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Winners Get N6.5m Cash Prize, Lands, Laptop, Certifications as Teach And Win Reality Show Ends

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Winners Get N6.5m Cash Prize, Lands, Laptop, Certifications as Teach And Win Reality Show Ends

 

 

The Teach And Win Reality Show, Nigeria’s biggest teachers competition and reality show, has concluded its maiden edition with a spectacular grand finale on Saturday in Ikeja, Lagos.

The winners of the show walked away with exciting prizes, including cash, property, a laptop, and certifications.

THECONSCIENCEng reports that Femi Oyedoye from City of Knowledge Academy, Ijebu Ode, emerged as the overall winner, receiving a cash prize of N2.5 million and a landed property from Arc view Investment. Mariam Akande from S,T &T International School, Ikeja secured the second position, winning N1.5 million and a plot of land from RealtorMax Limited. Abolaji Abraham from Rex and Regina College claimed the third position and received a cash prize of one million naira.

In addition to the top three winners, all 15 other participants received consolation prizes of N100,000 each. Furthermore, Abolaji Abraham was awarded a brand new laptop for being the best participant during the Chinese language classes.

The Teach and Win Reality Show spanned four weeks, featuring intense competitions among 18 contestants in a reality house. The participants underwent rigorous training sessions, showcased exceptional teaching methodologies through presentation displays, learned Chinese, and obtained online teachers’ certifications from CTTC.

Throughout the duration of the show, the participants garnered an impressive 90,200 votes from viewers at home. The show aimed to celebrate teachers, highlight their importance in society, and positively impact learners.

Speaking at the ceremony, Dr. Adebare Egunjobi, the convener and project consultant, emphasized the need to restore glamour to the teaching profession and ensure that children are taught by competent and honourable educators.

“The participants of the Teach and Win Reality Show received certifications in Chinese language, robotics education, artificial intelligence, and online teaching platforms. Their competence and professionalism were assessed through examinations, as well as evaluations of their lifestyle, behavior, IQ, and social quotient.

“The selection criteria for the winners included their connection with students, creativity, time management, achievement of teaching objectives, use of instructional materials, communication skills, and charisma,” he stated.

Mr. Ola Opesan, the lead judge and Head of School at Bridge House College, Ikoyi, expressed his satisfaction with the exceptional qualities displayed by the participants.

Dr. Egunjobi announced that the winners would be celebrated with presentations at their respective schools, in the presence of school proprietors, to encourage participation from education chiefs and school owners. He also urged proprietors to allow their teachers to participate in future editions, emphasizing the importance of recognizing and celebrating educators.

He further appealed to school proprietors to allow teachers participate in subsequent editions. “Give them opportunity to be known and be celebrated. Teachers should stop being seen as least in social economic leader. And the profession being relegated, ” he pleaded.

The Teach and Win Reality Show received international recognition, with representatives from school owners and principals in Liberia and Sierra Leone attending the grand finale. These representatives promised to arrange all-expense-paid trips for the winners to go and teach other teachers in their respective countries.

Looking ahead, Dr. Egunjobi revealed that the next edition of the Teach and Win Reality Show would be even bigger, featuring 36 teachers. He stressed the need to elevate the status of teachers in society and prevent the profession from being relegated.

The transparency, credibility, and integrity of the Teach and Win Reality Show were commended by Dr. Egunjobi, who assured that the program’s integrity and remarkable transparency would be sustained. The first batch of 18 participants has become ambassadors for the initiative, further promoting the importance of recognizing and celebrating teachers.

The grand finale was attended by esteemed judges, including Mr. Ola Opesan, Prof. Stephen Oyebade from the University of Lagos, Prince Abiola Alamikan from City of Knowledge Academy, Dr. Chinedum Oluwadamilola, a veteran teacher and past president of Corona School, and Dr. Christy Omotuyole from the University of Lagos Faculty of Education.

Attendee From Liberia was Dr Benjamin whale, national president, national association of schools in Liberia and many stakeholders from various schools and proprietors associations across Nigeria.

Top 7 outstanding teachers during the programme include Gbadegesin khadija,
Akande Mariam, Oyedoye femi,
Olaniran olayinka, Bolaji Abraham,
Goody Temitope and Segun Seyi odusegun.

 

Winners Get N6.5m Cash Prize, Lands, Laptop, Certifications as Teach And Win Reality Show Ends

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HON. PRINCE IDRIS BALOGUN THE RIGHT CHOICE FOR EGBE /IDIMU 2025 CHAIRMAN

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HON. PRINCE IDRIS BALOGUN THE RIGHT CHOICE FOR EGBE /IDIMU 2025 CHAIRMAN

 

 

For years, Prince Idris Balogun popularly refer to asOluomo Kafata and SLA to the Senate of the federal Republic of Nigeria has been a dedicated and loyal member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) political party, in Alimosho Lagos State, His unwavering loyalty to the party has been evident through his consistent hard work, services and dedication to serving the party and people of Alimosho especially Egbe idimuLCDA,his free ride of school children and masses over the years upon the fact it is coming from his personal earnings is a testimony of his large heart ,he has shown perseverance and resilience in the face of challenges, always working tirelessly to ensure victory for the party at all levels, improve the welfare of the residents and promote the development of the community.

