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78,120 farmers abandon food production in Borno, Taraba, others

Written by on 24 August 2020

No fewer than 78,000 farmers in Borno, Katsina, Taraba, Plateau and other states in the north have abandoned their farmland as a result of attacks by Boko Haram terrorists, bandits and herdsmen. About 56,000 Internally Displaced Households (IDH) farmers from 28 communities in Borno State, who cultivated about 95,000 metric tonnes of crops yearly, have […]

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Rice farmers escape with N364m Central Bank of Nigeria loans in Taraba State

Written by on 24 August 2020

No fewer than 3,383 farmers, who benefited from the N364 million loan in Taraba State between 2018 and 2019, are on the run. The state chapter of Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) disclosed this to The Guardian, corroborating an earlier publication on July 22, 2020, that recouping about N240 billion ‘revolving’ credit facilities granted […]

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Two killed in renewed Tiv/Jukun crisis

Written by on 20 August 2020

Two persons were reportedly killed while several houses burnt down in a renewed conflict between Tiv/Jukun in Kwararafa village, Gossol local government area on Thursday morning. An eyewitness told newsmen that the whole problem started on Wednesday when some youths from Tiv and Jukun ethnic groups attacked Danacha village at about 6pm and burnt some […]

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Gunmen kill popular Taraba school proprietor

Written by on 10 August 2020

Gunmen on Sunday killed the proprietor of Winners Comprehensive High School Jalingo, Mr. Danlami Shamaki. An eyewitness told newsmen that the late Shamaki was returning from Abuja in his Toyota Jeep at about 5pm with three other people when they ran into a group of armed men between Danacha and Sabongida village in Gassol local […]

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2021 Hajj ‘ll be very competitive – Taraba Pilgrims Board

Written by on 17 July 2020

The Taraba state Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board (MPWB) has advised those that have paid for the cancelled 2020 pilgrimage exercise to leave their money with the commission till 2021. Executive Secretary of the Board, Alhaji Umar Leme while briefing the press in Jalingo, said the 2021 Hajj exercise would be very competitive owing to the […]

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