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Taraba governor Darius Ishaku has warned the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and other political parties to stay away from northern states Gombe and Taraba which are under the control of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Loyalists of Governor Darius Ishaku on the platform of Taraba Network for Peace and Development, have threatened Adams Oshiomhole with lawsuit if he does not retract his statement that the head of the state is unpopular.
The Taraba state police command on Tuesday, September 18, said they shut the secretariat of the APC in the state to prevent further breakdown of law and order. The APC in the state has been embroiled in intra-party crisis.
According to him, the unfair treatment meted on him by the PDP over his ambition to represent Lai constituency in the state Assembly, necessitated his exit from the party and consequently led to relinquishing his appointment.
Ishaku who was responding to Oshiomhole's comments describing his as an absentee governor, warned the former labour leader to watch his utterances on issues about misfortunes of the All Progressives Congress in the state.
On Monday, September 10, the national chairman of the ruling All progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, swore in the new state chairman, Ibrahim El-Shudi, and other members of the executive of the party.
Comrade Oshiomhole made the comment while swearing-in the Honourable Ibrahim El-Sudi as the Taraba state party chairman at the national secretariat of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the FCT, Abuja.
Residents in Benue state have called on the attention of the government to the state of the bridge located at Katsina-Ala local government area of Benue linking the state to Taraba saying it is in a terrible state of disrepair.
The Taraba state police command has confirmed the death of three police officers and two vigilante personnel in an attack by suspected herdsmen in Bujum Kasau village of Lau local government area on Thursday, September 7.
The police command in Taraba has vowed to arrest and prosecute the gunmen who killed three police officers and two members of the local vigilante in Bujum Kasuwa village, Lau local government area, on Thursday, September 6.
The president of the Trade Union Congress, Boboi Kaigama, has said state governments have no excuse for failing to implement the minimum wage. According to him, state governments have the money to pay the minimum wage.
Emmanuel Bwacha, the deputy Senate minority leader, has revealed that Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is working assiduously to ensure the downfall of the ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC) come 2019 general elections.
An official of the United Nations, Aliyu Umar, has officially joined the governorship race for Taraba state as his supporters in Nigeria reportedly purchased the All Progressives Congress expression of interest form for him.
As the 2019 general elections approach, Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba state has picked his nomination form in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), saying he is waiting to see his challenger from other political parties.
A police officer has allegedly shot a bus driver, Mohammed Dajji, to death for reportedly refusing to give N50 bribe. A witness who spoke on the condition of anonymity said the policeman shot at the driver at a check point.
Jalingo-Wukari federal highway connecting Benue and other parts of the country has been described as a death trap by commuters and residents. However, the comptroller had gone Abuja with the report of the road for intervention.
Mr Aliyu Omar, a governorship aspirant under the platform of the All Progressives Congress in Taraba, has revealed that his major focus as he seeks to lead the state, is to reunite the people and end the crisis in some areas.
Taraba state government said the attack on the convoy of the minister of women affairs and social development, Aishat Alhassan, by hoodlums during Saturday election was done by the minister's thugs revolting over unsettled bills.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Sunday, August 19, declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Hon. Garba Ajiya, as the winner of Saturday’s bye-election into Takum 1 state constituency.
Suspected thugs in Takum town, Taraba state, have reportedly attacked the convoy of the minister of women affairs, Hajiya Jummai Alhassan. The minister was reportedly attacked by youths at Anguwan Dogo area of Taraba state.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Taraba state has said that 73 of their members were killed by suspected armed herdsmen last month, July 2018, in the Lau and Ardo-Kola local government areas of the state.
The NYSC has released the names of the nine corps members who drowned in a river in Taraba. Four of the deceased were from the south-east, another four were from the south-south, while the last one was from the north-west.
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