Taraba State (fula: leydi Taraba) is a State in the North-Eastern Nigeria, bordered to the North by Bauchi and Gombe States, to the East by Adamawa State, to the South by Cameroon, and to the West by Benue, Nasarawa and Plateau States. Taraba State is named after the Taraba River, which traverses the Southern part of the State. There are over 40 different tribes and their languages in Taraba State. Government total expenditure in 2021 was N75 billion. The State capital is Jalingo. Taraba State has opportunities in Hydro, Vegetables, Palm Oil, Cotton, Fishing, Groundnut, Sorghum, Tourism and Rice.