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Taraba imposes curfew in state capital

Taraba imposes curfew in state capital

The political atmosphere in Taraba State has become tense since the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, declared Darius Ishaku, candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as winner of the re-run election last Saturday. As a result, the state government has imposed a dusk to dawn curfew from Sunday, April 26 to ensure law and order.

Darius Ishaku Wins Taraba Governorship Election

Darius Ishaku of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has been declared winner of Taraba State governorship election, after a supplementary election was held on April 25. Ishaku polled 369,318 votes against Aisha Alhassan’s, candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, his closest rival. Senator Alhassan polled 275,984 votes to clinch second. The election had been

Useni Emerges Taraba Speaker

Mark Useni, a member of the Taraba State House of Assembly has emerged the new Speaker of the House in a unanimous adoption by the lawmakers. Useni’s emergence on Monday was preceded by the resignation of Josiah Sabo Kente, former Speaker of the House. In his letter of resignation, Kente had simply cited ‘personal grounds’

Ebola: Taraba Teachers Defy Government

Taraba State chapter of the Nigerian Union of Teachers, NUT, has directed its members not to comply with the federal government’s directive for schools resumption on September 22. At a news conference in Jalingo, the state capital, Aliyu Mafidi, chairman of the union in the state declared that there was no reason to justify the

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