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President Donald Trump of the United States of America it was who popularised the advent of fake news with his (in) famous fake news awards for year ... "However, Senior Special Assistant to Governor Darius Ishaku on Media and Publicity, Mr. Bala Dan-Abu insisted that the Taraba State government still ...
Taraba herdsmen, farmers agree to sheathe swords ... Herdsmen and farmers in Taraba State have agreed to end hostilities and embrace truce. ... and advisers, traditional rulers, leaders of the Christian Association of Nigeria and Muslim Council as well as security agents on a round-table discussion.

Nigerian youth will always remember them for showing leadership in promoting youth inclusion in democratic politics in Nigeria. Posterity will be fair to them." ... The group further urged youth of Taraba State to vote out "the 11 lawmakers who voted against the will of the young people." Speaking at the ...
Chairman of the IDPs in the state, Paul A. Achagwa, said: "The IDPs in Taraba State will forever remain grateful to CFID. Since we arrived this state from other states, CFID has been helping us in all areas of life." A representative of the state Ministry of women and child Development Affairs, Elizabeth K.
Also, Taraba State coordinator Buhari/ Osinbajo for 2019, Alhaji Yakubu Gwamna, called on president Buhari to ignore letters and insinuations from certain sections of Nigeria advising him not to contest in 2019. According to him, such calls were not in the interest of Nigerians, who worked very hard to vote ...
Ishaku solicited the support of the American government in finding ways toward permanent peace in Taraba and Nigeria, and commended the U.S. ... had said that he was in the state to learn more about its people, and urged Nigerians to always remember that they could never be Nigerians without Nigeria.

The Managing Director of Access Bank, Mr. Herbert Wigwe, has said the bank will collaborate with the Taraba State government in the provision of housing, infrastructure and poverty alleviation. Wigwe made this known during his visit earlier in the week to Governor Darius Ishaku in Jalingo, the state capital ...
Since Taraba State Governor Darius Ishaku warned of an imminent armed attack on the state, the residents residents have been living in fear. The people ... They appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to deploy troops and resources to the Northeastern states to end the insurgency plaguing the region.
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom and his and his Taraba State counterpart, Mr Darius Ishaka, have hit out at the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, ... During a meeting with the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders' Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) in Niger State, Sanusi regretted the attitude of the states ...
"We call on the Federal government to declare state of emergency in the front line states of Taraba, Kaduna, Benue and Zamfara, suspend the current ... groups in Nigeria by resort to the use of force if needs be, to ensure that no group has the capacity to challenge the State in its prerogative to maintain law ...
The most recent spate of clashes over the past six months have been among its most widespread, taking place in at least five states: Taraba, Adamawa, Benue, Kaduna and Plateau states. There have been also incidences as far south as Ekiti State in this period as well. The response of the Nigerian ...
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the deployment of troops to six states across the restive north-central, the Nigerian army announced ... in states like Kaduna and Niger -- and herdsmen-farmers clashes and attacks on communities -- as recently reported in Benue, Taraba and Nasarawa States ...
Jalingo -- The Taraba State House of Assembly has approved N104.2bn as the 2018 budget for the state as against the proposed estimate of N98bn earlier presented by Governor Darius Ishaku. In a plenary session presided over by Speaker of the House, Abel Peter Diah the House, in an unanimous ...
As part of plans to tackle the incessant herdsmen-farmers clash in the country, the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has disclosed plans by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) to establish an operational base in Taraba State. Abubakar, who made the disclosure while delivering a lecture ...
A mild drama played out on the floor of the House of Representatives on Thursday as a member of House of Representatives from Kaduna State, ... that he is not doing anything about the ongoing clashes between farmers and herdsmen in Benue, Adamawa, Taraba States and other part of the country.
As part of efforts to combat the persistent clash between herdsmen and farmers in the country, the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) has disclosed plans to establish a Forward Operational Base (FOB) in Taraba State. The Chief of the Air Staff, CAS, Sadique Abubakar, revealed this on Thursday while delivering a ...
The Chief of the Air Staff, CAS, Sadique Abubakar, on Thursday disclosed plans by the Nigerian Air Force, NAF, to establish a Forward Operational Base (FOB) in Taraba State, as part of plans to further tackle the incessant herdsmen-farmers clash in the country. The air chief, who disclosed the plans while ...

