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Tag: Taraba State

Herdsmen: 49 residents lifeless bodies eaten by birds – Taraba Chief cries
News

Herdsmen: 49 residents lifeless bodies eaten by birds – Taraba Chief cries

THE Chief of Tiv in Bali Local Government Area of Taraba State, Zaki David Gbaa (Ter Bali II) has cried out on Wednesday that his heart bleeds how the lifeless bodies of his 49 subjects eaten by birds after they were killed by the herdsmen. He further said that 65 people, who were mainly his subjects, were killed by herdsmen between Thursday and Saturday last week. Gbaa who disclosed this in Bali while presenting the list of those killed by herdsmen to the Chairman of Bali Local Government Council, Prince Musa Mahmud, for an onward presentation to Governor Darius Ishaku, said 49 of those killed in Bornon Kurku were yet to be buried. “My heart bleeds! Corpses of 49 of my subjects killed in Bornon Kurku are yet to be buried. As I speak, their corpses are being eaten by birds in...
Gunmen kill Taraba council chairman, nephew
Metro

Gunmen kill Taraba council chairman, nephew

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers on Sunday killed the Council Chairman of Ardo-kola local government area of Taraba, Hon. Salihu Dovo and his nephew, Timothy Aminu, who attempted to obstruct his abduction. Police Public Relations Officer of Taraba Command, DSP David Misal, confirmed the incident to The Nation at Jalingo Federal Medical Centre Mortuary. He said the gunmen invaded the deceased’s residence located at the Sabon-Gari area of Jalingo at about 1am on Sunday, shooting sporadically for over 30 minutes before abducting the council boss. He said Dovo was dragged by the gunmen, who headed towards the River Lamurde, the border between Jalingo and Ardo-Kola local government areas. According to the PPRO, local vigilantes and police trailed the gunmen, who shot the victi...
Tiv to boycott Taraba Commission of Inquiry
North East Today

Tiv to boycott Taraba Commission of Inquiry

Representatives of the Tiv Cultural and Social Association (TCSA) have said they will not participate in the Taraba state commission of inquiry set up by the governor, Darius Ishiaku. In a letter addressed to the governor byHon. David Mtwuem, Hon. Stephen Ikyaa, Mr. Terer Nenshi, Mr. Hon. Abako Shija, Pastor on whose behalf and instructions the letter said the content of the inquiry were lopsided against the Tiv. Your Excellency will recall that by an Instrument dated the 13th July, 2020, a Commission of Inquiry into the Crises between Tiv and their Neighbouring Communities in Taraba State was constituted by Your Excellency. The terms of reference of the Commission of Inquiry is re-produced hereunder for ease of reference: To examine the remote and immediate causes of the cris...