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Musa Kida urges Nigerians to adhere to social distance rules

The President of Nigeria Basketball Federation Engr Musa Kida has urged Muslim faithful in Nigeria have been enjoined to use the 30 days Ramadan period to offer supplications to Allah on behalf of Nigeria as it faces one of its most difficult period.
A 16-year old promising Nigerian female basketball player Deborah Onu is dead.

Nigerian basketball player dies of tuberculosis

A 16-year old promising Nigerian female basketball player Deborah Onu is dead.

NBBF mourns Nigerian female basketball player

One of the rising prospects in the Nigerian basketball scene, Deborah Onu, passed away in the early hours of Saturday at an Abuja based hospital due to complications from tuberculosis of the spine.
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Easter: NBBF calls for sober reflection

The board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation headed by its president, Musa Kida, has enjoined all Christians to use this period as a time of sober reflection and pray for the world.

NBBF commends IOC for Tokyo Olympics postponement

Leadership of the Nigeria Basketball Federation has commended the International Olympics Committee’s decision to postpone the Tokyo Summer Olympics for another one year as the world combat the coronavirus pandemic.

NBBF announces 2019-2021 FIBA table official course to hold April

The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has announced that a new FIBA Certification Table Officials course will take place between the 27th of April and 27th of May, 2020.
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Musa Kida: D’Tigers, D’Tigress can win an Olympic medal

As Nigerians count down to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Engr. Musa Kida, is optimistic that the senior men and women basketball teams can end up on the medals table.
Nigeria Basketball Federation have appointed Golden State Warriors Associate Coach Mike Brown to lead D’Tigers to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Golden State Warriors’ Mike Brown accepts Nigeria head coach job

Nigeria Basketball Federation have appointed Golden State Warriors Associate Coach Mike Brown to lead D’Tigers to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Coach Mike Brown, the Golden State Warriors’ Associate Head Coach has agreed to coach Nigeria’s men’s basketball team, D’Tigers, after agreeing to terms with the federation.

Nigeria hires Golden State Warriors’ Mike Brown as D’Tigers coach

Coach Mike Brown, the Golden State Warriors’ Associate Head Coach has agreed to coach Nigeria’s men’s basketball team, D’Tigers, after agreeing to terms with the federation.
The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has applauded the Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare’s fatherly intervention toward sourcing funds for injured D’Tigress player, Nkem Akaraiwe.

NBBF applauds federal government’s intervention for injured D’Tigress star

The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has applauded the Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare’s fatherly intervention toward sourcing funds for injured D’Tigress player, Nkem Akaraiwe.
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D’Tigers, D’Tigress’ successes earn Musa Kida, Sam Ahmedu FIBA appointments

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.
Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has held meeting with the chieftains of the Nigeria Football Federation in his resolve to sanitize the country’s football administration.

Minister tasks NBBF board members on more laurels

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, met with the Executive Board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation led by Musa Kida in Abuja on Monday.
D’Tigers head coach Alex Nwora has backed the team to make a big impact at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games following their impressive performance at the ongoing FIBA Men’s World Cup in China

FIBA ranking: D’Tigers’ progress excite Musa Kida, Sam Ahmedu

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.
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.

FIBA World Cup: I’m proud of D’Tigers’ feat in China – NBBF supremo

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.
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Basketball has come to stay in Nigeria – NBBF supremo

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. 59

FIBA World Cup: Nigeria’s D’Tigers overcome Cote d’Ivoire

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.
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Musa Kida blames D’Tigers World Cup failure on complacency

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.
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. - 108

Zenith Bank rewards victorious D’Tigress

Zenith Bank Plc on Tuesday put smiles on the faces of the victorious Nigeria Women basketball team, D’Tigress, after rewarding them with cash award during a brief reception organised for the team at the corporate headquarters of the organisation.

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Anambra independent league to decide winners via PPG, play-offs

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Victor Ikpeba hails Rangers for honouring deceased striker

Former Super Eagles striker Victor Nosa Ikpeba has heaped praises on the management of Nigeria professional football league side Rangers international of Enugu for how they honor deceased striker Ifeanyi George.
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Manchester City star targets Qatar 2022 World Cup with the Super Eagles

Manchester City defender Tosin Adarabioyo says his target is to play at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, either with Nigeria or England.