NIGERIA’S BASKETBALL BOSS, KIDA GETS GENERAL ASSEMBLY’S VOTE OF CONFIDENCE
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NIGERIA’S BASKETBALL BOSS, KIDA GETS GENERAL ASSEMBLY’S VOTE OF CONFIDENCE

The General Assembly of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has passed a Vote of Confidence on Ahmadu Musa Kida as President of NBBF following the laudable achievements recorded…

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NIGERIA BASKETBALL FEDERATION TO HOLD TRAINING FOR TECHNICAL OFFICIALS
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NIGERIA BASKETBALL FEDERATION TO HOLD TRAINING FOR TECHNICAL OFFICIALS

Arrangements have been concluded by the Nigeria Basketball Federation to organize a three-day training and refresher course for its technical officials ahead of the new basketball season in…

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NIGERIA BASKETBALL FEDERATION’S AGM TO HOLD AS SCHEDULED
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NIGERIA BASKETBALL FEDERATION’S AGM TO HOLD AS SCHEDULED

The leadership of the Nigeria Basketball Federation has unequivocally stated that the planned 2019 Annual General Meeting of the Federation slated for Saturday in Abuja will go on…

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BASKETBALL: HIGH COURT STRIKES OUT SUIT CHALLENGING MUSA KIDA’S ELECTION
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BASKETBALL: HIGH 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 president of the…

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MFM WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM, ‘OLUKOYA GIRLS’ ON BREAK
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MFM WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM, ‘OLUKOYA GIRLS’ ON BREAK

After spending over two weeks in Akure, Ondo State in South West Nigeria, preparing for the new basketball season, the Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries Women Basketball…

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ORGANIZERS RESCHEDULE KWESE PREMIER LEAGUE PRESEASON TOURNEY
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ORGANIZERS RESCHEDULE KWESE PREMIER LEAGUE PRESEASON TOURNEY

The League Management Board, LMB of the Kwese Basketball Premier League has announced the rescheduling of the preseason tournament earlier scheduled for April 8-10, 2019. A statement signed…

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NIGERIA BASKETBALL FEDERATION CHIEFTAIN, OGUNADE TASKS CORPORATE ORGANIZATIONS ON SPORTS INVESTMENT
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NIGERIA BASKETBALL FEDERATION CHIEFTAIN, OGUNADE TASKS CORPORATE ORGANIZATIONS ON SPORTS INVESTMENT

Nigeria Basketball Federation Vice President, Babatunde Ogunade has tasked Corporate Organizations in Nigeria to key into the ongoing revolution in the Nigerian basketball by investing in its further…

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NIGERIA BASKETBALL FEDERATION TO HOLD AGM, STAKEHOLDERS FORUM APRIL 13
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NIGERIA BASKETBALL FEDERATION TO HOLD AGM, STAKEHOLDERS FORUM APRIL 13

The Nigeria Basketball Federation will hold its Annual General Meeting on Saturday, April 13th. The AGM which will have in attendance two representatives from the 36 basketball state…

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FIBA OPENS NEW AFRICAN HEADQUARTERS IN ABIDJAN
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FIBA OPENS NEW AFRICAN HEADQUARTERS IN ABIDJAN

The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has opened a new headquarters in Abidjan in the Cote d’Ivoire.  The building was unveiled during a FIBA Central Board meeting, the first…

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NIGRIA’S BASKETBALL CHIEFTAIN, KIDA URGES DEFENDERS TO GO FOR BROKE AGAINST AS SALE
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NIGRIA’S BASKETBALL CHIEFTAIN, KIDA URGES DEFENDERS TO GO FOR BROKE AGAINST AS SALE

The Nigeria Basket Ball Federation (NBBF) President, Musa Kida has tasked Nigeria’s lone surviving representative in the 2018/2019 FIBA AfroLeague, Defenders Basketball Club of Abuja to go for…

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NO CAUSE FOR ALARM OVER INTERIM INJUNCTION ON PREMIER BASKETBALL LEAGUE- NBBF
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NO CAUSE FOR ALARM OVER INTERIM INJUNCTION ON PREMIER BASKETBALL LEAGUE- NBBF

