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Lagos SWAN lauds John Joshua-Akanji’s appointment as sports minister’s media aide

The Chairman of the Lagos State Sports Writers Association (SWAN), Debo Oshundun, has lauded the appointment of one of its members, John Joshua-Akanji, as the Special Adviser Media to the Minister of Youth and Sports.
Othman Bala-Adam, Commissioner of Youth and Sports Development, made this known in Lafia on Friday, during a courtesy visit to the ministry by members of the association.

Nasarawa government seeks stronger synergy with SWAN

Nasarawa State Government has advocated for a stronger synergy with the state’s chapter of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), toward seeking and promoting opportunities in the sports sector.
The final of female U17 beach volleyball competition held in Birnin Kebbi has been won by the team from Sokoto State.

Sokoto, Katsina emerge winners at North West U17 volleyball competition

The final of female U17 beach volleyball competition held in Birnin Kebbi has been won by the team from Sokoto State.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has promised a better preparation ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Japan.

Minister urges Nigerians to dedicate time for sport activities

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has said that the benefit of physical exercise cannot be over emphasised.
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SWAN condemns robbery attack on FC Ifeanyi Ubah

Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Anambra, has condemned the armed robbery attack on the team of Nnewi based FC Ifeanyi Ubah on their way to honour their Week Six fixtures against Jigawa Golden Stars on Friday.
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.
Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN)

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.
Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN)

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.
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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).
Prince Emmanuel Sam SA Local Media to Gov Udom Emmanuel speaking during the meeting with Publishers

Akwa Ibom governor partners state-based publishers

Governor Udom Gabriel Emmanuel will partner publishers of Akwa Ibom State based newspapers and online news blogs towards achieving better promotion of the State and projection of development strides of his administration.
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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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Coronavirus: Oyo expresses high level of preparedness

Oyo State Commissioner for Health, Dr Bashir Bello, has disclosed that the state government is on a high level of preparedness for any possible outbreak of coronavirus in the state.