B’ball: Diogu, Aminu make Africa’s best players list

D’Tigers stars Ike Diogu and Al-Farouk Aminu have been named in FIBA Africa’s Top 10 Players of The Decade list. FIBA Africa named the Nigerians in the first category of names released, which has five players. The second list of…

Stan Okoye targets Olympics, 2022 Afrobasket glory

As one of the senior members of the current D’Tigers squad, Spain-based Stanley Okoye has set his target at a possible podium finish at next year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. The member of the 2015 team that won Nigeria’s…

US Basketball player to play for D’Tigers at 2021 Olympics

Nigerian-American and Brooklyn Nets Guard Spencer Dinwiddie is in the process of acquiring a Nigerian passport to be eligible to play for the D’Tigers at the 2021 Summer Olympics Games. Dinwiddie appeared to confirm his intention Saturday, writing in response…

Nigeria has potentials to win basketball medals at 2021 Olympics games – Oyedeji

A former D’Tigers captain, Olumide Oyedeji has expressed optimism that Nigeria has the potentials of winning medals in both the men and women basketball events at the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games. The former NBA star who remains the longest serving…

Miami Heat sign D’Tigers star (Punch)

D’Tigers point guard, Nnamdi Vincent, has joined NBA side Miami Heat on a two-way contract with the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA G League. With the signing of Vincent, the team have released Daryl Macon, who came into the…

*Soldier’s wife car crushes Lagos street sweeper (Punch) *Lagos begins hajj medical screening (Nation)

Soldier’s wife car crushes Lagos street sweeper (Punch) A street sweeper with the Lagos Waste Management Authority narrowly escaped death on Thursday after being crushed to a stationary petrol tanker by a motorist conveying a woman said to be the…

D’Tigers inch closer to Tokyo 2020 olympics (Guardian)

Nigeria’s male basketball team, D’Tigers, made another impressive performance yesterday, as they defeated their fierce West African rivals, Cote D’Ivoire, 83-66 points in their first classification game at the ongoing 2019 FIBA World Cup in China. The team was inspired…

FIBA World Cup: D’Tigers rip Koreans apart to seal first win (Guardian)

Nigeria’s D’Tigers Wednesday crushed South Korea 108-66 in their last game of Group B to record their first win of the on-going FIBA Basketball World Cup in Wuhan, China. The win ensured that Africa’s top-ranked team advanced to the Classification…

2019 FIBA World Cup: D’Tigers arrives Lagos for final camping

Nigeria’s national senior men basketball team, D’Tigers, on Tuesday arrived in Lagos for the next and final phase of their preparations for the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China. The team arrived in Lagos after their training tour which followed…

*Yemi Osinbajo urges Muslims, Christians to unite against terrorism (ThisDay)*Osoba: APC of our dream yet to find its feet (ThisDay)

Yemi Osinbajo urges Muslims, Christians to unite against terrorism (ThisDay) Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday called on Muslims and Christians to unite against radical Islamist terrorism, stressing that it was a common enemy of all faiths. Osinbajo urged Christians and…

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