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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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Nigerian basketball enters full scale crisis

Basketball bloody fight

*As *Tijani Umar leads rebellious election in Kano in basketball *Another election holds in Abuja today By Oluwole Francis Nigeria’s basketball family enters into full blown crisis. A faction of the federation holds its election in Kano on Monday while another will be holding its in Abuja today. As it is, …

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Basketball family shall be united once again- Musa Kida

*All stakeholders will be on same page As part of his election manifesto, Engineer Musa Kida, has re-stated the need to unite the divided house of Basketball in Nigeria under one umbrella for effective coordination and development. Speaking in Lagos, Kida revealed that the crisis which has troubled the sport …

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Nigeria Basketball Federation in illegal fundraising, stakeholders shocked

Tijanni Umar President of dissolved Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF)...who is doing illegal business?

*It is a process meant to defraud the system *Where is the $12million sponsorship deal? Stakeholders have expressed dismay at the illegal fundraising ceremony by the dissolved Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) which they described as an attempt to defraud the system. Speaking on the recent N500million launching by the NBBF …

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Inspire Marketing, NBBF partner, working with sacked Board?

Yinka Abioye, CEO, Inspire Marketing and Branding Intl; Victoria Eguavoen, former Basketball player and Head of Marketing & Strategy, Inspire Marketing and Branding Intl and Kunle Raji, NBBF Consultant on Marketing and Sponsorship at a media briefing on repositioning basketball in Nigeria held in Lagos recently

*Question arises if NBBF is defying Ministry’s sack Following the decline in the game of basketball, Nigeria’s second most played sport. There is urgent need to bring basketball back as one of the most popular sports in the country and re-ignite the dreams and aspirations of Nigerian youths who have found …

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NBBF claims N60billion sponsorship deal for five years

Tijanni Umar President of dissolved Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF)...who is doing illegal business?

*Controversial constitution to allow third term passed Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has disclosed to the nation that the federation’s Marketing, Sponsorship and Strategy Advisor has unveiled a new sponsorship deal worth $12 million (N60biillion) for five years (2017-2021) for NBBF events including the Men’s Premier Basketball League. A public signing …

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Third term ambition shreds NBBF AGM, awards dinner

*Fears of exclusion dominate invitation By Oluwole Francis third term ambition of the sitting President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), Tijanni Umar, is feared informed the skewed invitations sent out to stakeholders of the game which is expected to converge on the 30th January, 2017 in Abuja. The event …

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