Tag: Baba Alakyo

Dusk to Dawn Curfew Imposed On Lafia, Nasarawa, After Deadly Violence

Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa state has imposed a dusk to dawn curfew on Lafia, the Nasarawa state capital, after deadly clashes broke out Monday with at least one death reported. The curfew will be between the hours of 6p.m. and 6a.m., Yakubu Lamai, the Chief Press Secretary to[Read More…]

Baba Alakyo, Ombatse Leader ‘Killed’ & Shrine Burnt By Fulani Herdsmen

Baba Alakyo, the spiritual leader of the Ombatse, an Eggon group, was feared killed alongside the village head in an early morning raid on Alakyo, near Lafia, Nasarawa State yesterday. Alakyo is the village where about 74 security operatives were ambushed and killed on May 7, 2013. It was burnt[Read More…]