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EDUCATION

Taraba State University To Expel 2,000 Students, Staff Over Examination Fraud

Musa Rhapsodi Affos, Jalingo Jalingo - The Taraba State University, Jalingo is set to expel not less than 2,000 students and some staff for alleged involvement in exam malpractice, misconduct and upgrading of students' GP. Rhapsodi Affos Blog RAB exclusively gathered from a source who is a member of the Senate committee that the Senate committee have concluded plans to expel the students and some of the staff for upgrading the GP of the students and collecting ransom for it.

  10 months ago ago
Taraba State University To Expel 2,000 Students, Staff Over Examination Fraud

POLITICS

Governor Zulum Arrives In Jalingo Ahead Of Northeast Governors Forum Meeting (Photos)

Some hours ago, the Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum arrived in Jalingo, the capital city of Taraba State ahead of the Northeast Governor's Forum Meeting. As you can remember, the Southern Governors Forum had their meeting which held in Lagos State on Monday, 5th July, 2021.

  10 months ago ago
Governor Zulum Arrives In Jalingo Ahead Of Northeast Governors Forum Meeting (Photos)

SOCIETY

After Agba Jalingo's Arrest, Here Are Few Things That Led To His Arrest

A dissident and paper distributer, Agba Jalingo, has been captured by the police in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria's South-south. Mr Jalingo is the distributer of Cross River Watch, an online paper with center around Cross River State. He was captured at the police base camp, Calabar, on Friday where he went to respect a greeting by the Commissioner of Police in the State, Kayode Sikiru, Cross River Watch said in a report.

  11 months ago ago
After Agba Jalingo's Arrest, Here Are Few Things That Led To His Arrest

SOCIETY

#June12protest: Reason behind Agba Jalingo's arrest

The Cross River State Police Force arrested Agba Jalingo on Saturday during the June 12 nationwide protest. Agba Jalingo is a human right activist and also a newspaper publisher and editor. He works with the Cross River Watch which is an online as well as offline newspaper firm in Cross River state.

  11 months ago ago
#June12protest: Reason behind Agba Jalingo's arrest

ENVIRONMENT

Opinion: Five months given by Taraba herdsmen to flush out bandits is too much

Photo Credit: Punch Newspaper Two weeks ago, the Emir of Muri in a viral video that was posted online gave Fulani herdsmen residing inside Taraba forests the ultimatum of two weeks to vacate the forest because, the criminal elements among them are using the opportunity to kidnap their people and killing them unjustly.

  9 months ago ago
Opinion: Five months given by Taraba herdsmen to flush out bandits is too much

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Gunmen Kill Police Sergeant; We Are Winning Insurgency - Lai Mohammed

Gunmen kidnap, kill police sergeant, abduct Customs officer in Taraba A police sergeant with the Taraba State Police Command was reportedly killed by suspected kidnappers in the state capital of Jalingo. Photo credit: Dailypost A Customs officer was also kidnapped by the suspected kidnappers. The two incidents occurred in Jalingo's Sabongeri district.

  9 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Gunmen Kill Police Sergeant; We Are Winning Insurgency - Lai Mohammed

SOCIETY

Police have arrested Agba Jalingo, after he was alleged to be an arms dealer

Human rights activist, who is also a "CrossRiverWatch" editor named Agba Jalingo has been recently arrested by members of the Nigerian police force. The Police working with an Intel, was said to have arrested Agba Jalingo on Friday the 11th of June, over a petition they had received, which alleged that he is an arms dealer.

  11 months ago ago
Police have arrested Agba Jalingo, after he was alleged to be an arms dealer

JUSTICE

Today's Headlines: NANS Suspends June 12 Protest, June 12 Protest Will Hold In Calabar - Jalingo

NANS Suspend June 12 Protest According to Punch Newspapers, National Association of Nigerian Students has suspended its planned June 12 nationwide protest. The suspension of the planned nationwide June 12 Protest was made known to the press by the NANS President in a statement on Friday morning. It was titled, ‘NANS Suspends June 12 Protest Over Concerns About Safety Of Protesters And Fear Of Possible Hijack By Politicians – Comrade Sunday Asefon’.

  11 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: NANS Suspends June 12 Protest, June 12 Protest Will Hold In Calabar - Jalingo

SOCIETY

Why The Commissioner Of Police Released Agba Jalingo Few Hours After His Arrest

The Cross River commissioner of police has released Agba Jalingo, few hours after his arrest on the ground that the petition against him was frivolous and not worthy of any investigation. Credit: Saharareporters The publisher of Cross River Watch, Agba Jalingo, was arrested on Friday by the police Calabar on allegation of being an arms dealer

  11 months ago ago
Why The Commissioner Of Police Released Agba Jalingo Few Hours After His Arrest

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Today’s Headlines: FG Set To Lift 100 Million Nigerians Out Of Poverty-Osinbajo; Flood Rocks Jalingo

We need common sense to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty: Osinbajo Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the federal government needs to apply “common sense” to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty. Mr Osinbajo, made this remark in Abuja on Friday at the inaugural meeting of the National Poverty Reduction with Growth Strategy Steering Committee held at the Presidential Villa.

