Latest Stories in Taraba


Unknown gunmen kill two in fresh Taraba attack


No fewer than two persons were reportedly killed in Kwarafara village of Gassol Local Council of Taraba State on Friday The attack also led to massive destruction of property, as over 100 houses...

Sun Jan 12th, 2020     Read More →

Financial liquidity, governance, others may worsen electricity supply in 2020


There are indications that the challenges facing electricity supply in Nigeria might persist through this year, as stakeholders were cynical about projected improvement, stressing that the current...

Sat Jan 11th, 2020     Read More →

PDP hails Supreme Court’s ruling on Abia, Delta, Taraba elections


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has hailed the ruling of the Supreme Court, upholding the elections of Governors Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia , Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta and Darius Ishaku of Taraba. The...

Wed Jan 8th, 2020     Read More →

Three APC legislators spend N10m to repair 300 boreholes in Taraba


Three Legislators from Taraba have repaired about 300 dilapidated boreholes in Bali-Gassol Federal Constituency in the state. The lawmakers are Sen. Yusuf Abubakar Yusuf representing Taraba...

Sun Jan 5th, 2020     Read More →

Coping with hot weather-related diseases


The dry season is here again. It comes high temperatures and low humidity, which increases the likelihood of transmission of organisms causing diseases such as Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM),...

Thu Jan 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Taraba adopts National Task Shifting, Task Sharing Policy


The Taraba state government through the state Ministry of Health has joined other states to adopt the National Task-Shifting and Task-Sharing Policy for essential health care services. The...

Sat Dec 28th, 2019     Read More →

Two killed, village torched after suspected herders attack in Taraba


The yuletide celebration yesterday turned bloody in Taraba State following an attack reported to have been launched by suspected herdsmen in Gassol local government area of the state. The attack...

Fri Dec 27th, 2019     Read More →

NPA expects 30 ships of petroleum products, food items, others


The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has said it is expecting 30 ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods from December 20 to January 8.The agency made this known in its...

Tue Dec 24th, 2019     Read More →

FG mute as CAN hails placement of Nigeria


Two days after the United States government placed Nigeria on a Special Watch List (SWL) of countries that have engaged in, or tolerated “severe violations of religious freedom, the Federal...

Sun Dec 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Military operation to flush out militants in Benue, two other states, winds down


The Nigeria Defense Headquarters (DHQ), on Friday, said that Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS), had achieved its set mandate and would wind down in phases. The Acting Director, Defence Information,...

Sat Dec 21st, 2019     Read More →

Military affirms gradual withdrawal of OPWS in three states


The Military of Defence Headquarters has said that it will soon commence the gradual withdrawal of activities of the military spike operation, code-named ‘Operation Whirl Stroke, OPWS, in...

Sat Dec 21st, 2019     Read More →

Ishaku presents N213.6bn budget for 2020


Gov. Ishaku presenting 2020 Budget For Consideration By Members. Photo: TWITTER/TARABAGOVTGov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Thursday presented a budget of N213.6billion for 2020 to the state House...

Thu Dec 19th, 2019     Read More →

How Taraba Assembly crisis is threatening Ishaku’s tenure


PDP Governor of Taraba, Darius Dickson Ishaku Although it began as a minor internal misgiving with Taraba State House of Assembly, which led to the exit of Speaker Abel Peter Diah and Deputy,...

Wed Dec 18th, 2019     Read More →

Operation Ayim Akpatuma: Church charges soldiers to operate by engagement rules


The leadership of the Christian Reformed Church-Nigeria (CRC-N) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to direct soldiers presently observing the second phase of the Operation Ayim Akpatuma (Cat...

Sun Dec 8th, 2019     Read More →

Internal wrangle threaten world bank education project in Taraba


By Femi Bolaji Facts have emerged of an internal wrangle in the circle of the World Bank assisted State Education Programme Investment Project, SEPIP, in Taraba State. Vanguard investigation...

Sat Dec 7th, 2019     Read More →