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Eleven ‘notorious kidnappers’ nabbed in Plateau

The Plateau State Police command has arrested and paraded 11 people allegedly involved in kidnapping and other criminal acts in the State.

Federal government plans to establish more dry ports

The Director General (DG) Infrastructural Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC), Mr Chidi Izuwah, says the Federal Government is committed to establishing more dry ports in the country.

Gunmen attack Plateau polytechnic staff quarters, abduct one

One person has been declared missing following a fresh attack on Plateau State Polytechnic Staff Quarters by gunmen.
Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) Team, inspecting the Funtua Inland Dry Port in Kastina.

Concessionaire: Funtua dry port needs over $20 million for completion

The Concessionaire of Funtua Inland Dry Port (FID) on Thursday said over 20 million dollars intervention fund would be needed to get the port operational within a year.

Gunmen attack Plateau polytechnic staff quarters, abduct one

Gunmen have again attacked Plateau Polytechnic Staff quarters located at Heipang in Barki Ladi Local Government Area of the state.

Plateau killings: IDPs plead with NECO to re-conduct SSCE, BECE

The candidates, who are taking shelter in Internally Displaced Persons camps in the state, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday that the attacks prevented them from writing the NECO Basic Education Certificate Examination and the Senior Secondary Certificate Examination.
IDP camp in Makurdi

NGO donates items, lessons to children in Barkin Ladi IDP camp

A Non Governmental Organisation(NGO), Black Diamonds Support Organisation, has offered to organise free lessons for children in Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Camp in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area (LGA) of Plateau .

Church seeks more facilities for IDPs in Plateau

The Church of Christ in Nations (COCIN), Plateau, has called on the federal and state governments to provide more facilities for the IDPs.

Plateau NMA tasks federal government to set up mental health centre in Barkin Ladi

The chairman, Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, Plateau State chapter, Dr Titus Dajel, has tasked the federal government to immediately set up a mental health centre in Barkin Ladi local government area of Plateau State, to assess victims of the recent killings by suspected herdsmen in the state.

Plateau killings: Middle Belt Forum seeks arrest of Miyetti Allah leaders

Following the killing of scores of people in three local government areas of Plateau State, the Middle Belt Forum (MBF) Wednesday called on the federal government to arrest leaders of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) and the perpetrators of the heinous crime.

ICRC to collaborate with Shippers’ Council on dry ports’ funding

The Infrastructure Concession and Regulatory Commission, ICRC, is to collaborate with the Nigerian Shippers’ Council, NSC, to make Inland Dry Ports (IDPs) bankable and be attractive to more concessionaires.

Council plans to inaugurate Nigeria’s first inland dry port in Kaduna

The Nigerian Shippers Council said on Monday the Presidency would inaugurate the country’s first Inland Dry Port in Kakuri, Kaduna State on Thursday.

FRC faults handling of N734 million irrigation project in Barkin-Ladi

A project verification team from the Fiscal Responsibility Commission has expressed dissatisfaction over the handling of the N734 million Barkin-Ladi Irrigation Scheme project in Plateau.

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Workers in the health sector have demanded that they should be included in the task force set up by both the federal and state governments in containing the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.

Health workers demand inclusion of members in coronavirus task force

This was contained in a statement issued on Wednesday and signed by Comrades Bio Joy Josiah, and Mrs Ekpebor Florence, National Chairman and Secretary respectively of Joint Health Sector Union, JOHESU.
PDP and Wada are challenging the declaration of Yahaya Bello of the APC as winner of the November 16, 2019 governorship election held in the state.

Kogi workers receive March salary

Kogi State Government has advised workers to brace up for tough times ahead as it commenced the payment of salaries for the month of March.

NAQS: How Nigeria can avoid becoming next epicentre of coronavirus pandemic

Nigeria must break the chain of the spread of COVID-19 in the country to avert the likely scenario of being the next epicentre of the pandemic due to her large population size.

Christian Fuchs: Premier League season has to be finished

Christian Fuchs is hoping the footballing authorities find a way to complete the current season amid the coronavirus outbreak which sees football suspended in almost every country across the world.
Gareth Bale is “not ecstatic” at Real Madrid, admits his agent Jonathan Barnett, but the Wales international has “never asked to leave” the La Liga giants.

Gareth Bale, Aaron Ramsey linked with Everton

Alex Iwobi’s Everton are being linked with a surprise move for Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale and Juventus midfielder Aaron Ramsey.