  10 months ago ago
Today’s Headlines: FG Set To Lift 100 Million Nigerians Out Of Poverty-Osinbajo; Flood Rocks Jalingo

SOCIETY

Police Officer Murdered As Gunmen Kidnap Customs Officer In Taraba

It was a tragic Thursday in Jalingo, the Taraba State capital as an officer of the Nigerian Police Force was brutally murdered by some gunmen, while a senior customs officer was also kidnapped. According to Daily Trust, these daredevil gunmen stormed the residence of the top customs officer who was identified as Abbas Bello around the wee hours of Thursday, August 19, 2021.

  9 months ago ago
Police Officer Murdered As Gunmen Kidnap Customs Officer In Taraba

JUSTICE

Femi Falana Reacts To The Compensation Awarded To A Journalist By Ecowas Court, Read What He Said

The Senior Advocate of Nigeria Femi Falana has reacted to the compensation awarded to Journalist Agba Jalingo today and the violation of Human Rights by Security Agencies in Nigeria. It could be recalled that on the 22nd of August, 2021, the Journalist was arrested on the orders of the Coss River State Governor Ben Ayade for acting in a manner that seems to overthrow his Government and for his involvement in the #RevolutionNow organized by Omoyele Sowere.

  10 months ago ago
Femi Falana Reacts To The Compensation Awarded To A Journalist By Ecowas Court, Read What He Said

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Gov Zulum Speaks Tackling Insecurity, Davido Reacts To Obama's Death

Gov Zulum Speaks Tackling Insecurity Photo Credit: Punch Newspapers Discussions on how to tackle growing insecurity and harness the agricultural potential of the North-East to boost the economy of the region topped the agenda at the meeting of the North-East Governors’ Forum, which opened in Jalingo, the Taraba State capital, on Tuesday.

  10 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Gov Zulum Speaks Tackling Insecurity, Davido Reacts To Obama's Death

POLITICS

OPINION: The Urgent Agendas North East Governors Need To Discuss

Photo Credit: Facebook/North East Reporters Barely 24 hours after Governors in the Southern part of Nigeria concluded their high-powered meeting in Lagos to discuss key issues affecting the region, the North East governors are having a similar meeting in Jalingo, Taraba state. States in the North East of Nigeria consists of Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno Gombe, Taraba and Yobe

  10 months ago ago
OPINION: The Urgent Agendas North East Governors Need To Discuss

JUSTICE

June 12: We Will Protest, Our State Cannot Be Governed By Two Different Sets Of Laws - Jalingo

Following the June 12 protest which is coming up in the next few hours, a popular Nigerian journalist, Agba Jalingo has iterated that the protest will hold in Calabar, Cross River State. Although, the report stated that the State government has earlier warned that nobody should hold any public gatherings in the State.

  11 months ago ago
June 12: We Will Protest, Our State Cannot Be Governed By Two Different Sets Of Laws - Jalingo

POLITICS

"APC will take over Taraba in 2023" - Former Gov. Umar

One time governor of Taraba State, Garba Umar, said on Wednesday that the All Progressives Congress (APC) would take over the state in 2023. Garba Umar said this at a news conference in Jalingo, adding that the scheming that has characterised the selection of party candidates in the past will not be present in 2023.

  9 months ago ago

JUSTICE

Police Arrest Agba Jalingo.

Mr Agba Jalingo, is an activist and newspaper publisher. He is part of the people coordinating June 12 protest in Cross Rivers State. Mr Jalingo is a publisher of an online newspaper called "Cross River Watch", that is well known in Nigeria. He was arrested at the police headquarters, in calabar which is the capital of Cross Rivers State, on Friday.

  11 months ago ago
Police Arrest Agba Jalingo.

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Buhari Sends Message To Students Nationwide, Jalingo Victorious Over FG In Court

Sen Marafa Under Fire As APC Youths Accuse Him of Destroying Party The Zamfara State youth wing of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has raised an alarm that Senator Kabiru Garba Marafa is destroying the party in the state through his anti-party activities The APC youths said Senator Marafa denied the party the opportunity of forming government in the state in 2019 after he dragged the party to the supreme court, allowing the PDP to take over.

  10 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Buhari Sends Message To Students Nationwide, Jalingo Victorious Over FG In Court

SOCIETY

More than 300 houses submerged in Jalingo, Taraba State After Downpour

Indeed, it was a sad moment and time for the residence of Jalingo in Taraba State. Losing your properties and belongings as a result of flooding is heartbreaking as it will deprive you of your growth and economic sustainability. According to channelstv News who posted it on their verified social media page, the flooding commenced on Saturday morning, in the wake of a heavy downpour according to the residence who lamented by saying it is as a result of the release of water from Libido dam in Cameroon.

  10 months ago ago
More than 300 houses submerged in Jalingo, Taraba State After Downpour

POLITICS

Northeast Governors Hold A Closed Door Meeting In Taraba State [Photos]

His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Bauchi State, Senator Bala Mohammed has attended the opening ceremony of the fifth meeting of the Northeast Governor's Forum holding in Jalingo, capital of Taraba State. On arrival at the Government House Jalingo, Governor Bala inspected a special guard of honor before the commencement of the meeting.

  10 months ago ago
Northeast Governors Hold A Closed Door Meeting In Taraba State [Photos]