Taraba governorship: Appeal Court upholds re-election of Ishaku
The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Monday upheld the return of Darius Ishaku as Governor of Taraba. The court also dismissed the appeal by the All Progressive Congress (APC) for being incompetent and lacking in merit.
Criminals snub anti-kidnapping law to sustain attacks in Taraba State
Despite a bill prescribing death sentence and life imprisonment for kidnappers in Taraba State, which was recently signed into law by the state governor, Architect Darius Ishaku...
Nagging issues in Taraba deputy speaker’s impeachment
The recent impeachment of the Deputy Speaker of Taraba State House of Assembly, Alhaji Mohammed Danladi Gwampo, came at a time when the existence of a political...
PDP thumps up tribunal judgments on Udom, Ishaku
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated Gov. Emmanuel Udom of Akwa Ibom state and his Taraba counterpart, Darius Ishaku for their victories at the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal.
Sporadic gunshots greet Bayelsa PDP guber primary
There was palpable tension yesterday at the delegates’ screening and accreditation venue of the Bayelsa State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary as sporadic gunshots rented the air in Yenagoa.
PDP screens governorship aspirants for Bayelsa, Kogi
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday began screening of its governorship aspirants for Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections scheduled for Nov. 16.
Buhari under pressure to end Tiv-Jukun crisis
To underscore their frustration with the persistent communal clash between the Tiv and Jukun, hundreds of Taraba State indigenes and other concerned citizens yesterday staged a peaceful protest in Abuja. They urged President Muhammadu Buhari to end the violence that has claimed many lives.
Death penalty for kidnappers as Taraba amends law
Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, has signed an amendment of the Kidnapping and Abduction Prohibition Act 2010 which prescribes death penalty and life imprisonment for kidnappers and abductors. Ishaku's media aide Bala Dan Abu made the disclosure in a statement. He said the amendment sponsored by Taraba House of Assembly speaker Peter Abel Diah, is…