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The Federation of International Basketball Associations recently announced April 15 to May 31, 2021 as the last phase for training and certification of intending members and qualified members.

The body, while recognising the landmark feat of the federation since it came on board in 2017, stated its intention in looking at ways to partner NBBF for more developmental programmes at the international and grassroots level.

This was contained in the letter addressed to the States Basketball Association Chairmen as well as Premier League clubs, Zenith Women Basketball clubs and Total Division 1 and 2 clubs by the Secretary General of the NBBF, Bisi Afolabi-Oluwayemi.

Muslim faithful in Nigeria have been enjoined to use the 30 days Ramadan period to offer supplications to Allah on behalf of Nigeria as it faces one of its most difficult period.

Ahead of a busy 2021 and 2022 international calendar, the Nigerian Basketball Federation is becoming the most sort after federation, thanks to her rising profile in global basketball family with interests from many players wanting to play for Nigeria ahead of the Olympics.

The leadership of the Nigeria Basketball Federation has commended the International Olympics Committee’s decision to postpone the Tokyo Summer Olympics for another one year as the world combats the coronavirus pandemic.

Reacting to the news of the former Comets Basketball Club player and Liberty University Hall of Fame member, the NBBF President, Engr. Musa Kida. described the death as shocking and heart-rending.

The Media Officer, NBBF, Afolabi Oni, in a statement on Monday in Lagos said the death of Bryant in a helicopter crash on Sunday had thrown the global basketball family into mourning.