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Taraba governorship: Appeal Court upholds re-election of Ishaku

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The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Monday upheld the return of Darius Ishaku as Governor of Taraba. The court also dismissed the appeal by the All Progressive Congress (APC) for being...

Mon Nov 18th, 2019     Read More →

Gunmen sack Taraba community, kill principal

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Principal of a secondary school has reportedly been killed and several other residents injured by unknown gunmen suspected to be militiamen in Wukari Council of Taraba State. Despite the presence...

Wed Nov 13th, 2019     Read More →

‘I was stark illiterate when I married my husband,’ wife of Bauchi gov.

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Mrs Aishatu Mohammed, wife of Bauchi Governor, Bala Mohammed, said on Saturday that she had no formal education when she married her husband. Mohammed stated this in Bauchi at the occasion of the...

Sun Nov 10th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria has 23m child brides, second in the world – UNICEF

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The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said 23million Nigerian children are married off as child brides, and as a result, they drop out of school. The agency said Nigeria is the...

Sun Nov 10th, 2019     Read More →

Buratai flags off exercise Ayem Akpatuma II in Taraba

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The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has flagged off Exercise AYEM AKPATUMA II in Takum, Taraba with a charge on troops to consolidate on the gains recorded during the first exercise...

Sun Nov 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Hunters kill, arrest kidnappers in Taraba

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Local hunters have invaded the hideouts of kidnappers in Taraba, killing several and arresting a good number of others during the combing of forests and mountains in the state. Though the casualty...

Fri Nov 1st, 2019     Read More →

We employed prayer warriors to pray for firefighting trucks ― Huan, FFS spokesperson

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Ugo Huan Deputy Superintendent of Fire, DSF Ugo Huan is the Public Relations Officer of the Federal Fire Service, FFS. In this brief chat with Omeiza Ajayi, she speaks on the efforts of the...

Mon Oct 28th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria top charts of countries with highest deaths of under 5

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… Records 789,037 deaths of children under five By Chioma Obinna A new study mapping child deaths for over two decades has shown that Nigeria currently leads countries with the highest...

Mon Oct 28th, 2019     Read More →

Border closure: Rice dealers want loan, count gains

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Rice farm Some rice farmers have appealed to the Federal Government to provide them with affordable loan facilities to boost production to reduce the price of the commodity as they described the...

Mon Oct 28th, 2019     Read More →

Crisis: Ortom commends Gov Ishaku’s peace initiatives in Taraba

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Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State ansd Darius Ishaku of Taraba State Benue governor Samuel Ortom on Sunday commended his Taraba counterpart Darius Ishaku over peace initiatives aimed at ending...

Sun Oct 27th, 2019     Read More →

Bayelsa Guber: Jonathan backs Diri, meets PDP governors

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Rules out working for APC By Dirisu Yakubu Goodluck Jonathan ABUJA- Nigeria’s immediate past President, Goodluck Jonathan has endorsed Senator Duoye Diri, the Peoples Democratic Party,...

Sun Oct 27th, 2019     Read More →

Jukun/Tiv crisis: Ortom commends his Taraba state counterpart for peace initiative

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By Peter Duru Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State ansd Darius Ishaku of Taraba State Makurdi- Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has commended his Taraba State counterpart, Mr. Darius Ishaku...

Sun Oct 27th, 2019     Read More →

KOGI: Achuba twice unlucky

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Elder Simon Achuba, …Row over propriety of impeachment by lawmakers By Boluwaji Obahopo, Lokoja Penultimate Friday, Kogi State House of Assembly impeached the deputy governor of the state,...

Sun Oct 27th, 2019     Read More →

Tiv/Jukun crisis: Gov Ishaku’s olive branch to the rescue

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By Fanen Ihyongo Darius Dickson Ishaku At last, the Jukun and Tiv ethnic groupsof southern Taraba have agreed to a ceasefire. Fresh moves by keystakeholders to resolve the crisis seem to bear...

Sun Oct 27th, 2019     Read More →

Nigerian Envoy wins protracted land dispute with Taraba LG

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A High Court in Jalingo has delivered judgement in favour of Nigerian Ambassador to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Alhaji Hassan Ardo, in a protracted land dispute with Sardauna Local...

Sat Oct 26th, 2019     Read More →