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Police confirm five killed as bandits attack Taraba villages

The Police in Taraba on Tuesday said five people were killed and scores injured following an attack by gunmen on Dan-Anacha and Dinya villages in Gassol Local Government Area of Taraba.

Monarch, 7 villagers killed in suspected herdsmen attack in Taraba

At least eight persons are confirmed dead and several others severely injured by savage herdsmen who attacked villages around Danacha in Gasol local government area of Taraba state on Monday.

Enough is Enough launches guide on recall process

A Nigerian public advocacy organisation, Enough is Enough (EiE) Nigeria, on Thursday launched a guide on the recall process.

IGP Ibrahim Idris deploys 3 MOPOL units to Kwara, Taraba

After the deadly robbery attacks in Offa Kwara State and the recent killings in Donga and Bali councils in Taraba State, the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has despatched six mobile police units to the two states.

Suspected herdsmen kill four in Taraba

For the third day running, no fewer than four people were killed by herdsmen at Kokotye village, outskirts of Bornon Kurku in Bali local government area of Taraba state.

Soldiers rescue Gombe PDP Senator from angry constituents

A detachment of soldiers have freed Joshua Lidani, senator representing Gombe south, from youth who held him hostage.

Protesters hold PDP senator hostage in Gombe

The senator representing Gombe south, Joshua Lidani, has been held hostage by some youth of his constituency.

Constituents attack House of Representatives member in Taraba

A member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Garba Hamman Julde, representing Bali-Gassol federal constituency of Taraba State narrowly escaped being lynched at the weekend by his constituents at Bali, the constituency headquarters.

Police save Atiku from kidnappers, kill five suspects

The Police in Taraba state have saved one Alhaji Yakubu Atiku from kidnappers and killed five suspects set to perpetrate the act.

NSCDC to deploy power bikes in trouble spots

The Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Taraba State, Kamilu Isah, on Tuesday said the command would soon acquire 10 power bikes to enhance rescue operations in some volatile areas in the state.

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.

Lassa fever: Taraba confirms one death

Taraba State Epidemiologist, Dr. Aketemo Udi, on Saturday confirmed that one person has so far died of Lassa fever in the state, contrary to some reports that three persons died of the epidemic in the state.

Tiv group petitions federal govt over Taraba killings

The Tiv Cultural and Social Association (TCSA), in Taraba State, on Monday, petitioned the Federal Government over continued attacks and killings of Tiv and other farmers in the state, alleging that it was a deliberate scheme to destabilise farmers and steal their harvests.

We’ve lost 32 persons to herdsmen in Taraba – Tiv leader

Taraba State Tiv Cultural and Social Association (TCSA) today said, only from January, it has lost no fewer than 32 persons in separate attacks by suspected Fulani herdsmen in the state.

Suspected Fulani herdsmen kill four in Taraba village

No fewer than four Tiv villagers were killed in Ngutswen village, near Wurojam in Gassol Local Government Area of Taraba State, barely 9 hours after Governor Darius Ishaku raised alarm over a plot to attack the state by Fulani herdsmen.

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.

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.

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