Were Nigeria Politicians Assassinated At Jos Funeral?


Gunmen suspected of being Fulani herdsmen, opened fire at a funeral in Jos, claiming many lives, including that of Senator Dalyop Dantong and the leader of the Plateau State House of Assembly Gyang Fulani.
  • Nigeria:  Political Leaders Killed at Funeral

    Vanguard, 9 July 2012

    The dark cloud of death that has been stalking Plateau State thickened, yesterday, after Senator Gyang Dantong and the Majority Leader of the Plateau State House of Assembly, Mr. ... read more »

Photo: Vanguard

Mass funeral in Jos.

  • Nigeria:  We Can't Afford These Killings - Senate

    Leadership, 9 July 2012

    The senate yesterday expressed shock over the death of Senator Gyang Dalyop Dantong in Jos yesterday. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Herdsmen Kill Senator, State Lawmaker

    Vanguard, 8 July 2012

    Muslim herdsmen have killed a federal senator and a state lawmaker in troubled Plateau state on Sunday after attended a mass burial for the victims of an earlier attack. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Sen Dantong, Hon Fulani Murdered, Special Security Adviser Confirms

    Leadership, 8 July 2012

    Senator Dantong Gyang representing Plateau North and Hon Gyang Fulani, the majority leader in the Plateau State House of Assembly have been killed. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Who Was Senator Gyang Dalyop Dantop?

    Vanguard, 9 July 2012

    Senator Gyang Dalyop Dantong was born March 2, 1957. He attended the University of Jos where he bagged the MBBS degree to become a medical practitioner and also got the MPH from ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Cause of Senator Dantong's Death Unclear

    Daily Trust, 9 July 2012

    A senator and the majority leader of the Plateau State House of Assembly died yesterday as they participated in burial of crisis victims, the first time such senior politicians ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Gunmen Open Fire On Mourners in Jos

    Leadership, 8 July 2012

    Senator Gyang Dantong representing Plateau State North and the majority leader in the Plateau State House of Assembly, Hon. Gyang Fulani, yesterday died of 'shock' during an attack ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Senator Dantong - Cut Down in Active Duty Pursuing Peace

    Leadership, 8 July 2012

    The debonair soft spoken Senator Gyang Dalyop Dantog was one of the few senators who bestrode the red chambers with intelligent animation. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Conflicting Reports Over Death of Senator Dantong, Hon Danfulani

    Leadership, 8 July 2012

    There are conflicting reports on the circumstances surrounding the death of Senator Gyang Datong, representing Plateau North in the senate and Hon Danfulani, the majority leader in ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Gunmen Raid Villages, Kill 30 in Jos

    Vanguard, 7 July 2012

    About 30 people were killed Saturday when gunmen, suspected to be Fulani herdsmen, invaded some villages in Barkin-Ladi and Riyom Local Government areas of Plateau State in early ... read more »