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D’Tigers aiming to break 69-year World Cup jinx

D’Tigers star Al Farouq Aminu says the team’s aim at the 2019 FIBA World Cup will be to achieve the best ever result by an African side.

Al-Farouq Aminu: D’Tigers gunning for perfection ahead of FIBA Basketball World Cup

Portland Trail Blazers guard Al-Farouq Aminu has admitted that the D’Tigers are still chasing perfection despite qualifying for next year’s FIBA Basketball World Cup in China.

Nigeria’s D’Tigers qualify for FIBA World Cup

D’Tigers on Saturday night officially became the first team from Africa to qualify for the FIBA Men’s World Cup to be staged in China.

FIBA Qualifiers: D’Tigers beat Ivory Coast 84-73, extend winning streak to seven games

Nigeria’s D’Tigers continued their quest to qualify for the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup in China defeating Ivory Coast 84-73 in Friday’s African qualifiers played at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium in Surulere, Lagos.

Tunisia dethrone D’Tigers in Afrobasket final

Nigeria’s men basketball national team D’Tigers were dethroned as African Champions on Saturday, after a 77-65 defeat to co-hosts Tunisia in the final of the 2017 Afrobasket Championship.

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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A group photograph with Kano State governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, his deputy Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Speaker state assembly Rurum and the newly appointed emirs from left Sarkin Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila; Sarkin Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero; from right Sarkin Gaya – Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir Gaya and Sarkin Karaye, Dr. Alhaji Ibrahim ll. After the official installation of four new emirs by Kano State governor on Saturday at indoor stadium at Sani Abacha. Photo Sani Maikatanga

Group calls for scrapping of new emirates in Kano

A group under the aegis of the Renaissance Coalition in collaboration with Civil society organisations (CSOs), and other stakeholders in Kano have called for the scrapping of the newly created emirates in the state.
The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.

Downpour causes traffic gridlock in Lagos

The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

Federal government declares May 29, June 12 public holidays

The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.

Sanitation: Taraba government bans use of polythene bags

Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: We’ll ensure investors in plantations in Edo preserve forest belt

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.