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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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The Taraba Volunteer Group (TVG) Wednesday alleged that some three thousand soldiers were deployed to Taraba state for the purpose of rigging the elections on February 23 and March 9 in favour of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Elections: General Buratai warns enemies of Nigeria’s democracy to steer clear

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Senator Abe: I owe Rotimi Amaechi no loyalty

The Senator representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, has said that his political relationship with Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, began at the Rivers State House of Assembly where they met as contemporaries several years ago.

Antonio Candreva: Mauro Icardi will be welcomed with open arms

Inter players will welcome Mauro Icardi back into the team "with open arms" despite his seemingly fractious relationship with the club, according to Antonio Candreva.

Raymond Dokpesi’s N2.1 billion money laundering trial stalled

The trial of the Founder of DAAR Communications Plc., Raymond Dokpesi, was on Wednesday stalled at the Federal High Court, Abuja, due to absence of his counsel, Chief Kanu Agabi (SAN).