Taraba killings: Soldiers arrest suspected masterminds of Fulani killers, others

— 15th April 2018 Molly Kilete, Abuja The Nigerian army said soldiers on internal security operations in Taraba State have arrested two persons suspected to be the masterminds of recent attacks in that state. The suspects, Danasebe Gasama and one Danjuma a.k.a.  American, according to the Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier-General Texas Chukwu, are responsible for […]

Death toll in Taraba attack rises to 51

— 14th April 2018 Sylvanus Viashima, Jalingo No fewer than 51 bodies have so far been recovered in Jandeikyula, a village on the border of Benue and Taraba states, after armed bandits invaded the village on Wednesday evening. A resident of the area, Aondoakura Adi who spoke to our correspondent said that the search for bodies was ongoing […]

Taraba empowers 448 youths, women in skills acquisition scheme

Taraba empowers 448 youths, women in skills acquisition scheme — 15th February 2018 Sylvanus Viashima, Jalingo The Taraba Rescue Watch, in collaboration with the state’s Ministry of Cooperatives, on Wednesday, distributed various empowerment materials to 448 youths and women who graduated from its skills acquisition scheme. Governor Darius Ishaku, while presenting the materials to the […]

Kaduna, Taraba, herders/farmers crisis: NAF, deploys fighter jets

From Molly Kilete, Abuja, Agaju Madugba, Katsina The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), yesterday, said it had deployed two of its fighter jets to Taraba and Kaduna states to restore peace and and order. This is coming just as it announced the establishment of a new Forward Operating Base (FOB) at Kafanchan, Kaduna State to stop […]

Former Taraba Governor Dambaba Suntai is dead

SaharaReporters has learnt that a former Governor Dambaba Suntai of Taraba State who survived an air crash at the Yola Airport in Adamawa State in 2012 has died. Suntai died at home where he was undergoing rehabilitation for brain injuries arising from the plane crash. A former commissioner of information in the state, Emmanuel Bello confirmed […]

Aisha: ‘ Let Taraba blaze the trail’

The developments in Taraba State since the governorship election have been very interesting. First was an election that was marred by irregularities and even before that some candidates did not satisfy the provision of the law to contest the position, as was evidenced in the PDP, which did not conduct Primaries. Now, all that have […]

Aisha’s governorship will boost investment, devt in Taraba

Tarabans in Diaspora have condemned the Appeal Court’s ruling which returned Darius Ishaku of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) as duly elected governor of the state. The group in a statement by it’s coordinator, Clement Bitrus, said it received the Dec.31 ruling with shock. The governorship tribunal ruling had earlier nullified the election of Darius Ishaku […]

Taraba Governorship: Appeal Court reserves judgment on Ishaku’s election

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Monday reserved judgment in an appeal filed by Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba against the nullification of his electoral victory by a tribunal. Justice Abdul Aboki said the court would later announce the date for the judgment in the appeal. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that […]

100 killed in Plateau, Taraba

        No fewer than 100 people, including a pastor and three soldiers, were killed at the weekend and Monday in Plateau and Taraba states. Seventy of the deaths were recorded in Karim Lamido and Takum local government areas of Taraba State and 30 in two villages at the Barkin Ladi LGA   of […]

Taraba may have first female governor as APC takes a slight lead

First female Gov may emerge as APC takes lead in Taraba on April 12, 2015   /   in News 6:58 pm   /   Comments BY JOHN MKOM, JALINGO The governorship candidate of All Progressive Congress in Taraba state Sen. Aisha Jumei Al-hasan has taken over a slide lead of the governorship election count […]

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