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Nigeria is turning into IDP Camps – IMC Communiqué

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Nigeria will turn into Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps, if nothing is done urgently to address the insecurity situations, considering the high increase in number of widows and orphans occasioned as a result of security challenges. This observation was contained in a communiqué issued at the end of a Monthly Forum with Media

Student Pastor abducted in Plateau’s King’s School Gana Ropp

…Four students of Capro Secondary Mission School also kidnapped. by Christiana Gokyo, Jos JOS – The Plateau State Police Command has confirmed the abduction of a student pastor from King’s School, Gana Ropp, in Barkin Ladi LGA. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Ubah Gabriel Ogaba, said, the command received the information this morning and that, Tactical Operatives have been deployed

Plateau to soon export flowers to Europe

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos A Jos-based investor and entrepreneur, Mr. Ellio Faddoul, of Derby Farming and Agro Allied located at Lamingo Jos, Plateau State, has said, plans are being concluded to soon commence the production and export of flowers to Europe. Mr. Faddoul was speaking when he paid a visit to the Plateau State Governor, Simon

Why 75% students may drop out of Kaduna Varsity – ASSU

…Decries school fees rising to over 500%. by Achadui Gabriel, Kaduna The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Kaduna State University (KASU) Chapter, has alarmed that, 75 percent of the university’s students may drop out of school due to the monumental increase in tuition fees. The KASU chairman, Dr Peter Adamu, who confirmed the report, said in a statement

Kaduna Speaker Donates 22-Seater Bus to Zailani Care Foundation

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna In his quest to ensuring that their activities reached all nooks and crannies of Kaduna State and beyond, the Chairman Northern Speakers Forum and Speaker of the Kaduna State House of Assembly, Rt Hon. Yusuf Ibrahim Zailani, has donated a 22-Seater Toyota Coaster Bus to ‘Zailani Absolute Care Foundation.’ This was contained in a statement signed

Plateau Govt approves procurement of 50 Patrol Pick-Up Vans

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos Plateau State Government has approved the procurement of 50 patrol pick-up vans and 200 security motorcycles to be distributed to security agencies in the state. Briefing newsmen after the weekly State Executive Council Meeting held at the New Government House, Little Rayfield Jos, Commissioner for Information and Communications, Mr. Dan Manjang, said

Kaduna spends N121bn in five years on healthcare – Dep Gov

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Kaduna State Government says it is committed to guaranteeing the health and wellness of all its citizens, stressing that, access to basic healthcare is not just fundamental to human development but a basic right. The government said it has demonstrated this commitment by spending N121.3bn on the health sector in the last five years. The Deputy Governor,

52 Northern Groups want UN to support Igbo agitation for Biafra

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna A ‘Coalition of Northern Groups’ (CNG), which comprises of 52 northern associations, has renewed request for the global community’s intervention in persuading Nigerian authorities and the United Nations to facilitate the final actualization of the Biafran State. CNG in a communiqué lamented over the worsening insecurity in Nigeria, saying, “The world should

Journalists on the Plateau commended “partners in progress” with Govt

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos The Plateau State Commissioner for Information and Communication, Hon. Dan Manjang, has said, Governor Simon Lalong is determined to commission the ongoing remodeling project of the State Secretariat of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Plateau State Council in Jos. He was speaking when he took an on-the-spot assessment of the project,

Brain Drain as bane of Nigeria’s declining healthcare personnel

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos Brain drain has been described as cankerworm responsible for the high rate decline of healthcare personnel in Nigeria. This assertion was voiced by Professor Nuhu K. Dakum, who decried the scenario, during a 2021 NEC Meeting, also revealing that, Nigeria had about 85,000 registered doctors working in the country a few years