Complete Sports’ Bamidele Boluwaji and James Agberebi have been nominated for the 2015 Nigerian Writers Awards.
According to the award organisers on their official website, Agberebi and Boluwaji are nominated in the Sports category alongside five others: Punch duo of Pius Ayinor and Arukaino Umukoro; Shina Oludare Charles and Samuel Oluwagbemi Ahmadu, both from Goal.com, and Victor Akhidenor of The Cable.
Boluwaji, an Assistant Editor with Complete Sports, is a widely travelled journalist who has scored numerous football and basketball scoops in almost two decades of top-notch sports writing.
Agberebi is an up-and-coming reporter with Completesportsnigeria.com who is going from strength to strength and is surely destined for the top.
Other categories included by the organizers of the award are Entertainment Writers of the Year, Features Writer of the Year, Business Writer of the Year, Crime Writer of the Year, Political Writer of the Year, Song Writer of the Year, amongst others.
Also, other nominees shortlisted are the likes of Chimamanda Adichie, Adekunle Gold, Timi Dakolo, Sound Sultan, Asa, Cobham Asuquo, Olamide, Korede Bello, Phyno, Reminisce amongst others.
Nomination for this year’s NWA kicked off on 4 July and closed on 5 October 2015.