Press Releases from Government House

Gov. Ishaku Relapses Curfew from 9pm to 6am

By |2019-07-01T19:11:01+02:00July 1st, 2019|Latest News, Politics, Press Briefings|

After a review of the security situation in parts of Jalingo and Ardo Kola Local Government Areas of Taraba State which experienced crisis recently, His Excellency, Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku has approved that the current curfew imposed on Jalingo town and other affected areas should now start from 9pm and end at 6am daily until [...]

INEC Postpones Today’s Election

By |2019-04-03T14:57:28+02:00February 16th, 2019|Latest News, Politics, Press Briefings|

The Independent National Electoral Commission has postponed today’s election till next week Saturday due to insufficiency of election materials. This decision was made after an emergency stakeholders meeting at the INEC headquarters in Abuja late on Friday. Addressing the newsmen shortly after the meeting, Chairman of the commission, Prof Mahmud Yakubu said the commission [...]

Press Release: Taraba Governor Cautions Motorcycle Riders

By |2019-04-03T14:58:40+02:00November 14th, 2017|Press Briefings|

The Taraba State Government has noted with dismay the frequent use of motorcycles in Jalingo, the State Capital in contravention of the existing regulation on the ban which is still in force. In the light of the above, motorcycle riders are warned to stay off the streets of Jalingo metropolis as the police and other [...]

Taraba: Commission of Inquiry into Mambilla Crisis Calls for Memoranda

By |2019-04-03T14:59:13+02:00July 17th, 2017|Governor's Remarks, Latest News, Press Briefings|

The Commission of inquiry into the recent crisis on the Mambilla Plateau in Taraba state set up by the state government has called on the public to submit written memoranda on the crisis. Secretary of the Commission, Barr. Jibrin Hamidu in a statement issued yesterday in Jalingo added that Governor Darius Ishaku has approved two [...]


By |2017-07-11T18:52:30+02:00July 11th, 2017|Politics, Press Briefings|

Some comments I have read recently concerning Mr Bala Dan Abu, Senior Special Assistant to the Governor of Taraba State on Media and Publicity are a gross misconception of the nature of his appointment. It is not true that Mr Abu has been appointed as replacement for Sylvanus Giwa who died recently. Mr Abu was [...]

Gov. Ishaku On Top of Southern Taraba Crisis: SSA Media and Publicity

By |2019-04-03T14:59:39+02:00May 16th, 2017|Press Briefings|

The Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Media and Publicity, Sylvanus Giwa has debunked the notion that government is not proactive over the renewed crisis in some parts of the state. Sylvanus Giwa made the remarks in a Press Briefing with the press crew Government House, Jalingo. He said Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku is [...]

Governor Ishaku’s Media Aide Condemns Teachers Demonstrations in Jalingo

By |2019-04-03T14:59:42+02:00March 24th, 2017|Latest News, Press Briefings|

Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Media and Publicity, Sylvanus Giwa has condemned in strong terms the recent teachers' demonstrations using juvenile in the state. Hon. Silvanus Giwa. Sylvanus Giwa made the condemnation while speaking with the Press crew at the government house Jalingo. He said it is an abuse to use [...]

40th Anniversary of the Aku Uka Holds Friday and Saturday

By |2019-04-03T14:59:42+02:00March 15th, 2017|Latest News, Press Briefings|

The 40th Anniversary of His Royal Highness, the Aku Uka of Wukari, Dr. Shekarau Angyu Masa Ibi Kuvyon ll, Chairman Councils of Chiefs Taraba State and Chancellor Federal University Dutse is scheduled to hold on Friday the 17th to Saturday the 18th of March, 2017, in the ancient town of Wukari, Wukari Local Government Area. [...]

Massive Sensitisation Reason for Success of Council Polls – Dr. Duwe

By |2019-04-03T14:59:42+02:00March 15th, 2017|Latest News, Press Briefings|

The Chairman, Taraba State Independent Electoral Commission, TSIEC, Dr. Philip Duwe has attributed the success of the recently concluded local government election, held on the 25th of February, 2017 to the massive sensitisation embarked upon by the Commission. TSIEC Chairman, Dr Philip Duwe Dr. Philip Duwe said this recently while fielding questions from [...]

Taraba State Government to Recruit 3000 Teachers.

By |2017-02-16T14:10:51+01:00February 16th, 2017|Latest News, Press Briefings|

Taraba State Government has approved the recruitment of three thousand Teachers to boost the performance of Taraba indigenes and to reposition the educational sector to be comparable to any in the country. This was disclosed to Government House Press Crew at the Exco Chambers shortly after the Executive Council meeting yesterday by the Commissioner for [...]