Tag: Special Task Force

Widespread Violence: IPOB Tension Hits Jos, Residents, Traders Scamper for Safety

DailyTimes Newspaper is reporting that residents and traders in Jos metropolis scampered for safety on Thursday at about 5:15pm. The panic started at Katako market situated in Jos north. The Special Task Force STF Media Officer Captain Umar Adams said the panic was ignited by rumor mongers who are bent[Read More…]

Renewed Attacks In Jos, 12 Killed, Several Injured

The Special Task Force (STF) in charge of security in Plateau on Monday confirmed the killing of 12 persons in an attack on Kwata community in Jos South Local Government. Capt. Ikedichi Iweha, STF Spokesperson, told NAN in Jos that several others were injured in the attack that took place[Read More…]

Police Release Number Plates Of Recovered, Stolen Vehicles

Following series of distress calls of stolen vehicles,  a major operation, the Inspector-General of Police Special Taskforce on Heinous Crimes, has busted a notorious criminal gang that specializes in snatching of vehicles at different points across the country. Four suspects linked with these criminal activities have been arrested and fifty-one[Read More…]

Troops Intercept Youths In Night Movement From Borno To Abuja

Officers of the Special Task Force are currently trying to unravel the motive for the movement of some youths from Maiduguri heading to Abuja at about 3am when they were accosted in Plateau State on Wednesday. Numbering about 51, the youths were under the guidance of a lady as they[Read More…]

Kaduna, Plateau & Yobe Attacks Leave About 80 Dead

Approximately 80 lives have been lost in attacks on communities in the Nigerian states of Kaduna, Plateau and Yobe states. About 30 people were killed in two villages in Riyom Local government area. 24 hours earlier, the state police command had met to seek solution to killings in the state.[Read More…]

16 Suspected Plateau Cattle Thieves Arrested

The Special Task Force on the maintenance of security in Plateau on Thursday arrested a woman and 15 men for alleged cattle theft and killing of herdsmen. The STF spokesman, Capt. Salisu Mustapha, confirmed the arrest to the News Agency of Nigeria in Jos. Mustapha said that the suspects had[Read More…]

Special Task Force Beefs Up Security At Recreation Centres In Plateau

NAN The Special Task Force on security in Plateau State said it would deploy its personnel to search visitors at recreation centres in the state during Christmas and New Year festivities. This information is contained in a press statement signed by the Media Coordinator, Capt Salisu Mustapha, in Jos on[Read More…]