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NBBF Stakeholders Communiqué of the 2018 O Atlantic And Savannah Conference

The Nigeria Basketball Federation Board held its first Stakeholders’ Meeting on the 16th and 18th of May in Lagos and Abuja respectively. The meetings took place at the Indoor Sports Hall, National Stadium, Lagos and National Institute of Sports, Package B, National Stadium Abuja. A minute’s silence  was observed at both locations in respect of the passing away of Baba ...

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Kida Gives Assurance On NBBF Constitution Drafting Committee

Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) president, Engineer Musa Kida has assured that the body’s constitution drafting committee will commence work to ensure that a fresh election demanded by global sanctioning authority, FIBA is conducted. Kida who spoke at a stakeholders meeting yesterday in Lagos, noted that the elections would be conducted as soon as FIBA approves the constitution. He, however, added ...

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NBBF Stakeholders Meeting: Constitution Drafting Committee To Begin Work – Kida

President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), Engr Musa Kida has assured the constitution drafting committee will commence work to ensure that a fresh election demanded by FIBA is conducted. Kida who spoke at a stakeholders meeting yesterday in Lagos, noted that the elections would be conducted as soon as FIBA approves the constitution. He, however, added that FIBA has ...

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D’Tigress to start World Cup Campaign Against Australia

The Senior Women’s National Basketball Team DTigress will start their FIBA women’s World Cup campaign against Australia on Saturday, 22nd of September at the Arena Santiago Martin, San Cristobal De La Laguna, Spain. D’Tigress will be facing what may likely be their toughest game on paper in the group stage against an Australian side who are ranked 4th in the ...

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Okon, Ogoh Replace Abdulrahmann, Aderemi As D’Tigers coaches

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has announced slight changes to the coaching crew of the senior men and women’s national teams with immediate effect. This decision was taken after the review of the national teams activities recently by the board led by Engineer Musa Kida faction. For D’Tigers, Dominic Okon and Ogoh Odaudu have been appointed to replace Abdulrahman Mohammed and ...

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Ogoke-Ejiogu Mourns Missed Promotion In Spain

Nigeria’s female national basketball team, D’Tigresses’ shooting guard, Sarah Ogoke-Ejiogu has lamented over her unsuccessful promotion bid with her club, Celta BC of Spain. After failing to gain promotion to the Spanish Basketball elite division, as he team lost to Valencia 54-51 in the championship match played on Sunday, OgokeEjiogu said her targets were not fulfilled for the season. Her ...

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Basketball Confusion Reigns As Registration Commences For 2018 Total Divisions 1 &2 Season

The faction of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, led by Musa Kida, says it has commenced registration of clubs and players for the 2018 Total Divisions 1 and 2 league season. This follows the recent agreement signed between NBBF and Total E&P Nigeria Ltd, for sponsorship of the National Divisions 1 and 2 Men’s Basketball Leagues totaling 60million naira. It also ...

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Basketball War Continues As Kida Faction Warn Of Ban

The Nigeria Basketball Federation led by Musa Kida has warned that clubs are at the risk of losing their positions in the Premier Basketball League and any other NBBF organized competition if they participate in the Invitational Tournament scheduled to start on the 6th of May. NBBF Secretary, Asiegbu Chimezie said this pronouncement became necessary to avoid what happened last ...

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FIBA’s Delay Worries Nigerian Basketball Stakeholders

A cross-section of basketball stakeholders and officials are trading blames over the seemed reluctance of the global body, FIBA to announce dates for fresh elections into the board of Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF). Though both factions of the NBBF had announced their readiness to accept terms of a new election brokered by FIBA, the global body is yet to come ...

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Grasshoppers Chase Handball League Title In Abuja

Grasshopper Handball Club of Owerri have set a target of winning the first phase of the 2018 Prudent Energy Premier Handball League at Abuja National Stadium. A total of 12 teams will compete for the men’s top prize, while 10 teams will vie for honours in the female category. The winners will go home with the sum of N1, 000, ...

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