OSGoF’s 2020 sports week begins
The Office of the Surveyor-General of the Federation (OSGoF) yesterday started its sports week, which will end on November 20. An internal circular signed by the Director of Human Resource Management, Mr. Abegunde Augustine O, said the weeklong competition would feature various board sports, including scrabble, chess, ayoo, draught and table tennis. According to…
MGI International Scrabble league begins October 10
Organisers push the premier league to 2021 Nigerian scrabble players have been offered the opportunity to continue practicing their craft even with the rampaging coronavirus pandemic by Mindgames International, which is set to stage its maiden MGI Virtual International Scrabble League Series from October 10 to November 1, 2020. The competition will hold on the…
NSF praises MGI League’s impact on scrabble as teams fight for N7m
The Nigeria Scrabble Federation (NSF) has predicted that the MindGames Premier Scrabble League (MGI) would help improve the quality of the sport in the country.
Scrabble stars battle for N2m as 2020 MSPL league begins
The 2020 Mindgames Scrabble Premier League (MSPL) will officially begin tomorrow at the Lagos Country Club, Ikeja with the players vying for over N2 million in prize money.
Nigeria’s scrabble team depart for India tomorrow
Defending champions, Nigeria will tomorrow depart for the 2019 World English Scrabble Players Association Championship (WESPAC), which holds in Goa, India from October 15 to 20.
Delay in releasing WESPAC funds worries NSF
Less than a month to the beginning of the World English Scrabble Players Association (WESPA) Championship in Goa, India, the Nigeria Scrabble Federation (NSF) has raised the alarm over the sports ministry’s delay in releasing funds for its participation in the competition.
Dalung identifies states’ poor budget allocations as sports sector’s bane
Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung has called on state governors to change their attitude towards Nigeria’s sport development by making adequate budgetary provisions for the sector. He said the experiences of some sport directors during the 19th National Sports Festival in Abuja was very pathetic as most of them had to travel to Abuja with the…
NSF Secondary School Spelling Bee, Scrabble championship begins
The third edition of the Nigeria Scrabble Federation’s (NSF) Secondary School Spelling Bee and Scrabble Championship will begin in Yola, Adamawa State today and end on Saturday, the NSF has revealed.
Nigeria retains No 1 spot in world scrabble despite finishing 4th in Malaysia
Nigeria national scrabble team emerged 4th place in first edition of Alchemist Cup World championship, which ended in Penang, Malaysia, at the weekend. The championship, which featured the top eight best scrabble playing teams in the world, saw other participating teams fighting hard to outshine Nigeria, who is 2018 Africa champions. According to the Technical…