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October 3, 2018 8:09 AM APC Primaries: Danladi wins Taraba governorship ticket

Former Taraba Acting Governor, Mr Sani Danladi, has won the All Progressives Congress (APC) party primaries, defeating nine other aspirants who contested with him. The Chairman of the APC governorship primary election for Tarabe, Sen. Emmanuel Ocheja, while declaring the results at the Fast Track Hotel in Jalingo in the early hours of Wednesday, said Danladi 23

September 22, 2018 1:36 PM Police kill three suspected armed robbers in Taraba

The Taraba Police Command has killed three suspected armed robbers operating along the Bali-Garbabi highway in Taraba State. The State Commissioner of Police, David Akinremi, in a statement on Saturday, said a locally-fabricated Brownie pistol, seven rounds of .75mm ammunition and criminal charms were recovered from the criminals. “In the ensuing gun duel, three 34

September 19, 2018 10:26 AM APC crisis: Why we shut down ruling party’s secretariat – Police

The police in Taraba State on Tuesday said they shut the secretariat of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state to prevent further breakdown of law and order. The Commissioner of Police in the state, David Akinremi, told Punch in Jalingo, the state capital that the command took the decision following weekend’s violent clash between factional 24

September 7, 2018 9:26 AM Buhari returns to Abuja from China

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja from China where he attended the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) summit. Bashir Ahmad, Personal Assistant on new media to the president, announced his arrival via his Twitter handle. He Tweeted: “After a successful outing at the #FOCAC2018 in Beijing, the People’s Republic of China, President 48

August 16, 2018 7:30 AM NYSC releases names, states of drowned corps members [See list]

The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has released the names of the nine corps members that drowned in a river in Taraba State. DAILY POST reported last week that some serving corps members drowned at River Mayo-Selbe in Gashaka Local Government Area of Taraba State. The corps members were part of a 22-man group that embarked on a picnic near the river 30

August 7, 2018 6:13 AM NYSC declares 3-day mourning for drowned corps members

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has declared three days of mourning for the corps members who drowned at the Mayo-Selbe river, near the Gashaka falls in Gashaka Local Government Area of Taraba. Adeyemi Adenike, the NYSC Director, Press and Public Relations said this in a statement sent to NAN on Monday in Abuja. Adenike said that the nine corps 20

August 6, 2018 6:26 AM NYSC speaks on death of seven corps members in Taraba river

The Taraba State NYSC Coordinator, Mrs Florence Yaakugh has spoken on the death of seven corps members, who drowned during a picnic at River Mayo-Selbe in Gashaka Local Government Area of Taraba State. Yaakugh said that seven bodies have been recovered while the search for the other two bodies among those who drowned was ongoing by the locals in collaboration 18

August 5, 2018 6:52 PM Seven corps members die in Taraba river

The Taraba State Police Command has confirmed the death of seven members of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, who died on Saturday during a picnic party at River Mayo-Selbe in Gashaka Local Government Area of Taraba State. The state Police Command’s spokesman, ASP David Missal, who confirmed the incident in a statement to newsmen, said nine corps 22

August 2, 2018 12:58 PM FG releases N140b for Social Investment Programme in 2017 –

The Federal Government, on Thursday, said the sum of N140 billion out of the N500 billion budgeted for its Social Investment Programme (SIP) in 2017 has been released. It also said for 2016, only N80 billion of the budgeted N500 billion, was released bringing total sum released to N220 billion out of N1 trillion within the period for the implementation 28

August 2, 2018 8:26 AM Illegal logging, grazing destroying park life in Taraba

The Conservator of Park (CP), Gashaka-Gumti National Park, in Taraba State, Mr. Yuhanna Saidu, has identified increasing illegal logging activities and indiscriminate grazing as major man-made factors killing park life in the state. Saidu spoke, on Tuesday, at an event to commemorate the World Rangers Day in Serti, headquarters of Gashaka Local Government 20