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A suspected kidnap lord in Taraba State, Hamisu Wadume, as been re-arrested.

Hamisu Wadume: How I was freed by soldiers — video

Mr Wadume was the ‘high profile’ kidnapping suspect arrested by the police on August 6. He was being driven to Jalingo by the police team when soldiers opened fire on them along Ibi-Wukari Road, killing three police officers and a civilian

Suspected Taraba kidnap kingpin re-arrested

Hamisu Wadume, a suspected kidnap lord in Taraba State, has been re-arrested, according to reports.
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.

Police killing: DHQ investigative team visits Taraba

The panel set up by the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) to investigate the killing of three police officers and a civilian by soldiers in Taraba state have arrived in Jalingo to begin the investigation proper.

Tiv/Jukun crisis: Group urges Taraba governor to suspend traditional rulers of affected areas

The Taraba State Youth Forum for Good Governance and Accountability (TSYFGGA) has urged Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba to suspend all traditional rulers whose communities are engulfed in communal crisis in the state.

Insecurity: NYSC evacuates corps members from crisis affected areas

Following the lingering and deteriorating communal clashes between the Tiv and Jukuns in parts of Taraba, the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) has evacuated its members serving in crisis affected communities in southern part of Taraba state.
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President Buhari orders DHQ to probe killing of policemen by soldiers

The Security Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari has set up a committee to investigate what it described as “unfortunate killing” of three police intelligence officers in Ibi, Jalingo, Taraba State.

CRAN condemns killing of policeman, civilian by troops in Taraba

Crime Reporters Association of Nigeria (CRAN) has condemned the killing of three operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) and a civilian, by troops of 93 Battalion of the Nigerian Army in Takum, Taraba State.
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President Buhari orders Army HQ to investigate Taraba police killing

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Defence Headquarters to commence an immediate investigation of the incident involving the troops of 93 Battalion, Takum, Taraba, which resulted in the death of three police officers and a civilian.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army, Police constitute joint panel on Taraba killing

Nigerian Army and Police authorities have constituted a Joint Investigation Panel to investigate the incident involving the troops of 93 Battalion, Takum, Taraba leading to the death of some police personnel on Tuesday.
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Nigerian Army: Why soldiers shot three policemen dead in Taraba

The Nigerian Army has claimed that troops of 93 Battalion, Takum, Taraba opened fire and killed some policemen who were in the area to arrest a kidnap suspect because they received distress call that they were kidnappers.
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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.

Taraba Nulge frown at congress postponement, urge national scribe to rectify hitches

Members of the Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) Taraba state chapter have express worry over the sudden postponement of its planed state delegate Conference scheduled For 30th of July 2019 without any reason.

Catholic bishop begs Jukun, Tiv to end killings

The Catholic Bishop of Jalingo Diocese, Most Rev. Charles Hammawa, on Wednesday appealed to Jukun and Tiv people in Wukari Local Government Area of the state to stop the killings and the destruction going on in the area.

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.

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.

NYSC member dies, 19 others injured in Taraba accident

A member National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, serving in Taraba State died, Monday, following a road accident in which 19 others, including a local government inspector, also sustained various degrees of injuries.

Taraba guber: APC, Abubakar Danladi lose petition against Governor Ishaku

The Taraba Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja on Wednesday dismissed the petition of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Abubakar Danladi, in the March 9 governorship election in the state.

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