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9 Nov 2018
The men and women’s national teams arrived in Lomé, Togo yesterday for the 2018 FIBA 3x3 Africa Cup, which begins this weekend.The men’s team captained by Azuoma Dike (Kano Pillars) is made up of Abdul Yahaya (Kano Pillars), Lucky Subel (Kano Pillars) and Godwin David (Kano Pillars)
3 Oct 2018
The Federation of International Basketball Federations (FIBA) has congratulated the Nigeria Basketball Federation for being the first team in the world to qualify for the 2019 Men’s cup in China. In a letter addressed to the NBBF President, Musa Kida, FIBA Secretary General, Patrick Baumann said punching a ticket to the World Cup was not just…
26 Sep 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Nigeria’s women basketball team, D’Tigress, who recorded their second -straight win at the ongoing FIBA Women’s World Cup in Spain with a hard-fought 75-70 victory over Argentina. Buhari, on his official twitter handle, @MBUHARI, posted the congratulatory message on Tuesday night. The President said the nation was proud of their…
17 Aug 2018
The Women’s Senior National Basketball team will arrive in Lagos in the early hours of Monday for the second phase of preparations for the 2018 FIBA Women’s World Cup in Spain, the Nigerian Basketball Federation (NBBF) has revealed. After weeks of training in Atlanta, the team led by Hughley Otis will have their last training…
20 Jun 2018
The competition department of the Federation of Basketball Association (FIBA) has said the body will hold a workshop in the country for the newly introduced AFRO Basketball League.
18 May 2018
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…
16 Mar 2018
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).
8 Feb 2018
The three-man Federation of international Basketball Association (FIBA) delegation on the Nigeria crisis ended its fact-finding tour of the country in Lagos yesterday with a promise to release its verdict on March 10.
6 Feb 2018
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...
14 Dec 2017
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...
29 Sep 2017
Newly elected president of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), Musa Kida has declared that the recent achievements of D’Tigress, D’Tigers and the junior basketball teams...
19 Jun 2017
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.


The Network on Police Reform in Nigeria (NOPRIN), on Monday, held public tribunals against police brutality and abuse of human rights violations by the Nigeria Police Force.
6 mins ago
The family of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti frowned at the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its presidential candidate Bola Tinubu for the use of the late artiste's song for the 2023 election campaign. Femi Kuti in a "disclaimer and notice of use without consent" for the Fela Anikulapo-Kuti family said the use of Fela's popular song "Eko…
34 mins ago
Experts in women's health, activists and development partners, have called on the President Muhammadu Buhari to sign into law the Maternal Perinatal and Child Death Surveillance and Response, (MPCDSR), the bill before the end of his tenure, to save the lives of Nigerian mothers and children.
47 mins ago
Edo Police Command on Monday arrested 4 suspects in connection with the death of a man suspected to have been killed by a mob in Benin.
58 mins ago
Twitter owner Elon Musk on Monday opened fire against Apple over its tight control of what is allowed on the App Store, saying the iPhone maker has threatened to oust his recently acquired social media platform.