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  1. It would be difficult for PDP to win sympathy of Nigerians, says IshakuRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Vanguard

    The Governor of Taraba state Arch. Darius Dickson Ishaku yesterday said that what killed Peoples Democratic Party PDP at the 2015 general election was arrogance and imposition of wrong candidates at the general elections.

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  2. Fraudsters begin recruitment on social media, Police warnRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Vanguard

    The Police in Taraba on Wednesday said some fraudsters have started online police recruitment in the social media and have advised people not to become victims of the scam. The Police Public Relations Officer , in the State, DSP Joseph Kwaji, issued this warning in a statement released in Jalingo on Wednesday.

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  3. APC agents challenge credibility of April 11 guber polls in TarabaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | Vanguard

    The All Progressives Congress agents at the April 11 governorship election in Taraba have challenged the credibility of the poll before the state's Election Petition Tribunal. The party's agents witnessed on oath on Thursday at the tribunal sitting in Abuja.

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  4. Taraba workers tasked on screeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Vanguard

    By John Mkom Jalingo - The permanent secretary Bureau for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs Taraba state Alhaji Bello Yero has asked the civil servants in Taraba state to take part in the ongoing screening of civil servants in the state as this will bring about proper records of staff straight and due promotions. Bello disclosed this to Vanguard at the Taraba state secretariat while starring at a long queue at the civil service screening on Friday.

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  5. Nigeria: Cash Crunch - Rivers, Cross River, Gombe, Others Unveil Plans to Boost IGRRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | AllAfrica.com

    Port Harcourt, Cross River, Jos, Gusau, Jalingo - WITH the current economic crunch orchestrated by dwindling fortunes from the oil and gas sector, governments at all levels are beginning to adjust their expenditure profile, while looking for other sources of income to run their states. State's monthly allocation from the federation account has dropped and money had since stopped trickling in as before.

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  6. Enyimba overtake Sunshine at topRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 2 | Vanguard

    The two-time CAF Champions League winners, shot to the summit yesterday after playing a 1-1 draw with Rangers in a match-day 20 fixture at the Enyimba International Stadium. Striker Onoriode Odah shot Rangers into the lead in the ninth minute after he earlier missed a one-on-one situation with goalkeeper Femi Thomas.

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  7. If countries are going to give foreign aid, here's who really needs itRead the original story

    Jul 10, 2015 | Reuters

    Women visit a clinic at Sinza Health Centre in Tanzania's capital Dar es Salaam, May 2, 2011. REUTERS/Emmanuel Kwitema Before you head for the beach, remember this: In Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, starting July 13, world leaders will have a golden opportunity to reshape how they help developing countries grow and prosper.

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  8. FC Taraba players in protest over non payment of salaries,bonusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | Vanguard

    By John Mkom Jalingo - The Football Club of Taraba has protested the non payment of their salaries and match bonuses to Taraba state government house Jalingo. The players led by their captain kelvin Njoka with placards and green leaves while heading to government and guided by heavy armed police men.

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  9. FMC Jalingo appeals to doctors to call off strikeRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2015 | Vanguard

    The management of the Federal Medical Centre , Jalingo, has appealed to the striking resident doctors to call off their strike in the interest of patients. Dr Wiza Inusa, the Medical Director of the hospital, made the appeal at a news conference on Tuesday in Jalingo.

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  10. NiMet predicts rainy, cloudy weather conditions on FridayRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2015 | Vanguard

    The Nigerian Meteorological Agency has predicted localised rainy weather conditions over few places in the central states of the country on Friday morning. The predictions are contained in the Weather Outlook issued by NiMet's Central Forecast Office on Thursday in Abuja.

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  11. Only win good for Shooting at Taraba -OgunboteRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2015 | Vanguard

    Coach Gbenga Ogunbote has told his Shooting Stars wards that only a win against Taraba will be acceptable tomorrow in Jalingo. "We need the victory badly so that we can quickly leave the ugly position we find ourselves at the moment.

