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Umahi said the five mainly affected states which have witnessed killings from the herdsmen/farmers clashes were expected to make land available for ranches. He said: “Today we looked at three categories of herdsmen in Nigeria. We looked at the foreign herdsmen that come in due to the treaty and we ...
Abuja — The panel set up by the Nigerian Army to investigate the brutal killings in Taraba State and the alleged connivance by the military, particularly the army, wednesday submitted its report. Also, the panel on assessment of arms and ammunition in military formations and unit submitted its report.

Taraba State Governor Darius Ishaku has said he will build a befitting Government House. Ishaku, who addressed reporters in Jalingo after inspecting the proposed site, said the edifice would enable the smooth running of government's affairs. According to him, as an architect, he is in the best position to ...
Professor Vincent Ado Tenebe, the Vice Chancellor of Taraba State University, Jalingo, recently spoke to journalists before the institution's convocation. The agronomist, who ... Taraba you know is one of the states that have laws in place against open grazing but, encourage ranches. The governor who is ...
And as an architect, I am in the best position to give the state the edifice that will serve as headquarters of government of the state. “Many of our highly placed indigenes had spoken to me on many occasions on the need to build a befitting Government House and I want to say that soon as the government is ...
Security challenges presently confronting border communities in Benue and Taraba States may soon be a thing of the past, as the sum of N1.3bn was said to ... The barrack in Akwana village, Taraba State, a border community between both states, when completed, according to the Deputy Minority Leader, ...

After they were intercepted by men of the Safer Highways Patrol Team, the suspects said they were Nollywood actors and were heading to Taraba State for a movie shoot. They were, however, driven to the police headquarters in Abakaliki for further questioning. The spokesman of the police in the state, ...
Students of Taraba State origin under the auspices of Southern Taraba Students' Peace Initiative yesterday applauded the successes of Exercise Ayem Akpatuma in Taraba state and environs, lauding the Nigerian Army Leadership for its intervention in the protection of lives and properties across the state.
Students of Taraba State origin under the auspices of Southern Taraba Students' Peace Initiative yesterday applauded the successes of Exercise Ayem Akpatuma in Taraba state and environs, lauding the Nigerian Army Leadership for its intervention in the protection of lives and properties across the state.
Controversy is brewing in Taraba State over the claim of the Nigerian Army that one Mr. Bwesse H. Tanimu a.k.a skin, arrested by its troops is a notorious ... Some of those who spoke to Sahara Reporters said it is unprofessional for the Nigeria Army to tag law-abiding citizens as criminal while Fulanis ...
The Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku has cried out over what he described as the continued wave of attacks across the various communities in the state. Ishaku addressed the media in Abuja shortly after the National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party (APC).
Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State, Thursday, called on the Nigerian government to come to the aid of his people over threat of attack by suspected ... He also lamented that the Takum council chairman had been asked by the Nigeria Police to report to them, saying “I don't know what is happening.
The NGOs concluded that the killings in Taraba, Benue, Nasarawa and other states were "pure acts of terrorism by armed Fulani herdsmen. ... From our observations in Taraba State, we met a citizenry that have lost hope that government, especially the Federal Government, has the political will to discharge ...
The Defence Headquarters said on Wednesday that troops deployed in Benue, Taraba and other troubled states across central Nigeria have been withdrawn due to an acute shortage of financial and logistical resources. President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the military to embark on 'Exercise Ayem ...
He said, “In line with the on going Military exercise AYEM AKPATUMA in Taraba State, five (5) suspects are hereby declared wanted for their alleged roles in the killings in Takum Local Government Area in particular and Taraba State in general.. “Those declared wanted are: Mr Tanko Adiku Dantayi, ...
Popular opinionist and native of Taraba State, Kefas Dauda, has written the state governor, Darius Ishaku, accusing him of fueling the ongoing clashes ... come clean on the secret roles he played that inflamed the crises, rather than pointing accusing fingers at the Nigerian Army or the security agencies.
Those divisions play into what could be one of the major issues of the 2019 elections: deadly violence between mostly Christian farmers and mainly Muslim nomadic herders that has broken out in the Nigerian hinterland states known as the Middle Belt. Buhari's critics say he is soft-peddling justice for the ...

