Thursday, 11th August 2022
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27 Jun
Sponsor of Mark D Ball Basketball Championship, Igoche Mark, at the weekend, maintained his claim as the duly elected president of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), saying the fight to claim his mandate is still on.
24 Jun
The Federal Government, yesterday, reversed its decision to withdraw Nigerian teams from international competitions for two years. But this is coming after Nigeria’s women national team, D’Tigress,
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*D'Tigress World Cup participation remains doubtful The Nigerian government has rescinded its decision to suspend the country’ basketball teams from all international competitions for two years.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…
11 Jun
The Nigerian women’s basketball team, D’Tigress, have reiterated their opposition to the self-imposed international ban embarked upon by the Federal Government.
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...
2 Jun
The Federation of International Basketball Associations (FIBA) has confirmed Nigeria’s withdrawal from international basketball competitions by inviting Mali to replace D’Tigress at the upcoming FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup. FIBA, in a statement released in Mies, Switzerland on Thursday, said it was inviting Mali to replace Nigeria in view of its position as the next…
11 Mar
Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) Vice President, Babs Ogunade, has described the recent threat to quit women national team, D’Tigress, by Coach Otis Hughley over unpaid emoluments as unfortunate...
10 Mar
Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) President, Musa Kida, has predicted that the national women basketball team, D’Tigress, can shock the world at the 2022 Women World Cup
18 Feb
One of the sponsors of basketball in the country, Zenith Bank Plc, has hailed the performance of the national women team, D’Tigress, who recently qualified for the FIBA World Cup despite several adversities that affected the team.
16 Feb
Senior national women’s basketball team, D’Tigress, are set to receive a cash reward of N25 million from the Federal Government for winning the 2020 Afrobasketball Championships in Cameroon.
14 Feb
National senior women’s basketball team, D’Tigress, yesterday in Serbia, defeated Mali 73 to 69 to qualify for the 2022 FIBA World Cup scheduled to hold in Sydney, Australia, from September 22 to October 1.
20 Oct 2021
Stakeholders in Nigeria’s basketball have cautioned persons ‘peddling unfounded allegations’ that the Federal Government released the sum of N1 billion for the senior women ....


2 hours ago
Tems was listed on the lineup of performers at the 10th anniversary of the Global Citizen Festival. The 2022 Global Music Festival is scheduled to hold on Saturday, 24th September 2022, in New York City’s Central Park, presented by Citi and Cisco, and Black Star Square in Accra, Ghana, presented by Harith General Partners. Since…
3 hours ago
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Thursday said work on the state’s Leather Hub has reached 65 per cent completion.
3 hours ago
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday received the new President of the ECOWAS Commission and his Management Team, telling them the kind of sub-regional body West African leaders desire and must have.
3 hours ago
The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, says state governors have no justification to challenge the $418 million deductions from the Paris Club refund paid to consultants they hired.
5 hours ago
Shiraz Khota, Human Experience Management Sales Leader at SAP Africa JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 11 August 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- With the world gripped in a state of unprecedented uncertainty following the disruption of the pandemic and the transformational impact of technology, companies are facing an uphill battle with attracting, motivating and retaining top talent. According to Shiraz…