Latest News, Events and Happenings in Taraba News.en-usBenue massacre: Our country’s being painted red with blood of the innocent – Dogara of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, has condemned the recent incessant killings in the country, especially those in Benue, Taraba, Kaduna and other parts of the country by herdsmen, saying Nigeria is being painted red with the <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 16 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Fulani Herdsmen: Orji Kalu reacts, says he’s quoted out of context;The former Abia State governor, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu yesterday denied alleged media report in which he was quoted as saying that &ldquo;those killing Nigerians are not Fulani herdsmen.&rdquo;He was quoted to have said while addressing n <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 16 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Don’t blame any ethnic group for the kidnap, murder of Taraba lawmaker – Ishaku Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Tuesday warned residents of Takum against blaming any ethnic group for the death of Mr Hosea Ibi, a member of the Taraba House of Assembly.Hosea IbiIbi, who was abducted by kidnappers on Dec 30, 2017, was found dead <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 16 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Benue killings: We’re tired of observing a minute silence – Ekweremadu Deputy Senate president, Sen Ike Ekweremadu has on Tuesday condemned the recent attacks and killings of innocent people by alleged Fulani herdsmen, noting that the &lsquo;Nigerian Senate&rsquo; is tired of observing a minute silence for the dead. <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 16 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0100 ‘Find solution to herdsmen/farmers clashes now’ Advanced People&rsquo;s Democratic Alliance has called on the Federal Government to as a matter of urgency find lasting solution to herdsmen/farmers clashes in the country.Malam Mohammed Shittu, the National Chairman of the party, gave th <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 16 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0100 PDP wins Taraba Assembly by-election John MkomJalingo&mdash;The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate, Mr. Dominic Bakundi, has been declared winner of Taraba State House of Assembly by-election in Ardo-Kola state constituency. Dominic Bakundi of PDP got 8,848,000 votes, while Sa <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 16 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Taraba killings: We smell conspiracy among FG, Police, herdsmen — CAN John MkomJalingo&mdash;The leadership of Taraba State chapter of Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, yesterday, disclosed that there was a grand conspiracy among the Federal Government, the police and killer Fulani herdsmen over the recent ki <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 16 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0100 A look at Bala Usman’s analysis of communal conflicts in Nigeria (1) Eric TeniolaIN view of recent tribal clashes, it is necessary and important to take a look at a paper presented by Dr. Yusuf Bala Usman of the Department of History, Ahmadu Bello University. He made the presentation at the Presidential <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 16 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Petrol, kerosene record double digit price increase in December — NBS average price of Premium Motor Spirit , commonly called petrol, increased by 17.98 percent, month-on-month , even as the average price per litre paid by consumers for Kerosene jumped by 22.5 percent year-on-year in December. fuel-pumpT <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 16 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Benue killings: You lied, Osinbajo tells Gov Ortom Johnbosco Agbakwuru&bull;No land for cattle colonies here, Benue elders tell Buhari&bull;Insist on arrest, prosecution of Miyetti Allah leaders&bull;As Buhari directs IGP to arrest perpetrators&bull;Begs Benue to accommodate othersABUJA&mdash <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 16 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Decomposing body of kidnapped Taraba lawmaker, Hosea Ibi found John MkomJalingo&mdash;Mr. Hosea Ibi, member representing Takum I in Taraba State House of Assembly, who was kidnapped on December 30, 2017, was found dead at the old site of SCC along Takum Kashimbila Road in Takum Local Government Area <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 16 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0100 TEKAN faults FG on Cattle Colonies Luminous JannamikeABUJA &#8211; Fellowship of Churches of Christ in Nigeria known in Hausa language as Tarayyar Ekkkisiyoyin Kristi a Nijeria, TEKAN, has raised concern over what it described as the deliberate refusal of Federal Government to ord <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 15 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Killings: Makafi condoles with Benue, Rivers, Taraba govs Fredrick OkopieABUJA&mdash;THE immediate past Acting National Chairman of the People&rsquo;s Democratic Party, PDP, and former Governor of Kaduna State, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has condoled with the State Governors of Benue, Rivers and Taraba ove <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 15 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0100 “Terrorists Now Disguise as Fulani Herdsmen” – President Goodluck Jonathan June 2014 on Murderous Fulani KidnappersBy Yushau A. Shuaib&ldquo;Terrorists Now Disguise as Fulani Herdsmen&rdquo; &ndash; President Goodluck Jonathan June 2014 The above quote was the news headline after a speech by former President Goodluck Jonathan <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 15 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Stop work in states owing salary – NUT Nigeria Union of Teachers has restated its position that the teachers in 10 states that are still owing salary arrears should not resume work until all arrears were paid.Dr Mike Ike-Ene, General-Secretary of the union, spoke on the directi <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 15 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0100