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July 6, 2018 7:37 AM Obasanjo officially resumes work at NOUN [PHOTO]

Former president, Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday official started work as a facilitator and academic counsel at the National Open University (NOUN). He resumed at the university’s study centre in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. Obasanjo met with two final-year students of Christian Theology, Elijah Egehedi-Oke and Toriola Abigael, assigned to him for supervision 35

April 11, 2018 2:27 PM Ajayi Qualifies For 400m Finals

Nigeria’s Yinka Ajayi on Tuesday made it to the final of the women’s 400 metres at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games scheduled for Wednesday. The 20-year-old competed in the second semi finals and finished second with a time of 51.81 secs. The six other athletes who also made it to the final were Jamaican duo Stephenie McPherson and Anastasia 103

April 9, 2018 2:20 PM Commonwealth Games: Nigeria Win Silver Medal In Table Tennis

Nigeria’s table tennis team claimed the country’s first medal at the ongoing Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games winning the first silver medal. The team led by Sugun Toriola lost Monday’s final 3-0 to India who claimed gold. Segun Abiodun lost the first match 3-1 (4-11, 11-5, 11-4, 11-9) to Sharath Achanta while Toriola also suffered a 3-1 (10-12, 11-3, 11-3, 11-4) defeat 88

March 25, 2018 2:20 PM Oyo LG election: APC releases names of chairmanship, vice-chairmanship candidates [Full list]

The Oyo State chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has released the full list of its Chairmanship and Vice Chairmanship candidates for the Saturday May 12 local government election in the state. The list which was obtained by DAILY POST on Sunday had 33 Local Government Areas (LGAs) Chairmanship and their Vice Chairmanship candidates 31

March 2, 2018 10:42 AM Quadri, Toriola, Oshonaike Progress

Aruna Quadri, Offiong Edem, Segun Toriola and Funke Oshonaike on Thursday at the ITTF Africa Top 16 in Kenya have all advanced to the knockout stages of the competition. Quadri topped Group 2 with four points winning three matches with Toriola also topping Group 4 with four points. Oshonaike finished on top of Group 2 in the women’s singles with six points 80

January 9, 2017 11:54 AM Omotayo draws inspiration from Quadri for ITTF Hungarian Open

As 21-year-old Olajide Omotayo will this month makes his debut at the major ITTF World Tour in Budapest, Hungary by drawing inspiration from the exploits of Aruna Quadri at global stage. Omotayo, who made his senior debut with the Nigerian team at the 2016 ITTF African Championship in Morocco, believes playing alongside Segun Toriola and Quadri would 16

October 31, 2016 2:47 PM Aruna Quadri has raised the bar for African players – ITTF Africa

For being the first African table tennis player to make it to the quarterfinal stage of the men’s singles at the Olympic Games, Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri has indeed raised the bar for upcoming players to aim at in their chosen career. At the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the 28-year-old Nigerian created history by becoming the first African to reach the last eight 19

October 31, 2016 4:54 AM Oshonaike defies age, reclaims African title

Olufunke Oshonaike reclaimed her long lost African title at the ITTF African Senior Championships after beating Egypt’s Dina Meshref 4-2 in the final of the women’s singles. The Egyptian has been unbeaten in the last two years, but Oshonaike with her experience confused the young North African to emerge as the new continent number one star. An elated 18

October 30, 2016 6:35 PM African Table Tennis: Nigeria's Oshonaike emerges champion in Morocco

Nigeria’s Olufunke Oshonaike has emerged the new African women’s single Table Tennis champion. The 42-year-old, who last won the coveted African title 16 years ago, overpowered her Egyptian opponent on Sunday to win Nigeria’s second title at the ongoing African Championships in Morocco. Before now, Aruna Quadri and Segun Toriola had won the men’s doubles 18

October 28, 2016 4:47 PM 2016 ITTF Africa Senior Championship

2016 ITTF Africa Senior Championship Egypt beat Nigeria in men’s final Mohamed El-Beiali fought back from 2-0 down to beat Nigerian veteran Segun Toriola 3-2 to claim the title. Egypt are champions again after beating Nigeria in the men’s final of the ongoing the 2016 ITTF Africa Senior Championship holding in Morocco. An Omar Assed inspired Egyptian 16