Sunday, 25th September 2022
Breaking News:


12 Sep
D’Tigers ex-captain, Olumide Oyedeji, who is currently on the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) board, has launched a grassroots programme tagged ‘Generation Next Basketball Showcase.
17 Aug
American Basketball coach, Ganon Baker, believes building an academy in Nigeria will greatly enhance the game’s development. He has promised to put in his best in teaching
4 Aug
A Russian court on Thursday sentenced US basketball star Brittney Griner to nine years in prison over drug smuggling as US President Joe Biden called the ruling "unacceptable".
2 Aug
The Organised Basketball Network Academy (OBN) Championship, tagged Hoop Summit, dunked off at the weekend with six teams vying for honours at the academy hall in Ajah, Lagos State.
22 Jul
Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has rewarded winners of the 2022 Nestle Milo National Secondary Schools Basketball Championship from the state.
5 Jul
Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has congratulated the state’s teams that won the just-concluded Nestle Milo National Secondary Schools Basketball Championship in Lagos.
23 Jun
*D'Tigress World Cup participation remains doubtful The Nigerian government has rescinded its decision to suspend the country’ basketball teams from all international competitions for two years. The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Youth and Sports Development Ismaila Abubakar disclosed this at a news conference in Abuja on Thursday. He said the latest decision is based on…
14 Jun
Imo State, at the weekend, defeated Enugu State by 43 to 42 points to win the maiden Southeast Invitational Basketball Tournament held at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu.
14 Jun
Chairman of Anambra State Basketball Association and CEO of AFA Sports, Ugo Udezue, is worried that the Federal Government’s decision to withdraw the country from international basketball
6 Jun
Nigeria’s foremost basketball export, Masai Ujiri, has pleaded with stakeholders in the sport to come to the aid of the game, which is going through its most difficult era
3 Jun
Nigeria has started ‘reaping’ the rewards of its decision to pull out of international competitions for two years. Yesterday, the world basketball ruling body, FIBA, named Mali...
28 May
Giants of Africa, a non-profit organisation co-founded by Vice Chairman and President of the Toronto Raptors, Masai Ujiri, plans to build 100 basketball courts across Africa, raise talents


13 mins ago
The organisers of 2022 Tokyo International Film Festival have named renowned opera theatre and film director, Julie Taymor, as President of International Competition jury at the 35th TIFF.
17 mins ago
My name is Brother Destiny, I came from Ogoja, Cross River State and joined the Lord’s Chosen Charismatic Revival Ministries in 2003. I thank God for delivering me from series of spiritual attacks. Praise the Lord!
21 mins ago
A few hours after unmasking some raging issues in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, at midnight on Friday, jetted out of the country for Europe.
26 mins ago
The 21st edition of National Sports Festival earlier scheduled for November 2 to 15, 2022, in Asaba, Delta State, will now hold from November 28 to December 10, 2022.
26 mins ago
Nigeria’s representatives at the 2022 IBSA African Blind Football Championship holding at the Stade Municipal Elmasoria Stadium, Bouznika, Morocco, the Star Eagles of Nigeria...