Nigeria’s representatives in the 2017 FIBA Africa Champions Cup (ACC), Kano Pillars and Gombe Bulls have been drawn in group A and B of the competition.
D’Tigress skipper, Aisha Mohammed, believes the Federal Government’s gesture to pay them N17.5 million will spur the team to do better in future.
The Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) on Thursday in Abuja failed to achieve a resolution of the leadership tussle at the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) and will now seek other options.
No fewer than 28 secondary schools in Abuja will participate in the 2017 edition of the Bethphage Basketball Academy competition scheduled to take place at the Indoor Hall, National Stadium, Abuja.
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.
Beyonce kicked off a star-studded memorial ceremony in Los Angeles on Monday for basketball great Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna who died along with seven others in a helicopter crash last month.
The Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) has partnered with the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to investigate and prosecute public officials and civil servants accused of corrupt practices.
Senator Abu Ibrahim, the Chairman, Board of Trustees (BoT), Council for New Nigeria initiative (CNNi) says President Muhammadu Buhari will preserve his legacy after leaving office if he saves the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) from disintegration.
A policeman was among at least four people killed in New Delhi on Monday during violent clashes over a contentious citizenship law, local media said, hours before US President Donald Trump arrived in the Indian capital for an official visit.
A 16-year-old boy, Adekunle Ayomikun, who allegedly hid in the toilet of a bank overnight and stole N340,000 was yesterday, remanded at Special Correctional Centre for boys in Oregun, by a Lagos magistrate’s court sitting in Igbosere.
The 34 Artillery Brigade Obinze in Owerri, Imo State, on Wednesday said that the stationing of their men in some strategic places in the state was to protect the citizens.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has extended deadline for the sale of forms for various party congresses by one week.
Title-chasing Inter Milan’s clash against Sampdoria on Sunday was one of three Serie A football matches postponed over coronavirus fears in northern Italy.
The Federal Government has called on the United States of America to consider the long standing relationship between the two countries and reverse its Visa restrictions on Nigeria.
Italy on Monday reported five deaths and more than 200 coronavirus cases, amid growing anxiety about the spread of the virus in the heart of Europe.