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Taraba State Broadcasting Services

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Taraba State Broadcasting Services, (TSBS) Jalingo was established on the 28th August, 1991 and is under the current leadership of Mr. Theophilus Andeyarka as the General Manager.


Current Directors in TSBS with their respective Departments are as follows;

  1. Daniel Abong – Admin/Manamgement Services.
  2. Mr. Uka’a Ukondo – DNCA.
  3. Mr. Tanimu Umaru – Transport Service.
  4. Mr. Joshua Kwanchi – Programmes
  5. Mrs. Suzie Voka – Finance and Supply.
  6. Miss Robiah Stephen – Communications.
  7. Vacant -Planning, Research and Statistics

Functions of TSBS include:

  • Dissemination of information.
  • Education and entertainment.
  • National/Local News Casting.
  • Commercial Advertising.
  • Special Programmes on Government activities.
Achievements of TSBS:

Some Achievements of the TSBS include;

  • Staff training.
  • Staff promotion.
  • Acquisition and installation of the 25kw feeder line for the 25kw transmitters.
  • Re-activation of FM transmitter for broadcasting.
  • A 200kva transformer was provided for TSBS to be connected to National Grid.

General Manager – TSBS

Mr. Theophilus Nyangkun Andeyarka, th Acting General Manager of TSBS hails from Takum Local Government Area and was born on 27th April, 1963. He is married with four (4) children.

He started his educational career at Jenuwagida Primary School, Takum from 1972-1978 and thereafter proceeded to Government Secondary School, Takum from 1978-1983. He then enrolled into Federal Polytechnic, Mubi in 1983-1986 and Federal University if technology, Yola, 1992-1997.

Mr. Theophilus Nyangkun Andeyarka obtained a National Diploma in Electrical/ Electronics, B.Tech. Education (Hons) in Electronics Technology and M.Tech. Ed (Hons) in Industrial Technology.

He is a member of the Nigerian Association of Technologist (MNATE).

He attended a Workshop for Nigerian Association of Technologists in Kaduna.

He did a Publication on ‘Hindrances to the Acquisition of Technical Skills by the Radio Programme Producers in the Northeast sub-region: A Research Work to the Department of Technical Education, FUT-Yola in Partial fulfillment of the Award of B.Tech. Education Electronics Technology.

He enjoys farming and reading.

Past General Managers that served with TSBS are presented in the Table below;


Names Duration
Mr. Simon Ira Maiyaki 2013-2016
Alh. Sani Sale 2007-2010
Mal. Husseini Modibbo 1997-2007
Alh. Jibrin Tafida August, 1991-1997