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Lagos SWAN passes vote of no confidence on Sirawoo

*Holds Amadasun’s suspension for complicity Lagos chapter of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has passed a vote of no confidence on the leadership of Mr. Honour Sirawo, the chairman of the national body for his indiscretion in bungling the nomination of Mr. Mitchel Obi for re-election for the …

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Emperor of SWAN has gone mad, who helps him, please!

Olajide Fashikun, Sports Observatory...athletics

*What makes one a sports journalist? Ironically, by my training in the University I should be able to help the Emperor with his insanity but he had decreed that those of us who are “not trained” as journalists are aliens in the profession. All hail the real stranger in sports …

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Attack on media rights is undemocratic – NUJ

*Police beg Media, Army to settle differences National President of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Comrade Abdulwaheed Odusile, has described as unhealthy and undemocratic the recent arrest of Premium Times publisher, Dapo Olurunyomi and Judiciary reporter Evelyn Okakwu by the Police. In a statement signed by Shuaibu Usman Leman, the …

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Editorial: Police IG, stop continued assault on the media

Ibrahim Idris Inspector General of Police

Saddest truth which underlines the continued and repeated assault of the Nigerian media by the Police is that rather than enforce the law, they are consistently breaking the law. We think, quite frankly, there is a need for some legal suits hung on the police like garlands by the Nigeria …

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Sports Night of Excellence runs into deep water controversy

*You are illegal, unknown to us – National SWAN *Invites Waheed Oyesile, NUJ President, to her activity By Adejoke Bamidele, Lagos Tony Ubani, the head of a group of Sports journalists in Lagos called the Guild of Sports Editors which the national body of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) …

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Assault: court adjourns NUJ’s suit against customs

*Judge seeks accelerated hearing on the matter Justice AbdulAziz Anka of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi Lagos has fixed 12th January, 2017 for accelerated hearing, on the N500 million suit filed by the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) against the Nigeria Customs Service over the brutal physical assault on Badagry-based …

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