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NASS will resolve NBBF crisis – Danburam

Hon.Abubakar Nuhu Danburam

*National Sports Commission is coming back *NANS gives FG 2 weeks to resolve crisis By Oluwole Francis Member of the House of Representatives’ Committee on Sports, Hon.Abubakar Nuhu Danburam, representing the National Assembly (NASS) has revealed that the crisis rocking Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) will be resolved soon by the …

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Factional NBBF President greets D’Tigresses

Winners of Afrobasket, D'Tigress, get factional NBBF greeting Winners of Afrobasket, D'Tigress, get factional NBBF greeting

*We are ready for negotiation with Kida’s NBBF Factional president of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), Tijjani Umar, has sent a congratulatory message to the officials and players of the national senior women’s basketball team, D’Tigress, for winning the Afrobasket Championship title for the third time at the weekend after …

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Kida appoints Victor Okoro as Special Assistant

Engineer Musa Kida appoints Special Assistant

*To achieve smoother management of the Federation President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), Engineer Musa Kida has announced the appointment of Victor Okoro as his Special Assistant. This latest of the appointments of the former national team player who is currently a senior officer was made public on Wednesday …

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NBBF warns clubs about participation in unapproved league

Kida hopes to be President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation

*Former board needs to respect themselves By Adeyemi Robinson-Adefioye, Lagos Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has warned all clubs invited for the final 6 play-off of the Kwese Premier Basketball League slated to hold between 14th and 19th August, 2017 to disregard any invitation from anybody or group of people parading …

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NBBF: Alex Nwora named as new D’Tigers coach

Alex Nwora Nigeria's D'Tigers manager

United States of America based Nigerian, Alex Nwora, has been named as the new head coach of the D’Tigers, the senior national team of the country ahead of their 2017 Men Afrobasket tournament title defence. This was made known on Wednesday by the President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), …

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Ogunade impressed with D’Tigress competitive streak

D’Tigress Nigeria's basketball women national team impresses Babs Ogunade

By Adeyemi Robinson-Adefioye, Lagos As preparations intensify for the 23rd edition of the FIBA Women Afrobasket tournament in Mali, the Vice President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Babs Ogunade is excited about the camping exercise which enters week three. He made this known at the weekend when players camping in …

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Sentence Dalung for contempt of court -NBBF

Solomon Dalung Minister of Sports...dragged to court by NBBF

*NBBF contests election guidelines as illegal By Oluwole Francis We can report that the crisis bedevilling the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has been taken to an Abuja High Court presided by over by Justice B. O. Quadri. The NBBF whose election took place in Kano on the 12th June are …

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NBBF Constitution, illegal Kano election and future of basketball

Nigerian basketball team, D'Tigers...NBBF at war

*The untold truth revealed with facts, figures From Sam Ahmedu Based on the copy of the Draft Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) Constitution distributed at the AGM on 30th July, 2017, which was not brought back for another vote by the same AGM after amendments were purportedly made by some states/stakeholders …

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Why does NOC want Rugby election on illegal Constitution?

Nigerian Rugby will get a new lift says Mbagwu

*No board meeting for three solid years *NOC, international body fed with packets of lies From Ntiese Williams One Sports Federation (Rugby) out of the 31 Sports Federations in the country must conduct its elections using its illegal Constitution! This was the submission of Mr. Tunde Popoola Secretary General of the …

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Petitions and Appeals Committee to submit report Thursday

Solomon Dalung with members of the sports federation electoral and Appeals/petitions committee

*20 persons from 10 sports submitted petitions By Oluwole Francis Aggrieved persons who followed up their grouses about the sports federation election and submitted their petitions within the time allowed and with the appropriate fees have had their petitions reviewed while the decisions would be released by Thursday next week …

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