D’Tigress of Nigeria on Saturday continued their impressive run in the 2017 FIBA AfroBasket for Women holding in Bamako, Mali as they crushed Congo 84-47 points in their second game of the tournament.
A board member of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Col. Samuel Ahmedu (rtd) on Saturday said that he was elated with the D’Trigress’ victory against Mozambique at the ongoing Afrobasket tournament in Mali.
Head coach of Nigeria’s senior women’s national team, Sam Vincent, started his second stint with the D’Tigress on an impressive note as his side recorded an emphatic 80 points to 69 points win over familiar foes, Mozambique, on Friday.
Nigeria’s senior Women’s basketball team D’Tigress have arrived Bamako, the capital city of Mali for the 2017 FIBA Women Afrobasket tournament scheduled to start on Friday 18th of August.
Kida said the decision to appoint Nwora, who guided Cape Verde to the 2013 Afrobasket where they defeated D’Tigers by 79 points to 76, was borne out of the desire to give qualified Nigerians the opportunity of making history with the national teams.
The Nigeria Basketball Federation has assured that the list of D’Tigers’ players to be invited for the 2017 Afrobasket title defense will be released soon ahead of the tournament to be co-hosted by Tunisia and Senegal between 8th and 16th of September, 2017
Obinwanne Okeke, the 31-year-old Nigerian held by American authorities for alleged fraud, entered a plea of not guilty to two counts of wire and computer fraud at his first hearing on Monday.
Oby Ezekwesili, a former presidential candidate, on Tuesday, urged the newly constituted Economic Advisory Council to make it a priority to tell President Muhammadu Buhari, how he has allegedly mismanaged the economy.
A passenger train derailed during the morning rush hour in Hong Kong on Tuesday leaving eight people injured, authorities said.
Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun in Monday inaugurated eight newly renovated primary health care centres in the state.
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has insisted that security agents have been keeping watch at the country home of their leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, despite consistent denial by the authorities.
Ajara New Market in Badagry has lost over N10 million due to restriction on movements and goods at the Owode and Seme border posts since the exercise commenced last month.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored a hat-trick as Los Angeles Galaxy pummelled Sporting Kansas City 7-2 on Sunday to put themselves in the thick of the Major League Soccer playoff race.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan zonal Office, has arrested one Olumide Agbabiaka, a sales agent with Fidelity Bank Plc for allegedly stealing N137million.
A youngman, Nasiru Aliyu Abdussalam, of Shekar Maidaki quarters, Kumbotso local government Area of Kano state, has hanged himself to death over a yet to be identified reason.
Former Senator representing Plateau South Senatorial zone in the National Assembly, Jeremiah Useni, has warned politicians against the misuse of power saying political leaders cannot misuse their power and expect peace in the society.