Winners at the 2017 edition of the Kwese Premier Basketball League will get a whopping N45 million as prize monies when the season officially ends on September 9 in Kano.
The Nigeria Basketball Federation has released the squad for the D’Tigers’ defence of their FIBA Men’s title in Tunisia.
African champions D’Tigers will depart Lagos for Tunisia on Wednesday with a 14-man squad for the 2017 Men’s Afrobasket championship, which begins on Friday.
Hakeem Olajuwon, a US-based Nigerian sportsman, has announced the donation of $150,000 to victims of Hurricane Harvey.
The Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Mr. Solomon Dalung, on Wednesday said President Muhammadu Buhari will “at the appropriate time” receive and reward Nigerian athletes who had won laurels for the nation in different sports.
Roger Federer survived a five-set battle to defeat American teenager Frances Tiafoe and reach the US Open second round on Tuesday, keeping his bid for a record sixth New York title alive.
President Muhammadu Buhari will receive the victorious D’Tigress during Wednesday’s Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting in Abuja, Solomon Dalung, the Minister of Youth and Sports, announced on Tuesday.
Zenith Bank PLC, sponsors of the annual National Women League, on Monday congratulated Nigeria’s female team, D’Tigress, for winning the 2017 FIBA Women AfroBasket which ended in Bamako, Mali.
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the national female basketball team, D’Tigress, for winning the 2017 FIBA Women’s Afrobasket tournament in Mali and qualifying for the 2018 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup in Spain.
The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has listed Nigeria among the sixteen teams that will feature in 2018 Women’s Basketball World Cup in Spain following their victory at the just concluded women’s Afrobasket Championship in Bamako, Mali.
Nigeria’s women basketball national team coach Sam Vincent has said that there will be a lot of improvement in the team before the 2018 FIBA World Cup in Spain.
The team Manager of the Nigeria’s D’Tigress, Mfon Udoka, has urged the coach Sam Vincent to scout for taller forwards and centres as the team prepare for the 2018 FIBA World Cup in Spain.
Nasarawa State Governor Abdullahi Sule has signed about four hundred Certificates of Occupancy since assumption of office on May 29th.
The Action Alliance in Kogi State on Saturday unanimously adopted a United States-based medical practitioner, Samuel Audu Alfa as its candidate in the November 16th governorship election.
French President Emmanuel Macron hosted his US counterpart Donald Trump for a previously unscheduled lunch Saturday ahead of the official opening of the G7 summit in southwest France.
At the 2-day presidential retreat that preceded the inauguration of new ministers, President Muhammadu Buhari apprised the appointees on the enormity of the tasks ahead.
Vincent Kompany faces weeks on the sidelines after suffering another hamstring injury as his Anderlecht team lost again to continue their winless start to his managerial debut, according to reports.
The Swearing-In of 35 commissioners of Lagos state is ongoing at the Adeyemi Bero hall, Alausa Ikeja.
The 82 Division of the Nigerian Army has dismissed Lance Cpl. Ajayi Johnson, who allegedly killed a commercial motorcyclist, Mr. Chimaobi Nwogu, at Umoukereke Ngwa in Obingwa Local Government Area of Abia State recently.
The Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JNPSNC) has advised Nigerian workers to continue to exercise patience as the Federal Government and labour continue to dilly-dally over a new minimum wage implementation.
Having experienced several defeats in the hands of Egypt in two finals of the African Games, Olufunke Oshonaike believes the North Africans cannot prevent them in this year’s final of the 12th African Games holding in Rabat, Morocco.
The Igwe of Umueri in Anambra East Local Government Area, Ben Emeka, has alleged that some persons in the community plan to burn down his palace over a leadership dispute.