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Pump action rifle displayed for sale in Taraba in broad daylight as army seizes gun

Pump action rifle displayed for sale in Taraba in broad daylight as army seizes gun

Pump action rifle displayed for sale in Taraba in broad daylight as army seizes gun
Security: Nigerian governors are powerless - Governor Ishaku

Security: Nigerian governors are powerless - Governor Ishaku

Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba state has said that Nigerian governors who are chief security officers of their states are toothless dogs who can not command the security of the nation. The governor stated this on Wednesday.

Security: Nigerian governors are powerless - Governor Ishaku
Ranching is the best system of cattle rearing -
 Miyetti Allah admits

Ranching is the best system of cattle rearing - Miyetti Allah admits

The chairman of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) in the northeast, Alhaji Mafindi Danburam, has said that that cattle breeders subsidy and other amenities from the government to make ranching work.

Ranching is the best system of cattle rearing - Miyetti Allah admits
Uncertainty as chief of staff to Taraba state governor resigns

Uncertainty as chief of staff to Taraba state governor resigns

There is reported uncertainty in Taraba state as Rebo Usman, the chief of staff to the Governor Darius Ishaku is said to have tendered his resignation. The chief of staff reportedly resigned on Monday, January 29.

Uncertainty as chief of staff to Taraba state governor resigns
Gunmen attack local council chairmen in Taraba state

Gunmen attack local council chairmen in Taraba state

Chairmen of Takum and Wukari local councils of Taraba state, Shiban Tikari and Daniel Adi, escaped being killed by gunmen in the state. Adi was attacked by suspected herdsmen while Tikari was attacked by armed bandits.

Gunmen attack local council chairmen in Taraba state
Taraba governor appoints special advisers on herdsmen, farmer relations

Taraba governor appoints special advisers on herdsmen, farmer relations

Taraba state governor, Darius Ishaku, on Friday, January 26, swore in two special advisers on farmers and herders relations.The two new special advisers were sworn in at a brief ceremony at the state Government House, Jalingo.

Taraba governor appoints special advisers on herdsmen, farmer relations
Herdsmen-farmers crisis: Taraba state officially bans open grazing

Herdsmen-farmers crisis: Taraba state officially bans open grazing

Taraba state government has officially effected its ban on open grazing across the state, joining Benue and Ekiti. The state governor, Darius Ishaku declared Wednesday, January 24, as the official date for the ban.

Herdsmen-farmers crisis: Taraba state officially bans open grazing
Saukar makamai jihar Taraba: Karya ne, babu makaman da ya sauka – Hukumar yan sanda

Saukar makamai jihar Taraba: Karya ne, babu makaman da ya sauka – Hukumar yan sanda

Hukumar yan sandan jihar Taraba a ranan Talata ta yi Allah wadai da ikirarin gwamnatin jihar Taraba cewa wani jirgi mai saukan angulu dauke da makami ya sauka kauyen Jibu da ke karamar hukumar Wukari, jihar Taraba, ranan Asabar.

Saukar makamai jihar Taraba: Karya ne, babu makaman da ya sauka – Hukumar yan sanda
Police fault Taraba govt’s claim, says no armed helicopter landed in Jibu

Police fault Taraba govt’s claim, says no armed helicopter landed in Jibu

The police in Taraba state on Tuesday, January 23, faulted the claim by the state government that a helicopter loaded with arms and ammunition had on Saturday, January 20, landed in Jibu, a village in Wukari local government area.

Police fault Taraba govt’s claim, says no armed helicopter landed in Jibu
Open grazing law: Governor Ishaku debunks arming militia group

Open grazing law: Governor Ishaku debunks arming militia group

Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba said he didn’t arm militia group to attack Fulani herdsmen as the state prepares for the take-off of the open grazing prohibition law. He said the law is just part of efforts to promote peace.

Open grazing law: Governor Ishaku debunks arming militia group
Taraba, Benue governors dragged to ICC over killings

Taraba, Benue governors dragged to ICC over killings

The governors of Taraba and Benue states were taken to court by a civil society organisation, Initiative for Civil Rights Advancement in Nigeria (ICRAN), for handling the crisis between suspected herdsmen and farmers.

