Latest News, Events and Happenings in Taraba News.en-usDeclare state of emergency on roads in Nigeria, Ondo govt. urges FG The Ondo State government has called on the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on rural roads across the country as part of the ways of ensuring food security.President Muhammadu BuhariMr Akin Olotu, the Special Senior Assistant (S <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 23 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Taraba Assembly, Security Chiefs urge Ishaku to procure tracker, other surveillance equipment Femi BolajiMembers of Taraba State House of Assembly and Security Chiefs in the state have urged the state government to consider procuring trackers and other necessary surveillance gadgets needed to enable security agencies in the state effectiv <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 23 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Rochas Foundation earmarks N1bn to tackle out of school children challenge Rochas Foundation says it is budgeting N1 billion to help tackle the out of school children challenge in the country.Rochas Foundation earmarks N1bn to tackle out of school children challengeMs Ucy Rochas, Director-General of the foundation, di <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 23 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 REVEALED: FG spends N383bn on fuel subsidy in 7 months;.Amount is 26% higher than N305bn budgeted for 2019By Michael EbohThe Federal Government has spent N383.28 billion as under-recovery, also known as subsidy, on Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, in the first seven months of the year, January to Jul <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 23 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Senate queries allocation of N600m to privatised ‘Disco’ in 2020 Budget Henry Umoru &#8211; AbujaThe Senate has took a swipe at the N600 million allocated to Distribution Company by Ministry of Power in 2020 budget.Nigerian SenateAccording to the Senate, allocating such money to Disco was not acceptable aga <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 22 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Northern Ireland set to legalize abortion, same-sex marriage conservative Northern Ireland is about to legalize both abortion and same-sex marriage, a head-snapping about-face that was imposed on the territory by the British Parliament.Protest on AbortionThe changes, bitterly resisted by anti-a <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 22 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Senate, HoR inspect TCN helicopters ahead of proposed sale by Prince OkaforTHE Senate Committee on Power Sector, along with the House of Representative, weekend inspected the Transmission Company of Nigeria&#8217;s four helicopters parked at the Old Domestic Wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lag <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 22 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Police arrest over 50 kidnappers, bandits terrorising major highways Omonobi &#8211; AbujaOver 50 criminal elements comprising Kidnappers, bandits and armed robbers terrorizing Abuja-Kaduna-Katsina highways and Kaduna- Kano, and Abuja- Minna highways have been arrested by Special Forces of the Nigerian Polic <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 21 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Tiv/Jukun Crisis: Taraba Delegation Briefs Tor Tiv On Peace Efforts Femi BolajiA 10 man delegation raised by Taraba state government to have an interface with stakeholders in Benue state on how to find lasting solution to the perennial Tiv/Jukun crisis, at the weekend briefed the Tor Tiv, Prof James Ayatse, on <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 21 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 PDP sets up sub-c’ttees for Bayelsa gov election Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, National Campaign Council has set up eight sub-committees to strategise for victory in the forthcoming Bayelsa State governorship election.Peoples Democratic Party The Chairman of the Council, His Excellency <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 21 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Children who may die after surviving Boko Haram attacks;Severe malnutrition hits Borno, Adamawa, YobeBy Chioma ObinnaNot many Nigerians are aware of the devastating impact of insurgency in the North-East. While many people talk about killings, shootings and bombings by Boko Haram, victims continu <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 20 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Buhari’s request to pay Kogi N10b: Other states demand payment for projects executed;FG owes A&rsquo;Ibom, Rivers, C&rsquo;River over N267bn on road rehabilitation &#8230;As Taraba claims N40bn; Anambra, N12bn; Adamawa, N4.6bn; Plateau, N4bnBy Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South, Sam Oyadongha, Jimitota Onoyume, Egufe Y <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 19 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Tambuwal gifts 120 students bicycles under GTBank’s ‘Beat the Distance scheme’ Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Thursday gave bicycles to 120 students donated by Guaranty Trust Bank to four secondary schools in the state, to ease transportation for students.Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto stateThe scheme was laun <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 18 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 No more road closure at Yaba level crossing — LASTMA Lagos State Traffic Management Authority has said that the planned road closure at Yaba level crossing had been postponed.LASTMA officialThe LASTMA&rsquo;s spokesman, Mr Olumide Filade made this known in a Public Notice made available <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 17 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Impeachment call: Purge yourself of bitterness, Taraba Govt tells envoy Femi BolajiTaraba state government has flayed Nigeria&#8217;s Ambassador to Trinidad and Tobago, Hassan Ardo for calling on the State Assembly members to institute an impeachment process against Gov Darius Ishaku.Darius Dickson IshakuSenior Spe <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 16 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100