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Indeed, upon coming into office in less than two weeks precisely on the 10 June 2015, Governor Ishaku initialled a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Bank of Industries (BOI) for N700 Million, with the bank providing N350 Million, while the Taraba State Government provided half of the amount ...
Troops on exercise AYEM AKPATUMA have arrested two persons, Danasebe Gasama and Danjuma, a.k.a. American, in connection with the killings and uprising in Takum and Ussa Local Government Areas of Taraba State. Army Spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Texas Chukwu, made the announcement in a ...
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had on Thursday arraigned former Speaker of the Taraba State House of Assembly, Mr. Mark Bako Useni, before Justice Filibus Bitrus Andetur of the Taraba State High Court over N267.49m election bribe. The former speaker, who was arraigned alongside ...
Niyi Odebode and Justin Tyopuusu. Hundreds of women in Takum, Taraba State, on Friday staged a peaceful protest and called for an end to herdsmen killings and alleged harassment by the military. The protest came barely 12 hours after the army probe panel investigating General T.Y. Danjuma's ...
David Misal, spokesman of the police in the state, also confirmed the attack but could not give details. “We are aware that an attack took place yesterday at Jandeikyula village in Wukari local government,” he said. “As for the number of casualties, the information available to the command is still very sketchy.
Residents said the intensification of the attacks was because locals were cooperating with soldiers sent to quell the attacks. In early April, the Nigerian air force deployed special forces to the state to reinforce troops on the ground fighting the bandits. Following the Bawar-Daji attack, state governor Abdulaziz ...
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Gombe zonal office on Thursday April 12, 2018 arraigned the trio of Honourable Mark Bako Useni, Hassan A Abubakar and John Danjuma Ali before Justice Filibus Bitrus Andetur of the Taraba State High Court, Jalingo on a 4-count charge ...
Gov Darius Ishaku of Taraba in Thursday threw his weight behind the recent statement by a former Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Theophilus Danjuma ... I think that call deserves to be looked into and not to be criticized because he spoke the minds of everyone in Taraba and indeed all Nigerians,” he said.
“The statements by Danjuma has indeed cut short the reputation of the Armed Forces of Nigeria which cannot be ignored. “If the Nigerian Army will continue to earn the trust and respect of the people of the state and indeed Nigerians it must investigate such a statement. “We will do our best and visit all the ...
The police boss further urged Nigerians to be conscious of security issues in their communities and report any suspicious activity. According to him, the timely report of such threats is necessary to enable security personnel to forestall the activities of criminals in the society. The IGP, however, enjoined ...
Abuja and Jalingo — The Nigerian Army on Monday constituted a panel to investigate the allegations of abuse and collusion by its troops in Taraba and other states with suspected Fulani herdsmen and other criminal groups to perpetuate heinous crimes, including killings. The panel is in reaction to the ...
The inspector general of police Mr. Abubakar Idris has donated a surveillance helicopter to the Nigerian Police Force Taraba State Command to support the efforts of the Command in fight ... He promised to continue efforts of the police in maintaining peace and order among within Nigeria and beyond.
The Nigerian Army yesterday inaugurated an investigative panel of inquiry to probe allegations by some Nigerians that its personnel were colluding with Fulani herdsmen in the killing of residents in Taraba and Benue states. At the event held at the Army Headquarters in Abuja, the Chief of Army Staff ...
A nongovernmental organization, the Coalition on Conflict Resolution and Human Rights in Nigeria said over 2000 lives have been lost to violent ... The group also called for the extension of the Exercise Ayem Akpatuma in Taraba state to more states affected by the herdsmen clashes with the farmers.
Troops of 93 Battalion, on Sunday arrested a suspected criminal informant while he was trying to identify someone to be eliminated. He was said to be identifying the victim in a vehicle along road Takum – Chanchangi in Taraba State when he was arrested. A statement from Texas Chukwu, Brigadier ...
Similar killings have occurred repeatedly in Plateau, Nassarawa, Kaduna and Zamfara, Taraba, and Adamawa, among other states. How could this go on when Nigeria was not engulfed in a civil war? How could the perpetrators operate with such brazen contempt for the lives of Nigerians and the laws of ...
