Breaking: Taraba speaker resigns

December 21, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The speaker of Taraba state House of Assembly, Prof. Joseph Albasu Kunini, has resigned from his position. The Deputy Speaker, Hammanadama Ibn-Abdullahi, stood as Speaker pro-tempo during a sitting where his letter of resignation was read. The member representing Zing State Constituency, John Kizito Bonzena, was unanimously elected by the lawmakers as the new speaker.

Volleyball: Plateau Rocks pip Taraba Spikers in Jalingo (PICTURES)

April 24, 2022 Editor 0

Plateau Rocks struggled to beat Taraba Spikers 3-1 (26-24, 21-25, 25-16, 25-12) on Day two of the ongoing 2022 National Division two League in Jalingo, Taraba state capital on Saturday. Established Plateau Rocks could not bulldoze Taraba Spikers as both teams were at each other’s throats throughout the first set. Coach Rakiya Mohammed’s team managed to win the first set Read More

APC state congress appeal committee visits Taraba

November 3, 2021 Andrew Ojih 0

The appeal committee set up by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to entertain complaints from the last state congress on Wednesday visited Taraba. The Chairman of the committee, Amb. Ahmed Mallumadori, while addressing party faithful in Jalingo said that the committee was in Taraba to receive petitions emanating from the last congress and forward them to the national Secretariat of Read More

Taraba APC congress: Group alleges abuse of constitution, guidelines

October 13, 2021 Andrew Ojih 0

A group under the aegis of Forum of Contestants and Like Minds of All Progressives Congress in Taraba has accused the leadership of the party of flouting the constitution and guidelines of the party in the ongoing congresses. The group in a communiqué issued at the end of their emergency meeting held in Jalingo, Tuesday, said parallel congresses were held Read More

Jos crisis: Time to end artificial wall of hatred

August 17, 2021 Sani Danaudi Mohammed 0

The eve of a democratic Nigeria witnessed high incidence of ethnic-related rivalry and violence in the North Central zone, to which Plateau state belongs. These ethnic rivalries posed serious socio-economic threats to the state and the fortunes of the people are being jeopardised.  Ethnic rivalries are as old as the world itself.The Plateau ethnic rivalry has received both local and Read More

Buhari completes 12 dams, 3 hydropower projects, 7 irrigation projects – APC group

August 11, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress Legacy Awareness and Campaign (APC-LAC), has said out of 116 inherited projects for priority completion in 2016, a total of twelve dams, three hydropower projects and seven irrigation projects among many others have been completed by the current administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. The APC think-tank group also disclosed that Buhari administration signed Executive Order 9 Read More

Keystone Bank donates sanitary kits to over 3000 marginalized girls in North-east

August 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Keystone Bank Limited, through its ‘Pink Network’ initiative, in partnership with Hayat Holdings (Producer of MOLPED Pad) and WHAI (Whispering Hope for Africa) Nigeria, has donated menstrual period kits to over 3000 marginalized girls in IDP camps and secondary schools within the North-Eastern region of Nigeria. A statement by the lender said the gesture was part of the bank’s corporate Read More

76,855 candidates sit for 2021 entrance exams into unity schools

A total of 76,855 candidates, Saturday, sat for the 2021 national common entrance examination for admission into the 110 federal government colleges, otherwise referred to as unity schools.  Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, who was represented by the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Sonny Echono, was accompanied by the Acting Regjstrar and Chief Executive of National Examinations Council Read More

56,000 IDPs in Bauchi appeal to govt for land, schools

May 23, 2021 Najib Sani 0

56, 000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) who fled from Borno, Yobe, Adamawa, Zamfara, Katsina, Kaduna, Taraba and Plateau states as a result of Boko Haram insurgency, banditry, kidnapping and ethno-religious crises to seek refuge in communities in Bauchi state have appealed to the state government to provide land for them to settle and schools for their children. State leader of Read More

Nguroje mourns Mama Taraba

May 8, 2021 Editorial III 0

Former Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives and chairman, Governing Council for the Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC), Hon. Babangida Nguroje, has discribed the late Aisha Alhassan as a philantrophist and successful business woman who has left an indelible mark on the sans of time. In a statement on Saturday, Hon. Nguroje sympathised with the immediate family of the deceased, the Read More

