Court sacks Taraba APC governorship candidate Bwacha, orders fresh primary

A Federal High Court in Jalingo, the Taraba State capital, has sacked the All Progressives Congress governorship candidate in the state, Emmanuel Bwacha. Bwacha’s sacking comes after a petition by one of the aspirants, David Sabo Kente. Relying on the…

Terrorists attack Taraba Catholic church, abduct catechist

Terrorists on Sunday night attacked St. Agnes Catholic Church in the Gassol Local Government Area of Taraba State and abducted a catechist. The Parish Priest of St. Agnes Parish, Rev. Fr. Lawrence Awua, told our correspondent on the phone that…

Bandits kill 3, kidnap many in Taraba

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have raided and killed three residents of Bali town, the headquarters of Bali Local Government Area of Taraba State. The attack also led to the abduction of an unspecified number of people through a nearby…

77 confirmed HIV positive in Taraba mass test

No fewer than 77 out of 2,156 persons tested HIV positive during a mass test conducted by Taraba State Agency for Control of AIDS. The mass testing and treatment project in the state was to ensure a HIV free society…

Obi an exceptional Nigerian, says Governor Ishaku

Governor of Taraba State, Engr Darius Dickson Ishaku, has described the former Governor of Anambra state, Mr Peter Obi, as an exceptional Nigerian who has shown that responsibility should define the position of leadership. Governor Ishaku was speaking on Monday…

Court convicts two pastors for forgery, mischief

The Upper Area Court sitting in Jalingo, Taraba State has sentenced two pastors of the Court of Christ Deliverance Ministry to six-month imprisonment each for forgery, trespassing, and mischief. An option of N50, 000 fine was given for each of…

Supreme Court upholds conviction of ex-Taraba Gov, Jolly Nyame

The Supreme Court, on Friday, upheld the conviction and 12-year prison sentence that was handed to the former governor of Taraba State, Reverend Jolly Nyame, for stealing public funds. In a unanimous decision, a five-man panel of Justices of the…

*Alleged car theft: Magistrate threatens bench warrant against Naira Marley (Punch) *Fire razes popular ‘Kara’ Market on New Year’s eve (Nation)

  Alleged car theft: Magistrate threatens bench warrant against Naira Marley (Punch) A Lagos Chief Magistrate, Mr Tajudeen Elias, has given hip-hop musician, Azeez Fashola, alias Naira Marley, till January 14, 2020, to appear in court, else a warrant will…

Taraba: Calm returns as Police team, soldiers leave Ibbi town (DailyTrust)

Calm has returned to Ibbi town in Taraba State as the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team led by a Deputy Police Commissioner, Abba Kyari, and a team of soldiers deployed to the town in the wake of killing…

Taraba killings: Kidnap don, senior police officer exchanged 200 calls (Punch)

Investigations into the killings of the Police Intelligence Response Team operatives by soldiers of 93 Battalion, Takum, Taraba State, on August 6, 2019, have unearthed shocking criminal collaboration between the fleeing kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Bala, ( aka Wadume), and some…

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