Tag: Taraba

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January 9, 2014

‘They were stabbed to death’: How woman killed her newborn twins & dumped them in toilet

by ‘Jola Sotubo A woman in Taraba has been arrested by police in the state after it was alleged that ...

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December 9, 2013

PDP crisis: Bamanga Tukur may be shown the way out

It has emerged that the embattled national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Bamanga Tukur may be on ...

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November 25, 2013

5 people killed, 200 houses burnt in Plateau

by Adeola Balogun Renewed clashes in Plateau have reportedly left 5 persons dead and not less than 200 homes destroyed. ...

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November 20, 2013

Yemi Adamolekun: I believe I deserve better – do you?

by Yemi Adamolekun It is NOT a thing of pride that you can’t stay in Nigeria for more than six ...

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November 11, 2013

Just In: Taraba Assembly elects new Speaker

There are reports that the Taraba House of Assembly has elected a new Speaker a week after the former Speaker, ...

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October 20, 2013

Ailing Gov. Danbaba Suntai goes fishing with wife in Taraba (PHOTO)

by Isi Esene Taraba governor, Danbaba Suntai who is presently recovering from injuries he sustained in a plane crash yesterday ...

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September 8, 2013

Opinion: Lessons from the great PDP implosion

by Muyiwa Adetiba The founding fathers of the PDP wanted a broad based party that could capture power while providing ...

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September 5, 2013

Olusegun Adeniyi: Suntai and the ‘Amunibuni’ syndrome

by Olusegun Adeniyi Crudely interpreted, it means if a goat is blind on the left eye and its owner is ...

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September 5, 2013

Oh yes, it’s ladies night! – 21 commercial sex workers arrested in Jigawa

by ‘Jola Sotubo 21 sex workers in Jigawa State have had their business interrupted as they have been arrested by ...

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September 3, 2013

Taraba crisis: Deputy governor can continue ruling but… – PDP committee

by Oge Okonkwo The Senator Hope Uzodinma committee, which was elected by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to preside over the ...

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September 2, 2013

Toni Kan: Suntai – Re-enacting the Yar’Adua episode

by Toni Kan These governors are not gods. The constitution is ‘god’ and these puny characters without shame must learn ...

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September 1, 2013

Taraba crisis: No! Suntai is not running a government by proxy – Governor’s camp tells Tukur

by Isi Esene Aides loyal to the ailing governor of Taraba State, Danbaba Suntai have warned the chairman of the ...

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August 30, 2013

Alkasim Abdulkadir: Taraba – An appalling sense of déjà vu (Y! FrontPage)

by Alkasim Abdulkadir This decision to advice the governor to return the United States for further medical examination and treatment should ...

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August 30, 2013

Hauwa Gambo: Why it is (now) difficult to feel sympathy for Suntai (Y! FrontPage)

by Hauwa Gambo No man, or group of people, has the right to punish an entire people simply because he ...

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August 30, 2013

Suntai’s return: Taraba acting governor reverses sack of state exco

by ‘Jola Sotubo Encouraged by the support he is receiving from state House of Assembly, Taraba Acting Governor, Garba Umar, ...

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August 29, 2013

Governor Suntai finally speaks, appears unstable (WATCH)

by ‘Jola Sotubo A video surfaced on the internet today of a speech being purportedly given by recuperating Governor of ...

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August 28, 2013

Michael Orodare: Like Yar’adua like Suntai – We’ve been here before (Y! Politico)

by Michael Orodare …if Governor Suntai thinks his state of health is more important to him, than the politics, accolades ...

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August 26, 2013

Gov. Suntai returns from the U.S looking frail, heads to Taraba

by Akan Ido The Governor of Taraba state, Dambaba Suntai has returned to the the country after spending ten months ...

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August 13, 2013

We were promised 15 cows each – Suspected assassins confess to killing Taraba village head

by Oge Okonkwo   Three persons have been arrested by the Taraba Police Command in Nigeria in connection with the murder ...

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August 4, 2013

“He is recovering”: PDP committee visits ailing Taraba governor in the US

Members of the Peoples Democratic Party Fact-finding Committee on the Taraba State Political Situation paid solidarity visit to Governor Danbaba ...

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July 31, 2013

Armed militia group kills 5 people, injure others in Taraba

by Rachel Ogbu Following the death of about 20 people in Sabon Gari, Kano on Monday after what was said ...

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July 3, 2013

NYSC: Islamic group calls for separate camps for male and female corps members

by Lucas Togan At the end of the Peace and unity conference for Muslim scholars in Kaduna State, the Secretary General ...

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June 21, 2013

Video footage of Taraba acting governor’s meeting with ailing Gov. Suntai in US hospital (WATCH)

by Isi Esene The governor of Taraba state, Danbaba Suntai who survived a plane crash has been said to be ...

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May 31, 2013

Nasir el-Rufai: Hard facts show clearly that Jonathan has failed to deliver

by Nasir el-Rufai So Jonathan knew he was being economic with the truth from day one. It is not surprising ...

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May 5, 2013

Deaths at a funeral: 39 die in Taraba religious violence

by Isi Esene About 39 people have been reported killed in a clash between Christians and Muslims at a funeral ...

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January 7, 2013

Sam Omatseye: The ‘ghost of Yar’Adua’ is sweeping the nation

by Sam Omatseye   He is not in the throes of the presidency today, but we see his ghosts in ...

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January 5, 2013

Water scarcity: Taraba gov’t to spend N3.6 billion on new boreholes in Jalingo Town

by Vincent Ehiabhi In a bid to end constant water scarcity in Jalingo, the Taraba State Government and the African Development ...

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November 18, 2012

Ethno-religious violence: FG deploys soldiers to Taraba

by Akan Ido Witnesses have reported an escalation of violence in Ibi Local Government Area of Taraba State in an ...

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November 18, 2012

President Jonathan claims copyright over ‘Goodluck’… in last week’s news with a pinch of salt

by Stanley Azuakola The president vs. the acting governor There is a possibility that you have never heard the name: ...

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November 14, 2012

TICKER: It’s official: Deputy governor takes charge in Taraba as governor remains hospitalised

The Taraba State House of Assembly on Wednesday morning passed a resolution empowering Deputy Governor Garba Umar to step into the capacity ...

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