The Supreme Court on Monday said the All Progressive Congress (APC) and its governorship candidate in Taraba, Aisha Alhassan, had no locus standi to challenge the nomination of Governor Darius Ishiaku by his party.
The apex court made the declaration while giving reasons for dismissing the appeal of APC and Alhassan in its judgement on February 11.
Justice Bode Rhodes-Vivour, who read details of the judgement, said the appeals and cross appeals had no redeemable substance.
The court held that the governor was […]
A group, the Taraba Women For Democracy Network, has expressed its dismay over some comments in the media attributed to the governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Taraba state, Aisha Alhassan.
The group in a statement signed by Asabe Jonathan, Amina Danboyi, Catherine Adi-Adebayo, the Conveners said “She was quoted as having rained insults on parents of the Chibok girls tragedy when they went to the presidential villa yesterday. Among the many terrible things she said to the […]
A day after she was declared winner of Taraba governorship poll by an election tribunal, Senator Aisha Alhassan along with Taraba State APC executive paid a visit to former president of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar in Abuja on Sunday, 8 November
Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba has promised to appeal the verdict of the Elections Petitions Tribunal which nullified his election as governor.
The tribunal on Saturday in Abuja quashed the victory of Ishaku of Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) and declared Sen. Aisha Alhassan of All Progressives Congress (APC) as winner of the 2015 governorship election.
Ishaku, who told a news conference in Jalingo on Saturday that he would appeal the verdict, added that he believed that the Court of Appeal would reverse […]
Is this man drinking from bare ground? hmm.. Meanwhile SEE some APC members pictured jubilating after Aisha Alhassan aka Mama Taraba was declared winner of the state election by the election
APC Supporters, Taraba State, on Saturday said the court had restored their joy and glory of producing the first democratically-elected female governor.
The APC supporters told the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja, shortly after the judgment of the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal for Taraba which declared Mrs. Aisha Alhassan of APC as governor.
The tribunal, in its judgment delivered at the Court of Appeal premises in Abuja, nullified the election of Darius Ishaku of the PDP on the grounds that he […]
Report gathered that the Taraba State Governorship Election Tribunal sitting in Abuja has removed Taraba governor, Darius Ishaku of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and has declared Alhaja Aisha Alhassan of All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of April 11, 2015 governorship election.
Alhassan who appointed minister by President Muhammadu Buhari and confirmed by the senate contested her loss at the governorship election after early reports had indicated that she was in the lead and poised to win the election.
Prior the judgment, […]
Taraba state has gotten its share of flood disaster this year.
Scores of people and domestic animals have reportedly feared killed in a fierce havoc wreaked by the flood.
The most affected local government councils are Karimlamido and Lau.
The flood was caused by heavy torrential downpour, even as the people are yet to witness the release of water from a Cameroon dam.
A House of Assembly member from Karimlamido, Edward Baraya, confirmed reports of the flood disaster and deaths, but was not certain […]
Prof K. Mohammed, VC Modibbo Adama University of Tech. Yola, for Taraba announced:
AA – 962
ACPN – 811
AD – 586
ADC – 320
APA – 1306
APC – 261,326
CPP – 1,033
HOPE – 161
KOWA – 153
NCP – 876
PDP – 310,800 (PDP wins)
PPN – 680
UDP – 224
UPP – 439
Total valid votes – 579,677
Rejected votes – 23,039
Total votes cast –
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No fewer than nine persons have been killed in the early hours of yesterday when unknown gunmen attacked some residents of Kente village in Wukari local government area of Taraba state.
A resident of Kente village, Wahaba Agyo, who spoke to the newsmen said those that were killed were working on their farm at the outskirt of Kente village when the gunmen attacked them. He added that since the incident occurred, four persons who […]