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Basketball: Nigerian govt reverses self-imposed two-year ban

The Federal Government of Nigeria has reversed its earlier decision barring the country’s basketball teams from participation in international competitions for two years. The reversal comes barely six weeks into the self-imposed two-year ban. PREMIUM TIMES gathered a letter of appeal dated June 17, 2022, from the Nigeria Basketball Federation …

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Nigerian govt announces self-imposed two-year ban

The crisis rocking basketball administration in Nigeria has taken another twist. According to a statement from the Ministry of Youth and Sports on Thursday, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the country’s immediate withdrawal from all international basketball competitions for two years. “Following the unending crises that have plagued and nearly …

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FIFA upholds two-year ban on Nigerian footballer

Nigerian footballer Chizoba Christopher Iyikwobe can not play football anywhere in the world until he completes a two-year ban slammed on him in September 2021 by the Appeals Committee of the Bangladesh Football Federation. This follows the announcement by the world football-ruling body, FIFA, that the two-year ban slammed on …

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