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Synonyms for Bokkos

a Chadic language spoken in northern Nigeria


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It is some people from Federal Ministry of Agriculture that say they are coming for Ruga project in Bokkos, Barakin-Ladi without the knowledge of the state Ministry of Agriculture, the ranching committee which I am the state secretary.
Cette etude avait pour but de decrire et de comparer les facteurs qui influencent les decisions sur le nombre d'enfants desires chez les hommes et les femmes a Bokkos, une Administration Locale en milieu rural dans l'Etat de Plateau, au Nigeria a travers une etude transversale descriptive comparative.
The study was therefore conducted to determine and compare the factors influencing family size decisions among married men and women in Bokkos, a rural local government area of Plateau state.
The study was conducted in Bokkos local government area, located 77km south west of Jos, the Plateau state capital.
'Yesterday, at about 11 p.m., unknown gunmen attacked the premises of Plateau State University, Bokkos, during which one Sheni Kimati, 25, a 200 level student of the Department of Geography was shot.
'The deceased was later confirmed dead by a doctor on duty at a Cottage Hospital, Bokkos,' he said.
The protracted crises in Plateau State in recent time especially in the northern part of the state, Barakin-Ladi, Riyom, Bassa, Jos South and in Bokkos local government areas have ended so many lives, rendering many homeless while communities have been sacked by gunmen suspected to be herdsmen.
Submitting the report last week, the chairman of the committee, Air vice Marshall (AVM) Bala Danbaba (rtd), said the committee identified 115 communities cutting across Jos North, Jos South, Bassa, Riyom, Barkin Ladi and Bokkos local government areas that were affected by the crises.
A farmer who identified himself as Badung Micheal disclosed that in June, large hectares of Irish potato farms were destroyed by herdsmen in Bokkos Local Government Area, adding that constant attacks on farmers on their farms also forced many to desert their farms.
Just last week we rounded up local government tour, we were in Bokkos Local government which is the council area of the former governor.
At the House presently, I think we have about 20 standing committees and there is one special committee that is in place right now: that is the committee working to address this issue of attack and killings within the larger part of the northern zone: Bassa, Riyom, Brakin-Ladi and Jos South and also in Mangu, Bokkos local government areas.
NAN recalls that several persons were recently displaced from their homes following the recent attacks on 11 communities in Barkin Ladi and some parts of Bokkos and Riyom Local Government Areas of the state.
Eleven villages in Barikin Ladi Local Government Area and some villages in Bokkos and Riyom were attacked by unidentified herdsmen.
It is not only Berom that is under attack in Plateau State, other places such as Miango, Bassa, Bokkos and Mangu are facing similar attack'
These include; the comatose Fertilizer Processing Plant, Bokkos, which is managed by Bejafta Fertilizer in partnership with the state government.