Latest News, Events and Happenings in Taraba News.en-usNigeria pays $11 million as ransom to kidnappers in four years security architecture in Nigeria has once again come under the spotlight after a new report said the Nigerian Government and citizens have handed over N4 billion to kidnappers for ransom in the last four years.&ldquo;Between June 2 <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 28 May 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Troops neutralise criminals in Benue, arrest militia gang in Nasarawa state The Defence Headquarters says troops of Operation Whirl Stroke have succeeded in killing two gang members of Gana led criminal elements in Benue arresting members of militia group in Nasarawa state.The Coordinator, Defence Media Operation, Maj.-Gen <br>GuardianBestNairaSun, 17 May 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Groups integrate family planning, child spacing in COVID-19 campaign State Primary Health Care Development Agency in collaboration with The Challenge Initiative are partnering to enlighten people on how to prevent unplanned pregnancies that might occur, due to the lockdown in the state Health <br>GuardianBestNairaSun, 17 May 2020 00:00:00 +0100 At virtual meeting, FEC okays N47b to boost electricity Federal Executive Council yesterday approved N47 billion for the provision of additional 40 megawatts of electricity to the national grid.Minister of Power, Sale Mamman, made the disclosure while briefing State House correspondents on the <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 14 May 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Irate youths sack COVID-19 mobile court in Taraba was tension on Monday in Tella village, Gassol Council of Taraba State, as irate youths disrupted the proceedings of a coronavirus disease mobile court in the area.The court was established to try motorists who flout the lockdown or <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 13 May 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Taraba: Provide tighter security, clerics plead Reform Church, Nigeria has called for the deployment of more security operatives to the troubled areas of Taraba State saying this will restore normalcy in the area and give confidence to the people who had earlier fled their homes <br>GuardianBestNairaSat, 09 May 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Senate should reject FCC chairmanship nominee, says Chidoka Aviation Minister, Chief Osita Chidoka, has called on the Senate to reject the chairmanship nomination for the board of the Federal Character Commission , because the leadership of the commission does not reflect national character and is <br>GuardianBestNairaSat, 02 May 2020 00:00:00 +0100 FG, states sue for reconciliation to end Tiv/Jukun crisis to end the protracted conflict between the Tiv and the Jukun took another dimension last week when governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State hosted a mediation meeting with deputy governors of Taraba and Benue States in Lafia. The peace meeti <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 29 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Nigeria’s coronavirus cases jump by single-day record of 195 cases on Tuesday confirmed a total number of new 195 coronavirus cases in the country.Nigeria economic hub Lagos and Kano states has the highest numbers. While Lagos recorded 80 new cases, Kano State recorded 38 new cases.Ogun and Bauchi states a <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 29 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Taraba, Kebbi, Ebonyi, Bayelsa get COVID-19 index cases, Kebbi, Ebonyi and Bayelsa states have recorded their index cases to make Nigeria&rsquo;s tally hit 1,273 incidents. The North East state&rsquo;s six occurrences, which had been confirmed by the state government and the Nigeria Centre for Dise <br>GuardianBestNairaTue, 28 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Commission warns against extending service of civil servants Public Complaint Commission in Taraba State has urged the three tiers of governments to desist from extending the services of civil servants that are due for retirement.The PCC urged that rather than offering civil servants contracts while <br>GuardianBestNairaTue, 28 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Nigeria records 91 new cases of COVID-19, total infections now 1273 Share This Story:By David RoyalNigeria on Sunday recorded 91 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the country&rsquo;s total infections to 1273, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control .The NCDC, in a tweet via its <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 27 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Nigeria records 91 new coronavirus cases, total now 1273 Nigeria&rsquo;s coronavirus cases increased to 1273 on Sunday with a single-day discovery of 91 new cases confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.Lagos has the highest number of confirmed cases on Sunday night with 43 cases. While the s <br>GuardianBestNairaMon, 27 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Troops destroy armed militia camp, kill 3, recover cache of arms in Benue Defence Headquarters says military troops on Wednesday, raided a suspected militia camp at Anku Mbagen in Atera-Jange Torov Council Ward of Ukum Local Government Area of Benue.A statement by the Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. J <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 23 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Speaker urges security agencies to investigate Taraba Killings Speaker of Taraba State House of Assembly, Joseph Albasu Kunini has urged security operatives to begin full investigation into recent attacks on Shomo village in Lau Local Council of Taraba State. The upheaval led to wanton loss of lives and des <br>GuardianBestNairaSun, 19 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0100