Tag: NBA

Chinedu OkaforNovember 20, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: Nigeria’s ‘global dominance’ in sports continues, as athletes of Nigerian origin make the NBA draft

It is becoming increasingly glaring that Nigerians are a very dominant people when it comes to the world of sports. ...

Chinedu OkaforOctober 19, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: American born NBA star, Bam Adebayo is looking to bring his talent to Nigeria

An American Footballer, Roger Staubach, once said: “Winning isn’t getting ahead of others, it’s getting ahead of yourself.” This certainly ...

Chinedu OkaforOctober 14, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: World’s most beloved athlete Cristiano Ronaldo contracts Covid-19

From the moment sporting leagues all over the world gradually and successively began reopening sporting events, the badgering question of ...

Chinedu OkaforSeptember 25, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: The Lakers face a huge threat on their way to the NBA finals

The Los Angeles Lakers, a premier team in the National Basket Ball Association (NBA), and one of the few, if ...

Chinedu OkaforSeptember 16, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: Here’s the NBA game the whole world is talking about

Basketball is usually a tough sell for the typical Nigerian sports fan, as we tend to gravitate more towards soccer ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 1, 2020

Fresh crisis in NBA as members form splinter group | #YNaijaCover

In a letter to the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, Friday, the conveners of the NNBA notified the minister ...

Edwin OkoloJuly 22, 2020

Alleged rigging at the Nigerian Bar Association elections is a signifier of how much trouble we are in as a nation

The last recourse for justice for the average Nigerian is the Nigerian legal system. It is where we go when ...

Chinedu OkaforMay 27, 2020

‘The ‘wizard’ among them all;’ Nigerians on Twitter revisit the glory days of Super Eagles

For the younger generation today, the pride every Nigerian felt when the Super Eagles who were underdogs at the time ...

Chinedu OkaforMarch 7, 2019

The most valuable player in the NBA wants you all to know he is 100% Nigerian

The NBA Milwaukee bucks point forward, Giannis Antetokounmpo, also known as the Greek freak, has in fact dispelled the popular ...

Chinedu OkaforFebruary 21, 2019

Basketball in Africa is set for great things

It has been a exciting month for the game of basketball following the recently concluded NBA all star weekend, which ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 29, 2019

The Late 5: Biafra referendum will hold same day as election – IPOB; Dogara announces defection from APC to PDP | Other top stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Biafra referendum will hold same day as election – IPOB The Indigenous ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 2, 2019

The Late 5: We will tackle power supply in the first six months – Peter Obi; ASUU strike: NANS to commence mass action against FG on January 7 | Other top stories

Here are the topical news that drove conversations in less than 48 hours into the New Year. ASUU strike: NANS ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 10, 2018

The Big 5: Oil Marketers proceed on strike over subsidy claims; NBA reacts to charges against its President by the EFCC | Other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: The Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association of Nigeria (DAPPMAN) has ...

Chinedu OkaforNovember 13, 2018

Brooklyn Nets’ point guard suffers gruesome injury

Tragedy hit the NBA community as another player suffers a gruesome injury. During an NBA game day on Monday, the ...

Chinedu OkaforNovember 11, 2018

NBA All-Star Jimmy Butler, teams up with African sensation Embiid, to create a super team

It has been a controversial year for NBA All-Star, Jimmy Butler and former team the Minnesota Timberwolves organisation. But following ...

Chinedu OkaforOctober 17, 2018

NBA season 2018/19 kicks off in grandstyle and here’s how the giants faced off

The NBA season began on Wednesday and it kicked off with a bang. Boston Celtics, rookie of the year contender, ...

Michael Adedipupo OgunFebruary 26, 2018

City clinch Carabao Cup, Kano Pillars top the NPFL log and Stokes return for England

Manchester City put their disappointing loss to Wigan Athletic in the Emirate FA Cup behind them as they clinched the ...

Adegbite AdedotunOctober 17, 2017

You are a “soulless coward” – NBA coach slams Trump

While the fiasco between the NFL and the presidency lingers, President Trump has again received a big lash from an ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 24, 2017

“Many stay away because they love our country” | Donald Trump attacks the NFL

U.S President Donald Trump has been in a war of words with players from both the NBA and NFL, earning ...

EzinneSeptember 23, 2017

The Thread: “Get that son of a bitch…” | Did President Trump just prove that he’s racist?

President Trump has made a mess of things again. Now we know such an announcement probably does not come as ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 14, 2017

“Not all members of the judiciary are corrupt” – NBA tells FG

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) on Tuesday called on the Federal Government to stop describing the judiciary as corrupt. It ...

Op-ed EditorJune 9, 2017

Opinion: Why is the Nigerian Bar Association sabotaging the anti-corruption war?

by Adesina Tosin Nathaniel   This is not the best of times for the anti-corruption war of the Federal Government ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 30, 2017

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories you should be monitoring today. 1. I will soon sign the 2017 budget into ...

AzeezMay 30, 2017

Release El-Zakzaky, Dasuki now, NBA tells FG

The Nigerian Bar Association had demanded the release of National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd), and the leader of ...

Op-ed EditorMay 8, 2017

Opinion: Justice Nduta Ibrahim Auta is a sore on the thumb of the Nigerian Judiciary

  by Mohammed Umar “In Justice, integrity is a necessity……” President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR, 2016 The Nigerian judiciary revolves at ...

AzeezFebruary 23, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: Osinbajo writes N’Assembly, seeks approval for $500m Eurobond | Okorocha under fire over PDP crisis comment | More stories

From the papers this morning – a Tracklist. Rivers rerun: Wike slams police over INEC report – YNaija NBA shortlists ...

AzeezFebruary 23, 2017

NBA shortlists 12 lawyers for appointment as Appeal Court Justices

by Azeez Adeniyi The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has shortlisted 12 lawyers for appointment as Justices of the Court of ...

AzeezFebruary 10, 2017

NBA submits names of 9 lawyers for Supreme Court bench

The Nigerian Bar Association has submitted the names of 9 lawyers to the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 25, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories you should monitor today. 1. APC crisis: Amosun, Aregbesola, Ajimobi, Akande meet Governors Ibikunle Amosun, ...

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