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  • PDP, APC Battle For Taraba’s Grassroots

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    ANDREW OJIH, writes on the tussle between the two leading parties in the state, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Congress (APC), ahead of today’s local government elections in Taraba State The much awaited local government election in Taraba State will hold today, in line with the arrangements made by the Taraba State Independent…

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  • PMB Vows To Address Housing Deficit

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    President Muhammad Bahari has vowed that his administration would leave no stone unturned in addressing the challenges of housing shortages to Nigerian public workers. Buhari stated this yesterday in Jalingo through his minister of state, Power, Works and Housing, Alhaji Mustapha Bala during the commissioning of the ministerial pilot housing scheme project the ministry plan…

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  • Gov Ishaku Approves Recruitment Of 3,000 Teachers

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    Taraba State governor,Darius Ishaku has approved the recruitment of three thousand teachers in the state. Ishaku, who disclosed this to newsmen through his commissioner of education, Mr. Johaness Jigem yesterday in Jalingo said the move was a total reformation in the education sector to make it sound, resourceful and result-oriented in line with the national…

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  • Immigration Officer Arrested For Attacking Place Of Worship

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    The police in Jalingo, Taraba State,  yesterday confirmed the arrest of an armed immigration personnel. the said immigration staff was apprehended  by a local vigilance group and handed over to the police. The spokesman of the police command, David Misal, said that the suspect, Mahmood Idris, broke into a place of worship and destroy some…

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  • Gov Ishaku Urges Christians To Rise Up, Defend Themselves

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    Taraba State governor, Arc. Darius Ishaku has urged Christians across the country to rise up and defend themselves against terrorists before they are completely annihilated. Ishaku made the call yesterday  in Jalingo during a thanksgiving service organised by the Christians Association of Nigeria (CAN) to celebrate new year and to pray for victims of Southern…

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  • NAFDAC Impounds Illicit Drugs In Taraba

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    The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has raided some shops in Jalingo, the Taraba State capital and impounded illicit drugs and other unwholesome products in the state. The Taraba State coordinator of NAFDAC, Mr Suleiman Muyideen who disclosed this while briefing newsmen yesterday in Jalingo said the prevalence of fake…

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  • Gov Ishaku Seeks N7bn Supplementary Budget

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    Few weeks to the end of the year, Governor Darius Ishaku is seeking a supplementary budget of N7 billion from the Taraba State House of Assembly to meet up with the present economic challenges. Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Hon. Abel Diah, stated this in Jalingo yesterday while reading the letter from the…

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  • Nigerians Stockpile Food As Famine Looms

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    The declaration by Federal Government, that there will be outbreak of famine in the country by next month, appears to have engender mass purchase of food just as prices of food items have risen astronomically in some markets. SOLOMON AYADO (Abuja) ANDREW ORJI (Jalingo) HUSSAINI HAMMANGABDO (Yola) HEMBADOON ORSAR (Makurdi) reports. When the Federal Government,…

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  • BOI, Foundation Commence Training of 131 Youths On Job Creation In Taraba

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    The Bank of Industry (BOI) in partnership with African Community Bridge Foundation (ACBF) on yesterday commenced training of 131 youth from Taraba and Adamawa in various entrepreneurial skills for job creation and self reliance. Alhaji Dahiru Bala, the BOI branch manager in charge of Taraba, Adamawa and Gombe declared  the one week training programme open…

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  • Gov Ishaku Drills Over 100 Boreholes For Tarabans

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    In his effort to address the acute scarcity of water in Taraba State, the state governor, Mr. Darius Ishaku has completed the drilling of over 100 boreholes in various communities across the 16 local government areas of the state. The state commissioner of Water Resources, Mr Emmanuel Gowon stated this yesterday in Jalingo while addressing…

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