Wednesday, November 28, 2018

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    Army uncovers ‘illegal’ security training camp in Taraba

Army uncovers ‘illegal’ security training camp in Taraba

The 20 model battalion of the Nigeria army says it has discovered an illegal security training camp located in Serti, Taraba state.Sani Adamu, commanding officer of the battalion, disclosed this on Thursday.According to NAN, the commander said Agyo Wapan, special adviser on security to Darius Ishaku, governor of the state, had been invited as part of the investigation on the issue.He [...]

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    NEMA declares flooding as national disaster in five more states

NEMA declares flooding as national disaster in five more states

The National Emergency Management (NEMA) has declared the flooding in Adamawa, Taraba, Kebbi, Bayelsa and Rivers as a national disaster.Sani Datti, head of media and public relations, NEMA, made this known in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.He said Mustapha Maihaja, director-general, NEMA made the declaration following the ongoing efforts of the agency to tackle and assist flood victims across [...]

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    Alhassan wins UDP guber ticket, says ‘our enemies will be put to shame in 2019’

Alhassan wins UDP guber ticket, says ‘our enemies will be put to shame in 2019’

Aisha Alhassan, former minister of women affairs and social development, has emerged winner of the United Democratic Party (UDP) governorship primary in Taraba.The primary was conducted on Wednesday under the supervision of Godwin Okoye, national chairman of the party.The exercise took place at Shield Hotel, Jalingo, where Alhassan got the unanimous endorsement of all the 224 delegates from the 16 [...]

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    Alhassan resigns from Buhari’s cabinet

Alhassan resigns from Buhari’s cabinet

Aisha Alhassan, minister of women affairs, has resigned from the government of President Muhammadu Buhari.Suleiman Dantosho, her media aide, confirmed this to TheCable on Saturday morning and made available copies of the letter.He said Alhassan has also withdrawn her membership of the All Progressives Congress (APC)."I write with a lot of respect to inform Mr President of my decision to [...]

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    PDP wins as APC candidate cries foul over Taraba bye-election

PDP wins as APC candidate cries foul over Taraba bye-election

Garba Ajiya, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has won Saturday’s Takum 1 constituency by-election into Taraba house of assembly.NAN reports that the election was to fill the vacant seat of the late Hosea Ibi, member of the assembly who was kidnapped on December 31, 2017 and murdered by his abductors in January 2018.Ayuba Kwada, the returning officer of [...]

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    Women affairs minister writes Buhari, seeks to contest Taraba guber poll

Women affairs minister writes Buhari, seeks to contest Taraba guber poll

Aisha Alhassan, minister of women affairs, has expressed her interest to contest the Taraba state governorship election in 2019.In a letter to notify President Muhammadu Buhari of her ambition, the minister said she would be running under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).The minister is an ally of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar who is one of the presidential [...]

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    House of reps member stoned in Taraba

House of reps member stoned in Taraba

Some angry constituents have attacked Garba Hamman Julde, a member of the house of representatives from Taraba state.Julde represents Bali/Gassol federal constituency in the lower legislative chamber.The constituents on Saturday reportedly hurled stones at the lawmaker for allegedly abandoning them. He had presented 11 motorcycles and one car to the ward executives and local government chairman of the All Progressives [...]

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    ‘We are living in fear’ — Fulani in Taraba beg IGP for protection

‘We are living in fear’ — Fulani in Taraba beg IGP for protection

Mafindi Danburam, chairman of north-east zone of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has called on Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP) to save the Fulani in Taraba from "total extinction".He made the appeal on Tuesday, accusing Darius Ishaku, governor of Taraba state, of bias.Danburam expressed dismay over the alleged non-intervention of Ishaku in the "killings of Fulani" [...]

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    INEC reports its officials to security agencies over ‘illegal registration’ in Taraba

INEC reports its officials to security agencies over ‘illegal registration’ in Taraba

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has discovered the registration of ineligible voters in Taraba state.The commission said it has commenced the process of sanitising the voter register.It also said it has reported the matter to security agencies in the country for investigation and “possible prosecution of all found to have been involved, including INEC staff.”Fabian Vwamhi, head [...]

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    Buhari: I don’t have to go out to the field before I take action against killings

Buhari: I don’t have to go out to the field before I take action against killings

President Muhammadu Buhari says he does not have to visit troubled states to prove that he is taking action against killings.Buhari said this on Monday in reaction to criticisms of his delay in visiting Rivers, Benue, Zamfara and other states where violence and killings have been recorded in 2018.Speaking during a stakeholders’ meeting in Jalingo, Taraba, he urged the ethnic [...]

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    Five killed as farmers, herdsmen clash in Taraba

Five killed as farmers, herdsmen clash in Taraba

At least five people have been killed and many injured in fresh attacks on Fulani communities in Sardauna local government area of Taraba state.David Misal, spokesman of the police in the state, confirmed the attack, saying a militia group is suspected of being behind it.Misal told NAN that crisis erupted in Nyiwa and Yerimaru areas on Thursday as a result [...]

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    Herdsmen clashes: Military launches six-week operation in Benue, Nasarawa, Taraba

Herdsmen clashes: Military launches six-week operation in Benue, Nasarawa, Taraba

The Nigerian army says it will launch a military operation,  “Ayem Akpatuma’’ -- meaning "cat race" in Tiv -- in Benue, Taraba, Nasarawa, Kogi, Niger and Kaduna states.The operation, expected to last between February 15 and March 31, is to curb herdsmen attacks.David Ahmadu, chief training and operations, confirmed the development on Wednesday.“More so, Exercise Ayem Akpatuma has become more [...]

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    ‘Herdsmen’ kill four in Taraba — after governor’s alarm

‘Herdsmen’ kill four in Taraba — after governor’s alarm

Suspected herdsmen have killed four persons at Ngutswen village in Gassol local government area of Taraba state.The unfortunate incident happened a day after Darius Ishaku, governor of the state, raised an alarm of an impending attack on the state.The governor had said the state received a notice from an undisclosed source that there will be an attack in 10 days [...]

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    Taraba will be attacked in 10 days, governor cries out

Taraba will be attacked in 10 days, governor cries out

Darius Ishaku, governor of Taraba, says there's a plot to attack the state in 10 days.The governor said he has relayed information about the potential attack to security agencies.Ishaku made this known when members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national working committee paid him a visit on Thursday.The PDP delegation was led by Uche Secondus, national chairman of the [...]

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    Nigeria and the common man

Nigeria and the common man

BY BEN ABDULHAMIDThere have been many attempts at conjuring up, exactly, lucid pictures or solid characters of how human - being a product of society and its unrepentant designer – grapples with   ”providence”; and how mainly the fate conquers in the end; and in some cases wipes man out of the earth. This, more often than not, is caused by [...]

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    Tension as ‘arms-laden’ helicopter lands in Taraba village

Tension as ‘arms-laden’ helicopter lands in Taraba village

A helicopter said to be loaded with arms and ammunition reportedly landed in a village in Taraba state on Saturday.The chopper was said to have landed at night in Jibu village located near Ibi, in Wukari local government area.According to PUNCH, Bala Dan-Abu, spokesman of Darius Ishaku, governor of the state, said the arms and ammunition were allegedly meant for [...]

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