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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.
Alexander Ifeanyi Nwora (NGR) - Mali v Nigeria, 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 African Qualifiers, Bamako - Palais des Sports Salamatou Maiga(MLI), 1st Round, 25 February 2018

FIBA World Cup Qualifiers: Alex Nwora optimistic of Nigeria’s performance

Head coach of D’Tigers of Nigeria, Alex Nwora has expressed optimism that his players would deliver the desired six points in the fourth window of the FIBA World Cup 2019 African qualifiers starting on Friday, September 14 through to Sunday, September 16.

Ike Diogu: No Rift between NBBF and D’Tigers

D’Tigers’ Captain, Ike Diogu, has blamed the conflicting schedule of the FIBA international calendar for the continued absence of members of the 2015 Afrobasket winning side from the national team fold.

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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Scarcity of LAKE Rice hits Lagos markets

Scarcity of the Lagos-Kebbi States collaboration brand of local rice, popularly known as `LAKE Rice’, has hit the Lagos markets, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
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Court sentences truck driver to two years in prison for theft

An Upper Area Court I, sitting in Kasuwan Nama in Jos, on Friday, sentenced a 35-year-old truck driver, Ibrahim Usman, to two years in prison for stealing.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met behind closed doors with 36 state governors on the lingering disagreement between them and organised labour on the proposed N30,000 national minimum wage.

Minimum wage: Muhammadu Buhari meets with state governors

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met behind closed doors with 36 state governors on the lingering disagreement between them and organised labour on the proposed N30,000 national minimum wage.
Spain's Rafael Nadal practices at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 1, 2018, on the eve of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships tennis tournament. - AFP PHOTO - Ben STANSALL -

Rafael Nadal to join Roger Federer in 2019 Laver Cup

Spaniard Rafael Nadal will team up with perennial rival Roger Federer for the third edition of the Laver Cup in Geneva next year.
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Wolfsburg demand €3 million from Ajax for Victor Osimhen

German club Wolfsburg are asking for €3 million for Nigeria international, Victor Osimhen, from Dutch club, Ajax before he can be released during the winter transfer window.