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The International Sports Press Association (AIPS) has congratulated Honour Sirawoo on his re-election as the President of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN).

AIPS congratulate Honour Sirawoo on re-election as SWAN president

The International Sports Press Association (AIPS) has congratulated Honour Sirawoo on his re-election as the President of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN).

ODSFA: We recruited best players ahead of new season

The Chairman of the agency, Tajudeen Akinyemi, said this on Wednesday in Akure when the executive of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) in Ondo State paid him a courtesy visit.
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NUJ suspends SWAN national elections

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) on Tuesday in Abuja again waded into the growing crisis in the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) by suspending the body’s upcoming national elections.
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African Games: SWAN congratulates Team Nigeria for finishing second

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has applauded Team Nigeria for its achievement at the just concluded 12th African Games in Morocco, in spite of the not too perfect preparations prior to the championship.
Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN)

SWAN congratulates new sports minister, tasks him on talents discovery

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has congratulated the newly appointed Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, describing his appointment as well-deserved.
Osayuki Obaseki

First NPFL chairman passes on

The first Chairman of Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), Chief Osayuki Obaseki, is dead.

Stakeholders await Anambra sports developmental plan, a year after scrapping of ministry

For more than a year after scrapping the Anambra Ministry of Sports and creating the Anambra Sports Development Commission (ASDC), stakeholders are still awaiting the blueprint for development of sports in the state, according to the report by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

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.
Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN)

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.
Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN)

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.
Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN)

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.
Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN)

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.
Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN)

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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