Rivers Hoopers have been thrown out of the 2017 FIBA Africa Champions Cup Zone 3 qualifiers on Sunday.
The FIBA Africa Zone 3 Men’s Club Championship got underway on Sunday at the National Stadium in Lagos with Kano Pillars basketball club beating Mark Mentors of Abuja 74-69.
The Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) will meet with the two factions of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) on Thursday in Abuja, the committee’s Secretary-General, Tunde Popoola, said on Friday.
Musa Kida, President of Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), says his federation will now work towards ensuring result-driven participation in every FIBA 3×3 championship to enhance Nigeria’s participation at the 2020 Olympics.
Nigeria Basketball Federation, led by Ahmadu Musa Kida and the nation’s basketball community mourn the death of ex-Junior D’Tiger and International player, Daniel Daudu.
Ageless Venus Williams continued her remarkable renaissance with a three-set semi-final victory over Caroline Garcia to set up a mouthwatering WTA Finals decider with in-form Caroline Wozniacki.
Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) president, Musa Kida, has joined the call for a special arrangement that would enable sports to function effectively outside the national budget.
Nigeria Basketball Federation ‘Abuja’ president, Musa Kida, said that there is no fear of the world basketball ruling body, FIBA, banning Nigeria as a fall-out of the stalemate in the country’s basketball administration.
Nigeria’s D’Tigers are now ranked number 1 in Africa according to the latest FIBA ranking released on Thursday.
The leadership of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has condemned in strong terms attempts to blackmail the federation into making a hasty decision over its continental representation at the 2017 FIBA Africa club championship.
The winners of Nigeria’s two tickets to the forthcoming 2017 FIBA Africa Zone 3 Qualifiers, Kano Pillars and Gombe Bulls, plan to take legal action against the country’s basketball governing body.
Manchester United have banned midfield maestro Paul Pogba from playing basketball in his spare time, according to reports.
Adamu Kuta, coach of Niger Potters basketball club, says the lingering leadership crisis in the Nigeria Basketball Federation will not stall the progress of the country’s national teams.
The National Pension Commission, PenCom, on Monday directed Pension Fund Administrators to implement pension enhancement for retirees on Programmed Withdrawal under the Contributory Pension Scheme.
Real Madrid have completed the signing of teenage Brazilian prospect Reinier from Flamengo on a six-and-a-half-year deal, the Spanish giants announced on Monday.
A male youth corps member (name withheld) serving in Delta State has been diagnosed with the Lassa fever virus.
In the aftermath of the European Parliament, the legislative hand of the European Union (EU), having said that no progress has been made in the war against Boko Haram in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari said things were a lot better.
The Katsina State Police Command has confirmed 17 persons killed in a road crash at Yardudu village, Mashi Local Government Area of Katsina State.
The Central Bank of Nigeria, (CBN) has assured members of National Cotton Association of Nigeria (NACOTAN) Ekiti chapter of its financial assistance to enable them embark on massive production of cotton in the state.
And according to The Transfer Window podcast several weeks ago, Dembele has agreed personal terms with Chelsea over a January move.
The National Elections Board of Ethiopia, NEBE, has announced a tentative date for national elections. The outfit proposed that polls should be held August 16, 2020.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has opened a garment factory in the premises of the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.
Patron of Yoruba Community in Benue State and Chairman, Tito Group of Companies, Asiwaju Isaac Akinkunmi, has called on South-West governors to join forces with other governors from other regions who are facing common security challenges for a federal constitutional amendment that would allow for the creation of state police forces.