His experience in serving the party couple with his philanthropic gestures in his community, Hon Prince Idris Balogun has proven himself to be a competent and capable leader. His track record of quality leadership is undeniable, as he has consistently prioritized the needs of the people and worked towards achieving tangible results that benefit the community as a whole.

As the 2025 chairmanship elections approach, now is the time to reward Oluomo Kafata for his years of dedicated service and commitment to APC. He has demonstrated his loyalty, perseverance, experience, and quality leadership, and it is only fitting that he is supported and endorsed for the upcoming chairmanship.

With Oluomo at the helm, the future of Egbe Idimu Local Government is in capable and trusted hands.

He his a Royal Prince of isheri Road who has identify with his community and well respected,a successful business man who fought gallantly for the welfare of his people and a family man.

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Breaking! Fire guts Christ Embassy headquarters in Lagos (Video)

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Breaking! Fire guts Christ Embassy headquarters in Lagos

Breaking! Fire guts Christ Embassy headquarters in Lagos

Sadly, the headquarters of the Christ Embassy Church, located in the Oregun area of Ikeja, Lagos State, reportedly caught fire on Sunday morning.

This was revealed in multiple videos from the scene shared on X.com on Sunday.

Officials of the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service are also said to be at the scene in efforts to salvage the situation.

Sharing a video from the location, Augustine tweeting as Chief_Augustin1 on X.com wrote, “Christ Embassy Church on Billings Way, Oregun, is on fire.

“Serious fire is raging, and men of the Lagos State Fire Service are working hard to put it off. Thank God service hasn’t commenced fully.”

 

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Utsev: Harnessing Nigeria’s Water Resources For Economic Gains By Tolulope Adebayo

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Utsev: Harnessing Nigeria’s Water Resources For Economic Gains

By Tolulope Adebayo

 

Under President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s administration, the Federal Ministry of Water Resources and Sanitation has experienced a remarkable resurgence, led by the visionary leadership of Professor Joseph Terlumun Utsev. As the Honourable Minister of Water Resources, Utsev has leveraged his vast expertise and experience in water resources and environmental engineering to champion groundbreaking initiatives addressing the nation’s complex water challenges.

 

Utsev: Harnessing Nigeria's Water Resources For Economic Gains
By Tolulope Adebayo

 

Hailing from Buruku Local Government Area of Benue State, Nigeria, Professor Utsev boasts an impressive academic pedigree. He graduated with distinction from the Federal University of Agriculture (now JOSTUM), Makurdi, in 2004, earning a Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Civil Engineering with Second Class Honours (Upper Division) as the best student in his cohort. He then pursued advanced studies at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, earning a Master’s degree in Water Resources and Environmental Engineering in 2007 and a PhD in the same field in 2011.

Professor Utsev’s illustrious career spans approximately 17 years, marked by distinguished tenures in academia and the engineering field. He has accumulated a wealth of experience and expertise, earning widespread recognition and acclaim as a consummate administrator and highly esteemed professional. A prolific scholar, he has authored approximately 40 scholarly papers published in esteemed national and international journals, solidifying his standing as a leading authority in his field.

As Minister of Water Resources, Utsev has drawn upon his extensive experience to address flooding and erosion across the country. His academic background and professional expertise have enabled him to devise innovative solutions addressing the root causes of these problems. His leadership has fostered a culture of inclusivity and effectiveness, characterized by a silent intellectual approach focused on results-driven initiatives and collaborative governance.

Professor Utsev’s most outstanding achievement yet has been his remarkable aptitude for augmenting and expanding existing initiatives, tailoring and refining them to harmonize with the pragmatic nuances of the situation. He has expertly recalibrated, adopted, or adapted policies to align with his visionary objectives for the water sector, demonstrating mastery of strategic adaptation and leadership.

Under his leadership, the Ministry of Water Resources has made significant progress in water infrastructure development, irrigation projects, and water supply expansion, enhancing the nation’s water security. His commitment to a water-secure Nigeria has led to the implementation of innovative technologies and sustainable practices, ensuring equal access to clean water and sanitation for all citizens.

Professor Utsev’s appointment as Minister of Water Resources and Sanitation marks a homecoming, with an expanded purview that affords him the opportunity to leverage his intellectual approach to governance, cultivating synergy and inclusivity among diverse stakeholders. Through his commitment to transparency and accountability, he has earned the esteem and trust of the Nigerian populace, inspiring confidence in the ministry’s programs and initiatives.

As a silent intellectual, Professor Utsev exemplifies leadership by example, dedicating himself selflessly to the service of the nation and its people. His efforts have begun to yield concrete results, positioning Nigeria for a brighter future where water resources are optimally harnessed for sustainable development, economic growth, and human betterment. His steadfast commitment to public service, combined with his legal acumen and expertise, makes him the perfect fit for President Tinubu’s administration.

As the nation marks the first anniversary of the Tinubu administration, Professor Utsev’s contributions to the water sector stand out as a testament to the transformative power of silent intellectual leadership, demonstrating the impact of dedication, expertise, and unwavering commitment to shaping a better Nigeria.

–Adebayo is a communication expert based in Badagry, Lagos.

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