States, FCT generated N1.31trn as IGR in 2020 – NBS

April 16, 2021 Blueprint 0

The 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) generated N1.31 trillion as Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in 2020 compared to N1.33 trillion recorded in 2019, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has disclosed. NBS made the disclosure Friday in Abuja in its “Internally Generated Revenue at State Level” for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 published on its website. Read More

Buhari’s daughter lauds Ishaku over rice production

March 25, 2021 Andrew Ojih, 0

The International Food and Agricultural Development, IFAD, market development adviser in Nigeria, Hajiya Fatima Muktari Buhari on Tuesday lauded Taraba state governor Darius Dickson Ishaku for taking the state into the league of leading states in rice production in Nigeria. Hajia Fatima who gave the commendation during a courtesy call on Governor Ishaku in Government House, Jalingo said that at Read More

NIAS calls for immediate transformation of gazetted, ungazetted grazing reserves to ranches

February 23, 2021 John Oba 0

The Registrar and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Nigeria Institute of Animal Science (NAIS), Prof. Eustace Iyayi, has called for the immediate transformation of all gazetted and non gazetted grazing reserves in Nigeria to ranches. This is even as he said the Institute will be capacitating 2000 Community Animal Husbandry Officers who are Graduate Animal Scientists in the next Read More

Breaking: NECO releases results, deregisters 12 schools in 6 states… see details

January 13, 2021 Aideloje Ojo 0

The National Examination Council (NECO) has deregistered 12 schools for engaging in examination malpractices during the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE). The Chief Registrar of the Council, Professor Godswill Obioma, stated this while releasing the results in Minna, Niger state capital on Wednesday. According to the Registrar, 24 supervisors were also blacklisted for aiding and abetting examination malpractices. He Read More

Breaking: Anxiety as kidnappers invade Jalingo, abduct lawmaker

December 9, 2020 Editor 0

Kidnappers early Wednesday morning struck and abducted the member representing Nguroje Constituency in the Taraba State House of Assembly Barr. Bashir Mohammed According to Channels Televison, the Chairman House Committee on Information was picked up from his residence behind Dr Jalo Eid prayer ground in Jalingo at about 1:45 am. Meanwhile, Taraba Police command is yet to confirmed the incident. Read More

Taraba green house: Allegation over purchase of substandard materials blatant lie – CEO

December 4, 2020 Andrew Ojih 0

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Taraba​ Investment and Properties Limited, Mr. Iliya Ezekiel, has described as “blatant lie” a local-based newspaper publication that substandard materials were purchased and used for​ the roofing of 10 Green Houses​ that were destroyed by windstorm earlier in 2020. Mr Ezekiel who spoke in Jalingo further described​ the allegation as “laughable and full of Read More

We’ll resolve Benue-Taraba boundary crisis in 2021- NBC

November 24, 2020 Patrick Andrew 0

Some nine months after embarking on the demarcation of the Taraba and Benue common boundary, the National Boundary Commission (NBC) has assured that further steps will soon be taken to address conflicts between the two states. The commission said it is working assiduously to ensure that by early 2021 it resolves the crisis which arose following the demarcation of boundary Read More

President Buhari and the northern Borno conundrum

October 4, 2020 Abba Alli 0

If there is anything that bothers the president today, it is the case of northern Borno state where our troops are still battling remnants of Boko Haram terrorists. This area remains the sore point of the seemingly dwindling war against terrorists in the North-East region of Nigeria. According to the words of Governor Babagana Zulum, when President Muhammadu Buhari visited Read More

Gana: Tiv youth group commends Army

September 21, 2020 Editor 0

The Tiv Youth Advancement Vanguard ( TYAV) has heaped praises and commendations on the Nigerian Army and other security agencies for the killing of wanted militia warlord, Terwase Akwaza, popularly known as Gana in a gun battle. Gana who terrorised communities in Benue, Taraba and Nasarawa and particularly Katsina-ala, Ukum and Logo local government areas of Benue was killed during Read More