Igoche Mark breaks silence on reversed Nigeria basketball ban

June 26, 2022 Editorial IV 0

President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), Mr. Igoche Mark, has welcomed President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to rescind his earlier directive on Nigeria’s withdrawal from international basketball, for two years, few days after a declaration by the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development. Reacting via a statement to Thursday June 23, 2022 announcement which reversed Nigeria’s self imposed ban from Read More

Breaking: FG makes u-turn, returns Nigeria basketball to international competition

June 23, 2022 Editor 0

The federal government on Thursday rescinded decision to suspend Nigeria Basketball from all international competitions. This was disclosed by the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Youth and Sports development Ismaila Abubakar in a press statement. The permanent secretary said the latest decision was based on a letter of appeal from the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), signed by Engr. Musa Kida. In Read More

Ex-D’Tigress player hosts basketball clinic for girls

June 14, 2022 Lekan Olaseinde 0

Former D’Tigress forward Rashidat Sadiq has dragged 100 young girls to Ibadan for the 2022 edition of Rashidat Sadiq camp girls The 2022 edition of the Rashidat Sadiq Basketball foundation is set to roll off from June 17 through 19 at the basketball court of the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium formerly known as the Liberty Stadium, Ibadan. This year’s camp according Read More

Basketball protest: NBBF President calls for restraint

April 10, 2022 Ikenna Okonkwo 0

The President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), Mr. Igoche Mark, has called on  Basketball players group, under the aegis of Concerned Progressive Ballers (CPB), to observe maximum restraint, and call off their plan to hit the streets of Abuja this week. According to Mr. Mark, the NBBF was reliably informed by impeccable sources, that the players have vowed to Read More

NBBF: Basketball players dismiss purported FIBA letter, demand FG’s decisive action

March 12, 2022 Blueprint 0

Nigeria basketball players have rejected and condemned the attempt by some individuals, whom they described as “selfish to arm-twist the sports ministry to do their bidding”. This followed a purported letter written by the world governing body of basketball FIBA acknowledging the election of Engr. Musa Kida as the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) President. The said letter dated March 7, Read More