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Lagos, O’jeez distribute palliatives to Lagos SWAN

The Lagos government, through the state Sports Commission and O’jeez Entertainment have distributed palliatives to Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (Lagos SWAN) to cushion effect of COVID-19 pandemic on sports journalists in the state.
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SWAN condoles Enugu Rangers over death of players

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has condoled with the management, players and fans of Rangers International FC, Enugu over the demise of its two players.
The Edo State Government has announced that it is confident and prepared to host 11,500 athletes and officials at the 20th National Sports Festival which kicks off in Benin City on March 22.

Team Lagos athletes, others condemn Edo 2020 postponement

Team Lagos athletes on Tuesday in Lagos condemned the postponement of the 20th National Sports Festival billed to flag off in Benin City, Edo State, this weekend.
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Rivers inaugurates steering committee for Edo 2020 Sports Festival

Commissioner for Sports; Hon. Boma Iyaye, has inaugurated a five-Man Sports Steering Committee for the Rivers State contingent (Team Rivers) for the National Sports Festival in Benin City tagged Edo 2020.
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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.
Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN)

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.
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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.
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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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Iran’s top court confirms death sentence for three demonstrators

Iran’s Supreme Court on Tuesday confirmed the death sentences of three Iranian protesters accused of taking part in days of unrest in November, 2019.
Sheffield United will not be distracted by talks of securing a top-four finish with their attention focused solely on Thursday’s Premier League clash against Leicester City, manager Chris Wilder said on Tuesday.

Sheffield United boss unconcerned by top-four talks

Sheffield United will not be distracted by talks of securing a top-four finish with their attention focused solely on Thursday’s Premier League clash against Leicester City, manager Chris Wilder said on Tuesday.
Respite has come the way of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), as they are in the coming days to receive $500,000 (about 200 million Naira) from FIFA as a palliative for the Coronavirus Pandemic.

20 Nigerian women’s clubs receive $194,030 FIFA fund

20 Nigerian Women’s Football League clubs will benefit from FIFA’s solidarity funds.
Monir was arrested and taken to Cairo’s Tora prison last month after appearing on al-Jazeera TV, a Qatari-owned channel banned by Egypt’s government. Khaled Desouki-AFP via Getty Images

Controversially arrested Egypt journalist dies of coronavirus after leaving prison – family

An Egyptian journalist arrested after appearing on the Al Jazeera network has died of the novel coronavirus, his daughter confirmed, days after he was released from detention.Qatar
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Bayelsa guber: Supreme Court dismisses Timi Alaibe’s appeal challenging Governor Duoye Diri’s candidacy

The Supreme Court has dismissed Timi Alaibe’s appeal challenging the candidacy of Duoye Diri as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 2019 election in Bayelsa State.