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- Your allegation is false and unfair - Ortom, Ishaku reply Emir Sanusi's statement on herdsmen crisis
- End killings in Benue, Taraba, others with Operation Cat Race - Group tells army
- Building ranches is the solution to herdsmen crisis - Commissioner
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.