Bokkos


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Noun1.Bokkos - a Chadic language spoken in northern Nigeria
West Chadic - a group of Chadic languages spoken in northern Nigeria; Hausa in the most important member
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FOLLOWING persistent attacks on some villages in Bokkos Local Government Area of Plateau State by some gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen, the death toll in the attacks, which started on Wednesday, has risen to 20.
Another prominent native of Bokkos, Reverend Mamot Daladi Adams, said the withdrawal of security men at the local government paved the way for the gunmen to launch the attack on the affected villages.
This study was aimed at describing and comparing the factors that influence family size decisions among men and women in Bokkos, a rural Local Government Area in Plateau state, Nigeria.
These include the Jos riot of 1945, the Kano riot of 1953, the Tiv uprisings of 1959 and 1960-1964, violence in the Western Region in 1962, ethnic massacres within the Nigerian army which preceded the civil war in 1967, the civil war of 1967-1970, the Maitatsine Crisis of 1980, the Ife/Modakeke war of 1981, the Fagge crisis in Kano in 1982, the Tiv/Junkun conflict of 1990, the Reinhard Bonke crisis of 1991, the Zangon Kataf conflict of 1992, the Mangul Bokkos conflict of 1992-1995 and the recurrent ethnoreligious conflict in Jos beginning in 2001 (See Adora, 2010).
nuc-header-newThe National Universities Commission (NUC) has given the Plateau State University, Bokkos, till the end of May to secure accreditation for 15 programmes or face sanction.
We are aware of all the attacks in Bassa, Riyom, Barkin Ladi, Bokkos and other Local governments in the State.
Statistic show that the state has a yearly output of over 500,000 metric tonnes of potatoes from farms across the state, especially in Jos North, Bassa, Bokkos and Barakin-Ladi, Mangu and Pankshin local government areas.