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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.
A concerned citizen from Taraba State, Abdulmumin Sangari, has advocated for the sitting of the Taraba State Governorship Election Tribunal in Abuja.
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.
Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Saturday condemned the arrest of some top PDP supporters in Taraba by the Department of State Services (DSS).
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Yandang Community in Taraba State on Wednesday condemned the brutal killing of their people in Iware cattle market and called on security agencies to fish out the perpetrators of the wicked act.
The Progressive Governors’ Forum of the All Progressives Congress has inaugurated a governance programme steering committee to ensure uniformity of policy initiatives in all the APC controlled states.
The automatic employment of 37 graduating students of the Yobe College of Nursing and Midwifery by the State Government has excited residents.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State and his Abia counterpart, Okezie Ikpeazu, over the Governorship Elections Petition Tribunals judgment which upheld their elections.
The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said on Friday that the National Assembly is eager to receive the 2020 budget proposals.
Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni has listed key areas that he wants the North-East Development Commission (NEDC) to intervene in, as it rolls out its activities in the region to help people affected by the Boko Haram crisis to reclaim and rebuild their lives.
South African Government on Monday formally apologised to Nigerians and the Nigerian Government over recent xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals including Nigerians in that country.
The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Ahmed Wase (APC-Plateau), has been sworn in as the first Deputy Speaker of the Economic Community of West African States Parliament.
Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay urged Brussels to show “creativity and flexibility” in negotiations over Britain leaving the EU on Thursday, after the Finnish prime minister said London must produce new proposals by the end of this month.
Stakeholders in the environment sector have commended Nigeria’s implementation of its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in terms of mitigation and adaptation of climate change.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on Thursday upheld the March 9 election of Governor Udom Emmanuel of the Peoples Democratic Party.