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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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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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