Friday, 9th December 2022
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2 Jul
Nigeria's men's national basketball team, D’Tigers, yesterday went down 70 -79 points to Cape Verde at the ongoing FIBA World Cup qualifiers in Kigali, Rwanda.
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*D'Tigress World Cup participation remains doubtful The Nigerian government has rescinded its decision to suspend the country’ basketball teams from all international competitions for two years.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…
10 Jun
Nigeria is one of the most improved basketball nations in the world. The country, which hitherto played second fiddle to Angola, Mozambique, Senegal, Central African Republic and North African countries in the continent’s pecking order..
6 Jun
Nigeria’s foremost basketball export, Masai Ujiri, has pleaded with stakeholders in the sport to come to the aid of the game, which is going through its most difficult era
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…
16 May
The Federal Government decided to withdraw the country from international competitions to find time to cleanse the basketball industry and more especially, save the local game
8 Apr
Former NBA Star, Obinna Ekezie, has said the National Women’s Basketball team, D’Tigress, will be the ultimate losers in the protracted Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF)
14 Mar
Some stakeholders loyal to factional president of Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), Oguche Mark, have condemned an alleged attempt by some ‘selfish individuals’ to arm twist Sports Minister, Sunday Dare, in the protracted crisis rocking the federation.
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
1 Feb
The crisis in Nigerian basketball shows no sign of abating. Rather, it stepped up a gear, yesterday, when the warring factions went to the polls to elect separate officers, who they claim,


7 mins ago
Africa Prudential Plc, a leading business solutions, and investor services firm in Nigeria, announced, yesterday, that it has been recognised as the Most Outstanding Company in the Cooperative Industry at the 4th National Cooperative Awards, Symposium and Exhibition, organised by the Cooperative Rating and Award Society of Nigeria (CRASoN). The award recognises the company that…
11 mins ago
Many low-lying areas are under the sea level rise threat, which could make them uninhabitable by 2100. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the world will continue to experience severe climate-related disasters unless global warming is reduced below 2 degrees Celsius, preferably to 1.5. We can confront climate-related disasters, and live safely through…
12 mins ago
A Group of experts, yesterday, said Nigerians must be able to differentiate between the agenda of an individual presidential candidate contesting for the 2023 general elections and the manifestos of various political parties. The experts spoke at a seminar organised by the Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research (NISER), a roundtable event on Nigeria’s…
15 mins ago
Wonderland Lagos has announced Tingo Mobile as the headline sponsor for its maiden edition of the project. Tingo Mobile, an all-in-one financial solution application, aimed at addressing business challenges for Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMSEs), would provide necessary payment solutions needed at Wonderland Lagos scheduled to take place this December at Eko Atlantic Energy…
15 mins ago
Peace is said to be an intangible commodity with a priceless tag, which once shattered, gaining it back requires huge investment in terms of human and material resources. Therefore, absence of peace implies that a   given community, region or   country has been   inflicted with   instability particularly if the nature of the…