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Governor Ishaku denies arming militia group in Taraba

Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday denied that he was arming militia group to attack Fulani herdsmen as the state prepares for the take-off of the open grazing prohibition law.

Suspected Fulani militia attack Taraba community, kill traditional ruler

Armed Fulani men on Monday evening attacked Karmen community in Ibi local government area of Taraba State and killed a local traditional ruler.

Woke Soyinka blasts federal govt over herdsmen killings as death toll in Taraba rises

Renowned playwright, Prof. Wole Soyinka, says the Federal Government is responsible for the wanton killings perpetrated by Fulani herdsmen in the country.

Gunmen kill family of five, two others in Taraba

At least seven people were reportedly killed by unknown gunmen on Thursday in separate attacks on communities in Wukari and Gassol local government areas of Taraba State.

NEMA gives 10,000 IDPs relief materials in Taraba

About 10,433 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), in Taraba State, have benefited from food items delivered to them by officials of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).

Taraba community petitions gov over ruler’s alleged excesses

Elders of Sansani Community in Gassol Local Government Area of Taraba State on Monday petitioned Governor Darius Ishaku over alleged excesses of their traditional ruler, the Lamido Gassol, Alhaji Idris Chiroma.

Four suspected kidnappers lynched in Taraba

Four men suspected to be kidnappers were lynched, on Tuesday, by irate youths in Tella, Gassol Local Government Area of Taraba State.

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