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Ike Diogu, Ofoegbu Chima lead D’Tigers charge for Commonwealth Games

Diogu is joined by other foreign-based stars like Uchenna Iroegbu, Olatunji Olalekan Graham and Ofoegbu Uchechi Chima (all USA) as well as Philippines based Orizu Prince Ifeanyi.

D’Tigers good enough to win gold at Commonwealth Games – coach

The coach of the D’Tigers, Mohammed Abdulrahman, says the team has good players who can win the gold medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia.

Commonwealth Games: NBBF invites 20 players for initial Team Nigeria camp

Twenty players have been invited by the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) for the first phase of camping ahead of the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Nigeria gets FIBA 3X3 World Cup wildcard

Nigeria will compete in the 2018 FIBA 3×3 World Cup in Manila, Philippines after being awarded a wildcard by the Federation of International Basketball Associations (FIBA).

D’Tigers begin title defence against Ivory Coast

Champions D’Tigers begin their FIBA AfroBasket title defence against West African rivals Ivory Coast in a Group A match at the Salle Omnisport de Rades, Radès, Tunisia, on Friday.

Afrobasket: D’Tigers travel to Tunisia for title defence

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.


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TomTom named official candy of Super Eagles

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INEC to burn all unclaimed PVC

THE Independent National electoral commission, (INEC) on Monday an unclaimed Permanent Voters Cards (PVC) at its various offices across the country would be burnt.

OPS still dissatisfied with percentage of reduction in Lagos land use charge – Olusegun Oshinowo

The Organised Private Sector says it is not satisfied with the Lagos State Government’s reduction in the percentage rate on Land Use Charge and other taxes.

Pro-Buhari group begs Governor Ambode to repeal land use charge

The Buhari Youth Organisation (BYO), Lagos state chapter, on Thursday appealed to Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state to rescind the controversial new Land Use Charge (LUC) Act, 2018.

Ahmed Musa: CSKA win over Akhmat was hard-earned

Nigeria forward, Ahmed Musa, has admitted that his club, CSKA Moscow, were made to sweat for their win against FK Akhmat in the Russia Premier League game on Sunday.

Governor Emmanuel outlaws 33 cult groups in Akwa Ibom

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has signed the Cultism and other Violent Behaviour Prohibition Order 2018.