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Former NBA champion, Festus Ezeli is eyeing a spot of the D’Tigers team to next year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.
Nigeria has began to reap the rewards of D’Tigers and D’Tigress’ successes in international basketball with NBBF boss, Engineer Musa Kida and Sam Ahmedu getting appointment into top Federation of International Basketball Association, (FIBA) Committees.
The hierarchy of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) is excited over the rise of the Men’s National Basketball team in the latest FIBA ranking which was released yesterday.
Argentina will do battle with Spain, Sunday, in the FIBA World Cup final in China after beating France 80-66 in the semi-finals.
D’Tigers coach Alex Nwora has absolved his team of any blame for failing to qualify for the quarter-finals of the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China.
D’Tigers head coach Alex Nwora has praised his team’s determination after they picked a ticket to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and backed the side to make some noise at the games.
President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), Engr. Musa Kida, says he’s proud of the D’Tigers’ 2020 Olympics qualification feat bagged at the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China.
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated national basketball team D’Tigers for a successful outing at the 2019 FIBA World, defeating China 86-73 to secure a place at the 2020 Olympics.
The Nigeria Basketball Federation President, Engr Musa Kida, has assured Nigerians of more international laurels with what is left of the current board’s mandate.
Nigeria’s men national basketball team, D’Tigers, on Friday secured an 83-66 points win over Cote d’Ivoire at the ongoing FIBA World Cup in China.
Former assistant coach of Nigeria’s men basketball national team Abdulrahman Mohammed has stated that things could have been a bit better for Nigeria’s D’Tigers if the team had gotten a more favourable fixture arrangement.
Nigeria bounced back against Korea to record its first win 108-66 points at the ongoing 2019 FIBA World Cup holding in China.
With 3 wins in 4 games against Canada and Dominican Republic before beating Poland and Montenegro gave the D’tigers a sense of false belief heading into the first game against Russia according to NBBF chief, Engr Musa Kida.
A spirited fight from Nigeria inspired them to their first win at the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 after seeing off Korea 108-66 in a one-sided Group B tie on Wednesday at the Wuhan Sports Center.
The House of Representatives is seeking to separate the office of the Attorney General of the Federation from that of the Minister of Justice, saying the separation will remove political interference in the operations of the Attorney General.
The number of Justices at the Supreme Court’s Bench has been reduced by one with the retirement of Justice Kumai Bayang Aka’ahs.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State in Abuja on Tuesday dared his political opponents to do their worst as he donated N20m at the launch of a book titled, ‘The Big Interviews’, authored by Eric Osagie, a former Managing Director of The SUN.
Anthony Joshua has defended his measured and tactful display against Andy Ruiz Jr, which saw him become a two-time heavyweight world champion.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) expects to achieve 2.38 per cent Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate in the fourth quarter of this year.
The member representing Oluyole Constituency in the House of Representatives, Tolulope Akande-Sadipe, has offered N25 million scholarship to her students in tertiary schools as part of fulfilment of her campaign promises.
The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has established a joint committee to execute the recommendations contained in its audit reports.
The Global Climate Risk Index has placed India among the top five countries most affected by climate change in its annual report for 2020.
The new commissioners are: Alhaji Sulaiman Tunau, Alhaji Aminu Sulaiman, Abdulkadir Buhari Gora, Jinaidu Muhammad, Muhammad Sadiq Maiturare, Zainab Lawal Gummi, Jamilu Aliyu, Dr Nura Isah and Rabiu Garba.
Victims of a Ponzi scheme executed by two brothers, Kingsley Nwegwu and Joakin Nwegwu, both directors of ACJEC Global Services Ltd expressed dissatisfaction after they were given a light punishment 2 December by Justice M.L. Abubakar of the Federal High Court, Awka, Anambra State.