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  1. IFAD distributes phones to Taraba farmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 9 | Vanguard

    Jalingo-The International Funds for Agricultural Development, IFAD's Value Chain Development Programme, yesterday, distributed android phones to 50 lead farmers in Taraba State to enhance Agricultural Marketing Information System, AMIS, after a training on AMIS and usage of smart phones to achieve it. Mr. Irimiya Musa, the State VCDP Programme Coordinator, noted on the occasion that the move was aimed at linking farmers to the global market for enhanced profit.

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  2. Cloudy weather, thunderstorms, moderate rains expected on Friday - NiMetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 28 | Vanguard

    The Nigerian Meteorological Agency has predicted cloudy weather condition over central states of the country on Friday morning, with chances of thunderstorm activities over Abuja, Mambila plateau and Jalingo, Makurdi, Lafia and Yola axis. NiMet's Weather Outlook by its Central Forecast Office on Thursday in Abuja also predicted day and night temperatures in the range of 27 to 32 and 17 to 23 degrees celsius.

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  3. State of the nation: Catholic bishops knock Buhari, othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | Vanguard

    The Catholic Bishops' Conference of Nigeria has knocked President Muhammadu Buhari over the deteriorating issues of security in especially the south eastern part of the country, saying Buhari's position on being president for all Nigerians in his swearing-in speech has become doubtful.

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  4. 'Engage aggrieved sections of the citizenry in a conversation worthy of a democracy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | Vanguard

    The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria has appealed to the Federal Government to employ democratic measures to end the wave of agitations in some parts of the country. This is contained in a communique issued at the end of the second plenary meeting of the conference in Jalingo on Friday.

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  5. There are agitations against lopsidedness in appointments -CBNRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | Vanguard

    The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria has appealed to the Federal Government to employ democratic measures to end the wave of agitations in some parts of the country. Catholic Bishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan presenting a strand of palm fronds to a Parishioner at the end of the procession to mark Palm Sunday, the beginning of the Holy Week to build up to Easter at the Our Lady Queen of Nigeria Catholic Church, Garki, Abuja.

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  6. United Methodist orphanage in Nigeria a beacon of hopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | United Methodist Church

    The United Methodist Orphanage in Jalingo, Nigeria, is a beacon of hope for more than 189 orphans. First begun as a partnership between the Nigeria Conference and four U.S. conferences, the home has cared for, educated and given love to Nigerian children with no parents.

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  7. Nigeria: Catholic Bishops Condemn 'Shameful' Calls for Nigeria's Break UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria has advocated the promotion of social justice for ethnic minorities for peace, unity and development to reign in the country. Its president, Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama made the call while declaring open the second plenary meeting of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria for 2017 holding at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Cathedral in Jalingo, the Taraba State capital.

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  8. a Restructuring: APC to forward el-Rufai's C'ttee Report to Buhari, NASSRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2017 | Vanguard

    By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA - The All Progressives Congress APC has resolved to forward the report of its Gov. Nasiru el-Rufai led Committee on Restructuring to both President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Assembly. National Chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, disclosed this at the weekend while addressing the Second Plenary of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria at the St. Charles Borromeo Pastoral Centre in Jalingo, Taraba State.

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  9. Nigeria: Customs Reduces Checkpoints NationwideRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    The Nigerian Customs Service has reduced its checkpoints to about 34 across the nation's strategic routes, in line with the Federal Government's Ease of Doing Business agenda. Meanwhile, the Federal Operation Unit Zone 'A' of NCS has intercepted about 27 assorted vehicles, 1,237 bags of expired rice and other contrabands smuggled into the country through unapproved routes.

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  10. Update on Osinbajo's visit to Taraba: Irate APC Youths chased Gov....Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | Vanguard

    The irate youths of All Progressive Congress in Taraba state on Thursday forcefully attacked and chased Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba state out of the country home of his political Opponent Sen. Aisha Arhasan with stones and violent wards in Jalingo Taraba state capital. The governor was attacked when he accompanied the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to the country home of Sen Aisha Arhasan.