A civil society group, Middle Belt Conscience Guard, has reacted to the declaration of operation Ayem Akpatuma, otherwise known as "Operation Cat Race" in Benue, Taraba,and other northern states to end the endless clashes between farmers and herdsmen as well as other related criminal cases in the ...
The title of the lecture, which lasted one hour, was 'The Nigerian Air Force - Challenges and Future Perspectives'. Participants of the Course are drawn from senior officers of the armed forces of Nigeria and those of sister African countries, senior officials of other security agencies in Nigeria as well as ...
quipped Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice of Taraba State Yusufu Akirikwen. So what is the "cattle colony" policy and why are many Nigerians rejecting it? Why is ... The government responded to these criticisms by saying that 16 of Nigeria's 36 states had already agreed to host cattle colonies.
The Nigerian army which announced the development at a press conference, Wednesday, at its headquarters in Abuja, said the troops will carry out special operations in the affected states in conjunction with other sister security agencies from the Nigerian police, Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps ...
Buhari, who spoke while commissioning Comprehensive Special school in Lafia, Nasarawa State, said his government was working hard towards ensuring peace and stability returned to the troubled states. He disclosed that additional resources had already been deployed to all the affected areas to end ...
Some of the communities, which claimed that their farmlands have been ceded for the purpose of creating the SDAs, wondered why the state government failed to dialogue with them before embarking on the mission. Village heads of some of the affected villages admonished the state government to, as a ...
In the petition issued, in Jalingo and signed by the association's President, Mr. Goodman Dahida, the group said about a 100 persons had been killed by armed herdsmen and over 20,000 displaced across the state. Dahida said, "In Ibi local government area, eight people were killed in Gishiri and ...
President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to visit Nasarawa State today as part of efforts to ensure peace in some trouble spots. After Nasarawa, Buhari is slated to visit Taraba, Zamfara and Benue states but the dates of the visits are yet to be decided, a Presidency source said last night. The President is ...
Citing areas like Ibi, Wukari, Gassol among others where the race had allegedly suffered setbacks, Dahida, noted that despite "the efforts of the state governor to restore peace and promote peaceful coexistence, unprovoked attacks and killings are still going on in the state with the possibility of further ...
Abubakar Bawa, the San Turaki Gashaka, is the Special Adviser on Political Matters to Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State. In this interview with Correspondent Fanen Ihyongo, he advances reasons why he is optimistic the governor will be reelected at the poll next year. HOW do you see Darius ...
Killer herdsmen went on a fresh rampage in Taraba State Thursday night,10 hours after Governor Darius Ishaku raised the alarm that they were coming. Four persons, including a couple, were murdered at Ngutwsem village in Gassol local government area in the night attack. The couple was identified as ...
Unknown gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen have attacked and killed four persons in Ngutsen village of Wurojam ward in Gasol local government area of Taraba State. This is coming barely seven hours after governor Darius Ishaku cried out that the state was going be attacked in ten days.
"So, in our discussion today (yesterday), we have set up a committee, headed by the governor of Ebonyi State, while Plateau and Adamawa governors are members, and we are bringing some other technocrats that will visit the hot spot states as Benue, Taraba, Adamawa and Zamfara, where there is crisis ...
Abuja-LAWMAKERS from Taraba State in the House of Representatives, on Thursday, raised the alarm that Fulani herdsmen have concluded plans to attack ... Briefing journalists shortly after plenary, Spokesman of the Lawmakers, Rep Isaac Shiddi, APGA, Taraba, said "we painfully wish to inform Mr.
Taraba State governor, Darius Ishaku has said that he has received a letter by suspected insurgents that they will attack the state in ten days. Ishaku speaking with with the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, during a condolences visit to the governor over the ...
The Chairman of Wukari Local government Area of Taraba State, Daniel Adi and his Takum counterpart, Shiban Tikari on Sunday escaped death in two separate attacks in the state. Adi told Punch that he came under attack from suspected Fulani herdsmen around Gidin Dorowa town in Wukari council.
How far can Governor Darius Ishaku go in rescuing Taraba State from Fulani herdsmen with the instrumentality of the Open Grazing Prohibition and ... to Governors Darius Ishaku of Taraba State and Samuel Ortom of Benue State whose two states have been worst hit by the latest herdsmen killings.
