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19 Dec
Foundation stocks libraries, classrooms in Lagos, Enugu Former Nigerian international Ukoha Michael Uma-Okoro has provided books and toys to children as part of his foundation’s way of giving back to the community. Michael Uma-Okoro, a product of Dodan Warriors Academy based in Ilupeju and a beneficiary of the Giant of Africa programme while impacting on…
29 Nov
Nigeria’s D’Tigers on Sunday beat Uganda 95-69 to lead in the first round in Group A of the African Qualifiers for the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup.
27 Nov
Barely two weeks after forcing the Super Eagles of Nigeria to a 1-1 draw in the Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifier in Lagos, Cape Verde, yesterday caused a major upset in the 2023 FIBA World Cup qualifier campaign...
25 Oct 2021
Former captain of Nigeria’s national men’s basketball team Ime Udoka is happy to have finally secured his first win as a head coach in the National Basketball Association after leading the Boston Celtics to their maiden win of the on-going season. The Celtics, 17-time winners of the NBA championship, defeated the Rockets 107-97 on Sunday…
10 Sep 2021
The Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association, NBA, have waived veteran Nigerian centre Jahlil Okafor, the team announced Thursday night in a press release. Brooklyn acquired Okafor, who featured for Nigeria’s D’Tigers at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, from the Detroit Pistons last week along with Sekou Doumbouya in the trade that brought DeAndre…
31 Aug 2021
Nigeria will make its final push for a quarterfinal ticket today when D’Tigers will file out against Uganda at the ongoing 2021 FIBA Afrobasket Championship.
30 Aug 2021
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.
26 Aug 2021
NIGERIA’S men national basketball team, D’Tigers, started their 2021 Afrobasket championship in Kigali capital of Rwanda on a winning note yesterday with a dominant 81-73 points win against Mali.
18 Aug 2021
The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), yesterday, said that Coach Alex Nwora is still an integral part of the senior men’s national basketball team’s (D’Tigers) technical set-up
Nigeria basketball team D'Tigers against Australia
1 Aug 2021
D’Tigers of Nigeria were yesterday sent packing from the Tokyo 2020 men’s basketball event, after losing 71-80 to Italy in their last Group B.
31 Jul 2021
The Nigerian senior men’s basketball team, D’Tigers, are out of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after losing 71-80 in their last Group B game on Saturday.
31 Jul 2021
Nigeria’s D’Tigers are out of the basketball event of the Olympic Games after losing to Italy 80-71 on Saturday in Saitama. It was the third loss in a row for the African champions, following earlier defeats to Australia and Germany. Chimezie Metu scored 22 points and Jordan Nwora added 20 for Nigeria. Jahlil Okafor scored…


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Jihadists have killed 30 men in a revenge attack after their commanders died in military airstrikes in Nigeria's northeast Borno state, two militia leaders said Tuesday.
46 mins ago
Pep Guardiola joked it had been part of his plan for Manchester City to come from 2-0 down to beat Aston Villa 3-2 to claim the Premier League title as his side paraded the trophy through Manchester on Monday.
47 mins ago
Singer Davido has congratulated Banky W for clinching the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) House of Representative's candidacy.  Real name Olubankole Wellington, Banky W was elected as the party's candidate for the House of Representatives, Eti-Osa Federal Constituency seat in the 2023 elections at the primaries held on Monday.  Banky W won in a landslide victory,…
48 mins ago
Former Manchester United striker Dwight Yorke said Tuesday that new coach Erik ten Hag must perform "major surgery" at the club to get them back to the top.
53 mins ago
Coach Xavi Hernandez said Tuesday his Barcelona team must be rebuilt after a turbulent season but refused to be drawn on whether Robert Lewandowski was a transfer target.