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Student kidnaps own sister, demands N10 million ransom from father

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.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Suspected militiamen kill dozens in Taraba community

Suspected militiamen reportedly opened fire on residents of Takum, a Taraba community Sunday morning, killing dozens.

Gunmen kill Catholic priest in Taraba

Gunmen on Wednesday ambushed and killed Rev. Fr. David Tanko, a Catholic priest of Jalingo diocese at Kufai Amadu Parish in Takum local government area of Taraba state.
A suspected kidnap lord in Taraba State, Hamisu Wadume, as been re-arrested.

How soldiers aided my escape from police – Taraba kidnap suspect

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.

Full list: Police release telephone numbers of PROs nationwide

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.

Tension as suspected militia group kills two Tiv students, one other in Taraba

The crisis between Tiv and Jukun ethnic groups in Wukari local government area of Taraba State has taken a different dimension.
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Police battle kidnappers, kill four in Taraba

Four Suspected kidnappers have been killed by operatives of the Nigeria Police Force in Bali local government area of Taraba state.

Jalingo community confiscates 62 cows belonging to ‘armed herdsmen’

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.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Suspected militia attacks Taraba town

Suspected militia have again launched an attack inside Wukari town at about 11.30pm Thursday.
Nigerian troops rallied to flush out Boko Haram rag tag forces in Guzamala

Troops kill 20 bandits in Zamfara

Operation Hadari Daji (OPHD) killed 20 bandits in Zamfara State, yesterday, while 15 people perished in multiple attacks in the Tiv/Jukun crisis 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.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

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.

Police confirm kidnap of Taraba NLC leader’s wife, neighbour

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.
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Kidnappers refuse to release Abuja doctor, son after receiving ransom

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.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Bandits seize three-month-old baby, six others in Zamfara

Bandits have abducted seven persons, including a three-month-old baby, at Kanoma village in the Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
Kidnap Victim

Kidnappers refuse to free lawyer after collecting N5 million ransom

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.

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.

Five feared killed as suspected militias attack Taraba villages

No fewer than five persons have been reported killed in fresh attacks by suspected Tiv militias on Jukun villages in Taraba State.

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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.

Italian police seize 31,000 Yaba drug in massive raid

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.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate President: Why we are amending Production Sharing Contract law

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.

Flood: Badagry residents count losses in homes, churches, farmlands

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.

Lawyers demand justice over colleague’s police brutality

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 kill 14 policemen in Mexico

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.