D’Tigers forward, Christopher Obekpa, has his sights on helping the Nigeria Basketball team qualify for the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China next year after the they won their three opening games in the first round of the African Qualifiers in Bamako, Mali last month.
Leaders of the three main socio-cultural organizations in Benue state, on Thursday, cautioned top government officials and service chiefs against making inflammatory remarks that are capable of causing further killings in the state.
Multiple award-winning singer, Tuface Idibia, will participate in a mass voter mobilisation drive to encourage citizens to “protest at all tiers of government with their votes”, an advocacy group, EnoughisEnough, EiE, Nigeria, has said.
The umbrella body of Benue ethnic leaders including the Mdzough U Tiv, Idoma National Forum and Omi Ny’Igede have condemned the call for the declaration of a state of emergency in Benue state, by the Northern Coalition over the recurrent herdsmen killings in the state describing it as irresponsible and unacceptable.
The Reno Bighorns have acquired forward Daniel Ochefu in addition to a 2018 third-round draft choice and the returning rights to guard Spencer Dinwiddie in exchange for forward/center Will Davis, returning rights to guard Lamar Patterson and a 2018 first-round draft pick. Trade is pending successful completion of physicals.