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11 Dec
The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, (SWAN), Anambra State chapter, has urged Governor Willie Obiano to deliver the first stage of the township stadium in Awka before the end of this year.
2 Dec
Sports journalists based in Lagos have concluded plans to honour the state’s Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, at its Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) 2021 Award Night ceremony billed for December 10.
1 Dec
In recognition of his genuine commitment to sports development and industry, Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has been honoured with a merit award by the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria
26 Nov
The 2021 edition of the Bet9ja/Lagos SWAN Cup will kick off on December 3, at Legacy Pitch, National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos.
2 Mar 2021
Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) President, Honour Sirawoo, has explained that he chose to dedicate his recent Sportsman Award to Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike...
17 Oct 2019
Some stakeholders, under the auspices of Anambra State Major Sports Stakeholders, have faulted the delay in properly constituting and inaugurating the state’s Sports Development Commission almost one year after the House of Assembly passed the bill into law.
23 Apr 2019
The World Intellectual Property Day Celebration is a day set aside all over the world to celebrate creators and inventors such as artists, developers, content creators, musicians, actors and producers, among others. It is marked every year on April 26. The theme for this year’s celebration, which will also be marked in Nigeria, is ‘Reach for…
8 Apr 2019
The President, Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Honour Sirawoo has saluted the association’s patrons, Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike and Senator-elect, Ifeanyi Ubah on their successes during the just concluded general elections. While Chief Wike was returned as governor-elect for a second term, Ifeanyi Ubah was voted into the Senate to represent Anambra…
22 Oct 2018
Public and private schools in Kaduna State are set to participate in the maiden Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) 2018 Secondary Schools Indoor Championship aimed at discovering talented athletes for the State. Speaking on the championship yesterday, Chairman of the Organising Committee, Okpani Jacob Onjewu Dickson and Secretary, Abdulwaheed Adubi said the participants would…
18 May 2018
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has approved the sponsorship of 20 members of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) to travel to Russia for the World Cup finals.


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Ugochukwu Ogbonnaya Oduenyi is one Nigerian player who has gone round the mill in search of greener pastures and his latest adventure to Serbian club FK Javor-Matis Ivanjica, a club he joined on January 17, will see Oduenyi leading the attacking line of the second division side. The 25-year-old striker decided early on in life…
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Kevin Olu, a Senior Special Assistant to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa,  has said that his principal has taken Delta state to new heights of development in all sectors and indices for measuring human and societal strides. Olu, who has been in the corridors of power for over eight years now and has closely worked with other…
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Tunisia shocked Nigeria and Burkina Faso edged Gabon on Sunday to set up an Africa Cup of Nations last-eight showdown, while minnows Comoros prepared to use an outfield player as a goalkeeper when...
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A passenger bus driver lost his life on Sunday evening when a truck fell on the bus at Toll Gate on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway.
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The Omicron variant has moved the Covid-19 pandemic into a new phase and could bring it to an end in Europe, the WHO Europe director said Sunday.