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Oyo SWAN To Hold 4th Ramadan Lecture

By Seyifunmi Odunuga IBADAN – All is set for the 4th Ramadan Lecture of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) Oyo State Chapter. The Lecture scheduled for Wednesday, May 5, 2021 will be held at Dapo Aderogba Hall, NUJ Press Centre, Iyaganku Ibadan. A renowned Islamic Cleric and Scholar, …

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Gateway Utd Mourns Yisa Sofoluwe

ABEOKUTA – Gateway United have condoled with the family of its former Assistant Coach and ex-Eagles defender – Yisa Sofoluwe who died late night of Tuesday, February 9, 2021. According to a release e-signed and made available to StarTrend Int’l & online – www.startrendinternational.com by Moses Ojewumi, Media Officer, Gateway …

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ABEOKUTA AGOG FOR LEOPARD GOLF TOURNAMENT, BEAUTY PAGEANT

By Seyifunmi Odunuga ABEOKUTA – The Abeokuta Golf Club is set to host the unique golf event tagged: “Leopard Tournament and Beauty Pageant” slated for January 29 and 30, 2021,, where all participants are expected to be cladded in leopard print attire which connotes strength and determination. The well attended …

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Baron Akintunde’s Death Robbed Us Of A Great Supporter – Oyo SWAN

By Seyifunmi Odunuga IBADAN – The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Oyo State Council have expressed deep sadness at the demise of a boxing promoter, Baron Akintunde Opaleye. Baron Akintunde Opaleye, who was a former State Chairman of the National Amateur Boxing Association, gave up the ghost in the …

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AJAYI WINS 59TH FIRSTBANK LAGOS OPEN GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP

LAGOS – The Ikoyi Club based category-1 amateur golfer, Ajayi Tajudeen has emerged winner of the 59th edition of the FirstBank sponsored Lagos Open Golf Championship. Ajayi closed with 1-under par 70 for a total of 7-over the course par to win the Championship by two-shots after 56-holes. Basking in …

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Ogun Govt To Partners NFF On Youth Sports Development

By Seyifunmi Odunuga ABEOKUTA – Ogun State Government has announced its readiness to partner the Nigeria Football Federation on youth Sports development Speaking on Tuesday, December 29, 2020, at Governor office, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, during the hosting of NFF leadership after its Annual General Assembly (AGA), the Ogun State Governor, Prince …

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Ibadan WBF World Title Fight: Alaafin Gives A Royal Blessing To Ridwan Scorpion Oyekola

By Seyifunmi Odunuga OYO-TOWN – The respected Yoruba monarch, Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi has passed some useful boxing techniques to the Nigeria boxer, Ridwan Scorpion Oyekola towards ensuring a victory for Nigeria in the World Boxing Federation’s (WBF) Super Featherweight title fight. Oyekola is facing an Argentine …

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Niyi Alebiosu, Chairman, Oyo Swan Gets NFF Media Appointment.

By Seyifunmi Odunuga IBADAN – NIiyi Alebiosu, the Chairman, Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Oyo State Chapter has been appointed into the Media and Publicity Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). According to the comprehensive list of the Committees and Appointees released on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, it …

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Ilaji Resorts To Host WBF World Boxing Title Bout

By Seyifunmi Odunuga IBADAN – The Chairman and CEO of the prestigious Ilaji Sports and Resort Ibadan, Engr. Dotun Sanusi has given a nod to the hosting of the historic World Boxing Federation (WBF) International Super Featherweight Title bout between Ridwan Oyekola (Nigeria) and Jose Ramos Savin (Spain) slated for …

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Alebiosu, Reelected As Oyo SWAN Chairman

By Seyifunmi Odunuga IBADAN – The Sport Editor of Nigerian Tribune, Niyi Alebiosu has been reelected as the chairman of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) Oyo State Council. At the inauguration of the new executive are: the chairman of Oyo NUJ, Comrade Ademola Babalola, B zone vice chairman of the …

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