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April 18, 2018 12:05 PM Taraba Killings: Army Declares Five Wanted

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday declared five persons wanted in Taraba for their alleged roles in killings in Takum Local Government Area and other parts of the state. The army named the suspects as Tanko Adiku Dantayi, Kurusi Danladi, Chindo, Big Olumba and Chairman Poko. The army spokesman, Texas Chukwu, in a statement, appealed to the people of Taraba 20

April 14, 2018 8:29 PM Methodist Archbishop speaks on herdsmen killings in Benue, Taraba

The Methodist Archbishop of Abuja, the Most Rev. Joseph Oche-Job, has called for a determined action from the Federal Government to stop the lingering senseless killings by suspected herders in Benue and Taraba. Oche-Job made the call on the sidelines of the 24th Annual Synod Diocese in Abuja on Saturday. He also urged the government to replicate the kind of action 26

April 14, 2018 10:51 AM Man arrested with roasted human parts in Taraba

A 60-year-old man, Abubakar Abdulkadir has been arrested for allegedly being in possession of roasted human parts. The suspect’s arrest was confirmed by Taraba State Police Command on Friday. The State command’s Public Relations Officer, Mr. David Misal confirmed this in Jalingo to newsmen. Misal said the suspect was arrested at Alin-Gora village, Ardo-kola 22

April 13, 2018 5:03 AM Osun Rated Most Peaceful In Nigeria

Osun has been rated the most peaceful state in Nigeria, followed by Kogi, Ekiti, Kwara and Imo states. The ranking was based on the research findings of the Foundation for Peace Professionals (FPP). Yobe, Kebbi, Bauchi, Zamfara and Sokoto were found to be the least peaceful states in the country. On a geo-political basis, Akwa Ibom was rated the most peaceful 25

April 12, 2018 7:23 AM Nigerians paid N163 per litre of fuel in March – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has revealed that the average price paid by consumers for Premium Motor Spirit (petrol) in the month of March, dropped to N163 from N173 recorded in February. The drop represented an increase of 9.4 percent year-on-year, NBS said in a latest report. According to the report, the average price increased by 5.3 percent 26

April 4, 2018 2:55 PM FG releases N6b for Fed. Poly BaliThe Sun News

The Federal Government has released N6.3 billion for Federal Polytechnic, Bali, Taraba State, through the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), to execute developmental projects that would enhance teaching and learning in the institution. Aside physical infrastructures, the fund is expected to be used to sponsor research and human capital development 28

April 4, 2018 7:01 AM Taraba Senator, Bwacha speaks on governorship ambition

The Senator representing Taraba South in the National Assembly, Emmanuel Bwacha has debunked reports of his intention to run for the Taraba State governorship position. Bwacha, who is the Deputy Senate Minority Leader, speaking to newsmen on Tuesday in his hometown, Mararaba, said contrary to speculations, he wants Governor Darius Ishaku to complete 21

March 27, 2018 6:54 AM Self-defence: Danjuma’s statement has vindicated us – Taraba residents

Chairman Takum Local Council of Taraba State, Shiban Tikari, has stated that General TY Danjuma’s recent call for self-defence against herdsmen has vindicated the people of Takum, who had earlier cried out that the ‘Exercise Ayem A’Kpatena’ was out to give cover to the killer herdsmen. Tikari accused the Army operatives of Exercise Ayem A ‘Kpatuma (Cat Race) 22

March 25, 2018 6:24 PM ‘Ayem Akpatuma’: Nigerian troops arrest suspected ‘criminals’ in Taraba

Troops of the Nigerian Army deployed in the ongoing Exercise Ayem Akpatuma have arrested some suspected criminals at Takum, Taraba State. One of the suspects, Rapheal Yakwa, was arrested while taking unauthorized and suspicious photographs in a military event. The Army alleged that during preliminary investigation, it was revealed that he was among some youths 23

March 25, 2018 12:06 PM Fani-Kayode reacts to TY Danjuma’s ‘defend yourselves’ advise to Nigerians

Danjuma on Saturday said the unnecessary killings of Taraba people and other Nigerians must stop. Fani-Kayode on Twitter wrote, ”There is an attempt at ethnic cleansing in the state and of course some rural areas in Nigeria. We must resist it.We must stop it. Everyone of us must rise up”- Gen. TY Danjuma,24th March, 2018. ”Our leader has spoken. I endorse 23