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  11. Nigeria: Governor Ishaku Begs Govt to Refund N30 Billion Spent On Federal RoadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State, yesterday, pleaded with the Federal Government to refund to the state over N30 billion spent on rehabilitation of Federal roads by the previous administration of late the governor, Danbaba Suntai. The governor made the appeal yesterday, while receiving the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, who is on an official visit to commission projects.

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  12. Nigeria: Osinbajo Commissions 'Green House Project' in TarabaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN Thursday commissioned a number of projects and held meetings with Mambila Plateau Stakeholders in Jalingo, Taraba State. The VP during the visit, commissioned a 5-hectare 'Green House' serviced by Onida Agri Solutions, producing vegetables including 250 tonnes of tomatoes per hectare.

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  13. Video: Osinbajo commissions 'Green House project' in TarabaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | Vanguard

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN Thursday commissioned a number of projects and held meetings with Mambila Plateau Stakeholders in Jalingo, Taraba State. The VP during the visit, commissioned a 5-hectare 'Green House' serviced by Onida Agri Solutions, producing vegetables including 250 tonnes of tomatoes per hectare.

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  14. Govt'll crush any security threat-Gov. IshakuRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | Vanguard

    Jalingo-Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has vowed to crush anybody that stands against efforts put in place to bring lasting peace to the state. The governor stated this when he played host to traditional rulers at Government House, Jalingo, yesterday to condole with him on the death of the former governor, Danbaba Danfulani Suntai, who was buried on Saturday.

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  15. Former Taraba Acting Governor dumps PDP for APCRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | Vanguard

    Former acting governor of Taraba, Alhaji Garba Umar, on Tuesday dumped the Peoples Democratic Party for the All Progressives Congress .Umar said in Jalingo at a meeting of APC Integrity Group on Tuesday, that he took the decision after consultations with political stakeholders in and outside the state. Umar said that he had decided to join hands with like minded politicians to save the state from alleged bad governance.

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  16. Taraba youths storm police station, seize, lynch 4 kidnap suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | Vanguard

    Irate youths in Tela town, Gasol Local Government Area of Taraba State, Monday, stormed a police station in the town, seized four suspected kidnappers, lynched them and dumped their bodies in a river. It was gathered that a vigilante group had, Monday, arrested four persons with knives, machetes and charms in a village close to Tela town through a tip-off from the villagers.

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  17. 140 cases of measles reported in Taraba - officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | Vanguard

    One hundred and forty cases of measles have been reported across 10 local governments in Taraba, according to its Commissioner of Health, Dr. Innocent Vakkai. Vakkai told newsmen on Wednesday in Jalingo that majority of those affected were children bellow five years, who had not been vaccinated He said that the disease, a leading killer in developing countries like Nigeria, was showing a steady rise in Taraba.

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  18. NiMet predicts cloudy skies, rains, thunderstorms for MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2017 | Vanguard

    The Nigerian Meteorological Agency , has predicted cloudy weather conditions over the Central States on Monday morning with isolated thunderstorms over Abuja, Jalingo, Jos, Bauchi, Gombe, Yola, Ibi and Mambilla Plateau. NiMet's Weather Outlook by its Central Forecast Office , released on Sunday in Abuja, also predicted prospects of rain showers and localised thunderstorms over most parts of the region later in the day.

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  19. NiMet predicts thunderstorm, cloudy, rainy weather for MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2017 | Vanguard

    The Nigerian Meteorological Agency has predicted prospects of thunderstorms over the Central States in the morning hours on Monday. NiMet's Weather Outlook released by its Central Forecast Office , on Sunday in Abuja also predicted thunderstorms over Abuja, Makurdi, Minna, Mambila, Jos, Lafia and Jalingo in afternoon and evening hours.

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  20. Late Suntai's burial now to hold Aug. 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2017 | Vanguard

    Taraba Governor Darius Ishaku has announced the postponment of the state burial of former Governor Danbaba Suntai from Aug. 5 to Aug. 19. A press statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor Alhaji Hassan Mijinyawa in Jalingo on Saturday said the new date followed the governor's consideration of the report submitted to him by the steering committee for burial of the late governor. "Other activities lined up for the funeral ceremony will be announced soon" Mijinyawa said.

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