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The Emir of Muri, Alhaji Abbas Tafida, has called for peace through mutual understanding and forgiveness among all warring factions in Taraba.

Emir: Let understanding, forgiveness reign among Taraba warring factions

The Emir of Muri, Alhaji Abbas Tafida, has called for peace through mutual understanding and forgiveness among all warring factions in Taraba.
The Taraba State House of Assembly on Monday elected Mr Joseph Albasu Kunini and Alh Hamman Adama Abdulahi as the new Speaker and deputy Speaker of the House respectively, following Sunday night resignation of Mr Abel Peter Diah and Mr Charles Maijankai from the said positions respectively.

Taraba Assembly elects new speaker

The Taraba State House of Assembly on Monday elected Mr Joseph Albasu Kunini and Alh Hamman Adama Abdulahi as the new Speaker and deputy Speaker of the House respectively, following Sunday night resignation of Mr Abel Peter Diah and Mr Charles Maijankai from the said positions respectively.

Taraba Assembly impeaches deputy speaker

The Deputy Speaker of the Taraba State House of Assembly, Hon. Mohammed Gwampo, has been impeached.

Nigeria conducts aerial spray to kill invading Quelea birds in North-east farms

The federal government has commenced aerial spray of pesticides to control the invasion of Quelea birds in North-east Nigeria, an official of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has confirmed.

Rice farming loan defaulters on-the-run in Taraba

The 3,383 farmers that collected N364million loan for rice farming in Taraba state have defaulted payment, the acting chairman, Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) in the state, Mallam Tanko Bobbo Andami, has said.

Why Taraba governorship tribunal should be in Abuja

A concerned citizen from Taraba State, Abdulmumin Sangari, has advocated for the sitting of the Taraba State Governorship Election Tribunal in Abuja.
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CAN expresses concern over incessant kidnappings, killings in Taraba

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), in Lau Local Government Area of Taraba, on Monday called on the state and federal governments to take stringent measures to end the incessant kidnappings and killings in the area.

Taraba elections: Governor Ishaku condemns arrest of PDP supporters

Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Saturday condemned the arrest of some top PDP supporters in Taraba by the Department of State Services (DSS).

Taraba NUT Chairman escapes assassination

The Taraba State Chairman of the Nigerian Union of Teachers, Comrade Julius Peter, on Monday, narrowly escaped death when he was attacked by three unknown gunmen along Garin Dogo-Garin Mallam village in Lau Local Government Area of the state on his way to Jalingo.

Police arrest suspected killers of 3 officers, 2 vigilantes in Taraba

Taraba police command on Tuesday said it had apprehended three suspects in connection with the killing of three policemen and two vigilantes in the state.

At least 150 cows killed as gunmen attack Taraba communities

At least 150 cows were killed by a gang of suspected bandits dressed in military uniform, on Thursday, as they attacked communities in Abbare, Lau Local Government area of Taraba, north east Nigeria, locals said.

Taraba lawmaker Joseph Kunini makes case for displaced constituents

Mr Joseph Kunini, Majority Leader, Taraba House of Assembly, has expressed the fear that more than 4,000 people from his constituency, who were displaced by violent attacks, may not vote in 2019.
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Taraba: Aminu Malle loses APC primaries to zonal youth leader

Chairman of the electoral committee, Sen. Emmanuel Ocheja, who declared the results of the six federal constituencies in Taraba State, said Kasimu emerged winner of Jalingo/Yorro/Zing Federal Constituency after scoring 12,755 to beat seven other contestants.

Suspected herdsmen kill three police officers, others in Taraba

Taraba state police command has confirmed the death of three Police officers and two vigilante personnel who were attacked by suspected herdsmen in Bujum Kasua village on Thursday in Lau local government area of the state.

Police vow to arrest, prosecute killers of ASP, others in Taraba

The Police Command in Taraba has vowed to arrest and prosecute the gunmen who killed three police officers and two members of the local vigilante in Bujum Kasuwa village, Lau Local Government Area, on Thursday.

Four killed, eight injured in Taraba communal clash

No fewer than four persons have been killed and eight others injured in a communal clash in Kunini, Lau Local Government Area of Taraba State.
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Five killed, many injured as fresh crisis erupts in Taraba

No fewer than five people were said to have been killed and many others injured following a clash between Fulani and Yandang communities in Lau Local Government Area of Taraba State.
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Miyetti Allah, others condemn Taraba market attack

Elders from the Yangdang and the Miyeti Allah in Taraba State have condemned Tuesday’s market attack on traders that led to the death of six persons.

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