Taraba State News Today

Fashola notifies public about alternate routes as major federal bridge collapses

Fashola notifies public about alternate routes as major federal bridge collapses

Fashola announces collapse of major federal bridge, notifies public about alternate routes
Mama Taraba speaks about her plans for 2019

Mama Taraba speaks about her plans for 2019

Senator Aisha Alhassan who is the minister of women affairs has predicted that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will rule Nigeria forever. She noted that the party was going through crisis but expressed optimism.

Mama Taraba speaks about her plans for 2019
Muslim rights commends EFCC over ex-governor Nyame’s imprisonment

Muslim rights commends EFCC over ex-governor Nyame’s imprisonment

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) on Thursday, May 31 commended the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for doing a thorough investigation into the corruption case of former Governor Jolly Nyame of Taraba.

Muslim rights commends EFCC over ex-governor Nyame’s imprisonment
Nyame's imprisonment a clear case of FG's witch-hunt - Taraba residents allege

Nyame's imprisonment a clear case of FG's witch-hunt - Taraba residents allege

Some residents of Taraba state have pleaded with Jolly Nyame to appeal the 14-year jail term slammed on him by a Federal Capital Territory High Court on Wednesday, May 30. They said the present administration is witch-hunting him.

Nyame's imprisonment a clear case of FG's witch-hunt - Taraba residents allege
Breaking: Ex-Taraba governor Jolly Nyame jailed 14 years for misappropriating state funds

Breaking: Ex-Taraba governor Jolly Nyame jailed 14 years for misappropriating state funds

An Abuja high court has sentenced a former Taraba state governor, Jolly Nyame, to 14 years in prison without an option of fine. The ex-governor was found guilty of 27 out of 41 counts of alleged diversion of public funds.

Breaking: Ex-Taraba governor Jolly Nyame jailed 14 years for misappropriating state funds
Herdsmen allegedly threaten to storm another Taraba seminary with their cattle

Herdsmen allegedly threaten to storm another Taraba seminary with their cattle

Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Atsue and rector of the seminary announced on Wednesday, May 30 allegedly declared that herdsmen had threatened to graze inside the church of the diocesan Sacred Heart Minor Seminary in Jalingo, Taraba state.

Herdsmen allegedly threaten to storm another Taraba seminary with their cattle
Kotu ta kama wani tsohon gwamna da laifuka 6 da suka danganci wawuran kudaden al’umma

Kotu ta kama wani tsohon gwamna da laifuka 6 da suka danganci wawuran kudaden al’umma

Daga cikin laifukan da Alkali Banjoko ya bayyana kama Nyame ne da shi, akwai laifin karkatarwa tare da wawurar zambar kudi, wuri na guna wuri, naira miliyan dari biyu da hamsin, N250m, wanda ya bada umarnin fitar dasu ba tare da b

Kotu ta kama wani tsohon gwamna da laifuka 6 da suka danganci wawuran kudaden al’umma
Gunmen kill couple, spare 2-year-old baby in Taraba

Gunmen kill couple, spare 2-year-old baby in Taraba

Barely 24 hours after herdsmen attacked Sacred Heart Minor Seminary in Jalingo, a couple was killed by unknown gunmen at their residence in Wukari local government area of Taraba state. The criminals who struck on Tuesday, May 29.

Gunmen kill couple, spare 2-year-old baby in Taraba
Panic as Nigerian court prepares for judgement over ex-governor’s alled N1.64bn fraud case on Wednesday, May 30

Panic as Nigerian court prepares for judgement over ex-governor’s alled N1.64bn fraud case on Wednesday, May 30

A high court in Gudu, the Federal Capital Territory, will, on Wednesday, May 30, deliver judgment in the case of alleged misappropriation of N1.64 billion funds filed against the former governor of Taraba state, Rev Jolly Nyame.

Panic as Nigerian court prepares for judgement over ex-governor’s alled N1.64bn fraud case on Wednesday, May 30
Police evacuate seminary after suspected herdsmen attack

Police evacuate seminary after suspected herdsmen attack

Following an invasion by suspected herdsmen in an all-boys Catholic seminary in Taraba state, the Nigerian police has evacuated the premises.the attack occurred in Jalingo, the state capital, at about 12:30 a.m. Monday.

Police evacuate seminary after suspected herdsmen attack
Breaking: Tension as gunmen reportedly attack seminary, shoot Catholic priest, beat students

Breaking: Tension as gunmen reportedly attack seminary, shoot Catholic priest, beat students

Two Catholic priests were beaten, one shot in the leg and some students were injured and many cars destroyed on Monday, May 28, when gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen attacked a minor seminary in Jalingo, Taraba state.

