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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*D'Tigress World Cup participation remains doubtful The Nigerian government has rescinded its decision to suspend the country’ basketball teams from all international competitions for two years.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,


The winners of the 2022 Opobo Marathon were, on Friday, given their winning prizes by the CEO of Dynasty Perfumes and Cosmetics Limited, Daminabo Alali Daniel.
12 mins ago
The Paramount Ruler of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, has described the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, as the solution to Nigeria’s challenges.
12 mins ago
Deputy Editor, The Guardian, Joseph Onyekwere, has identified new media as a vital platform that enhances covering court proceedings.   Speaking at a media roundtable organised by the Society of Digital Newspaper Owners of Nigeria (SDNON) in Lagos, recently, he said there is need to push deployment of technology in gathering and posting stories as…
18 mins ago
The North East Development Commission (NEDC) is training select youths across the six North East states on fabrication of efficient climate-friendly stoves and briquettes.
18 mins ago
Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) has called for full participation of Persons Living With Disabilities (PWDs) in the forth coming presidential election.