Buhari presides over FEC, announces N1m gift for each D’Tigress player

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday presided over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. That was the first FEC meeting he...

I dreamed being WNBA MVP — Ogwumike

Nneka Ogwumike has said she had always wanted to become the Most Valuable Player of the WNBA and put a lot of work towards...

World ranking: Big jump for D’Tigers

Nigeria’s men’s basketball team D’Tigers have taken a huge jump on the FIBA World Ranking following the Olympic Basketball Tournament just staged in Rio...

Olympic Basketball: Lithuania cage Nigeria’s D’Tigers

Mantas Kalnietis and Jonas Maciulis each scored 21 points and Lithuania held off a late fightback Tuesday to defeat Nigeria 89-80 and stay unbeaten...

Olympic Basketball: Argentina thrash Nigeria 94:66

Perennial medal contenders Argentina eased past Nigeria 94-66 in each team’s Rio Olympic debut as Facundo Campazza scored 19 points on 5-of-8 shooting from...

USA beat Nigeria 110-66 in pre-Olympic basketball friendly

The USA, gunning for their third straight Olympic basketball gold medal, wrapped up their pre-Summer Games exhibition series with a dominating 110-66 win over...

Pillars win Nigeria basketball league

Kano Pillars Saturday night defeated Customs 71-53 to win the Nigeria DStv Premier Basketball League title. The match was played at the National Stadium...

Milo basketball: Delta, Lagos schools emerge champions

The 18th edition of the Nestle Milo Basketball Championship for Secondary Schools was finally rounded off at the Asaba stadium, Delta State, with two...

Milo basketball: Lagos, Oyo in Western final May 3, 2016

Wesley Girls Senior Secondary School, Lagos State, defeated Ugborikoko Secondary School Warri, Delta State,  25-08 to pick the first spot in the final game...