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UNILAG’s Enock Nwali wins National Scrabble Championship for Lagos

UNILAG’s Enock Nwali wins National Scrabble Championship for Lagos

Lagos State had a remarkable outing at the NSF National Scrabble Festival in Ogun State, winning the individual and team games. African Scrabble champion, Enock Nwali who is a student of Human Kinetics and Health Education in the University of Lagos won the individual event after claiming 20 wins and a draw for a cumulative points of 1220 from 28 rounds of games. Another Lagos player,...

2023 African Games: When is it and what is it about?

2023 African Games: When is it and what is it about?

Africa is bracing up for the 13th edition of the African Games that will take place in Ghana from March 8. The continental sports festival has been a traditional event organised by the Africa Union in partnership with the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa and the Association of African Sports Confederations. All 54 countries on the continent are expected to participate in the quadrennial...

Akwa Ibom’s Ryan Jacob wins 4th Janet Adowei Scrabble Classics

Akwa Ibom’s Ryan Jacob wins 4th Janet Adowei Scrabble Classics

Ryan Jacob from Akwa Ibom State won the fourth edition of Janet Adowei Scrabble Classics in Lagos. Jacob had five wins from seven rounds on the first day and he powered to a massive nine straight wins on the board to finish as the overall winner with 14 wins. It was his first major victory that earned cash prize of 500,000 naira after he defeated Olufemi...

Unilag student Doko wins 2023 West Africa Scrabble Championship

Unilag student Doko wins 2023 West Africa Scrabble Championship

A 500-level student of the University of Lagos, Doko Oluwatimilehin of the Department of Pharmacy has emerged winner of the 2023 West Africa Championship in Lagos. Doko took home the cash prize of $2000 after gathering 1163 points from a tial 19 wins and nine losses in across the three-day competition. He  fended off stiff challenge George Ezinore and current African Scrabble champion, Enoch Nwali. On...