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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.

Nigerian military discovers illegal security training camp in Taraba

The 20 Model Battalion of the Nigeria Army located in Serti, Taraba, said it had discovered an illegal security training camp in Serti locality.

Five million Taraba farmers get improved cassava stems

Taraba State government has distributed over five million improved cassava stems to farmers across the 16 local government areas of the state.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Former Taraba official convicted of fraud

A former Special Adviser on Revenue Matters to Taraba State Government, Joshua Augustine, has been convicted of alleged fraud.

Bank donates operation vehicles to Taraba government

The Zonal Manager of Zenith Bank Plc, Alhaji Abdulsalam Hassan, on Tuesday, presented 10 Toyota Hilux vans, fitted with security gadgets to the Taraba State Government for onward distribution to security agencies in the state.

World Bank trains 2,460 teachers on crisis management in Taraba

The World Bank, in collaboration with the Taraba state government, has completed the training of over 2,469 teachers on trauma healing to enable teachers handle traumatised school children in communities affected by crises on Friday ended across three centres in the state.

School feeding: Taraba to refund over N22 million unclaimed funds

The Social Investment Programme (SIP) in Taraba is to refund over N22.25 million unclaimed funds from the school feeding programme to the Federal Government.

EFCC: How a widow’s petition exposed ex-Governor Nyame

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it got wind of the misappropriation of state funds of Jolly Nyame, ex-governor of Taraba, by chance.

APC accuses Taraba government of paying agents N3 billion to scuttle congress

The national leadership of All Progressives Congress Youths Renaissance has accused the Peoples Democratic Party-led Taraba State Government of paying agents N3 billion to scuttle the State Congress of the party on Saturday.

DHQ: 13 soldiers killed during Operation Ayem Akpatuma

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has said thirteen soldiers were killed during a special operation in five states code-named “Operation Ayem Akpatuma.”

Military berated before probe panel for colluding with killer herdsmen

The chairman, Taraba State Council of Chiefs and Aku Uka of Wukari, Dr. Shekarau Angyu Masa Ibi, on Monday told the probe panel investigating TY Danjuma’s remarks that Nigerians have lost confidence in the military.

Taraba: Troops allegedly withdraw over rumours of attack

The Taraba State government on Saturday expressed shock over the sudden withdrawal of troops deployed in the state to enforce peace and security.

Why President Buhari should fix national security

It is no longer news that Nigeria is in the throes of mindless killings. Every new day is the story of not just one avoidable death, but of numbers of deaths and sometimes in dozens.

Governor Ishaku: No going back on anti-grazing law

Taraba State Government has said it will not chicken out on implementing the open grazing prohibition and ranches establishment law recently enacted in the state.

Governor Ishaku: We’ve lost faith in federal government’s security apparatus

The Taraba State government has said that it no longer had confidence in the Federal Government security apparatus deployed in the state.

Minister: General Danjuma’s comment an invitation to anarchy

The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, said Lieutenant General Theophilius Yakubu Danjuma’s comment was “highly uncalled for,” and an invitation to anarchy, asking Nigerians to report any member of the armed forces suspected to be colluding with herdsmen.

Nigerian Army: Anyone caught with arms will be dealt with

The Nigerian Army on Sunday warned that any citizen caught in possession of arms and ammunition would be dealt with in accordance with the law.

Nigerian Army faults General Danjuma, warns Nigerians to be law abiding

The Nigerian Military has on Sunday classified the statement credited to a former Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma, as an unfortunate statement coming out from a highly distinguished statesman especially now the military has embarked on demilitarization of the North Central Region of the Country.

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