• Governor Ishaku pays glowing tributes to outgoing CJN, hails new Supreme Court Justice

    Governor Ishaku pays glowing tributes to outgoing CJN, hails new Supreme Court Justice

    Governor Darius Ishaku has said the state is blessed with eminent jurists who have done the state proud, especially the outgoing Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Mahmud Mohammed.

    Ishaku said that Justice Mohammed has not only creditably discharged his duties well but has become a profound reference point in jurisprudence.

    Justice Mohammed equally said the governor is the very soul of transparency, balance and accommodation.

    The governor, in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs, Emmanuel Bello, paid further tributes […]

  • Governor Ishaku pardons 21 prisoners in Taraba

    Governor Ishaku pardons 21 prisoners in Taraba

    Governor of Taraba State, Darius Ishaku, has Friday granted state pardon to 21 prisoners that were serving different jail terms in the state, a statement said.

    Mr. Darius’ Chief Press Secretary, Hassan Mijinyawa, said the pardon was a gesture carried out in line with the powers conferred on the governor by section 212 sub-sections 1 of the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 as amended.

    He said the governor pardoned the 21 convicts following the recommendations of the State Advisory […]

  • Governor Ishaku appoints Chancellor for Taraba University

    Governor Ishaku appoints Chancellor for Taraba University

    Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has appointed Senator Jeremiah Useni as the Chancellor of Taraba State University, Jalingo.

    This was contained in a statement signed by the Governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Hassan Mijinyawa, and made available to newsmen on Sunday in Jalingo.

    According to the statement, the appointment is with immediate effect.

    Useni is a serving Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria from Plateau State.

    He is a retired Army General and also a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

    Useni […]

  • Gov Ishaku urges FG to make Taraba tourism capital of Nigeria

    Gov Ishaku urges FG to make Taraba tourism capital of Nigeria

    Arc. Darius Ishaku, The Governor of Taraba State, has, in the wake of the urgent need to diversify the country’s economy, challenged the federal government to invest heavily in the tourism sector with special attention to his state.

    Ishaku, who made this call while speaking to journalists in Abuja on Sunday, said that there is no better place to embark on any serious tourism initiative than Taraba state.

    He said the federal government can only demonstrate its readiness to invest in the […]