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ENTERTAINMENT

How Azonto, Benue Most Wanted Criminal Danced To His Name When He Was Nabbed By Nigerian Troops

Just like the popular music lyric "Azonto", which was originated from Ghana and sang by many music artists including Nigeria's Wizkid, that involves special dancing steps in an awkward movement and direction, such was the way Benue most wanted criminal and second in command to late Gana, Mr. Aondofa Kefas alias Azonto was made to face the music of his name by the Nigerian Troops.

  1 year ago ago
How Azonto, Benue Most Wanted Criminal Danced To His Name When He Was Nabbed By Nigerian Troops

POLITICS

One Key Northern State PDP Has Been Winning Since 1999

There are nineteen states in the northern region apart from the Federal Capital Territory which is under an administration. But out of these nineteen states, the PDP has maintained its presence in one of them since 1999 till this present moment even at a time the APC is using its broom to sweep all the states not only in the north, but throughout the country.

  1 year ago ago
One Key Northern State PDP Has Been Winning Since 1999

MILITARY

Opinion: Why the Invasion of Taraba State by Cameroonian soldiers is risky & unacceptable

A report disclosed that the Cameroonian soldiers invaded a community in Nigeria in a bid to apprehend some suspected separatists who fled into Nigeria. Now, crossing a country’s border without proper permission and approval from its rightful authorities is very risky and might attract consequences. Nigerian soldiers are trained to protect its territory against external encroachment and trespassing across its borders in the region.

  1 year ago ago
Opinion: Why the Invasion of Taraba State by Cameroonian soldiers is risky & unacceptable

POLITICS

Checkout the first ladies of States that are not indigenes of the state governed by their Husbands.

Even as citizens of this country, our identities can only be traced to our state of origin. Every Nigerian belong to a particular state as an indigene of that state. This way, we can be identified through our background, culture or way of life. In this article, I'll be looking into some states whose first ladies are not indigenes of the states governed by their husbands as they are from a different state of origin.

  1 year ago ago
Checkout the first ladies of States that are not indigenes of the state governed by their Husbands.

CULTURE

Did You Know That Hausa Is Not The Only Tribe In Taraba State?

Taraba State was created out of the former Gongola State on August 27, 1991. It was named after the River Taraba. There are over 80 ethnic groups in Taraba State with distinct historical and cultural heritage. Here are a few of them: The Jukun Tribe, The Karimjo Tribe, The Jenjo Tribe, The Kanuri Tribe, The Mumuye Tribe, The Mambilla Tribe, and The Ndola Tribe etc.

  1 year ago ago
Did You Know That Hausa Is Not The Only Tribe In Taraba State?

POLITICS

One Northern State APC Targets To Win From PDP If Members Do What A Top Chieftain Revealed

The All Progressives Congress, APC is seeking ways to win more states in Nigeria as the crucial 2023 general elections approach. As a result, the party did two major things to boost its chances. One, it did membership revalidation which allowed existing members to renew their membership.

  1 year ago ago
One Northern State APC Targets To Win From PDP If Members Do What A Top Chieftain Revealed

OTHERS

"We Have Lived For Six Months Without Salary" Taraba Gov't Workers.

Primary school teachers and local government employees in Taraba State continue to struggle with non-payment of salaries for six months. This comes at a time of rising cost of living due to rising consumer prices following the rise in the value of the dollar in Nigeria. Workers say they have to suffer to keep their status as a result of non-compliance. One of the thousands of workers said it looked like the problem would be solved, but then the clock was ticking. "Now it's time for you to go on loan as a schoolteacher

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POLITICS

How APC in Taraba State plans to unseat the ruling PDP in the state by 2023.

The next general election of the country is by 2023 when eligible Nigerians will go to the polls to elect their leaders who will rule for the next four years. Hence, political parties and politicians have already begun making the preparation that will ensure their victory at the end of the polls.

  1 year ago ago
How APC in Taraba State plans to unseat the ruling PDP in the state by 2023.

POLITICS

OPINION: Governor Ishaku not responsible for Bad Roads in Taraba State

The road linking Takum-Ussa is in the state of calamity and disaster, the road which measured few kilometers from Takum to Ussa no is a federal government road and has been neglected for decades of years with no any action been taken to be fixed, despite calls and cries from the both communities on the government to fix the road.

  1 year ago ago
OPINION: Governor Ishaku not responsible for Bad Roads in Taraba State

POLITICS

Governor Yahaya Bello Mourns The Demise Of Aku Uka, Says His Death Is A National Loss

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has mourned the demise of the Paramount and Supreme Ruler of Jukun Race and Chairman Taraba State Council of Traditional Rulers, His Majesty, Dr. Shekarau Angyu, Kuvyo II (CON) who passed away on Sunday at the age of 84 The Governor’s message was conveyed in a press statement signed on Sunday by his Chief Press Secretary, Muhammed Onogwu where he described the death of the late king as a loss to the Nation

  1 year ago ago
Governor Yahaya Bello Mourns The Demise Of Aku Uka, Says His Death Is A National Loss

MILITARY

Cameroonian Soldiers Who Invaded Taraba Communities Might Have Bitten Off More Than They Can Chew

The Chairman of Kurmi local government area of Taraba State, Amamzalla John Joseph has decried the presence of Cameroonian soldiers in some communities in his domain. A report revealed that the foreign soldiers who invaded the communities in search of their citizens have been harassing and intimidating residents.

