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Taraba State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Innocent Vakkai, on Saturday said, the state government is putting possible efforts to ensure the availability of commodities in all primary health care for effective access to family planning in the state.

Taraba government promises availability of commodities for effective access to family planning

Taraba State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Innocent Vakkai, on Saturday said, the state government is putting possible efforts to ensure the availability of commodities in all primary health care for effective access to family planning in the state.
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 seeks aid to rebuild after #EndSARS protests

Taraba State Governor Darius Ishaku on Tuesday called on the Federal Government and other humanitarian agencies to assist the State to rebuild structures and replace items damaged or stolen by hoodlums during the #EndSARS protests in the State last month.
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 IDPs seek security protection to return home

The Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Taraba State have demand the security of lives and property to enable them to return to their ancestral homes.

Tiv-Jukun crisis: Plaintiffs seek transfer of suit to Taraba

The Federal High court Abuja has adjourned indefinitely a suit challenging the composition of the panel of investigations into the Tiv/Jukun crisis in Taraba.
As Nigeria celebrates her 59th year independence anniversary, Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has said that though the country is 59 years old, it has not matured.

Taraba establishes more virus sample collection centres

The Taraba State Commissioner for information and Reorientation, Barr. Danjuma Adamu, on Friday, said the state government was putting in place measures to establish more COVID-19 sample collection centers in the State.
The Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA) says N1.45 trillion worth of goods are smuggled into Nigeria annually from Benin Republic.

NEPZA to establish special economic zone in Taraba

Prof. Adesoji Adesugba, the Managing Director, Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA), says the organisation is working toward establishing a special economic free zone in Taraba.
As Nigeria celebrates her 59th year independence anniversary, Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has said that though the country is 59 years old, it has not matured.

Taraba governor seeks establishment of export processing zone in state

Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, on Thursday, called for the establishment of an Export Processing Zone in Taraba State.
As Nigeria celebrates her 59th year independence anniversary, Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has said that though the country is 59 years old, it has not matured.

Taraba governor lauds President Buhari over bridge project

Taraba Governor Darius Ishaku has assured RCC construction firm handling the building of the bridge across river Ibi in Ibi LGA of the state of adequate security and cooperation of residents to ensure speedy completion of the project.
Taraba State Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku

Insecurity: Taraba governor seeks federal government’s assistance

Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State on Tuesday has called on the Federal Government to come to the aid of the State in order to tackle the insecurity situation it is grappling with.
As Nigeria celebrates her 59th year independence anniversary, Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has said that though the country is 59 years old, it has not matured.

Court summons Taraba governor, service chiefs, others over clashes

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, ordered the Governor of Taraba, Darius Ishaku, to appear before it over allegations of bias levelled against him in setting up a probe panel on the incessant communal clashes between the Jukun and Tiv Tribes in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the Emergency National Executive Council, NEC, meeting of the All Progressives Congress, APC, at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Insecurity: President Buhari, security heads, Northeast governors meet in Aso Rock

Following the worsening security situation in the country, especially in the Northern flank, President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with Governors of the North East and Security heads at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.
As Nigeria celebrates her 59th year independence anniversary, Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has said that though the country is 59 years old, it has not matured.

Taraba governor sacks media aide hours after daughter’s wedding

Alhaji Hassan Mijinyawa, the Chief Press Secretary to Taraba Governor Darius Ishaku has been sacked.
As Nigeria celebrates her 59th year independence anniversary, Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has said that though the country is 59 years old, it has not matured.

Kidnapped ex-Taraba senator cries out to governor for help

Kidnapped former Senator, representing Taraba North, Zik Ambonu Sunday, has cried out from his abductors’ den, calling on Governor Darius Ishaku to pay the fifty million naira ransom being demanded so that he could regain his freedom.
The Taraba State Chairman of the Nigerian Labour Congress, Comrade Peter Gambo, is dead.

Taraba NLC chairman died of diabetes not coronavirus – commissioner

The Taraba State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Innocent Vakkai, has said the State Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Comrade Peter Gambo, did not die of COVID-19, but complications from diabetes.
The Taraba State Chairman of the Nigerian Labour Congress, Comrade Peter Gambo, is dead.

Taraba NLC chairman dies of coronavirus

Gambo died of coronavirus at the Isolation Centre of the Federal Medical Centre, Jalingo, in the early hours of today.
Taraba State Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku

Tiv-Jukun crisis: Ishaku constitutes commission of inquiry

Following the persistent and lingering crisis between the Tiv and Jukun in parts of Taraba State, Governor Darius Ishaku on Monday constituted a seven-man commission of inquiry to examine the issues surrounding the crisis and proffer lasting solutions.
As Nigeria celebrates her 59th year independence anniversary, Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has said that though the country is 59 years old, it has not matured.

Governor Ishaku: Why I stayed away from my home town for over a year

The Taraba state governor Darius Ishaku on Sunday arrived his hometown of Takum ahead of the local government elections billed to hold on Tuesday, after staying away from home for over a year and three months.
Taraba State Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku

Taraba declares three-day holiday for council poll

Taraba Government has declared Monday June 29, Tuesday June 30 and Wednesday July 1, as public holidays to enable residents of the state participate in the local government council poll slated for June 30, 2020.

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