Taraba slashes 2020 budget by N39bn to N176bn

The Taraba State government on Wednesday announced the downward review of the 2020 budget by N39,207,258,335 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The state commissioner of budget and planning, Solomon Elisha, who disclosed this at a press conference in Jalingo, said that the review had become necessary to address the present economic realities and to accommodate…

Vegetable coy: Those agitating for protest not fair to Taraba govt – CEO

The recent newspaper publication (not on Blueprint) which purported that workers protested against the management of Taraba state owned vegetable Company  also known as the Green House has been described as unfounded, and that those involved are enemies  of progress of the present government led by Governor Darius Ishaku. Reacting to the purported publication, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of…

Fake DSS officer nabbed in Taraba

The Taraba state command of the Department of State Security Service, (DSS) on Friday paraded a 45-year-old Ishaya Adamu Jonathan for defrauding people in Gombe, Adamawa and Taraba states, claiming he is a very senior officer of the service. The Taraba state director of DSS, Alhaji Bashir Abubakar, while briefing newsmen in Jalingo, the state capital…

Taraba LG polls peaceful, transparent – Ishaku

Taraba State Governor, Darius Dickson Ishaku on Tuesday said that the local government election in the state was conducted in a peaceful and transparent manner. Ishaku, who stated this in Takum while casting his vote, said that the voter turnout was impressive. “Before coming to my polling unit, I had gone to observe other polling…

Taraba LG polls peaceful, transparent – Ishaku

Taraba state Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku Tuesday said that the local government elections conducted in the state was peaceful and transparent. Ishaku, who stated this in Takum while casting his vote, said that voters turnout was impressive. “Before coming to my polling unit, I  have gone to observe other polling units and I can tell…