D’TIGERS IN GROUP OF DEATH; FACE AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND AND CANADA AT COMMONWEALTH GAMES
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D’TIGERS IN GROUP OF DEATH; FACE AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND AND CANADA AT COMMONWEALTH GAMES

Geographically extreme countries are the oppositions that the Nigerian men basketball team has drawn in the XXI Commonwealth Games holding in the city of Gold Coast, Australia in…

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NBBF INVITES 20 FOR COMMONWEALTH GAMES PREPARATION
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NBBF INVITES 20 FOR COMMONWEALTH GAMES PREPARATION

  Twenty players have been invited by the Nigeria Basketball Federation for the first phase of camping ahead of the 2018 Commonwealth Games. In a memo signed by…

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NIGERIA GETS FIBA 3X3 WORLD CUP WILDCARD
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NIGERIA GETS FIBA 3X3 WORLD CUP WILDCARD

Nigeria will compete in the 2018 FIBA 3×3 World Cup holding in Manila, Philippines from June 8-12, 2018 after being awarded a wild card by the Federation of…

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ZENITH BANK, NBBF PROPOSE BETTER STRUCTURE FOR ENHANCED WOMEN LEAGUE
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ZENITH BANK, NBBF PROPOSE BETTER STRUCTURE FOR ENHANCED WOMEN LEAGUE

Title sponsors of the Women’s Basketball League Zenith Bank and the Nigeria Basketball Federation want a better structure put in place to improve the standard of the league…

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IS DOOMSDAY HERE AS FIBA DEADLINE TO NIGERIA EXPIRES?
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IS DOOMSDAY HERE AS FIBA DEADLINE TO NIGERIA EXPIRES?

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has called for calm as the November 30 deadline date given by the Federation of International Basketball Associations FIBA to the Nigeria Olympic Committee…

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PILLARS, BULLS BOOK TICKETS TO FIBA AFRICA CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP
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PILLARS, BULLS BOOK TICKETS TO FIBA AFRICA CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP

Kano Pillars and Gombe Bulls have qualified for the 2017 FIBA Africa Club Championship. They will represent the zone in Tunisia. At the end of the competition hosted…

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NBBF LEADERSHIP COMMITTED TO PEACEFUL RESOLUTION
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NBBF LEADERSHIP COMMITTED TO PEACEFUL RESOLUTION

As the November 30 deadline given to Nigeria to resolve the lingering crisis in its basketball governing body fast approaches,  the leadership of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF)…

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PRESIDENT BUHARI DOLES OUT N17.5m TO D’TIGRESS
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PRESIDENT BUHARI DOLES OUT N17.5m TO D’TIGRESS

President Muhammadu Buhari has redeemed his promise to reward the 2017 Afrobasket winning women’s team, D’Tigress of Nigeria. Each player got N1,000,000 (One million Naira) while the five…

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GOMBE BULLS RECORDS FIRST CONTINENTAL WIN
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GOMBE BULLS RECORDS FIRST CONTINENTAL WIN

Kator Gar powered Gombe Bulls to their first win on the continent at the ongoing FIBA Africa Zone 3 club championship for men when they defeated Civil Defenders…

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NBBF SAD OVER RIVERS HOOPERS OUSTER
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NBBF SAD OVER RIVERS HOOPERS OUSTER

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has expressed sadness over the inability of the Rivers Hoopers Basketball Club to participate in the ongoing FIBA Africa Zone 3 Club Championship elimination…

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NBBF PICKS 5 CLUBS FOR CONTINENTAL CHAMPIONSHIP
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NBBF PICKS 5 CLUBS FOR CONTINENTAL CHAMPIONSHIP

BY AFOLABI ONI.   Mark Mentors, Civil Defence, Kano Pillars, Rivers Hoopers and Gombe Bulls will represent Nigeria at the 2017 FIBA Africa Zone 3 Club Championship elimination…

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NBBF TARGETS TOKYO 2020 3X3 PARTICIPATION
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NBBF TARGETS TOKYO 2020 3X3 PARTICIPATION

BY ONI AFOLABI.   The President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Musa Kida is excited at the possibility of Nigeria participating in the FIBA certified 3×3 event at…

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D’TIGERS ARE AFRICAN CHAMPIONS AGAIN!
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D’TIGERS ARE AFRICAN CHAMPIONS AGAIN!

It was yet another landmark achievement as Nigeria emerged the inaugural champions in the men’s category of the 2017 FIBA 3X3 Africa Cup beating Cote d’ Ivoire in…

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NBBF LEAGUE DIRECTOR HAILS KWESE PROSPECT CAMP
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NBBF LEAGUE DIRECTOR HAILS KWESE PROSPECT CAMP

The inaugural edition of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF Kwese Prospect Camp which was concluded in Kaduna at the weekend with 65 players from across the country participating…

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NBBF INVITES 16 FOR FIBA AFRICA 3X3 TOURNEY
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NBBF INVITES 16 FOR FIBA AFRICA 3X3 TOURNEY

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has invited 16 players to camp for the FIBA Africa organized 3×3 championships to be held in Lome, Togo. The 3×3 men and women’s…

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BLACKMAIL WILL NOT DETER US, SAYS NBBF
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BLACKMAIL WILL NOT DETER US, SAYS NBBF

The leadership of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has condemned attempts to blackmail the federation into making a hasty decision over its continental representation at the 2017 FIBA…

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NBBF to Fix Minimum Wage For League Players
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NBBF to Fix Minimum Wage For League Players

The players’ representative on the board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Ejike Ugboaja has hinted that the federation will soon go into talks with clubs in the Nigerian…

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NBBF Lifts Sanctions On Clubs, Referees, Players And Coaches
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NBBF Lifts Sanctions On Clubs, Referees, Players And Coaches

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has decided to lift the indefinite sanctions imposed on some clubs, referees, coaches and players over allegations of participating in illegal leagues in the…

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Nigeria Hosts FIBA Africa Club Championship Eliminations
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Nigeria Hosts FIBA Africa Club Championship Eliminations

Nigeria will for the first 10 years host an international basketball competition after winning the hosting bid for the 2017 FIBA Africa Club championship zonal elimination finals. The…

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Nigeria’s Sports on the Rise, Says Dalung
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Nigeria’s Sports on the Rise, Says Dalung

Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung believes that the country’s sports are gradually bouncing back into reckoning with the latest successes being recorded by some sports…

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Silver Winning D’Tigers Arrive on Monday
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Silver Winning D’Tigers Arrive on Monday

After their silver medal exploit at the just concluded 2017 AfroBasket tournament, Nigeria’s men basketball team, D’Tigers will return home in the early hours of Monday aboard a…

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