Breaking: Tension as gunmen reportedly attack seminary, shoot Catholic priest, beat students
Stop searching for 'scapegoats' in Nigerian Army - Group tells Taraba government

Stop searching for 'scapegoats' in Nigerian Army - Group tells Taraba government

IFT said information at the disposal of the organisation indicate that members of the military probe panel were received in audience and collated written and verbal submissions from virtually all stakeholders except TY Danjuma.

Stop searching for 'scapegoats' in Nigerian Army - Group tells Taraba government
Taraba APC crisis deepens as 2 factions lay claim to party leadership

Taraba APC crisis deepens as 2 factions lay claim to party leadership

The Taraba state chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC) barely a week after electing two separate executives at different locations in Jalingo, both factions are claiming that their congresses were authentic.

Taraba APC crisis deepens as 2 factions lay claim to party leadership
Jukuns reject Army panel's report on Danjuma’s allegation, say it falls short of expectations

Jukuns reject Army panel's report on Danjuma’s allegation, say it falls short of expectations

JDAN has rejected the “no guilty” verdict of the Gen. John Nimyel’s panel, which investigated Gen. T.Y. Danjuma’s allegations of criminal acts of collusion by the army in the killings of innocent people in the state.

Jukuns reject Army panel's report on Danjuma’s allegation, say it falls short of expectations
Apologise to Nigerians, FG, Army - Middle Belt group tells TY Danjuma

Apologise to Nigerians, FG, Army - Middle Belt group tells TY Danjuma

The MBCG while commending the Nigeria Army on the recently released report by a board of inquiry set up to investigate the allegations made by Theophilus Danjuma said an apology from the former service chief is important.

Apologise to Nigerians, FG, Army - Middle Belt group tells TY Danjuma
Reactions, tears as 10 die in Taraba tanker accident (photos)

Reactions, tears as 10 die in Taraba tanker accident (photos)

The politician who works closely with Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, promised to draw the attention of the Senate President to the unfortunate incident to intervene on the state of the road to avert future re-occurrence.

Reactions, tears as 10 die in Taraba tanker accident (photos)
Insecurity: Nigerian Air Force deploys 150 special forces to Taraba state

Insecurity: Nigerian Air Force deploys 150 special forces to Taraba state

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) today, Sunday, May 13 deployed 150 personnel of its special forces to its newly established 23 Quick Response Wing (QRW) in Nguroje, Sarduana local government council in Taraba state.

Insecurity: Nigerian Air Force deploys 150 special forces to Taraba state
Armed militia reportedly warns Taraba communities against going to farm

Armed militia reportedly warns Taraba communities against going to farm

Taraba state communities have been warned by armed militias against going to the farm. The militias reportedly told the affected communities that going for farming during this planting season will amount to wasted efforts.

Armed militia reportedly warns Taraba communities against going to farm
Battle for Taraba governorship intensifies as APC aspirants reportedly spend millions on ward congresses

Battle for Taraba governorship intensifies as APC aspirants reportedly spend millions on ward congresses

Gubernatorial aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Taraba state reportedly spent hundreds of millions of naira in their bid to secure the loyalty of delegates in all 16 wards of the state ahead of the primaries.

Battle for Taraba governorship intensifies as APC aspirants reportedly spend millions on ward congresses
9 killed in fresh early morning attack in Taraba - Nigeria police

9 killed in fresh early morning attack in Taraba - Nigeria police

The Taraba police command on Wednesday, May 9, confirmed the death of nine persons in early morning attacks on Tutuwa community in Ussa local government area of the state.The police spokesman in the state confirmed the attacks.

9 killed in fresh early morning attack in Taraba - Nigeria police
Hope rises as foundation launches major campaign to end Taraba killings

Hope rises as foundation launches major campaign to end Taraba killings

Through his foundation, an indigene of the state and prominent businessman and environmentalist, Mr Gills Gilbert Nyanganji has launched the Think Campaign targeted at youths in Taraba to embrace peace and shun violence.

Hope rises as foundation launches major campaign to end Taraba killings
Exercise Cat Race: Nigerian Army recovers arms in Taraba state

Exercise Cat Race: Nigerian Army recovers arms in Taraba state

According to a statement sent to NAIJ.com by the director army public relations, Brigadier-General Texas Chukwu, the recovery of the arms and ammunition was made in Donga, Donga local government area of the state.

Exercise Cat Race: Nigerian Army recovers arms in Taraba state
Buhari wrong, Fulani herdsmen move around with AK-47 rifles - Gov. Ishaku

Buhari wrong, Fulani herdsmen move around with AK-47 rifles - Gov. Ishaku

The governor of Taraba state, Darius Ishaku, has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s last weekend claim that Fulani herdsmen don’t move around with AK-47 rifles but sticks and machetes as false and misleading.

Buhari wrong, Fulani herdsmen move around with AK-47 rifles - Gov. Ishaku
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