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14 Oct
…want Ministry to hold former NBBF president accountable Nigeria’s women’s national basketball team, D’Tigress, have kindly rejected steps taken by the country’s sports ministry to commence payment of some of the monies owed the team, insisting the ministry should hold off on doing that unless every playing and non-playing staff of the team from 2018…
30 Aug
Nigeria’s men’s basketball national team, D’Tigers, will head for the drawing board after losing 68 to 77 points to Côte d’Ivoire in their last group C game.
18 Aug
Fourteen outstanding players at the just-concluded Noah Dallaji Legacy Basketball Tournament have been picked for further mentoring at various universities in the United States (U.S) and Canada.
7 Aug
NBA All-Star Kevin Durant hailed his team for overcoming adversity Saturday after pouring in a game-high 29 points to lead the United
25 Jul
Nigeria's men’s national basketball team, D’Tigers, will this morning, at the Saitama Super Arena, begin their quest for Olympic honours with their sights set on avenging...
11 Jul
Nigeria stunned the United States in a pre-Olympic match on Saturday night in a game described as “one of the great upsets in international basketball history”. The 90-87 defeat, which came nine years after the former African champions lost by 83 points to the US at the 2012 Olympics in London, handed the Americans their…
1 May
Since breaking on to the music scene with the hit single, Controlla in 2017, singer and songwriter, Remmy XO, has continued to gain traction with his style of music
13 Apr
The North East Elite Basketball Camp for kids ended at the weekend with Bello Ibrahim Ilela and Judith Justus Auta emerging as the Most Valuable Players (boys) and (girls) respectively.
29 Mar
Former NBA star, Obinna Ekezie, at the weekend unveiled the first African basketball development academy in Lagos. Ekezie said the academy, tagged Organised Basketball Network (OBN) Academy
29 Mar
Aspiring basketballers in the North East zone have been presented an opportunity to learn from the masters following an agreement by the Adamu Yola Ture Foundation
10 Feb
The helicopter crash that killed NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his daughter and six other passengers was probably caused by the pilot becoming disoriented after flying into clouds,
2 Feb
President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), Engr. Ahmadu Musa Kida, has disclosed that the federation is working to ensure that the Premier Basketball League, Zenith Women’s League

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