Anambra stakeholders fault delay in composition of commission, kick against sole administrator
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.
Sports take centre stage at World Intellectual Property Day 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…
Toyin Olakunri in her own words
Chief Mrs. Olutoyin Olusola Olakunri was born on November 4, 1937. She attended primary school in Nigeria, and completed her secondary and tertiary education in the United Kingdom.
Kaduna SWAN set to kick off private, public schools sports competition
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…
Russia 2018: SWAN patron commends FG for nominating Ambode as delegate
The Federal Government had been commended for nominating Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State as a member of its delegation to the ongoing 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Chief Kennedy Fintan Nnaji, a patron of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, Lagos Chapter (Lagos SWAN), gave the commendation on Saturday in Lagos. He said…
First female chartered accountant tasks members on integrity
The first female chartered accountant in the sub-Sahara Africa, Chief Mrs. Olutoyin Olakunri, has charged women to uphold the integrity of the profession.She spoke at the presentation of a book to mark the 40th anniversary of the Society of Women Accountant of Nigeria ....
SWAN restates commitment to women’s role in development
Women have restated their commitment of full participation in socio-economic and political development of the country.Stating that they are capable of handling the governance of the nation, they submitted that they are ready to occupy strategic positions in government and the nation at large.
Nigerian needs more chartered accountants – Ambode
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Monday said that Nigeria required the services of more chartered accountants to enhance accountability and transparency in public life
'Blame social media, entertainment industry for sexual harassment, drug abuse'
Instead of students of today to read books that will build their intellectual capability, they are on social media watching pornography and listening to music that did not inspire them in anyway.
Obiano picks NAN’s former sports boss, Nezianya, as SA Media
former chairman of the Lagos State branch of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Nezianya also served for two terms of eight years on the executive board of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) as its Public Relations Officer (PRO).