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19 Feb 2021
Nigeria continued its dominance on the continent with another emphatic 64-51 points win over Rwanda at the ongoing 2021 FIBA Afrobasket qualifiers in Tunisia.
17 Feb 2021
Nigeria’s men’s senior national basketball team, D’Tigers, will take on South Sudan in their first game of the qualifiers for the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket Championship holding in Tunisia.
9 Feb 2021
Nigeria Men’s Basketball national team, D’Tigers, will start training with 15 players in Monastir, Tunisia this week ahead of the final window of the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket qualifiers billed to dunk off on February 17 and end on February 21.
4 Feb 2021
The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has declared that both the male and female teams, D’Tigers and D’Tigress, will be fully prepared to confront top basketball nations at the Tokyo Olympics.
28 Jan 2021
Former Captain of Nigeria Men’s Basketball team, (D’Tigers) Olumide Oyedeji, has called on stakeholders running its affairs in the country to come together and fashion out solutions to move the game forward.
10 Dec 2020
Nigeria’s Senior Basketball team, D’Tigers, has retained its continental lead and moved up to 22nd position in world ranking after winning all its games at the FIBA AfroBasket qualifiers.
27 Nov 2020
Nigeria began its campaign at the Rwanda 2020 Afrobasket qualifiers in Kigali with a 76-56 victory over South Sudan yesterday.New D’Tigers coach, Mike Brown, named Ike Iroegbu, Ike Diogu, Obi Emegano, Keith Omoerah, and Mike Gbinije as his starting five in the Group D match.
26 Nov 2020
Nigeria’s senior men’s basketball national tea, D’Tigers, will begin their quest to retain their Afrobasket title when they meet South Sudan in their opening game of the qualifiers of the 2021 edition of the competition.
23 Nov 2020
FIBA lists Ahmedu, two others as match officials D’Tigers’ Coach, Mike Brown, has arrived in Kigali, Rwanda ahead of the 2021 AfroBasket qualifiers billed to hold from November 27 to 29. Coach Brown, who touched down on Saturday night, was accompanied by one of his assistants, Kuester John, a former Detroit Pistons coach. Leader of…
20 Nov 2020
Nigeria's basketball got a very bright peep into the likely future of its already successful senior national men’s team, D’Tigers, as a glut of both Nigerian-born and players
17 Nov 2020
The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has disclosed that it will open D’Tigers’ final camp for the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket qualifiers on November 23, 2020.
4 May 2020
As one of the senior members of the current D’Tigers squad, Spain-based Stanley Okoye has set his target at a possible podium finish at next year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.


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Anambra Governor, Chukwuma Soludo, said members of Youth Earnestly Seek Soludo (YESS) exhibited rare political support during his election in 2021.
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Mr Tony Ojukwu, SAN, the Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), has reiterated the commission’s commitment to promote and promote human rights of all persons living in Nigeria.
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The World Health Organization said Friday that two existing treatments dramatically reduced deaths from Ebola and should be given to people of all ages suffering from the often-fatal haemorrhagic disease.
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The United Nations on Friday called for the safety of aid workers in Nigeria's volatile northeast where a jihadist conflict has killed 35 humanitarian staff in the past six years.