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Olufunke Oshonaike

9 Mar
Nigeria’s Table Tennis legend, Olufunke Oshonaike, was on focus in yesterday’s edition of the World Table Tennis (WTT) magazine, as she was celebrated among others women for her unstoppable ...
26 Jul 2021
…Joins Segun Toriola, three others as only ping pong players to compete at seven Olympics Nigerian and African table tennis legend Olufunke Oshonaike has officially been recognised as a member of the exclusive club of ping pong players to have attended seven Olympic Games. Oshonaike was on Monday presented with a plaque to officially mark…
26 Jul 2021
It is the fifth day of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, but already, five Nigerian athletes have been eliminated from the competition. Three of them are expected to leave the Games Village two days after their ouster.
22 Jul 2021
Nigeria’s seven-time Olympian, Olufunke Oshonaike, will meet United States’ Liu Juan in the first round of the table tennis women singles event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
8 Jun 2021
Nigeria’s Edem Offiong, Olufunke Oshonaike, Olajide Omotayo and Quadri Aruna are among the 135 players listed by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) for the singles events of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics scheduled for Japan next month.
8 Mar 2020
What goes on in a man’s mind when he wants to attempt the seemingly impossible? How do you brave the odds to meet the challenges posed by people rated as quicker, faster and younger than you?
23 Aug 2019
True to bookmakers’ prediction, the two best table tennis playing nations in Africa, Nigeria and Egypt, will come against each other in the final of the table tennis team...
10 Sep 2018
Lagos Open champion, Aruna Quari added the continental men’s singles title to his trophy chest when he beat Egypt’s Ahmed Saleh 4-1 in the final match of the ITTF African Championship...
28 Aug 2018
Former National Table Tennis Coach, Babatunde Obisanya has advised Nigerian women to work harder and be dedicated if they wished to reclaim their top rating in African table tennis. He also believes the women need the country’s assistance to make meaningful impact at major championships. Speaking on the abysmal performance of the country’s women at…
3 Jan 2018
The implication of Nigeria female team missing the 2016 ITTF Africa Championships held in Morocco has emerged, as the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has ruled the team out of the 2018 World Team Championships.
17 Dec 2016
This is a ranking I must say is well deserved, I worked so hard for it and I am happy my efforts yielded positive result.
8 Aug 2016
Africa’s flag bearers in the women’s singles table tennis event have been shown the exit door of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in the first round of the competition.


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A Lagos High Court, sitting in Tafawa Balewa Square, on Wednesday fixed July 13 for the convicted kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a. Evans, to open his defence. A kidnap victim, Chief Donatus Duru, had in 2018 filed a suit demanding for the return of 223,000 Pounds he paid as ransom while in the custody of…
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The Federal Government on Tuesday launched the revised guidelines and tools for Maternal Perinatal and Child Death Surveillance and Response (MPCDSR).
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Former Ekiti State governor Ayodele Fayose Wednesday said he will support a southern candidate in Nigeria's 2023 presidential election. Fayose, a former two-term governor was elected on the platform of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) in the southwest state in 2003 and 2014. "The current President of Nigeria is a 2-term Northern Presidency, thus implying…
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Queen Elizabeth II on Wednesday met Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, the day after the politician put her government on a collision course with London by announcing plans to hold another independence referendum.
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Asian and European stock markets mostly nursed losses Wednesday on resurgent fear that sharp interest rate hikes, aimed at tackling runaway inflation, could spark a recession, dealers said.