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NBBF: Abuja court strikes out suit challenging Musa Kida’s election

A Federal High Court in Abuja presided over by Justice B.O Quadri has struck out a suit challenging the election of Musa Ahmadu Kida as Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) President for the 2017-2021 term of office.

FIBA World Cup: Every team in our group is a threat – D’Tigers’ Ike...

Nigeria’s men’s basketball senior national team, D’Tigers’ captain, Ike Diogu, has played down talks of having an easy draw as he says every team in Group B is a threat.
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

D’Tigers coach Alex Nwora threatens to sue Cameroon basketball federation

Head Coach of Nigeria Senior Men’s Basketball team, Alex Nwora, has threatened to sue the Cameroon Basketball Federation (FECABASKET) for their match-fixing allegation against the D’Tigers.
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FIBA fixes new dates for referees, tech comms course

The Federation of International Basketball Associations (FIBA) has announced a new date for its proposed training and certification of Referees/Technical Commissioners’ course in Nigeria.

D’Tigress to start World Cup campaign against Australia

The Senior Women’s National Basketball Team D’Tigress will start their FIBA women’s World Cup campaign against Australia on Saturday, 22nd of September at the Arena Santiago Martin, San Cristobal De La Laguna, Spain.

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).

Adamu Kuta urges total support for D’Tigers

Adamu Kuta, Head Coach of Niger Potters basketball club of Minna, has urged the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) to avail the D’Tigers of all required support for the desired success.

NBBF’s lingering leadership crisis unlikely to stall D’Tigers progress – Adamu Kuta

Adamu Kuta, coach of Niger Potters basketball club, says the lingering leadership crisis in the Nigeria Basketball Federation will not stall the progress of the country’s national teams.

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