Saturday, 9th December 2023


21 Oct
Minister of Sports Development, Senator John Owan Enoh, has commended the Nigerian Basketball Federation (NBBF), led by Engr. Musa Kida, for their organisation of the Women's Basketball League Final Four, held in Lagos from October 17 to 19, 2023.
8 Oct
Nigeria’s Women National Basketball team’s (D’Tigress) Assistant Coach, Juliana Negedu Akere, believes the current African champions will qualify for the Paris 2024 Olympic, if they are adequately prepared for the qualifiers billed to hold in February next year.
28 Aug
Sponsor of the 2023 Olumide Oyedeji Basketball Camp, which ended at the weekend, said that the over 400 kids from across Nigeria attended the event shows that many youngsters want to be involved in the 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.
13 Jul
Nigeria’s preparation for the 2023 Afrobasket Women's Championship, billed to hold in Rwanda from July 28 to August 6, has suffered a huge setback, as players expected to participate in then tryout refused to join the exercise.
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.
20 Jun
As the country prepares ahead of the forthcoming Rwanda 2023 Afrobasket Championship, watchers of event in the basketball scene are scared that foreign-based female players may shun the national team camp.
11 Feb
The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBF) has invited 21 players to the D’Tigers’ camp ahead of the FIBA World Cup qualifiers billed for Luanda, Angola.


37 mins ago
The President of the Nigeria Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), Dr. Ike Neliaku, has inaugurated two committees on the forthcoming first edition of the Nigeria National Spokespersons' Awards (NNSA) scheduled for March 2024. This is part of the historic deal with the Image Merchants Promotion Limited (IMPR) - publishers of PRNigeria, Economic Confidential, Spokespersons' Digest…
40 mins ago
The Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, has allayed the fear about artificial intelligence in communication and national security. Kashifu spoke at the 2023 Security and Emergency Management Awards (SAEMA) and Spokespersons’ Communication Awards (SCA); 29 awards were presented to eminent security personnel, agencies, public relations experts, public…
1 hour ago
Manchester United went one step forward against Chelsea but have gone two steps back as they fell to an embarrassing 3-0 defeat against Bournemouth.
3 hours ago
Nigerian government has said that the surge of military coups in the West African is fast becoming a threat to the democratic culture in the region.
3 hours ago
The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has called on African leaders to create quality jobs for its teeming unemployed youths to stem the trend of brain-drain bedeviling the continent.
3 hours ago
Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ola Olukoyede has stated the commission's plan to go after international countries warehousing monies illegally moved out of Nigeria.
3 hours ago
The House of Representatives has expressed concern over the demise of no fewer than 80 persons after a recent drone attack by the military in Tudun Birni, Kaduna state.
3 hours ago
The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has pledged to collaborate with the new President of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), Mr Gabriel Idahosa, to enhance economic activities in the state.
3 hours ago
The Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) says one person died and another sustained injury when a truck lost control at the Alagbon-Olorunda bridge along Owode-Idiroko Road in Ogun.
4 hours ago
The Kano State Government says it has blocked leakages that might led to the misuse of public funds by those in authority in the state.