Welcome to Current affairs page for Taraba State — Nature's Gift to the Nation

The state was created on August 27, 1991 by Gen. Ibrahim Babangida. It is located in the North-East region of Nigeria, and there are 16 local governments with the state capital being Jalingo.

State Capital

The state capital is Jalingo.

State Slogan

The official state slogan is Nature's Gift to the Nation.

Creation Date

The state was created on August 27, 1991.

State Creator

The state was created by Gen. Ibrahim Babangida.


The population is 3,249,970.

Land Area

It has a land area of 54,473 square kilometres.

Number of Local Governments

There are 16 local governments here.

Geopolitical Zone

This state is situated in North-East geopolitical zone.

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