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The Contribution of Muslim Leaders to Insecurity in Nigeria

At a joint meeting between the Special Task Force (STF) and representatives of Muslim communities of Jos and Barikin Ladi in Plateau State, the Muslims yielded to the appeal by the STF not to pray at their usual Eid praying ground at Barikin Ladi. A day earlier, the Izala group has also acquiesced to pressure […]

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Gov. Jang visits Jos Muslim community, says: ‘I don’t hate Muslims’

The visit last Thursday by Governor Jonah Jang to Rikkos, a Jos North Community ravaged by flooding last Sunday, would have passed as just another government function, except for Plateau state’s peculiar socio-political reality. Governor Jonah David Jang of Plateau State, leading a lengthy convoy comprising officials of his government and heads of security agencies […]

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‘Gov. Jang is Plateau’s problem’ – Rtd. Gen. JT Useni

Retired General Jeremiah Useni yesterday said Governor Jonah Jang is the real problem of Plateau State, which has been plagued by internicine communal violence that led to the death of a senator on Sunday. Useni, who is chairman of the Arewa Consultative Forum’s board of trustees, said instead of Jang to be a unifying leader as governor, he […]

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