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has reassured stakeholders that there is no cause for alarm over the recent Interim injunction reportedly issued by the Federal High Court in Abuja…

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MFM WOMEN BASKETBALL TEAM AIMS FOR MOUNTAINTOP
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MFM WOMEN BASKETBALL TEAM AIMS FOR MOUNTAINTOP

With the 2019 Zenith Women Basketball League scheduled to dunk off in April, Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries Women Basketball Club of Lagos have continued to perfect…

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ONLY THE BEST WILL MAKE D’TIGERS WORLD CUP TEAM, SAYS NIGERIA’S COACH, ALEX NWORA
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ONLY THE BEST WILL MAKE D’TIGERS WORLD CUP TEAM, SAYS NIGERIA’S COACH, ALEX NWORA

BY AFOLABI ONI Nigeria’s D’Tigers’ coach, Alex Nwora has announced that only the best hands will be selected for the 2019 FIBA World Cup for men. Following the…

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FIBA WORLD CUP: IT’S A TRICKY BUT FAIR DRAW FOR US, SAYS MUSA KIDA, NIGERIA’S BASKETBALL CHIEFTAIN
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FIBA WORLD CUP: IT’S A TRICKY BUT FAIR DRAW FOR US, SAYS MUSA KIDA, NIGERIA’S BASKETBALL CHIEFTAIN

Musa Kida, President of Nigeria Basketball Federation is optimistic that the Nigerian team, D’Tigers will do well at the FIBA World Cup holding in China. Nigeria is drawn…

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IT’S NIGERIA VS ARGENTINA AGAIN AT WORLD CUP!
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IT’S NIGERIA VS ARGENTINA AGAIN AT WORLD CUP!

Argentina versus Nigeria has been a recurring decimal in the World Cup. It does not matter whether it is the FIFA World Cup which is for football or…

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FIBA WORLD CUP DRAW: CLASH WITH ARGENTINA, BRAZIL LOADING FOR D’TIGERS’
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FIBA WORLD CUP DRAW: CLASH WITH ARGENTINA, BRAZIL LOADING FOR D’TIGERS’

The Federation of International Basketball has put Nigeria in Pot 7 alongside Senegal, New Zealand and Angola ahead of the Men’s World Cup draw coming up on Saturday…

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NIGERIA BASKETBALL BOARD PLEASED WITH NATIONAL COACH, ALEX NWORA
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NIGERIA BASKETBALL BOARD PLEASED WITH NATIONAL COACH, ALEX NWORA

The board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation has stated emphatically that the decision to appoint Alex Nwora as D’Tigers’ coach has paid off handsomely after qualifying the team…

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YAKMUT ALHASSAN BOUNCES BACK TO SPORTS!
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YAKMUT ALHASSAN BOUNCES BACK TO SPORTS!

The former Director-General of the National Sports Commission Mallam Alhassan Yakmut has been appointed Team Nigeria’s Chief de Mission to the 12th  Africa Games in Rabat Morocco later…

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RIVERS HOOPERS BOW OUT OF FIBA AFRICA BASKETBALL LEAGUE
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RIVERS HOOPERS BOW OUT OF FIBA AFRICA BASKETBALL LEAGUE

BY QUEEN MOSEPH Rivers Hoopers bowed out of the FIBA Africa Basketball League after losing 91-70 to JS Kairouan of Tunisia in their third and last Group A…

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RIVERS HOOPERS LOSE FIBA ABL OPENER
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RIVERS HOOPERS LOSE FIBA ABL OPENER

BY QUEEN MOSEPH FIBA Africa Zone 3 champions,  Rivers Hoopers lost their FIBA Africa Basketball League opener 88-59 to hosts AS Sale of Morocco at Salle Bouazzaoui, Morocco…

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3X3 D’TIGERS HANDED TOUGH WORLD CUP QUALIFICATION DRAW
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3X3 D’TIGERS HANDED TOUGH WORLD CUP QUALIFICATION DRAW

Nigeria’s men’s 3×3 national team has been grouped alongside France, Germany and Italy in Group A for a place in the 2019 FIBA 3×3 World Cup. The men’s…

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