Friday, 29th September 2023


8 Aug
The First Lady, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, on Monday, hosted the D'Tigress of Nigeria to a reception at the State House, Abuja.
7 Aug
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, at the weekend led a grateful nation in showering encomium on Africa’s best women basketball team, D’Tigress, who on Saturday defeated Senegal to retain the FIBA Afrobasket Championship in Kigali, Rwanda.
6 Aug
Nigeria power forward, Amy Okonkwo, was declared most valuable player (MVP), yesterday, as D’Tigress beat Senegal to retain the FIBA Women Afrobasket Championship in Kigali, Rwanda. Okonkwo, who also won the Best Power Forward Award, was instrumental as Nigeria defeated the Senegalese by 84 to 74 points. Under a new coach, Rena Wakama, who assumed duty…
5 Aug
History was made today as Nigeria’s D’Tigress emerged victorious 83-74 in a thrilling showdown against Senegal in the 2023 FIBA Women's AfroBasket Final. The highly anticipated clash, held at the BK Arena, in the Rwandan capital, Kigali, lived up to its billing as one of the most evenly-matched Finals in the tournament's history with Nigeria…
4 Aug
Defending champions, D’Tigress of Nigeria yesterday defeated hosts, Rwanda, to qualify for the final of the ongoing FIBA Afrobasket Championship holding in Kigali.
1 Aug
Nigeria's senior women's national basketball team, D’Tigress, will know their quarterfinal opponents at the ongoing Rwanda 2023 FIBA Women’s Afrobasket Championship after today’s qualification match between Mozambique and Cote d'Ivoire.
29 Jul
Reigning champions of the ongoing Women’s Afrobasket Championship, Nigeria’s D’Tigress, yesterday, in Kigali, Rwanda, started their title defence on a good note, beating Democratic Republic of Congo 69-35 in the opening group game.
23 Jul
The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has said that inadequate funding is hampering its programme ahead of the 2023 Afrobasket Championship scheduled to hold I Kigali, Rwanda from July 28 to August 6.
18 Jul
For the first time in over 10 years, Nigeria’s women basketball national team, D’Tigress, will be entering a major championship without 90 per cent of the players that have won several competitions for the country.
4 Jul
FIBA Africa has granted Nigeria a wild card slot for the second AfroCan Basketball Championship scheduled to hold in Luanda, Angola, from July 8 to 16, 2023.
1 Jul
The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), yesterday, announced United States-based Nigerian coach, Rena Wakama, as new head coach of the national women’s team, D’Tigress, ahead of the 27th FIBA Africa Women's Championship scheduled for Rwanda from July 28 to August 6.
27 Jun
With less than a month to FIBA Afrobasket Championship billed to hold in Rwanda from July 28 to August 6, the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) may have begun the search for a new coach, who will lead the women’s national team, D’Tigress, to the competition.


The Association of Medical Officers of Health (AMOH) Lagos State Chapter is set to take proactive steps to improve the primary healthcare system in the state. This was disclosed by the chairman of the association, Dr. Oshoba Babatunde...
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Justice Abiola Soladoye of a Lagos Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court, Ikeja, Lagos, yesterday, remanded one Stephen Monday in Nigerian Correctional Service, for allegedly defiling his lover’s four-year-old daughter.  
7 mins ago
Human rights activists, Mike Ozekhome (SAN) and Senator Shehu Sani, have called for a holistic review of the nation’s Constitution to address challenges regarding nationality. 
7 mins ago
Beacon of Safety Awards 2023, indeed, was the first of its kind in the country and it ushered in champions from compliant schools, which jostled and worked hard to win the recognition of Lagos State government in implementing revised and constant safety ...
11 mins ago
With the escalating costs of purchasing new or foreign-used vehicles, a growing trend has emerged, with vehicle owners preferring to upgrade and repair their existing vehicles to enhance their mobility assets and trade-in value.