Posts Tagged ‘Taraba’

Gov Ishiaku explains why he’s governing Taraba from Abuja

Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has said that he relocated to Abuja for medical attention. There has been controversy over the governor’s relocation to Abuja from the state for over 55 days. However, Governor Ishaku’s Chief Press Secretary, Bala Abu, said on Friday in Abuja that his boss did not abandoned his duty in […]

President Buhari orders immediate end to attacks in Taraba

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the current attacks on the people of Kona in Taraba State. The President ordered security forces to end the violence immediately and decisively. This was contained in a statement to DAILY POST on Wednesday signed by Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity. The President warned […]

BREAKING: INEC declares Ishaku winner of Taraba governorship election

The incumbent Governor of Taraba State and the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Darius Ishaku, has been declared winner of the last Saturday’s governorship election in the state. Ishaku polled a total of 520,432 voted to beat his closest rival and candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Alhaji Sani Abubakar Danladi, who polled […]

Nine corps members drown in Taraba

Nine corps members serving in Gashaka local government area of Taraba state drowned at a river while on picnic in Taraba State. Police said seven bodies were recovered Sunday, 24 hours after the accident. Two more were yet to be recovered. Gashaka is near the Mambilla Plateau. It was leaent that the sudden increase in […]

I Will Only Support You On One Condition, Buhari Tells Outgoing Minister Alhassan

With the resignation of Minister of Women Affairs and Social Alhaja Aisha Alhassan from Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet,  the President has agreed to support her bid to become governor, though on one condition. In his acceptance of her resignation letter, Buhari said:   I have today received your letter notifying me of your intention to contest […]
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Benue, Taraba Killings Not Religious In Nature – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has described as mischief any attempt to label the upsurge in killings by suspected herdsmen in Benue, Taraba, Zamfara and others as religiously or ethnically motivated. In an interview with the Voice of America (VOA) Hausa Radio Service in Washington, United States of America, the President said that he had ordered fresh […]