• Basketball fans unhappy with D’Tigers Olympic preparation

    Basketball fans unhappy with D’Tigers Olympic preparation

    Some basketball fans in Lagos reacting to Nigeria’s poor showing at Stankovic Cup in China, say the Nigeria Basketball Federations (NBBF) is lackadaisical in the team’s preparations.

    It was reported that Nigeria men’s basketball team, D’Tigers, ended their campaign in the Stankovic Cup last Friday with a 73-82 loss to France.

    The invitational championship was part of the preparation for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro bound team.

    The team gained automatic qualification to the Olympics when they emerged Africa’s Champions in 2015.
    It began […]

  • SSANU unhappy with funding of education

    SSANU unhappy with funding of education

    The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, (SSANU) has decried what it termed deliberate underfunding of the education sector by the government, saying the allocation of N403 billion to the sector in the 2016 Budget was grossly inadequate.

    The Association, in a communiqué at the end of its National Executive Council Meeting, urged President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately send a supplementary budget to the National Assembly to take care of the short fall in the budgetary allocation to the sector.

    The communiqué […]