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Anxiety as Gunmen invade Taraba varsity, abduct deputy registrar

April 30, 2019 Editor 0

Unknown gunmen in the early hours of Tuesday kidnapped Mr. Sanusi Sa’ad, the Deputy Registrar Administration of the Taraba State University, Jalingo. Dr Samuel Shikaa, the Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Taraba State University chapter, confirmed the incident to newsmen in Jalingo. Shikaa said that Sa’ad who is also the Information and Protocol Officer of the Read More

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Plot to declare state of emergency in Taraba evil – Cleric

March 19, 2019 Editor 0

The leader of the Southern Conference of United Methodist Church of Nigeria (UMCN), Reverend Philip Micah Dopah, on Monday said plot to declare state of emergency in Taraba state by the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) was evil. Reverend Micah, who stated this while briefing newsmen in Jalingo stated that the plan was uncalled for. He said that Tarabans would Read More

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You are safe from bandits’ attacks, Army assures Benue, Nasarawa, neighbouring states

March 14, 2019 Editor 0

The Nigerian Army has assured the people of Benue, Nasawara and neighbouring states of adequate security against bandits, cattle rustlers and other criminal elements. The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai gave the assurance during inspection of projects at the new barracks of the Special Forces Battalion in Doma, Nasarawa state. He said the establishment of the special Read More

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Breaking: As curfew takes effect, Ishaku gets second term mandate in Taraba

March 12, 2019 Editor 0

Incunbent Governor Darius Ishaku of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been declared winner of the 2019 governorship election held on Saturday in Taraba State by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) The Returning Officer for the election, Shehu Iya, early Tuesday morning at the INEC office in Jalingo pronounced Mr Ishiaku, who is the incumbent governor, as the winner Read More

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Breaking: At election eve, DSS swoop on PDP top shots in Taraba

March 9, 2019 Editor 0

Blueprint has reliably gathered that top leaders of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) were on Saturday arrested by officials of Department of Security Services. As at the time of filling this report, our Correspondent was still investigating the reason behind their arrest. Details loading…

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Reprieve for APC: A’Court clears Enugu, Taraba, Ogun gov’ship candidates

March 8, 2019 Editor 0

Reprieve came the way of the All Progressives Congress Thursday as the Court of Appeal sitting in some parts of the country affirmed its Enugu and Taraba governorship candidates, while the FCT High Court upheld that of Ogun state for Saturday election. Those cleared were Ayogu Eze (Enugu), Sani Danladi (Taraba) and Dapo Abidodun for Ogun state. Enugu Confirming Eze’s Read More

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Breaking: Joy for Taraba APC guber candidate as Appeal overrules High Court

March 7, 2019 Editor 0

There is now joy in the camp of All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Taraba Mr Sani Danladi after the Court of Appeal sitting in Jalingo ordered a stay of execution on the disqualification of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Taraba State. With the latest judgement, Danladi, is now sure to take part at Read More

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Like Kano PDP, court stops Taraba, Enugu APC guber candidates

March 7, 2019 Editor 0

A Federal High Court sitting in Jalingo, Taraba state capital Wednesday stopped the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Sani Abubakar Danladi from contesting Saturday’s governorship election. The presiding judge, Justice Stephen Pam, in a ruling on age falsification brought against Danladi by Usman Udi and three others, said the APC candidate filled different dates of birth for the Read More

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Breaking: Big blow as court disqualifies Taraba APC governorship candidate

March 6, 2019 Editorial II 0

Information reaching blueprint indicates that a Federal High Court, sitting in Jalingo, Taraba state, this morning disqualified the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Alhaji Sani Abubakar Danladi, from contesting next Saturday’s election. Danladi was disqualified from participating in the election on Saturday over an improper declaration of age. Details loading…

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Strange act! Arabic Teacher strangles 9-year-old to death in Taraba

March 5, 2019 Editor 0

An Arabic Teacher Hashiru Bala in Jalingo, Taraba state capital has strangled a 9-year-old pupil of Muhawshat primary school to death. Blueprint gathered that the victim, Muhammaded Suddas Umar Yola, is a son of a prominent Jalingo-based business man. He got missing Sunday night when he went for Magrib prayer in a Mosque located close to his father’s house. When Read More

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Fake currency flood Taraba

March 1, 2019 Editor 0

Residents of Jalingo, Taraba state capital have cried out over circulation of fake naira notes in the state. An eyewitness who confirmed this to Blueprint in Jalingo Thursday expressed worry that the circulation of fake currency had gone rampant in the streets of Jalingo, especially during night transactions.  One of the victims, Mrs. Sabina Bala’a, who spoke to our correspondent  said  over nine thousand naira Read More

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MIDNIGHT ATTACKS: Gunmen kill 45 in Benue, Taraba, Zamfara

April 13, 2018 Blueprint 0

-Dozens missing The killing spree continued in Benue and Taraba states yesterday, with gunmen killing 25 villagers in simultaneous assaults overnight. While three residents lost their lives in Benue, not less than 22 were killed in Taraba. Four residents, informed Premium Times in separate exchanges yesterday morning that the killings occurred in two communities in Logo local government area, Benue Read More

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Herdsmen killing: Taraba loses confidence in troops

March 31, 2018 Blueprint 0

  The Taraba state government has raised the alarm that it no longer enjoys the confidence of the federal government security apparatus deployed to the state. The Senior Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Publicity, Mr. Dan Bala Abu, who spoke with journalists on Friday in Abuja, said that although there was relative peace now in Taraba, the Read More

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Peace returns to Mambilla Plateau – Ishaku

July 13, 2017 Blueprint 0

By Osu Steve Jos Taraba state Governor, Arc. Darius Dickson Ishaku, said normalcy has returned to the troubled Mambilla Plateau in Sardauna local government area of the state. Th e governor stated this yesterday in Jalingo during an interactive session with reporters. He expressed gratitude to God because peace had returned to Sarduna local government area after the recent crisis. Read More