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  12. Taraba Demolishes Illegal Structures To Restore Jalingo Master PlanRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    The Taraba Ministry of Urban Development on Tuesday said the ongoing demolition of illegal structures erected within the Jalingo metropolis was to restore the state capital's original master plan. Mr Abel Bako, the Administrative Officer of the Ministry, told newsmen in Jalingo that the exercise was aimed at easing congestion in Jalingo.

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  13. Africa: Where's the Farmer's Consent? G8 'New Alliance' Hurts Africa, Says ActivistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    From Nigeria to Tanzania and many points in between, small-scale farmers say they have not been consulted when big agribusiness, working under the G8's New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition come to push farmers off their land. Farmers in rural Bagamoyo district in Tanzania have been ordered off their land after EcoEnergy, a Swedish-owned company, leased more than 20,000 hectares from the government to produce sugar cane.

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  14. .com | Long walks to freedom? Nigerians hit the road for BuhariRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | News24

    When Muhammadu Buhari was elected as Nigeria's next president two months ago, it sparked wild celebrations on the streets that lasted for days, particularly in his northern stronghold. For 33-year-old construction company worker Suleiman Hashimu, the country's first ever victory by an opposition party prompted a more unusual response: to walk half way across the country.

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  15. Six-goal thriller in Jalingo headlines Match Day 8Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Vanguard

    Dramatic goals, a squandered opportunity to shake-off a draw specialist tag, distinguished guests at match venues and tenacity of a fledgling club keeping its bogey status against six-time champions, highlighted match-day 8 of the Glo Premier League on Sunday. Sunshine Stars made the most of the day winning 2-0 in the charged South West Derby against the Oluyole Warriors and going top of the table for the first time in two seasons.

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  16. Elective positions: Why Nigeria records more women losers than winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | Vanguard

    The gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Taraba state Aisha Jumai Alhassan would have made history in the last gubernatorial election in the state as the first woman to scale the hurdles of electioneering campaign and break the jinx that has befuddled Nigerian women over the years from emerging successful at the polls as governors. Mama Taraba as she was fondly called almost made it but then, the near-success syndrome that has been the lot of many Nigerian women in politics cut short her joy.

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  17. NPFL: Kano Pillars beat FC Taraba 2-1Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | Vanguard

    Kano Pillars Football Club on Sunday defeated visiting FC Taraba of Jalingo 2-1 in a 2014/2015 Nigeria Professional Football League week six match. Azeez Shobowale opened scoring for Kano Pillars in the 27th minute of the entertaining encounter with a solo effort in the match played at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano.

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  18. Taraba APC gov candidate rejects poll results, heads for TribunalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    The All Progressives Congress candidate in the just-concluded governorship election in Taraba State, Sen. Aisha Alhassan, has rejected the results of the poll as announced by INEC on Sunday. Addressing a press conference in Jalingo, shortly after the announcement of the results, Alhassan described the entire elections process as a "daylight robbery" and said the party would challenge the results in the elections petitions tribunal.

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  19. INEC Declares Ishaku winner of Taraba gov pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    The Returning Officer, Prof Kyari Mohammed, who announced the result on Sunday in Jalingo, said Ishaku scored 369,318 votes to emerge victorious. He said Sen. Aisha Alhassan of the All Progressives Congress came second with 275,984 votes, while Chief David Kente of the Social Democratic Party , polled 29, 966 votes.

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  20. Hiccups, low voter turnout mar polls in Abia, Delta, Ekiti, Imo, TarabaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | Vanguard

    A MID hiccups and voter apathy, the Independent National Electoral Commission , yesterday, held supplementary governorship poll in Abia, Imo and Taraba states; re-run election in Delta Central Senatorial District as well as supplementary House of Assembly election in Ilejemeje Constituency of Ekiti State. Cases of malfunctioning Smart Card Readers as well as late arrival of election officers and materials characterised the polls in many locations across the five states.

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