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.
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 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.
Disturbed by the recurring attacks on Benue communities and the attendant large death tolls, leaders of the state have mandated the state government to cut socio-political alignment with the North, if the killings continued.