The Taraba State government has described as unfortunate the statement made by the Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, that the anti-open grazing ... He also said that the implementation of anti- open grazing law in some states was the immediate cause of the killings. ... These people are Nigerians.
... press statement yesterday made available to The Guardian, the Fulani ethnic group who noted the crisis was a direct attack on them could not fathom why steps are yet to be taken to bring to book persons behind the "attacks, killing and displacement of the Fulani living in Mambilla Plateau of Taraba State.
Taraba State government; Rivers State Government; Benue State Governor, Dr. Samuel Ortom, and civil rights groups on Friday berated the Minister of Defence, ... "I see the statement as an insult to the collective leadership and sensibility of the people of Nigeria, for a minister of defence to ask Nigerians to ...
Despite protests, the anticipated anti open-grazing law commenced in Taraba on Monday with herdsmen still going about their normal businesses. The state Governor, Darius Ishaku, said the law has come to stay and nothing would stop its full implementation despite warnings issued by cattle breeders in ...
Taraba State has become the third Nigerian state to enforce a ban on open grazing by herdsmen. ... Communities in Plateau, Benue, Nasarawa and other states have been plagued by numerous clashes between herdsmen and farmers, leading to the loss of several lives and destruction of property.
The leadership of the North-East Zone of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria has opposed the Taraba State Anti-Open Grazing Law, ... Listing Kenya, United States of America as some of the countries that practise ranching, the herders' association leader alleged that Governor Darius ...
Troops of the 93 Battalion of the Nigerian army, stationed in Takum in neighbouring Taraba State had arrested nine members of a sponsored armed militia known as Civilian JTF with arms at Arufu, a boundary town between Benue and Taraba States. According to the reports, sources from the army claimed ...
The Taraba State police Command has dismissed reports that an aircraft, loaded with arms, landed in Taraba on Monday. "I want to state that the report is totally false, misleading, unfounded and a deliberate attempt to cause panic in the minds of the people of the state," police Commissioner David ...
As Nigerians continue to witness untold hardship, residents of Jalingo, Taraba State capital have cried out over circulation of fake currencies in the state. An eyewitness in Jalingo who confided to LEADERSHIP yesterday lamented that the circulation of fake currencies are common in the streets of Jalingo ...
There is unease in Taraba State as the government enforces its Open Grazing Prohibition and ranches Establishment Law today. But Deputy ... But Chairman of Dandalin Makiyaya Cattle Breeders of Nigeria (DMCBN), Umar Bello, warned that full implementation of the law will cause chaos. He said his ...
The Taraba state police Command has said it has arrested nine suspects in connection with the burning of its Divisional Headquarters in Zing, near Jalingo on Monday. The state commissioner of police, Mr David Akinremi, disclosed this at a media briefing in Jalingo, yesterday. He explained that the ...
As Nigerians continue to witness untold hardship, residents of Jalingo, Taraba State capital have cried out over circulation of fake currencies in the state. An eyewitness in Jalingo who confided to LEADERSHIP yesterday lamented that the circulation of fake currencies are common in the streets of Jalingo ...
A helicopter said to be loaded with arms and ammunition reportedly landed in a village in Taraba State on Saturday. The chopper was said to have landed at night in Jibu village located near Ibi, in Wukari local government area. According to PUNCH, Bala Dan-Abu, spokesman of Darius Ishaku, governor of ...
Jalingo - Taraba State government has raised an alarm over plans by a militia group to carry out fresh attacks on villages in the state. Bala Dan Abu, Senior Special Assistant Media & Publicity to Governor Darius Ishaku, who raised the alarm in Jalingo yesterday, said there are security reports that arms and ...
There was pandemonium in Zing town in Taraba State on Monday as irate youth attacked policemen attached to the area command over the killing of a commercial tricycle rider. The youth, most of whom are from Bitako village, attacked the officers over the alleged abduction and killing of the rider.
Jalingo -- Contrary to expectations, Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, has affirmed that the implementation of the state's Anti-Open Grazing and ranches Development Law will only commence in phases on January 24. Expectations had been high among the broad spectrum of residents and ...


 

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