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Darius Ishaku: 264 died, 209 displaced in Taraba crises

The Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, has disclosed that a total of 264 persons were confirmed to have been killed during the recent crises on the Mambilla Plateau and not the figure given by the media.

Darius Ishaku disburses N310 million to victims of Mambilla crisis

Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Wednesday disbursed N310 million to victims of the June 2017 and March 2018 Mambilla crises.

Taraba government denies sponsoring illegal security outfit

Dan-Abu described the claim allegedly made by the Special Military Task Force in the state as false and a gross misrepresentation of facts.

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.

Taraba by-election: Justice Bulkachukwa constitutes election petition tribunal

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachukwa, has constituted an election petition tribunal for the August 18 by-election for the Takum 1 Constituency seat in the Taraba Assembly.

Taraba Assembly swears in new member to replace murdered lawmaker

The Taraba State House of Assembly on Wednesday swore in Hon. Garba Ajiya to represent Takum 1 State Constituency in the House following his victory at the bye-election conducted on August 18 to produce a replacement for the murdered Lawmaker, Hon. Hosea Ibi.

Conference of Speakers elects Mudashiru Obasa as new chairman

The Conference of Speakers of the State Legislatures of Nigeria has elected Mr Mudashiru Obasa, the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly as its new chairman.

INEC fixes August 18 for bye-election to replace murdered Taraba lawmaker

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed Aug. 18 for bye-election into Takum 1 Taraba House of Assembly seat.
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Mahmood Yakubu

INEC: We will continue to register associations that meet requirements

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will continue to register any association that meet legal requirements for registration as political party ahead of 2019 general elections.

Taraba Assembly gets new clerk

The Speaker, Taraba State House of Assembly, Hon. Abel Peter Diah, on Monday, swore in Mr. Mela Orngu, as the new Clerk of the House.

EFCC arraigns ex-Taraba Speaker, others for N 267 million election bribe

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Gombe zonal office, on Thursday arraigned a former Speaker of Taraba State House of Assembly, Hon. Mark Bako Useni, and two others before Justice Filibus Bitrus Andetur of the Taraba State High Court, Jalingo over alleged N267.49m poll bribe.

Miyetti-Allah denies involvement in Kogi killings

Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore Socio-Cultural Organisation has denied involvement of Fulani herdsmen in the recent killings that occurred in Kogi State.

DSS arrests suspected accomplice of “Ghana” in Taraba

The Department of State Services said it had arrested Isaiah Suwe, an accomplice of the notorious kidnapper, Terwase Akwaza (aka Ghana), at Takum in Taraba.

DSS, troops arrest suspected killers of Taraba lawmaker Hosea Ibi

Troops of 23 Brigade deployed in Wukari, Taraba State on Exercise Ayem Akpatuma and a team of the Department of State Services from Jalingo conducted a cordon and search within Takum on Saturday during which three suspects were arrested in connection with the kidnapping and murder of Hon. Hosea Ibi, a member of the Taraba State House of Assembly.

Governor Ishaku signs N104 billion 2018 budget into law

Taraba State governor, Arc Darius Ishaku, has signed into law, the 2018 Budget of N104 billion, two hundred and thirty two million, five hundred and fifty two thousand seven hundred and six kobo for the 2018 fiscal year.

Benue killings: Nothing must happen to Governor Ortom – NBA tells Police

Following fears expressed by the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, that his life was under threat for implementing the Benue State Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Law, 2017, the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) in Benue State has warned that the Inspector General of Police (IGP) would be held responsible should anything happen to the governor.

Lawmaker wants youths to bargain with ‘Not Too Young to Run’ bill

Rep. Tony Nwulu (PDP-Oshodi/Isolo Lagos) has urged youths to vote out politicians that are not in support of the `Not Too Young to Run’ bill come 2019.

Governor Ishaku alleges helicopter loaded with arms lands in Taraba village

A helicopter suspected to be loaded with arms and ammunition was, last night, reported to have landed in a village called Jibu, located along River Benue, near Ibi, in Wukari Local Government Area of Taraba State.

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Security guard in court for allegedly stealing N2 million

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