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29 Nov 2018
The status quo remains intact at the 50th Asoju Oba Molade Okoya-Thomas Table Tennis Cup as top seeds lived up to their billing after securing their places in the last eight of the competition. Olajide Omotayo and Bose Odusanya worked their way into the quarterfinal of the men and women singles after recording easy win…
3 Oct 2018
The 17 athletes chosen to represent Team Nigeria in seven sports at the forthcoming Youth Olympic Games in Argentina departed for Buenos Aires yesterday hopeful of winning medals to enhance their chances of graduating into the main Olympics in 2020. Team Nigeria will feature in athletics, badminton, boxing, canoeing, golf, table tennis and wrestling at…
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…
28 Jul 2018
The Assistant Director of Programmes at the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), Funke -Treasure Durodola, has announced a table tennis championship, a pet project aimed at empowering the girl-child. The project, which is billed to commence by September 2018 in Ibadan, was initiated to help the girl-child upscale from poor family background through sports…
16 Apr 2018
Despite failing to win the gold medal battle against Singapore’s Gao Ning, Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri has described his silver medal as a just reward for his efforts at the just concluded Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games held in Australia. Having come from 2-0 down against the experienced Singaporean, Quadri succumbed to the two–time silver medalist…
10 Apr 2018
The Nigerian Table Tennis team, which won the country’s first silver medal at the ongoing Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, has blamed fatigue and injury for its loss to India at the final of team event. India beat Nigeria 3 - 0 to claim gold over Team Nigeria, but Coach Nosiru Bello explained that they…
7 Apr 2018
Uchechi Okere (aka Teacher) defeated Paul Asemota 4 – 11, 11 – 6, 11 – 9 to remain champion at the 2018 El-Marino Sports Club ‘Alukimba Table Tennis’ Tournament held at the Alfred Gardens Recreation Centre, Oregun, Ikeja, Lagos on Easter Monday. The tournament was sponsored by Otunba Toyin Odunowo supported by Designers Affairs and…
16 Feb 2018
The Local Organizing Committee (LOC) of the 2018 Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Games (NOGIG) says it has put the machinery in place to ensure that only genuine staffers compete in the Games. The 17th edition of the Games will hold in Lagos from Sunday, February 18 to 24. The LOC chairman, Aminu Zaria said…
21 May 2016
The women folk were not left out as they participated solely in the Table Tennis and Egg and Spoon games with Aminu Aisha of UBA Pensions and Akanbi Nike of Legacy Pension emerging winners respectively.


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Former President Goodluck Jonathan, has urged Nigerian leaders to value the interest of every section of the country in order to build a united nation devoid of agitation, disunity and disenchantment.
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Britain on Saturday announced tougher entry rules for all arriving passengers and the return of a masks mandate, after confirming its first two cases of the new Omicron strain of Covid-19.
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The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ondo State Command, says it has trained 2, 000 students and 300 teachers on school security and personal protection in the state.