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[File] Nigeria's Olofunke Oshonaike eyes the ball in her women's singles qualification round table tennis match at the Riocentro venue during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 6, 2016.Jim WATSON - AFP

Babatunde Obisanya: Nigerian women need hard work, dedication to reclaim table tennis elite status

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.

Quadri targets ITTF Nigeria Open men’s singles title

Nigeria's Top ranked table tennis player Aruna Quadri has expressed his disappointment at his exit from the men’s doubles event, but says he is targeting title success in the men's singles.‎

Nigeria Open: We won’t let foreign players win all the medals – Akpan

Cecilia Akpan, who won the women’s singles event when the ITTF Nigeria Open was test-run as Lagos Classics in 2013, says Nigerian players are determined to prove their mettle during this year’s event

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Abdulfatah Ahmed: Kwara bye-election should not be do or die

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Samuel Ortom: Detaching from godfathers now enables me to pay salaries regularly

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has said that since he detached himself from godfathers he has started paying salaries of state workers as and when due.

Minimum wage: Labour sets December deadline

Organized Labour has given the Federal Government December deadline to commence payment of the N30,000 new national minimum wage to Nigerian workers.