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Family, associates seek N9 million to save ailing journalist

Family members, friends and professional colleagues of ailing veteran sports journalist Akinloye Oyebanji on Thursday appealed to governments, public-spirited individuals and corporate organisations to assist him with the sum of $25,000.
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Afcon: SWAN educates Super Eagles ahead of Algeria showdown

Mr Albert Andinam, Chairman of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) Cross River Chapter, on Sunday urged the Super Eagles to make less defensive mistakes in the semi-final clash against Algeria.
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Afcon: Swan urges Nigerians to maintain confidence in Super Eagles

Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has urged Nigerians to maintain confidence in the Super Eagles in spite of their loss to Madagascar in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).
Former Nigeria captain Joseph Yobo has sung the praise of Kenneth Omeruo who bagged the Super Eagles’ goal in a 1-0 victory against Guinea on Wednesday, Completesports.com reports.

Afcon: Ecstatic fans celebrate Super Eagles qualification

Ecstatic fans at the National Stadium, Surulere have congratulated the qualifications of Nigeria’s Super Eagles for the round of 16 at the ongoing African Cup of Nations in Egypt.
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SWAN mourns dozens killed in Borno football viewing centre attack

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), on Tuesday, condemned in strong terms dozens of football viewers killed at a football centre in Konduga, Borno State on Sunday evening by suspected members of Boko Haram.
Women in Kwara State have called on the Governor of Kwara State, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, to have mercy on women and compensate them with 50% of all government appointments in the state.

Governor Abdulrazaq urged to use sports to engage youths

The Kwara Chapter of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria has called on Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq to use sports to engage youths to reduce restiveness in the state.
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Super Six: SWAN applauds FC Ifeanyi Ubah

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Anambra Chapter, has congratulated the board and management of FC Ifeanyi Ubah for qualifying for the Super 6 stage of 2018/2019 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season.
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Oyo SWAN tasks Seyi Makinde, sports council boss

The Sports Writers’ Association of Nigeria (SWAN) in Oyo State has congratulated Mr Gboyega Makinde on his appointment as the General Manager of the State Sports Council.
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SWAN lauds sports ministry for including shooting sport in National Youth Games

The President, Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Honour Sirawoo, has commended the Ministry of Youth and Sports development over the inclusion of shooting sport in this year’s National Youth Games scheduled for Ilorin, Kwara State.
Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr has given reasons why he instructed his players not to negotiate for anything other than the three points against the Pirates of Seychelles in Friday’s AFCON qualifier.

Football enthusiasts hail Super Eagles victory over Seychelles

Football enthusiasts in Enugu on Friday hailed Super Eagles of Nigeria for sealing the top spots in African Cup of Nations Qualifying (AFCON) Group E.

Foreign athletes embrace Lagos media marathon

The first edition of the Lagos Media Marathon is already taking a global. outlook as foreign nationals from at least seven countries have already entered for the race.
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Lagos elections: SWAN congratulates Babajide Sanwo-Olu

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Lagos State Chapter, has congratulated the Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on his victory at the polls.
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Babajide Sanwo-Olu: I’ll revisit take over bid of national stadium if elected

Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Lagos State governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he will revisit the failed take over bid of National Stadium, Surulere by the state government, if elected.
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SWAN, journalists mourn ex-NFF scribe Taiwo Ogunjobi

As the news filtered in over the demise of the former Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) scribe, Taiwo Ogunjobi, many journalists who are in shock over his sudden death have described him as a friend of the media.
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Omoyele Sowore, Yussuf Alli task sports writers at Access Lagos marathon seminar

The Media Seminar to herald the 2019 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon took place yesterday at the Sports Bar of the Teslim Balogun Stadium.
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SWAN hails Super Falcons ninth AWCON win

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria Lagos State has hailed the Super Falcons for conquering Africa for the ninth time at the Africa Women Cup of Nations 2018.
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FCT SWAN tasks minister on sports development

Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) Federal Capital Territory Chapter decided at its Congress on Thursday that the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mallam Muhammed Musa Bello, needs to do more on sports development which has been adversely affected due to poor funding and total neglect.
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Kayode Fayemi urged to revive sports in Ekiti

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Ekiti state chapter on Thursday urged Gov. Kayode Fayemi to transform and revive sports in the state.

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