Nasarawa - Seven were said to have lost their lives in the crisis that erupted in Nasarawa State since Sunday, police said, Premium Times reports.
The state governor, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura on Monday declared a dusk to dawn curfew to prevent further breakdown of violence in the troubled area.
The Nasarawa State police command said 40 people have been arrested in connection to the deadly violence that rocked Lafia, the state capital.
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Yakubu Lamai, the Chief Press Secretary to the state governor who announced the curfew, said that the curfew will be between the hours of 6p.m. and 6a.m.
Renewed violence broke out in Lafia Monday after rival youth groups clashed.
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