Black marketers are back on the streets in Jalingo, Taraba State capital selling petrol in defiance of the order by Inspector-General of police banning activities of black marketers nation-wide.
The village head of Shamaki in Gassol chiefdom of Taraba state Bala Nabath has been murdered by suspected armed robbers. The village head was killed along the Sabon Gida -Nanguru road on Sunday evening, Daily Trust learnt.
Three houses belonging to suspected kidnappers have been demolished by irate villagers at Tella village in Gassol Local government area of Taraba state.
About 10 people are feared killed in a fresh communal crisis in Ibbi town, headquarters of Ibbi local government area of Taraba state.
The mother of Alhaji Haruna Manu, the Taraba State deputy governor, Hajiya Belli Manu, was kidnapped by 10 gunmen at her resident in Mutum Biyu town, headquarters of Gassol LGA of the state at about 9.30pm Monday.
The Chairman of Taraba State chapter of the Nigeria Labour congress (NLC), Comrade Gambo Peter has said that the Taraba State Government is owing retired civil servants over N11billion pension arrears and gratuity.
Two businessmen, Alhaji Danladi and Alhaji Jido kidnapped in December last year at Tella village in Gassol Local area of Taraba state have regained their freedom after paying N5 million and 3million Naira respectively as ransom.