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The Men’s senior National Basketball Team will tonight leave for China for the final phase of their 2019 FIBA World Cup preparations.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with the national female basketball team, D’Tigress, for a highly impressive outing at the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket 2019 in Dakar, Senegal.
The Nigeria women national basketball team, D’Tigress on Sunday defeated hosts Senegal in the final of the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket to win their fourth continental title.
Reigning FIBA Women’s AfroBasket champions, D’Tigress, have qualified for the final of the 2019 edition of the tournament in Senegal after they defeated Mali 79-58 in the semi-final on Saturday.
Defending champions Nigeria’s D’Tigress, as well as Mali, Mozambique and Hosts Senegal have booked their places in the quarter-finals of the ongoing FIBA Women’s AfroBasket.
D’Tigress Head Coach, Otis Hughley, is confident that his team has chances of successfully defending their FIBA AFROBASKET title when the competition gets underway on August 9, 2019.
Lagos (Nigeria) has been selected as one of the host cities for the newly inaugurated Basketball Africa League (BAL).
Nigeria’s D‘Tigers defeated Dominican Republic 89-87 on Monday in San Domingo, as the team intensified preparations for the FIBA World Cup in China in August.
Nigeria’s Augustine Okosun has set his sights on the D’Tigers final roster for the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019.
Solomon Dalung, the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, said on Saturday he would like to be remembered as the minister who sanitised sports administration in Nigeria by democratising the operations of federations.
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.
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.
Nigeria’s senior men’s basketball team D’Tigers will face Argentina, Korea Republic and Russia in group B of 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup.
The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, yesterday announced the confirmation of Emmanuel Ugboaja as its fifth General Secretary.
Britain’s Prince Andrew insisted on Saturday that “at no stage” during his friendship with convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein did he “witness… any behaviour of the sort that subsequently led to his arrest”.
Super Eagles winger Henry Onyekuru is happy to play an important role in AS Monaco’s 2-2 home draw against Nimes on Sunday.
Immediate past Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Heineken Lokpobiri, and six other governorship aspirants of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Bayelsa State have entered into a peace pact to accept the outcome of the August 29 primaries of the party in the state.
An Indonesian man named Muh Aris bin Syukur from the city of Mojokerto in East Java was sentenced with chemical castration for the rape of nine children in a landmark ruling for the country.
Aaron Ramsey will miss the chance to make his competitive debut for new club Juventus in their opening Serie A game against Parma.
US President Donald Trump has called off a visit to Denmark scheduled for early September after the country’s prime minister rebuffed his idea of purchasing Greenland.
Nigeria winger Samuel Chukwueze will look to score his seventh league goal for Villarreal when he makes his 28th appearance for the club in Friday’s (today) clash against Levante at the Etadio Ciudad de Valencia.
Still on the incident in Germany involving Sen Ike Ekweremadu and IPOB members, a Pro-Umahi group in the United Kingdom (UK), Divine Mandate International (DMI), says it won’t tolerate any act of intimidation on Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State or any other Igbo leaders by the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in the UK.
A leader of Cameroon’s separatist movement, Sisiku Ayuk Tabe, and nine of his followers have been given life sentences by a military court in the capital, Yaoundé. They were convicted of rebellion, among other charges. Their lawyers accused the judge of bias and withdrew from the proceedings.