Bye, bye as Nigeria take two-year sabbatical leave from international basketball
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Bye, bye as Nigeria take two-year sabbatical leave from international basketball

Nigeria’s basketball teams, D’Tigers and D’Tigress which have been sensational on the continent and the female team making waves globally, are now on international exile. This is sequel…

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Basketball: Nigerian born Victor Oladipo set for season debut with Miami Heat
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Basketball: Nigerian born Victor Oladipo set for season debut with Miami Heat

Nigerian born Victor Oladipo will make his season debut for the Miami Heat on Monday against his former team, the Houston Rockets, according to a report from The…

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MFM Women Basketball team regains winning form
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MFM Women Basketball team regains winning form

Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries Women Basketball Club atoned for their inability to win the Mark D Ball Women Basketball competition held in Abuja in January by…

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FIBA World Cup: Nigeria’s sports minister, Sunday Dare congratulates  D’Tigress
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FIBA World Cup: Nigeria’s sports minister, Sunday Dare congratulates D’Tigress

Nigeria’s Sports Minister Sunday Dare has congratulated the Nigerian national women basketball team, D’Tigress for picking a ticket to the FIBA Women World Cup. The ladies, who are…

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D’Tigress officially seals FIBA World Cup ticket
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D’Tigress officially seals FIBA World Cup ticket

Musa Kida, president of the Nigeria Basketball Federation has praised D’Tigress of Nigeria for sealing a place at the 2022 FIBA Women World Cup with another victory against Mali.…

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Despite FIBA World Cup ticket, Nigeria may withdraw from global basketball events
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Despite FIBA World Cup ticket, Nigeria may withdraw from global basketball events

Although Nigerian women basketball team, D’Tigress on Friday upset favourutes and world’s number 5, France to book a place in the FIBA World Cup, indications have emerged that…

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NBBF ecstatic over 2022 FIBA World Cup ticket
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NBBF ecstatic over 2022 FIBA World Cup ticket

D’Tigress have qualified for the 2022 FIBA Women World Cup to be hosted later in the year after a 67-65 point win against world number five, France. The…

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Again, two presidents, two boards emerge for Nigeria Basketball Federation
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Again, two presidents, two boards emerge for Nigeria Basketball Federation

As it was five years ago, so it has been now as two parallel congresses of the troubled Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has taken place in two locations.…

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Former NBBF president’s allies deny alleged embezzlement of Kwese sponsorship fund
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Former NBBF president’s allies deny alleged embezzlement of Kwese sponsorship fund

Members of the Nigeria Basketball Accountability Group have described as blatant falsehood and fake news, the recent report alleging the embezzlement of $2.2million of Kwese Sponsorship money by…

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Nigerian born Agbaji scores 18 points, No. 4 Kansas tops North Texas 71-59
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Nigerian born Agbaji scores 18 points, No. 4 Kansas tops North Texas 71-59

Ochai Agbaji had 18 points and Christian Braun added 16 as No. 4 Kansas beat North Texas 71-59 in the first round of the ESPN Events Invitational on…

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Kobe Bryant chopper crash victim families win $3.4m over photos
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Kobe Bryant chopper crash victim families win $3.4m over photos

Relatives of people who perished in the helicopter crash that killed basketball star Kobe Bryant will receive US$2.5 million (S$3.4 million) in compensation over graphic photos of the…

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At last Kida bends, bows to sports ministry on postponement of NBBF election
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At last Kida bends, bows to sports ministry on postponement of NBBF election

The grandstanding has come to an end as the immediate past president of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), Musa Kida has dropped his hard-line position on the election…

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Kida dares Dare
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Kida dares Dare

An epic confrontation looks imminent between Nigeria’s sports minister, Sunday Dare and Musa Kida of the Nigeria Basketball Federation. The immediate past president of the Nigeria Basketball Federation…

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Kida spits fire! Basketful of palaver ahead of basketball federation election
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Kida spits fire! Basketful of palaver ahead of basketball federation election

More problems have arisen ahead of the election into the Nigeria basketball Federation (NBBF) slated for this Saturday in Benin City. While on Monday, it was circulated that…

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Breaking: Nigeria basketball Federation election suspended
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Breaking: Nigeria basketball Federation election suspended

The election into the board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) slated for Benin City on Saturday has been put on hold. Sports Village Square gathered from various…

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Fifty votes up for grabs as 2021 NBBF election hots up
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Fifty votes up for grabs as 2021 NBBF election hots up

With continued interests being generated by the 2021 Nigeria Basketball Federation election, the Electoral Committee is leaving no stone unturned to deliver on their mandate. The electoral process…

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Unilorin in swing mood for Nigeria National Youth Games
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Unilorin in swing mood for Nigeria National Youth Games

The University of Ilorin, venue of the sixth National Youth Games is already in competition mood as the commencement date for the games approaches. The Federal Ministry of…

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Moments to cherish in Nigeria’s post independent era
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Moments to cherish in Nigeria’s post independent era

BY KUNLE SOLAJA  Perhaps more than any other human endeavour, sports have been in the vanguard of bridge-building in Nigeria in the past 61 years. To the typical Nigerian,…

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Sports Minister, Sunday Dare assures level playing ground at Wednesday’s sports federations elections
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Sports Minister, Sunday Dare assures level playing ground at Wednesday’s sports federations elections

Nigeria’s youth and sports development Minister, Sunday Dare has remarked that  his ministry will ensure fairness and a level playing field for all those aspiring to get into…

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Stage set for elections into Nigeria’s sports bodies
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Stage set for elections into Nigeria’s sports bodies

The Nigeria Ministry of Youth and sports Development  has released the time table  for  election into the boards of sports federations in the country. The elections will hold in all…

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Barack Obama joins NBA-Africa
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Barack Obama joins NBA-Africa

The National Basketball Association (NBA) has announced that former US President Barack Obama has joined NBA Africa  as a strategic partner. President Obama will help advance the league’s social responsibility efforts…

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