ZAINAB BABAJI is a journalist based in Jos, Nigeria.
Health authorities in Plateau state have confirmed the outbreak of Lassa fever in the state. The authorities say blood samples of nine people have been taken and are being investigated, while one person has been confirmed.
The Special Task Force, responsible for ensuring peace in Plateau as well as other parts of Bauchi and Kaduna states in Nigeria, has organized Football match competitions for youths in conflict areas, to foster peaceful coexistence among them.
Stakeholders have described the incessant cases of kidnappings in the Northern part of Nigeria as a new business venture by groups of criminals who delight in inflicting pains on innocent citizens.
Nigeria Indigenous Nationalities Alliance for Self-Determination, NINAS has called for a fresh Constitution for Nigeria.
Unemployment is one of the biggest challenges facing the Nigerian economy. Experts have linked unemployment in Nigeria to insecurity, poverty, illiteracy, corruption and more. Some women solicit funds or equipment to enable them be self-reliant.
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