Nigeria

NBBF Sanctions Plateau Peaks & Royal Hoopers

The Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF has sanctioned Plateau Peaks Basketball Club of Jos and Royal Hoopers Basketball Club of Port Harcourt for actions inimical to the growth of the game. While Plateau Peaks are to forfeit [...]

NBBF Appoints Bakare Technical Director, Reconstitues Committees

Fresh into the new season, the Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF has appointed a Technical Director to drive it’s 2013-2017 Strategic Plan aimed at developing and adding value to all it’s leagues and programmes. After considering a [...]

NBBF/DStv confirm payment of All-Stars prize money

The Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF and DStv, sponsors of the men’s Dstv  Premier Basketball League have announced the payment of all prizes to players who participated in the All-Stars game decided in Lagos September last year. [...]

The NBBF/Stakeholders Forum and Pre-season Seminar.

One hundred and seventy one (171) participants comprising team officials/owners, coaches, technical commissioners, referees, statisticians, table officials and players as well as basketball media from across the country attended the forum. Multichoice/Dstv and Zenith Bank, sponsors [...]

Basketball wild card: FIBA ignores Africa again as Nigeria loses out

Africa was once again overlooked by basketball’s world governing body, FIBA as the continent’s only candidate for one of the four wild cards available for teams, Nigeria, failed to impress officials of the body’s Central Board [...]