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The Taraba State House of Assembly has passed a vote of confidence on the state governor Darius Ishaku amidst the controversies trailing his absence from the state for over two months.

Taraba Assembly passes vote of confidence on Governor Ishaku

The Taraba State House of Assembly has passed a vote of confidence on the state governor Darius Ishaku amidst the controversies trailing his absence from the state for over two months.
As Nigeria celebrates her 59th year independence anniversary, Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has said that though the country is 59 years old, it has not matured.

Middle Belt Forum raises alarm over plans to cause violence in Taraba

The Middle Belt Forum, MBF, has raised the alert that some disgruntle elements were plotting to cause violence in Taraba State following the prolonged absence of the Governor, Mr. Darius Ishaku, from the state.
Rosewood

Nigerian urged to curb Illicit trading of Rosewood, others

Stakeholders on environmental protection have called on the Federal Government of Nigeria and other states to aggressively deploy information, satellite, molecular, drone and other relevant technologies to promote transparency in the forestry sector and prevent the alarming illicit trading in Nigeria’s endangered plant species, particularly Rosewood. =
As Nigeria celebrates her 59th year independence anniversary, Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has said that though the country is 59 years old, it has not matured.

Why Taraba governor is ‘working from Abuja’ – aide

An aide to the Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, has explained why his principal has been away in Abuja for close to two months now.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole donates 200 bags of rice to IDPs in Taraba

The National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has donated two hundred bags of rice to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) affected by the various crisis in Taraba State.

Three die, eight injured in road crash at Anambra

An early morning road auto crash has killed three persons at Amansea, just after the cow market, along Awka-Enugu Old Road in Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra State, on Saturday.

Minister reveals fresh plan for federal roads

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN, has assured Nigerians that his ministry has made plans to immediately remove any broken down truck on the highways as part of measures to ensure free flow of traffic this year while construction work is on-going.
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.

Governor Ishaku rallies support for $5.8 billion Mambilla hydroelectric power project

Darius Dickson Ishaku, on Tuesday, assembled the elite of Taraba State resident in Abuja to reassure the Federal Government of the unalloyed support of the people on the construction of $5.8 billion Mambilla Hydroelectric Pow­er Project which has lingered for over forty years.
Commander of IGP Intelligence Response Team, DCP Abba Yyari with arrested kidnap kingpin, Hamish Wadume

Police charge kidnap kingpin Hamisu Wadume, army captain with terrorism

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has slammed 16 counts bordering on terrorism, murder, kidnapping and illegal arms running against the Taraba kidnap kingpin, Bala Hamisu (aka Wadume), Captain Tijjani Balarabe and 18 others.
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NLC: Only 17 states have commenced payment of new minimum wage

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has said that only 17 of 36 states have so far commenced the implementation of the N30,000 new minimum wage for civil servants in their employment.
Kidnap Victim

Suspected kidnappers abduct Taraba businessman

Taraba State police command has said it has no knowledge of the alleged kidnapping of a businessman, Mr. Uche Obi in Jalingo, Taraba State capital.
Nigeria Police

Man conspires with friends to kill, burn, burie girlfriend in Taraba

Taraba State police command has arrested the principal suspect of a conspiracy that led to the killing and burning of one female, Imbajuri Ambisi, in Taraba state.

Buba Mafindi: 35 million Nigerians face starvation

Mr. Buba Mafindi, the chairman of the Taraba state Planning Commission has disclosed that over 35million Nigerians are facing imminent starvation due to insecurity and desertification.

Lassa fever: Four deaths in Taraba, one in Kaduna

Four persons have been confirmed dead in Taraba State just as Kaduna State announced the death of 36-year-old man on Monday following the outbreak of Lassa fever in the country.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest herdsmen involved in kidnap of Catholic priest, PDP women leader

The suspects, paraded alongside 26 others, were said to have been involved in the kidnap of Rev. Fr. Cyprian Ugwuanyi, Parish Priest of St. Paul Catholic Church, Ogbosu Umulokpa in Uzo-Uwani LGA, as well the Women leader of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Igbo-Etiti Local Government Area.

Man impregnates mother-in-law after losing wife

A woman goes to babysit for her son-in-law. But she ends up carrying, in the deal, two babies for the same man: one in her arms and the other in her stomach. It’s a story with various angles and tangles to it, a tragedy of immense proportion, with many loops and layers. And, untangling it, understanding it, is not going to prove an easy task for many a mind.

INEC: We’re ready for Saturday’s rerun elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has assured on the readiness of the commission to conduct this weekend’s rerun elections across the country.

Court orders immediate reopening of Taraba Microfinance Bank

A Federal High Court, Jalingo division has ordered the Taraba State command of the Nigeria Police to immediately reopen all the branches of Taraba Microfinance Bank Ltd, pending the hearing and determination of the suit before the court.

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