The chapter said that three sports journalists were on Wednesday attacked at the Lekan Salami Stadium, Ibadan.
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The condolence message was contained in a statement issued by the Chairman, Lagos State SWAN, Debo Oshundun
This was revealed by the sporting association in a statement issued to the media on Thursday as it concludes it Week.
The State Chairman, Debo Oshundun, heaped the praised on Governor Sanwo-Olu in a statement on Wednesday.
The election of the new executives was held on Thursday at the Pa Ngele Oruta Township stadium in Abakaliki.
Ponle made the call in Abuja when the executive committee of a faction of the FCT chapter of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria paid him a courtesy visit.
Funmilayo Moradeyo, Osun Sports Council’s Chief Public Relations Officer, disclosed in a statement that the state’s Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Yemi Lawal, gave the approval
The new-elected Executive, led by its Chairman, Debo Oshundun, said the visit was a step towards further strengthening her ties with the LSSC.
SWAN, in the communique of its National Convention held in Benin, Edo State on Thursday, decried the media working conditions at the ongoing festival and said it hampered its members’ work.
NAN reports that five other un-opposed candidates were also elected.
Nezianya, a seasoned sports journalist and former Director with the News Agency of Nigeria, gave the advice in a lecture on: Journalism and Sports Development in Contemporary Society,” delivered at the 2020 Anambra Sports Writers Association of Nigeria Week Award and Recognition Night in Awka, Anambra State
Ndubuoke, the immediate past Chairman of Imo State Sports Commission, made the appeal during an interaction with members of the state chapter of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria on Friday in Owerri.
Ezekwem said this during a meeting with some members of the state chapter of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria on Thursday in Owerri.
Each of the over 250 Lagos SWAN members received bags of 5kg rice, 5kg beans, 5kg semolina/noodles, two liters groundnut oil, condiments and 200ml sanitisers.
The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, Kwara State Chapter has renewed call on the state government to immortalise late Super Eagles of Nigeria striker, Rashidi Yekini.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that while the Port Harcourt 2019 Triennial Delegates Congress returned Honour Sirawoo as National President for a second term in office through a voice vote, a parallel group in Abuja elected former Edo State SWAN Chairman, Ahmed Aigbona, as its president.
Niyi Alebiosu, the Oyo State Chairman of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, says he remains the chapter’s chairman in spite of the alleged election of a parallel executive body.
Members of the Sports Writers’ Association of Nigeria in Oyo State say there is no crack in the chapter and pledged their unflinching support to the Niyi Alebiosu-led executive.
As part of the opening ceremony, the draws for the SWAN Football tournament will take place at the Sports Writers Association Secretariat at the National Stadium, Surulere
Wale Joseph, Chairman, Local Organising Committee of 2018 Lagos State chapter of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria Cup, on Wednesday advised media organisations to present only eligible players in the event.