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The Middle Belt Forum, MBF, has condemned in strong terms the reported invasion and forced entry into the Abuja residence of the Governor of Taraba State, Arc. Darius Ishaku Dickson, by men of the Nigeria Police Force.

Taraba governor renews ban on tricycle movement from 8pm

Taraba State governor, Darius Ishaku, has restated that movement of tricycles from 8pm across the state remains an offence liable for prosecution.

Taraba monarch seeks early rehabilitation of displaced farmers

Chief Augustine Njenmang, Paramount Ruler of the Kona people of Taraba, has appealed to the government to rehabilitate victims of recent herdsmen attacks on Kona communities in Jalingo and Ardo Kola local councils in Taraba State.
The killings raised tension and led to influx of fleeing victims into Jalingo, the state capital led to the imposition of 14 hours curfew late Monday night by the state government.

Six killed, scores injured as women protest over attack on Kona

Six persons were reported been killed while thirty two others were also injured in an attack launched by suspected herdsmen Monday night on Janibanibu a Kona community close to Jalingo under Ardo Kola local government area of the state.
Mohammed Adamu, Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), on Wednesday tasked 68 Mobile Squadron Commanders across the country in Force Headquarters in Abuja, on the need to maintain the peace during the forthcoming general elections.

IGP Adamu: Crime rate declining

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has claimed that the crime rate in the country is declining, despite reports of violent killings and kidnappings across the country.
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Bandits attack Taraba villages, kill one, burn houses

At least, one person was said to have lost his life and several houses burnt and other valuable property destroyed on Sunday night when suspected herdsmen attacked Tudiri village in Ardo Kola Local Government and Kasuan Baila area of Jalingo, the Taraba State capital.

Violence: Calm gradually returning to Taraba communities

Calm is gradually returning to Rafin kada and Kente in Wukari local government area of Taraba where about 14 persons were killed following attacks by suspected Tiv militia.

Residents flee Taraba villages over rumoured herdsmen attack

Following the attacks on Murbai, Kisbap, Sembe and Yawai-Abbare villages of the Ardo-Kola and Jalingo Local Government areas of Taraba State, residents of the sacked villages and adjoining communities have started fleeing to Jalingo, the state capital, for fear of further attacks.

Abducted Taraba civil servant regains freedom, pays N5 million ransom

Alhaji Yahaya Lau, a senior civil servant in Taraba State, who was abducted three days ago, has regained his freedom. It was gathered that N5million ransom was paid to his abductors before his release. A family...
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Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.
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Taraba: Aminu Malle loses APC primaries to zonal youth leader

Chairman of the electoral committee, Sen. Emmanuel Ocheja, who declared the results of the six federal constituencies in Taraba State, said Kasimu emerged winner of Jalingo/Yorro/Zing Federal Constituency after scoring 12,755 to beat seven other contestants.

Official: Insecurity affecting Taraba health project

Taraba State Coordinator of Nigeria State Health Investment Project, NSHIP, Dr. Ezekiel Ubanus, has said insecurity is the major challenge hindering the implementation of the World Bank-assisted projects in some parts of Ardo-Kola, Jalingo and Takum Local Government areas of the state.

Herdsmen kill six persons who brought stolen cows to market

Herdsmen have killed six persons who brought stolen cows to Iware Market in Ardo-Kola Local Government Area of Taraba State.

Police arrest man with roasted human parts in Taraba

A 60-year-old man, Abubakar Abdulkadir, has been arrested for allegedly being in possession of roasted human parts.

Police arrest nine suspected kidnappers in Taraba

The Commissioner of Police in Taraba, Mr David Akinremi, on Tuesday in Jalingo announced the arrest of nine persons suspected to be kidnappers.

Three dead as Lassa Fever hits Taraba

No fewer than three persons have been confirmed dead, while several others are under watch in Jalingo, the Taraba State capital, following the outbreak of Lassa Fever in the state.

Presidency lauds outcome of polls in Anambra, Taraba, FCT

The Presidency says the outcome of the INEC-organized elections at the weekend, in which three different political parties won, is a manifestation of President Muhammadu Buhari’s deep commitment to free and fair elections.

PDP wins state assembly bye-election in Taraba

Mr Dominic Bakuni of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has won the Ardo-kola State Constituency Bye-election, Taraba, conducted on Saturday.

INEC set to conduct Taraba Assembly by-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has concluded plans to conduct a by-election into the vacant Ardo Kola constituency of the state House of Assembly.

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