NBBF laments effects of distractions on basketball development
The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) President, Ahmadu Musa Kida has revealed that the factional crisis dogging the federation has affected its developmental efforts since it came into office. Speaking at the NBBF Atlantic Conference’s stakeholders meeting at the indoor sports hall of the National Stadium, Lagos on Wednesday, Kida said his board would have achieved greater heights after…
FIBA nullifies NBBF elections, orders fresh polls
After about eight months of crisis, the Federation of International Basketball Associations (FIBA) yesterday called for fresh elections into the board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF).
There is no crises in Nigerian basketball, Dalung tells FIBA
Youth and Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung yesterday told officials of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA), who are in the country on a fact-finding mission...
FIBA writes NBBF, shifts deadline for reconciliation to February
The Federation of International Basketball Associations (FIBA) has said it would not ban Nigeria or compel the country to hold fresh elections into the board...
Kida urges disenchanted basketball stakeholders to help in rebuilding NBBF
Newly-elected president of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), Musa Kida has called on all aggrieved members of the basketball family to return to the fold and help in rebuilding the game in the country.
D’Tigresses draw Mozambique, Senegal, Egypt, Guinea
The Nigerian ladies, who were bronze medallists in the 2015 edition, were incidentally in the same group with Senegal who they beat but lost in the crucial semifinal to Cameroun. They however, beat the 2013 champions, Angola for the bronze.
Ahmed sure of retaining title, Customs face uphill task
Kano Pillars believe they have the quality to retain their title despite the early hiccups they experienced in their opening game against Elan Sportif de Porto Novo ...
Nigerians ready, Togo assures on tourney
Looking forward to a successful campaign in Togo, First Bank coach, Peter Ahmedu, said the Elephant Girls would fight hard to make a mark in the championship.