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July 16, 2018

Plateau Youths Protest Incessant Killings, Shut Down Major Roads

Jos killings

Security operatives in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State, in Saturday, struggled to manipulate protesting youths, who blocked roads over killing of their kinsmen by way of unknown gunmen. There have been said cases of killing of harmless human beings within Arangai and Mangu Halle villages with the trendy on Friday, while two children of a clergy have been killed in cold blood. Seyitalk reports that the protesters amassed at Mangu Halle village wherein they blocked the new Mangu-Mamaraban Foron- Busa-Buji avenue and Mangu – Barkin-Ladi avenue. The scenario disrupted traffic waft and affected motorists enroute Jos to Pankshin…


  I am very far from Nigeria but the sad and bad news from Plateau State are not far from me. I hear that herdsmen are on the prowl again and there is bloodshed, murder of infants, youths, men and women in huge numbers in our beloved land of “peace and tourism”. The flagrant and despicable taking of human lives and the continued destruction to homes and means of livelihood is a disgrace to humanity and a shameful projection of a negative image of Nigerians.   The  gruesome murders have robbed me of the enthusiasm, energy and pride with which…

How Igbo man saved my life during civil war – Gov. Lalong

How Igbo man saved my life during civil war – Gov. Lalong

The Governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong has recounted how an Igbo man saved his life during the Civil War. The Governor said this while warning against allowing the rising tension in the country to degenerate into a violent conflict. Lalong recalled how an Igbo man sacrificed his life for him. According to him, the Igbo man, who was his guardian, was brutally killed after saving his life during the crisis when he was three years old. He said this on the occasion of Nigeria’s 57th Independence anniversary during a church service held at the national headquarters of the Evangelical…