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Zenith Bank, NBBF propose for better women league

Zenith Bank basketball league

*Higher value for the league on our radar Title sponsors of the Women’s Basketball League Zenith Bank and the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) want a better structure put in place to improve the standard of the league and make it more competitive and economically rewarding for players An agreement on this …

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Umar-NBBF faction welcomes FIBA decision

Basketball crisis...NBBF faction praises FIBA

*Stopping impunity, due diligence – Omorodion Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) led by Tijjani Umar welcomes the extension of the deadline by world basketball governing body, FIBA, to allow for the resolution of the dispute following the elections of June 2017. In a statement signed by its media officer, Patrick Omorodion, …

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FIBA rules out ban or new elections for NBBF

Evelyn Akhator blocks an opponent perfectly: You ain't going nowhere, babe...NBBF

*Set new deadline for March 2018 In its meeting of the 9th of December 2017, the Federation of International Basketball Associations (FIBA) has ruled out any ban on Nigeria at the international level and there are no new elections into the Executive Board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) after the 13th June …

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FIBA deadline: NBBF calls for calm

Musa Kida on FIBA deadlines

*We had sacrificed enough for the opposition Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has called for calm ahead of the 30th November deadline date given by the Federation of International Basketball Associations (FIBA) to the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) to find an amicable solution to the NBBF leadership impasse. At a media …

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NBBF appoints committee for FIBA Africa Zone 3 club championship

Kano Pillars Basketball player taking on an opponent in Africa...NBBF

*List of accredited journalists released Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has put in place a Local Organising Committee and sub committees for the 2017 FIBA Africa Zone 3 club championship elimination starting on the 11th of November 2017. The LOC comprising heads of sub committees alongside NBBF Secretary General, Chimezie Asiegbu, …

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NBBF targets Tokyo 2020 3×3 medal

Nigeria's 3x3 basketball championship team...NBBF eyes more

*2 trophies and 4 silver in six outings in four months President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Engineer Musa Kida is excited at the possibility of Nigeria participating in the FIBA certified 3×3 event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic. Kida made this known following the gold and silver medal winning …

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NBBF to fix minimum wage for League players

Zenith Bank Women's Basketball League...NBBF plans minimum wage for players

*Another players’ meeting for 7th of October in Abuja Players’ representative on the board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), Ejike Ugboaja, has hinted that the federation will soon go into talks with clubs in the Nigerian League system to fix the minimum wage for players. Ugboaja made this known after …

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African basketball club championships for Nigeria

Board members of Nigeria Basketball Federation

*We must take our leadership position back – Kida *Lifts sanctions on suspended clubs, referees, players and coaches Nigeria will for the first time in 10 years host an international basketball competition after winning the hosting bid for the 2017 FIBA Africa Club championship zonal elimination finals. The hosting right …

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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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