  1 year ago ago
Cameroonian Soldiers Who Invaded Taraba Communities Might Have Bitten Off More Than They Can Chew

RELIGION

Photos: Church Building Collapses During Service in Taraba State

Earlier this morning, Holy Ghost Church building in Abede Pave Community, Takum Local council Taraba State collapsed during an ongoing church service. Two worshippers were feared dead while several members of the church sustain injures. According to reports the Church Building collapsed due to the heavy downpour that rock the host village prior to the service.

  1 year ago ago
Photos: Church Building Collapses During Service in Taraba State

SOCIETY

2 Dead, Many Injured As Church Collapses In Taraba State

More than two people have died when a church situated in the southern region of Taraba State collapsed. The collapsed religious center, which was revealed to be the Holy Ghost Church, was said to have been affected by heavy rainfall that rained for several hours. The church which is situated in the Abed Pave community, Chachanji town of Takum LGA, collapsed while church service was going on.

  1 year ago ago
2 Dead, Many Injured As Church Collapses In Taraba State

EDUCATION

How 980 admitted students lost their admissions into the Taraba State University.

Nine Hundred and eighty students who were duly admitted into the Taraba State University to pursue their academics have reportedly lost their admission. According to reports, the 980 students did not register nor physically appear during the matriculation ceremony. By the institution’s tradition, students who failed to present themselves for the matriculation, automatically lose their admissions into the institution.

  1 year ago ago
How 980 admitted students lost their admissions into the Taraba State University.

POLITICS

Senator Abdulazeez A. Ibrahim Dies At 64

By Musa Rhapsodi Affos, Jalingo Senator Abdulazeez Abubakar Ibrahim, a former senator representing Taraba Central constituency of Taraba State is dead. Senator Ibrahim died yesterday after a brief illness. Rhapsodi Affos Blog reports that Senator Ibrahim died 5 months after the demise of his sister, Senator Aisha Alhassan (Maman Taraba)

  1 year ago ago
Senator Abdulazeez A. Ibrahim Dies At 64

RELIGION

Church Building Collapsed During Church Service In Taraba State Killing Two Persons (Photos)

A church building reportedly collapsed during Service in the early hours of today (Sunday) in Taraba State killing two members of the congregation at the spot while many others sustained various degrees of injury, Igbere-TV reports on Facebook. According to the report, the building belonging to Holy Ghost Church in Abeda Pave Community in Chechengi Ward of Takum Local Government Area of the state descended on the worshipers after a heavy rainfall lasted for some hours in the area.

  1 year ago ago
Church Building Collapsed During Church Service In Taraba State Killing Two Persons (Photos)

SOCIETY

Council Chairman Speaks As Two Worshippers Die, Others Injured In Recent Church Collapse

Yesterday, sympathizers trooped into the scene of the church collapse where the heartbreaking incident had taken place. A church called Holy Ghost Church reportedly collapsed and led to the death of two persons, while many other people sustained injuries of different degrees. The church is located at Aveda Pave Community, Chanchanji Ward in Takum Local Council, in the southern part of Taraba State Nigeria.

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Council Chairman Speaks As Two Worshippers Die, Others Injured In Recent Church Collapse

POLITICS

The youth should stop being used as political thugs – Chief Afukonyo

Chief Ezekiel Irmiya Afukonyo A political heavy weight from Taraba State, Chief Ezekiel Irmiya Afukonyo has advised the youth of Nigeria to stop being used by politicians as thugs during electioneering campaigns. He gave the piece of advice in Abuja during a chat with news men. In assessing the politics of the country, he said that the country is making progress irrespective of some mistakes.

  1 year ago ago
The youth should stop being used as political thugs – Chief Afukonyo

MILITARY

Today's Headlines:Tension as Cameroonian soldiers invades Taraba Communities, Gunmen Set Monarch's Palace Ablaze

Amamzalla John Danladi Joseph, the Chairman of Kurmi Local Government Area of Taraba State, has decried the presence of Cameroonian soldiers in some villages of his council. The foreign soldiers, he said, have been going about harassing and intimidating the villagers with the pretext of searching for their citizens who had fled to the area.

  1 year ago ago
Today's Headlines:Tension as Cameroonian soldiers invades Taraba Communities, Gunmen Set Monarch's Palace Ablaze

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: 25 persons burnt as fire guts refinery, Cameroonian soldiers invades Taraba

25 persons burnt as fire guts as fire guts illegal refinery in Rivers About 25 persons are reported to have been burnt in the Rumuekpe community in the Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State following a fire outbreak from an illegal local refinery popularly known as Kpofire. The incident took place on Thursday, according to eyewitnesses.

  1 year ago ago
Today's Headlines: 25 persons burnt as fire guts refinery, Cameroonian soldiers invades Taraba