Tag: taraba

Oyo, Taraba Contingent disqualified from National Sports Festival

The Oyo and Taraba states contingents to the 20th National Sporty Festival holding in Edo State have been disqualified. It was gathered that they were disqualified from the tournament for…

COVID-19: Abia, Taraba states recorded lowest vaccinations, says NPHCDA

 The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has identified Abia and Taraba states, as having the lowest number of COVID-19 vaccinated people, even as over 800,000 people had so far…

Taraba workers embark on indefinite strike over Minimum Wage

From Sylvanus Viashima, Jalingo The Taraba State Joint Public Service Negotiating Council has announced the commencement of an indefinite strike action to compel the state government to implement the N30,000…

Taraba passes anti-violence/discrimination bill into law

From Sylvanus Viashima, Jalingo The Taraba State House of Assembly on Wednesday passed the Violence and Discrimination Against Persons Prohibition Bill (2021) into law. The new law proposes the death…

● FG grants N6.4bn loan for cotton farmers in Gombe, Adamawa, Taraba

By Sola Shittu, Gombe The Federal Government has granted N6.4 billion loan to farmers in Gombe, Adamawa and Taraba states with the aim of cotton production during the rainy season….

● I will make 1m Millionaires in Taraba before 2023 – Gov Ishaku

Sylvanus Viashima, Jalingo The Taraba State Governor Darius Ishaku has stated that his administration is poised to show no less than a million individuals into millionaires in the state before…

● Gunmen kill two policemen in Taraba

Unidentified gunmen ambushed and killed two law enforcement officials in Karim Lamido Local Government Area of Taraba State.    The deceased officers who’re hooked up to Karim Lamido police division…

● Taraba: Local govt boss Salihu Dovo found dead after abduction

From Sylvanus Viashima, Jalingo Armed males on Sunday reportedly kidnapped the Chairman of Ardo Kola Local Government Area of Taraba State, Mr Salihu Dovo. Mr Dovo was found dead in…

11 corps members test positive for Coronavirus at Taraba orientation camp

11 members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme have tested positive for COVID-19 in Taraba State Orientation camp. Taraba State Commissioner of Health, Innocent Vakkai, who revealed this during a press briefing…

Update: BREAKING: Taraba House of Assembly member, Bashir Mohammed kidnapped

Unknown gunmen have kidnapped a member representing Nguroje Constituency in the Taraba House of Assembly, Barr. Bashir Mohammed. Family sources disclosed that Mohammed was abducted from his residence at about…

Update: Gunmen kill two cattle retailers in Taraba

Ben Adaji, Jalingo Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers on Monday killed two cattle retailers and kidnapped two individuals in Andame city in Karim-Lamido native authorities space of Taraba State. The…

ASUU members in Taraba state to hold different prayer sessions over the continued strike across universities in the country

Christian and Muslim members of the Taraba State University chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, have held different prayer sessions over the continued strike across universities in the…

Taraba: Six dead, others injured in Jalingo warehouse looting stampede

Sylvanus Viashima, Jalingo At least six persons are feared dead and several others injured in the stampede at a Taraba State Government warehouse in Jalingo, the State capital, as a…

2 killed, many injured as security agents attack protesting students in Taraba

Sylvanus Viashima, Jalingo At least two persons were killed and many others injured following a clash between protesting students and personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps backed…

Taraba govt lauds Buhari over bridge project, assures security of contractors

Sylvanus Viashima, Jalingo The Taraba Governor Darius Ishaku has assured RCC construction firm handling the building of the bridge across river Ibi in Ibi LGA of the state of adequate…