Tags : Taraba State

NIN Registration: Nigerians Stranded As NIMC Workers Down Tools Nationwide

The ongoing National Identity Number (NIN) registration appears to be running into more troubled waters, as Nigerians who have turned up for the exercise have been left unattended at various registration centres. This is because workers at the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) have embarked on strike across the country. Channels Television reports on Thursday, […]

Taraba NLC Chairman, Peter Gambo Is Dead

The Nigeria Labour Congress Chairman in Taraba State, Comrade Peter Gambo is dead. He died after a brief illness at the Taraba State Specialist Hospital Jalingo, on Wednesday night, July 15, 2020. Until his demise, he was serving his second tenure in office as the state Chairman of the NLC. Gambo was also the General […]

Crime: NDLEA Arrests 196 Suspected Drug Dealers In Taraba

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has arrested 196 suspects for drug-related offences in Taraba State. The state commander of the NDLEA, Suleiman Jadi, disclosed this on Friday, June 26, 2020, at an event to mark this year’s International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking in Jalingo, the State capital. He […]

COVID-19: Patient Escapes From Isolation Centre In Taraba

One out of the eight persons confirmed to be positive to the coronavirus in Taraba State has escaped from the NYSC Isolation Centre. This was disclosed by the Chairman of the Taraba State Technical committee on COVID-19, Innocent Vakkai, while briefing journalists in the state capital, Jalingo on Saturday, May 2, 2020. Vakkai identified the […]

COVID-19: Four States Record Index Cases

Four more states have recorded index cases of coronavirus, raising the figure of states that have confirmed at least one case of COVID-19 in the country. They are Taraba, Kebbi, Ebonyi and Bayelsa states. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this in an early-morning tweet on Monday, April 27, 2020. It revealed that […]

Taraba Commissioner Dies

Taraba State Commissioner for Rural Electrification, Alexander Markus Senlo, is dead. Mr Senlo died after a brief illness. It was reported that the Commissioner, a former Local Government Council Chairman and two-time Commissioner, died in a Yola hospital.

Police Nab Suspected Trafficker With 23 Children In Taraba

The police have arrested a suspected child trafficker, Mary Yakubu, with 23 children in Taraba State. The children, who are between the ages of four and seven, comprise 14 boys and nine girls. Mary was paraded along with other suspects on Monday, March 2, 2020 at the State Police Command headquarters in Jalingo, the Taraba […]

One Killed In Attempt To Kidnap Provost, Taraba College Of

One person has been confirmed dead in an attempt to kidnap the Provost of Taraba College of Education, Dr. Mike Dio-Jen, at his residence in Jalingo. The incident occurred in the early hours of Friday, February, 7, 2020 at the Green Beach area of Kona ward, in Jalingo. An anonymous eye witness told the News […]

Nyame’s Fate: Supreme Court Affirms Conviction, 12-Year Imprisonment

The Supreme Court today (Friday) upheld the conviction and 12-year imprisonment of  the former Governor of Taraba State, Reverend Jolly Nyame by the Court of Appeal, Abuja. The judgement was read by Justice Amina Augie after a  five-man panel of the Supreme Court partially upheld the judgment of the Court of Appeal. The court however, […]

Nasarawa State Government Holds Expanded Security Meeting

The Nasarawa State Government today held an expanded security meeting presided over by Governor Abdullahi Sule. The meeting is necessitated by the resurgence of Farmer/Herder clashes which occurred last week at the Borders between the Nasarawa, Benue and Taraba States. Secretary to the Government, Mr Tijjani Ahmad Aliyu, who gave the preamble of the meeting […]