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The Taraba State Police Command on Friday arrested 22-year-old Abdulbasit Umar, a 100 level student of Computer Science at the Taraba State University, Jalingo, suspected to have kidnapped his six-year-old sister.
Suspected militiamen reportedly opened fire on residents of Takum, a Taraba community Sunday morning, killing dozens.
The alleged kidnap kingpin Hamisu Bala Wadume has said that soldiers aided his escape after he was arrested by the police in Ibi, Taraba State.
With a view to making Nigeria safer and more secure for economic development and growth, the Public Relations Officer of the Nigeria Police Force DCP Frank Mba has released the hotline of PRO of state commands nationwide.
The crisis between Tiv and Jukun ethnic groups in Wukari local government area of Taraba State has taken a different dimension.
Some youths in Kona community, a suburb of Jalingo in Taraba State, in the early hours of Thursday confiscated 62 cows from some armed herdsmen who invaded Kona village.
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.
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.
Police in Taraba have confirmed the abduction of Mrs Abigail Gambo, wife of the state NLC Chairman, Mr Peter Gambo and Mr Emeka Okoronkwo, owner of Our Nation Bread company in Jalingo.
Unknown kidnappers have refused to release, Benedict Audu, a medical doctor practising in Abuja, and two others two months after receiving N7 million ransom for their release.
Bandits have abducted seven persons, including a three-month-old baby, at Kanoma village in the Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
The family of a Wukari-based senior legal practitioner, Barrister Yabura, have expressed concern over refusal of his abductors to release him after collecting N5million ransom.
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.
No fewer than five persons have been reported killed in fresh attacks by suspected Tiv militias on Jukun villages in Taraba State.
The Italian Carabinieri police corps said that more than 31,000 pills of Yaba, known as the `madness drug,’ have been seized in a large-scale operation.
The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Monday justified the current move by the Senate to amend the law on Production Sharing Contract in the oil industry.
Residents of some communities in Badagry area of Lagos State have continued counting their losses due to flooding after many hours of weekend rainfall which destroyed homes, churches, shops and farmlands.
A group of lawyers in Onitsha, Anambra state, have asked the state police command to bring to justice all officers involved in the manhandling of their colleague, Jacob Obasi in Onitsha, last Friday.
Gunmen killed 14 police Monday in an attack in the state of Michoacan, in western Mexico, authorities said, condemning the latest violence in the restive region, a hotspot for criminal groups and armed vigilantes.
A former governor of Kaduna State, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has asked organised labour in the country to always hold government accountable rather than fighting for “money, money.”
The Chairman of Interim Management Committee, of Imo Transport Company, ITC, Emeka Ariguzo, yesterday said that when he assumed office last three months, he discovered that ITC, was running under private account.
Brazil coach Tite sends a message to Super Eagles after a 1-1 score draws with Senegal in an international friendly on Thursday afternoon in Singapore.
The Ekiti State Chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Sunday, declared its readiness to participate in the forthcoming Local Government elections scheduled for December 7.
Local media reported on Friday that Cambodian opposition activist has been sentenced to 18 months in prison over Facebook posts deemed incendiary and insulting to Prime Minister Hun Sen.