Tiv, Jukun in Taraba embrace, vow to sheathe swords
After years of killings and destruction of property occasioned by upheavals in Assa and Chonku chiefdoms of Wukari Council of Taraba State, the Tiv and Jukun ethnic groups came together
Boundary adjustment will end Tiv/Jukun killings, says Commission
Demarcating the boundary between Taraba and Benue states has been identified as the surest way of achieving lasting peace between the Tiv and the Jukun ethnic groups in Taraba state who have been at loggerheads since 1991. Chairman of the seven-man Judicial Commission of Enquiry into the crisis, Kummai Aka’as, who made the observation, said…
Tiv back Taraba peace moves, government flags off water project
TIV people of Taraba State have resolved to support Governor Darius Ishaku in finding a permanent solutions to the crisis between them and their neighbours in the southern part of the state. The newly-elected executive members of Tiv Cultural Association and Social Development said yesterday that they had unanimously agreed to join the governor in…
Tiv must support peace panel for success, says Ishaku
To ascertain the cause(s) of the crisis between the Tiv and the Jukun ethnic groups in Taraba State, Governor Darius Ishaku has said that the Tiv must support the judicial commission of inquiry he set up.
Kaigama urges end to Tiv, Jukun clashes
Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Ignatius Kaigama, has called on the government to end the recurring clashes between the Tiv and Jukun in Taraba State, which has plunged the people into greater poverty.
FG, states sue for reconciliation to end Tiv/Jukun crisis
Efforts to end the protracted conflict between the Tiv and the Jukun took another dimension last week when governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State hosted a mediation meeting with deputy governors
Benue, Taraba government sign peace agreement over Tiv/Jukun crisis
The Benue and Taraba Governments on Tuesday signed a peace agreement to end the lingering crisis between Tiv and Jukun. This was contained in a communique signed by the Deputy Governors of Nasarawa
Group urges Ishaku to cushion suffering of Tiv in Taraba
Mdzough U Tiv has appealed to Taraba State Governor Darius Ishaku to look for ways of alleviating the suffering and injustice meted on the Tiv people in Taraba State.
Crisis: Ortom commends Ishaku’s peace initiatives in Taraba
Benue governor Samuel Ortom on Sunday commended his Taraba counterpart Darius Ishaku over peace initiatives aimed at ending the protracted Jukun/Tiv communal crisis in the north-eastern state.