Pillars close to Final 8 ticket, as Rivers Hoopers consolidate
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Pillars close to Final 8 ticket, as Rivers Hoopers consolidate

Kwese Premier Basketball League defending champions, Kano Pillars, have maintained their winning streak in the ongoing Savannah Conference Final Six. The team recorded another big win against Kada…

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Kwese Basket Ball League: Gombe Bulls Will Bounce Back, Says Coach
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Kwese Basket Ball League: Gombe Bulls Will Bounce Back, Says Coach

Gombe Bulls coach, Abdulrahman Mohammed believes it is not over yet for his team. Bulls finished second in the regular Kwese Premier League Season but lost their two…

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Afrobasket: Sam Vincent Optimistic about D’Tigress Victory
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Afrobasket: Sam Vincent Optimistic about D’Tigress Victory

Nigeria’s senior women’s basketball team, D’Tigress have arrived Bamako, for the 2017 FIBA Women Afrobasket tournament scheduled to start this Friday. The team which left Lagos, Nigeria aboard…

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Afrobasket: D’Tigress Departs for Mali
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Afrobasket: D’Tigress Departs for Mali

The Nigerian team to 2017 Afrobasket tournament, D’Tigress, will depart for Bamako on Wednesday. The Nigerian women basketball team is expected to travel aboard Air Cote d’Ivoire. According…

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Tiwa Savage Visits D’Tigress
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Tiwa Savage Visits D’Tigress

D’Tigress camp received an August visitor on Sunday when Nigeria music sensation, Tiwa Savage paid an unscheduled visit to the team at their Protea Hotel abode. The visit…

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D’Tigress Embark on Close Camping
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D’Tigress Embark on Close Camping

The Technical Committee of the Nigeria Basketball Federation has announced that the women’s senior national team, D’Tigress, will be in close camping for the FIBA Afrobasket Women’s Championship…

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Kano Pillars Begin Basketball Conference Six with Big Win
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Kano Pillars Begin Basketball Conference Six with Big Win

Kano Pillars of Kano, on Monday opened their Savannah Conference Six play-offs with a big win over arch rivals Gombe Bulls with a 104-97 win over Gombe Bulls…

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Bauchi Nets, Kada Stars Replace Mark Mentors, Defenders in Conference 6
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Bauchi Nets, Kada Stars Replace Mark Mentors, Defenders in Conference 6

Bauchi Nets of Bauchi and Kada Stars of Kaduna have replaced Mark Mentors and Defenders of Abuja in the ongoing Kwese Premier Basketball League Conference 6 playoffs holding…

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Basketball: Kaduna, Ilorin Set for Conference Six Play-offs
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Basketball: Kaduna, Ilorin Set for Conference Six Play-offs

With the conclusion of the regular season in the 2017 Kwese Premier Basketball League, action now shifts to the Conference Six scheduled to hold in two cities, Kaduna…

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D’Tigress Slump to First Defeat Against Male Side, Raptors
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D’Tigress Slump to First Defeat Against Male Side, Raptors

Nigeria’s D’Tigress lost to male side, Raptors Basketball Club of Lagos 51-71 in their first test match ahead of the 2017 Afrobasket Women competition. The game played Wednesday…

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Alex Nwora Takes Over Nigeria’s Basket Ball Team, D’Tigers
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Alex Nwora Takes Over Nigeria’s Basket Ball Team, D’Tigers

United States of America based Nigerian Alex Nwora has been named as the new head coach of the D’Tigers team ahead of their 2017 Men Afrobasket tournament title…

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Ten Things About El Clásico With a Difference
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Ten Things About El Clásico With a Difference

The El Clásico is the clash of the two La Liga giants, FC Barcelona and Real Madrid. The two teams are playing again in Miami, Florida in US…

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Women Afrobasket: Newly Inaugurated NBBF Board  Opens Players’ Camp
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Women Afrobasket: Newly Inaugurated NBBF Board Opens Players’ Camp

BY DUMNODI OKONTA.   The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) just inaugurated by the Nigerian sports minister has swung into immediate action. The NBBF Technical Committee announced the appointment…

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Zenith Bank Basketball Premier League Finalists Emerge
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Zenith Bank Basketball Premier League Finalists Emerge

Eight teams have qualified for the Finals of the 13th Zenith Bank Women’s Premier Basketball League after the conclusion of the third and fourth phases of the league…

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Afro Basket 2017: NBBF Names 22-Man Preliminary Squad
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Afro Basket 2017: NBBF Names 22-Man Preliminary Squad

The Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF, has named a preliminary list of 22 players for the 2017 Afro basket for women scheduled to hold in Bamako, Mali from August…

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Oyedeji Lectures U-19 Players on Life Lessons at FIBA World Cup 2017
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Oyedeji Lectures U-19 Players on Life Lessons at FIBA World Cup 2017

The players at the FIBA U-19 Basketball World Cup 2017 were reminded that basketball is much more than just a game as they received important life lessons on…

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Another June 12 Election Annulled
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Another June 12 Election Annulled

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. Twenty four years after the June 12 federal election in Nigeria that was strongly believed to have been won by Bashorun MKO Abiola but got…

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Basketball: NBBF Holds Mid-Season Clinic
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Basketball: NBBF Holds Mid-Season Clinic

In a bid to improve the standard of officiating as well as increase the number of qualified technical officials participating in the Kwese Premier League and the Zenith…

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Ekeji, Former DG NSC Thumbs up NBBF Kano Election
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Ekeji, Former DG NSC Thumbs up NBBF Kano Election

The former Director General of the defunct Nigeria’s National Sports Commission, NSC, Dr. Patrick Ekeji has declared the Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF election which held in Kano on…

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Basketball: Zenith Premier League Phase 3 Shifts to Asaba
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Basketball: Zenith Premier League Phase 3 Shifts to Asaba

After successfully hosting the Kwese Premier League All Star game in Kano at the weekend, the Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF shifts action to Asaba, Delta State for the…

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On June 12 We Stand, Says Tijjani Umar’s NBBF
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On June 12 We Stand, Says Tijjani Umar’s NBBF

Alhaji Tijjani Umar is holding tenaciously to the mandate he got at the June 12 NBBF election in Kano. Nigeria at the moment has two parallel bodies governing…

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