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17 Apr 2017
Experienced campaigners, Segun Toriola and Olufunke Oshonaike lead a seven-man strong Nigerian contingent to the ITTF World Championships holding in Dusseldorf, Germany from May 29 to June 5.
21 Jan 2017
Frontline sports philanthropist and chairman of FROT Group, Frank Momoh believes the time for Team Nigeria to begin preparations for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games is now.
8 Nov 2016
African's women’s Table Tennis Champion, Funke Oshonaike, has said she is yet to get any response from the Sports Ministry after her victory over Egypt’s Dina Meshref.
7 Nov 2016
Aruna Quadri has retained his number 25th position in the latest ranking released yesterday by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) for the month of October.
1 Nov 2016
Oshonaike brought her experience to bear at the weekend when she defeated Egypt’s Dina Meshref 4-2 in the final of the women’s singles to reclaim the African Women singles crown.
22 Oct 2016
A one day Lagos State table tennis tournament for the junior cadets in the boys and girls’ categories will hold today at the Table Tennis Section of the Ikoyi Club, Lagos.
25 Aug 2016
Nigeria’s female long jumper, Ese Brume, reaped the reward for hard work yesterday in Lagos, after emerging the country’s best track and field athlete at the just concluded Rio Olympic Games.
15 Aug 2016
Former Head Coach of Lagos State Table Tennis Association, Olasumbo Dele, has ascribed the long years of service by two of the nation’s most experienced players in the sport, Segun Toriola and Funke Oshonaike, to dedication, discipline and humility.
7 Aug 2016
Nigeria’s pair of Offiong Edem and Funke Oshonaike made it to Round 1 of the women’s Singles at the on-going Rio Olympic Games in Brazil, handing their opponents defeats in the Table Tennis event yesterday
1 Aug 2016
Elegant Table Tennis star, Funke Oshonaike, would lead out Team Nigeria at the opening ceremony of the Rio Olympics at the Maracana stadium on Friday, the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) has revealed.
28 Jul 2016
The Ministry of Sports has explained that it sanctioned the appointment of Chelsea star, John Obi Mikel, as Team Nigeria’s captain to the Rio Olympics because it was made to understand that the position went beyond the individual’s Olympic pedigree.
27 Jul 2016
The Sports Ministry yesterday named Chelsea midfielder, John Mikel Obi, as Team Nigeria’s captain to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, which begins on August 5.


1 Jan 1970
Industrial stability in the education sector this year will solely be dependent on the implementation of the tenets of the negotiated agreements with the organised labour, the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU), has said.
3 hours ago
After eight months of decline, Nigeria’s headline inflation rate rose to 15.63 per cent in December 2021, from 15.50 per cent recorded in November. This was disclosed, yesterday, by the Statistician-General of the Federation, Simon Harry...
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The internal crisis rocking Osun State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has deepened and there seems no resolution in sight before the national convention of the party and governorship primary scheduled for February 2022.
3 hours ago
About three years after its purchase and installation, the state-of-the-art firefighting simulator equipment is still idling away at the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria, Kaduna State.
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BudgIT has urged the Federal Government, National Assembly and civil society organisations to amend and eliminate about 460 duplicated projects inserted in the 2022 budget.