President Muhammadu Buhari has met with Senate President Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara to review the circumstances surrounding the renewed killings in Plateau. At least 100 people have been killed in the violence between farmers and herdsmen in the state.
Buhari Plans Security Overhaul Over Killings
Daily Trust, 28 June 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari met Senate President Bukola Saraki and House of Representatives Speaker Yakubu Dogara yesterday promising to rorganise the nation's security apparatus… Read more »
President Buhari met with Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker Yakubu Dogara at the State House on the Security situation in Plateau State.
Saraki, Dogara Meet Buhari, Hint On Rejig of Security Apparatus
This Day, 28 June 2018
Following the massacre of over 100 people in three local government areas of Plateau State last weekend, strong indications emerged Wednesday that President Muhammadu Buhari may… Read more »
Obasanjo Calls for Solution to Mass Killings in Nigeria
As high profile Nigerians continue to pour into Jos over massive killings in Plateau communities, Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that the right machinery should be put… Read more »
Soyinka Craves Action Against Killer Herdsmen
Guardian, 28 June 2018
Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has reacted to President Muhammadu Buhari complaint that 'it is unjust for the public to accuse him of being silent on the killer herdsmen'. Read more »
New Death Toll from Weekend Clashes in Central Nigeria
VOA, 28 June 2018
The governor of Nigeria's central Plateau state has revised the death toll from last weekend's clashes between mostly Muslim herders and Christian farmers. Read more »
Killings - Violent Protests Rock Plateau Govt House
Vanguard, 28 June 2018
Violent protests, yesterday, rocked Plateau State Government House, Jos, following last weekend's killing of over one hundred persons in three local government areas of the state. Read more »
President Buhari or Herdsman Buhari?
Having not suffered any traumatic dilemma over his overweening loyalty to herdsmen who are his fellow Fulani, President Muhammadu Buhari is oblivious of his rapid erasure as a… Read more »
Plateau Killings - Protesters Invade Govt House, Destroy Property - Official
Premium Times, 28 June 2018
The Plateau State government has said persons protesting the Barkin-ladi killings that claimed over 86 lives invaded the Government House on Wednesday and in the process destroyed… Read more »
National Assembly Pledges to Retool Law Enforcement Agents to Fight Insecurity
The leadership of the National Assembly has pledged to ensure peace nationwide by equipping law enforcement agents to effectively tackle the prevailing insecurity in the… Read more »
Plateau Killings - What We Discussed With Buhari
Premium Times, 27 June 2018
The president of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, and speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, have given insights into what they discussed with President Muhammadu Buhari… Read more »
Buhari to Review Nation's Security Apparatus
An overhaul of the nation's security could be underway. Details emerged yesterday, following a closed-door meeting President Muhammadu Buhari had with Senate President Bukola… Read more »
Plateau Massacre - Saraki Charges Security Agencies to Apprehend Killers
The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has called on the country's security agencies to, as a matter of urgency, fish out the killers of scores of people in Plateau State last… Read more »
You Must Wield the Big Stick Against Herdsmen, Soyinka Tells Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari must raise the big stick against the herdsmen that have been rampaging the country and spreading death in the land through wanton killing of Nigerians,… Read more »
Plateau Killings - Igbo Group Urges Overhaul of Security Apparatuses
This Day, 27 June 2018
Pan-Igbo socio-cultural group, Igboekulie, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari, to urgently rejig the current national security architecture, stating that the orgy of killings in… Read more »
What Buhari, Governor Lalong Told Plateau Citizens Over Killings
President Muhammadu Buhari has said he has the capacity to surmount the insecurity challenges bedeviling Nigeria because he knew of the challenges before vying for the office of… Read more »
Soldiers Parade Suspects in Plateau Killings
The Special Military Task Force, "Operation Save Haven" on Wednesday paraded three suspects in connection with the latest killings in Plateau state that sparked national outrage. Read more »
President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered security chiefs to remain vigilant and ensure the protection of lives and property. The president urged traditional and community leaders to ... Read more »
President Muhammadu Buhari has warned that those responsible for the deaths of at least 86 people in communal violence in Plateau State will not be spared. Buhari described the ... Read more »
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