Wednesday, 6th December 2023


6 Oct
Nigeria senior male basketball team, D’Tigers, Wednesday night, defeated the USA national basketball team 75-70 in the ongoing Autumn tournament holding in China .
26 Aug
I am writing this on Friday morning. A new Minister of Sports for Nigeria has been in office for one week. The sports fraternity welcomes him to the beleaguered sector.
14 Aug
The D’Tigers are upbeat about their chances of qualifying for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, which pre-tournament championship begins at the Convention Centre of Eko Hotels, Lagos, today.
13 Aug
Nigeria’s senior men's basketball team, D’Tigers, will begin a chase for another Olympic Games outing tomorrow at the FIBA pre-qualifying championship, which holds at the Eko Hotel Convention Centre, Lagos.
10 Jul
Man-of-the-match Michael Afuwape on Sunday, led the Nigeria National Men’s Basketball team, D’Tigers to their first-ever win at the FIBA AfroCan tournament.
27 Feb
When Nigeria named a squad mainly made up of home-based players for the final window of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 African Qualifiers, it seemed like they had given up on the idea of qualifying for the global showpiece, writes


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The Ogun State Police Command has arrested two suspects, Akeem Usman and Ifadowo Niyi, for the alleged ritual murder of Quadri Salami, an 18-year-old 100-level student at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU).
46 mins ago
House of the Dragon Season 2 is set to hit our screens next summer, and in preparation for that, the thriller has already shattered HBO MAX’s viewing records.
1 hour ago
‪Tarryn Reid and Clairise Hefke (TxC), the trailblazing musical ensemble known for infusing soulful beats with high-octane energy, has released their latest sensation, "Turn Off the Lights."
1 hour ago
In a candid interview with Time magazine, Taylor Swift has opened up about the devastating impact of the infamous phone call with Kanye West, which leaked online in 2016. The call, which was illegally recorded and edited, sparked a public firestorm and had a profound effect on Swift's mental health and career. Back then, Kim…
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Azerbaijan said Wednesday it wants reassurances from the United States on bilateral ties for Washington to continue mediating normalisation talks with arch-foe Armenia. The Caucasus neighbours have been locked in a decades-long conflict the over the Nagorno-Karabakh region, which Azerbaijan reclaimed after a lightning offensive against Armenian separatists in September. Both countries have said a…
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Israeli authorities have approved the construction of more than 1,700 new homes, a non-governmental organisation said Wednesday, a move constituting the expansion of settlements in occupied east Jerusalem.
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 6 December 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/-Safaricom M-PESA Mobile Financial Services PLC and Chapa Financial Technologies Share Company have entered into a partnership agreement to provide M-PESA services for entrepreneurs, businesses, and government services on Chapa’s payment aggregator platform.   The partnership aims to boost the ease of transactions for both merchants and M-PESA customers…
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LUSAKA, Zambia, 6 December 2023 /African Media Agency (AMA)/-From November 1-3, fintech stakeholders from around Africa and the globe converged in Lusaka, Zambia, for the 10th edition of the Africa Fintech Summit. Historically, AFTS has been the go-to platform for fintech startups, banks, corporations, telcos, government agencies, venture capital firms, and other industry players to…
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Tensions rose between Venezuela and Guyana on Tuesday as Caracas proposed a bill to create a Venezuelan province in a disputed oil-rich region and ordered the state oil company to issue licenses for extracting crude there. Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro proposed at a government meeting that a bill be sent to the National Assembly for…
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A miner has been pulled out alive from under a mudslide five days after being trapped underground with many others when torrential rains hit Zambia's main copperbelt region, authorities said on Wednesday.