfara Dominate Twitter

File   Nigerians have continued to condemn the killings in Zamfara State as they call on the Federal Government to find a lasting solution to the herdsmen-farmers crisis in the country. READ ALSO: Gunmen Kill Two In Zamfara Market Attack

‘There’s Been Too Much Bloodshed In Nigeria,’ Sultan Seeks End To Killings

Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Abubakar.   The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Abubakar, has lamented over the increased rate of killings across the country, calling for an end to the “incessant bloodshed.” The religious leader was one of the

Killings: Presidency Tells Nigerians To Ignore ‘Crocodile Tears’ By Selfish Northern Leaders

One of the houses hit by the suspected herdsmen in Dowayan village, Demsa LGA in Adamawa State. Photo: Haslon Freedom/Channels Television   The Presidency on Friday took a swipe at some leaders who recently faulted President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration’s way

Governors Demand Drastic Action To End Killings

 Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, brief journalists after the National Economic Council meeting of Thursday, July 19, 2018.   State governors in Nigeria have called for an end to the rising cases of killings in the country and asked

Military Arrests Seven More Suspects Over Plateau Killings

Back view of the suspects paraded by the military in Jos, Plateau State on July 17, 2018.   The military has arrested seven suspects in connection with the attacks on some communities in Plateau State. Director of Defence Information, Brigadier

Pro-Buhari Group Accuses ‘Unpatriotic Politicians’ Of Sponsoring Killings

A file photo of one of the communities attacked by suspected herdsmen in Plateau State in June 2018.   A group known as the ‘Buhari Voters Guard and Awareness’ has accused some “disgruntled and unpatriotic politicians” of sponsoring the repeated

Killings: Reps Condemn Sokoto Attack, Mourn Victims

   Members of the House of Representatives has condemned the continued killing of Nigerians in the country. The lawmakers during plenary on Thursday expressed concern over the loss of life in the state. Gunmen had reportedly stormed Rabah Local