Taraba, Benue governors dragged to ICC over killings
An ga jirgi mai saukan angulu ya kawo makamai jihar Taraba

An ga jirgi mai saukan angulu ya kawo makamai jihar Taraba

An ga wani jirgi mai saukan angulu da ake zargin yana dauke da makamai jiya daddare ya sauka a wani kauye mai suna Jibo kusa da Ibi, karamar hukumar Wukari na jihar Taraba. Babban mai magana da yawun gwamnan jihar Taraba, Mr. Bala

An ga jirgi mai saukan angulu ya kawo makamai jihar Taraba
Taraba state defies FG on proposed cattle colonies; says it has no land to give

Taraba state defies FG on proposed cattle colonies; says it has no land to give

The federal government has been informed by the Taraba state government on Wednesday, January 17, that the state has no land for the proposed cattle colonies. The development was made public by the state's attorney general.

Taraba state defies FG on proposed cattle colonies; says it has no land to give
Just in: Senators tell President Buhari to overhaul Nigeria's security system over alleged foreign invasion on the country

Just in: Senators tell President Buhari to overhaul Nigeria's security system over alleged foreign invasion on the country

Some senators on Wednesday, January 17, 2018, asked President Muhammadu Buhari to overhaul or rejig the security council over the recent increased unrest, violence and reported endless clashes between alleged herdsmen and farmers.

Just in: Senators tell President Buhari to overhaul Nigeria's security system over alleged foreign invasion on the country
Curfew imposed on Taraba community as tension heightens over lawmaker found dead days after his abduction

Curfew imposed on Taraba community as tension heightens over lawmaker found dead days after his abduction

The killing of a member representing Takum I in the Taraba state House of Assembly, Hosea Ibi, is causing tension and has resulted in the imposition of a curfew on the town by Governor Darius Ishaku to forestall any crisis.

Curfew imposed on Taraba community as tension heightens over lawmaker found dead days after his abduction
Stop fuelling false propaganda in your kinsmen - CAN tells Sanusi

Stop fuelling false propaganda in your kinsmen - CAN tells Sanusi

The claim by the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, that over 800 Fulani people were killed in Taraba state last year has been dismissed as a lie by the Taraba state government and the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN).

Stop fuelling false propaganda in your kinsmen - CAN tells Sanusi
Traditional ruler killed as armed men attack Taraba community

Traditional ruler killed as armed men attack Taraba community

The caretaker chairman of Ibi local government council Bala Bako said unknown gunmen on Monday, January 15, attacked Karmen community in Ibi local government area of Taraba state and killed a local traditional ruler.

Traditional ruler killed as armed men attack Taraba community
Breaking: Taraba lawmaker who was abducted found dead

Breaking: Taraba lawmaker who was abducted found dead

Kidnapped lawmaker Hosea Ibi representing Takum I in the Taraba state House of Assembly who was kidnapped on Saturday, December 30, in his hometown was found dead on the road in Takum local government, on Monday, January 15.

Breaking: Taraba lawmaker who was abducted found dead
Senator Wamakko reveals real cause for Benue killlings

Senator Wamakko reveals real cause for Benue killlings

Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko (APC, Sokoto Central) said Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state and his Taraba state counterpart Darius Ishaku should be held responsible for the recent killings in the states.

Senator Wamakko reveals real cause for Benue killlings
Embrace establishment of ranches - Cleric advises herdsmen

Embrace establishment of ranches - Cleric advises herdsmen

Pastor Emmanuel Effa, General Overseer and Senior Pastor, World Royal City Church, Zion Tabernacle and Towers, Keffi Road, Asokoro 2, has appealed to all Fulani Herdsmen to embrace ranches to reduce violence clashes.

Embrace establishment of ranches - Cleric advises herdsmen
Residents panic, flee to safety over herdsmen's alleged plan to attack Jalingo

Residents panic, flee to safety over herdsmen's alleged plan to attack Jalingo

An alleged plan by herdsmen to attack residents of Jolly Nyame estate, Jalingo town, Taraba state have thrown the community into panic and several residents are currently displaced after fleeing their homes on Sunday, January 15.

Residents panic, flee to safety over herdsmen's alleged plan to attack Jalingo
They are killers not victims, Taraba state government blasts Miyetti Allah

They are killers not victims, Taraba state government blasts Miyetti Allah

Taraba state governor, Darius Ishaku, has dismissed the claims by the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria that his government is sponsoring a hate campaign against herdsmen and arming ethnic militias to kill them.

They are killers not victims, Taraba state government blasts Miyetti Allah
I won’t join Atiku in PDP - Minister Mama Taraba confirms

I won’t join Atiku in PDP - Minister Mama Taraba confirms

Minister for Women Affairs Aishat Alhassan, popularly called Mama Taraba, has declared that she would remain in the APC and not follow her political godfather and ex-vice president Atiku Abubakar back to the opposition party.

I won’t join Atiku in PDP - Minister Mama Taraba confirms
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