Jalingo—Some angry constituents, weekend, attacked Garba Hamman Julde, a member of the House of Representatives from Taraba State. Julde, who represents Bali/Gassol federal constituency in the lower legislative chamber, had been pelted with stones by the constituents for allegedly being ...
T. Y. Danjuma on Saturday 24thMarch, 2018 when, at the Taraba State University Convocation ceremony, he called on Nigerians to defend themselves ... Islamists of northern Nigeria worked through the various Muslim Military Dictators to progressively compromise the secularity of the Nigerian State ...
“In view of the development, the ongoing exercise AYEM AKPATUMA in Taraba State has been extended for 2 months. The extention becomes necessary in order to further consolidate on the gains achieved so far and due to calls by well-meaning Nigerians. “The extension would facilitate the Nigerian ...
Days after Governor of Taraba State, Darius Ishaku said the Buhari administration and the military were aware of security threats as well as soldiers' ... It would be recalled that retired General TY Danjuma, a Taraba indigene, had advised Nigerians to defend themselves before killer herdsmen wipe them ...
Over 10, 000 residents of southern Taraba, yesterday, took over the streets of Wukari, in Wukari Local Government, expressing their support for re-election of the state governor, Darius Dickson Ishaku in the forthcoming general elections. The people, who put aside their political parties to endorse Ishaku for ...
The Nigerian Army had also commented on Danjuma's convocation speech, urging Nigerians and especially citizens of Taraba State to disregard the statements. The Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier-General Texas Chukwu, in a statement also warned that whoever is found with arms will be ...
Abuja — The Taraba State government has said that it no longer had confidence in the Federal Government security apparatus deployed in the state. ... who also said that state governor had made a written complaint about the unsatisfactory role of commanding officer of the 83 Battalion of the Nigerian ...
A military patrol team from the 20 Mechanised Battalion, Serti operating in Mambilla, Taraba State, on Friday paraded six suspected cattle rustlers nabbed while cow sharing meat in Nyogor forest. According to Lt. Col. Sani Adamu, the Commanding Officer of the Battalion, 30 cows were also recovered from ...
The Taraba State Government has said that it has lost confidence in the Federal Government's security apparatus in the state, particularly the military. The Senior ... Tukur Gusau, told The PUNCH on Monday that Nigerians had been coming to report soldiers, who were accused of misconduct. He said that ...
Antonio Canhandula, a Programme / Operation Manager and UNHCR representative made his reservations via his twitter handle after visiting some of the refugees in Nigeria's Cross River and Benue States earlier this week. Other refugees are living in the Akwa Ibom and Taraba States. One tweet ...
Theophilus Danjuma, who accused Nigerian Army of taking sides in the killings in Taraba State, hails from Takum. ... T.Y Danjuma did not speak only on behalf of Taraba State, he is speaking on behalf of Nigerians and he is an international figure whose voice in defence of innocent lives will count.
Left to Right: The Chairman, Northern States Governors' Forum, Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State, President/Chief Executive Officer, General Electric, Nigeria, Dr Lazarus Angbazo; General Electric's Senior Executive, Western Europe and Africa, Mr Armand Pineda, the CEO, Northern Nigeria ...
Abuja — The Taraba State government has said that it no longer had confidence in the Federal Government security apparatus deployed in the state. ... who also said that state governor had made a written complaint about the unsatisfactory role of commanding officer of the 83 Battalion of the Nigerian ...
He alleged that the herders' body was a terrorist organisation being sponsored by influential government officials to unleash terror on Nigerians with a conquest ... by the media, the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, as usual, called on President Buhari to declare a state of emergency in Benue and Taraba states.
... they kill people, they kill Nigerians, they facilitate their movement, they cover them… If you are depending on the armed forces to stop the killings, you will die one by one. This ethnic cleansing must stop in Taraba State. It must stop in all the states of Nigeria, otherwise Somalia would be a child's play.”.
They collude with the bandits to kill people, kill Nigerians. The Armed Forces guide their movements; they cover them. If you are depending on the Armed Forces to stop the killings, you will all die one by one. “This ethnic cleansing must stop in Taraba State and other rural states of Nigeria otherwise ...


 

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