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Full Biography Of Dr. Kolapo Olusola

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Prof. Kolapo Olubunmi Olusola was born to the family of Elder and Deaconess Olusola Ojo Eleka of Eleka’s compound in Ikere-Ekiti some 49 years ago. He started his educational pursuit at St. Matthew’s Primary School, Ikere-Ekiti (1972-1978) and had his Secondary School Education at Annunciation School, Ikere-Ekiti (1978-1983) where he recorded exceptional outstanding performances as an award and prize winning best student throughout his sojourn in the schools as a born scholar.
The enviable academic feat was equally achieved in his first degree five-year University education at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife between 1984 and 1989. He had his first degree in Building from Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) and graduated as the best student in his set. Prof Kolapo Olusola also holds a Master’s Degree in Construction Technology from University of Lagos in 1993 and Ph.D. in Building Structures from Obafemi Awolowo University in 2005. Prof Kolapo Olusola started his career in 1990 as a Graduate Assistant from where he rose through the ranks to become an Associate Professor in 2009.

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Until his election as Deputy Governor of Ekiti State, Prof Olusola was an accomplished teacher in the Department of Building, Obafemi Awolowo University for twenty-four (24) years.
At the postgraduate level, he had successfully supervised two PhD students at Obafemi Awolowo University. He also successfully supervised two PhD students at Covenant University, Ota; as main supervisor of one and as co-supervisor of the other. He had equally supervised two M.Phil and nine M.Sc. students, all in the field of Building Structures within the past nine years after obtaining his PhD degree. He had severally served as External examiner in many Universities within the country.
His research interests are mainly in the field of Alternative Building Materials Development for Housing Construction, Construction Technology and Structural Mechanics. He has over fifty (50) academic research publications in local and international journals and conference proceedings to his credit.
Beyond this high profile reputation and enviable aforementioned academic records, Prof Kolapo Olusola is a very diligent, hardworking and principled leader whose legacies and achievements in the areas of human-power empowerment and capacity building during the past few years as the Ekiti State Deputy Governor has continued to attract many admirers and followers to him. As an epitome of humility, he radiates love and affection towards people around him. More significantly, his unflinching loyalty to his boss, His Excellency, Prof Peter Ayodele Fayose, the Executive Governor of Ekiti State is notable and has made both the young and old people of Ekiti adjudge him as “Stabilizing Factor” and a special gift not only to his boss but to the entire people of Ekiti State.

Under the supervision of this great achiever and with the unwavering and resolute support of his boss, Ekiti State moved from thirty fourth (34th) position under the immediate past administration to eleventh (1Ith) position in WASC organized examination in 2016. For the first time in Ekiti State’s history, Ekiti State came first (1st) in NECO organized examination with a cumulative score of 96.48% in 2016 as against 58% of the immediate past government in 2014.
It is on record that under the supervision of Prof Kolapo Olusola, Ekiti State represented Nigeria in an international debate competition in Singapore and was awarded the “Best First-Timer Performance” trophy; just as Ekiti State was equally rated the overall best in Young Nigerian Scientist Presidential Award (out of 774 participating students) in 2017. In addition, Ekiti State emerged with Best Performance in Junior Engineers, Technologists and Scientists (JETS) in Interstate Quiz Competition in 2017; also, the state won the overall best student performance in 2016 (Science Teachers Association of Nigeria) STAN-organized Science written and quiz competitions.
It is worthy of note that Ekiti State, through the introduction of new approach to teaching by the State’s Ministry of Education, Science and Technology under the amiable leadership of this Deputy Governor, emerged overall best in the Southwest ANCOPSS-organized essay competition and attained Third (3rd) position in the National Essay Competition in 2017.
Similarly, Ekiti people have continued to commend this excellent innovator for his Spelling-Bee initiative which has apparently returned reading culture and healthy academic competition in schools through the scholarships it offers to the best students and pupils in each category of the competition. No doubt, Ekiti State is generally peaceful and progressing educationally. For this, the people are happy and appreciative of this unique being and personality.

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As a Christian, Prof Kolapo Olusola stands out in his mentorship roles as the Former National Coordinator of the Christ Apostolic Church Students’ Association (CACSA) Fellowships in Nigerian Higher Institutions. He is currently a member of the Governing Council of Christ Apostolic Church Students’ Association being the apex body of the group. His achievements are being attested to by many young people of the church especially on moral and spiritual development, leadership capacity-building, self-discovery and maximization of good talents; which he successfully achieved as the Osun State Coordinator (1998-2004) and later as the Head, Directorate of Higher Institution, NYSC and TEENS Affairs for 10 years (2004- 2014). As a mentor and teacher to students, he is renowned for his teachings on integrity, faithfulness, diligence and so many other aspects of leadership traits and of course the doctrines of faithfulness and loyalty as ways to be effective and productive as future leaders.
Professionally, Prof Kolapo Olusola Eleka is an accomplished Registered Builder who had previously held very important positions at state and national levels (Osun State N.I.OB. – Nigerian Institute of Building – Chairman 2006-2009 during which the state Chapter was able to host the national convention of NIOB for the first time; At National level – Registrar of N.I.O.B., 2007-2009, Research Secretary 2009 – 2011 and Member, National Council of NIOB, 2006 – 2011; Examiner, NIOB 1998-2002; 2006 – 2011).
As part of noble recognition accorded this prolific son of Ekiti, the following Awards have been given to him, which include:
– Service Leadership Award by University of Pittsburg, USA
(For Exemplary Servant Leadership and Commitment to Excellence in Teaching and Learning Assessment in Ekiti State)
– Best Builder in Administration by Ekiti State Chapter of the Nigerian Institute of Building (Merit Award)
– Outstanding Commitment to Education Award
– Special Recognition Award by Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors of Nigeria
– Award of Recognition by Joint National Built Environment Conference, Nigeria
– Professional Award of Recognition by Stanford University, USA
– Professional Award of Recognition by University of Pittsburgh, USA
– Award of Excellence as Outstanding God’s Army General by Word of Redemption

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Evangelical Ministry, Nigeria
– Award of Recognition for contribution and commitment to the growth of Education in Ekiti State by Shepherd International College, Nigeria.
– Special Achievement Award for Nation-Building and Grass-root Development by Oshoko Mass Movement, Nigeria.
– Outstanding Award of Recognition for Commitment to Education by Gemina Illuminous International, Nigeria.
– Award of appreciation by Christ Apostolic Church, Victorious Assembly, Ile-Ife.
– Ohaneze Award as Enyi Ndigbo in recognition of commitment and contribution towards the welfare and progress of NDIGBO in Ekiti Land.
– Award of Excellence as “OUTSTANDING Old Boy” by Old Boy’s Association of Annunciation School, Ikere – Ekiti.
– Award of Excellence as the Best Friend of Nigerian Students by Students’ Union Government, Federal Polytechnic, Ado.
– Award of Honour by National Association of Ikere Students; to mention a few.
Prof Olusola is an ordained Pastor in Christ Apostolic Church Worldwide and he is happily married to Deaconess Janet Olusola and blessed with three precious children.

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‘When I got my eviction from Big Brother Naija, it felt like a gush of fresh air’ – Bambam

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Former Big Brother Naija housemate, BamBam has opened up on how she felt after her eviction from Big Brother Naija, BBN and according to her she felt so much relieved of the entire stress and happenings in the house.

She made this revelation in a new interview with Sunday Punch, where she also talked about her educational background, career and future aspirations.

Read excerpts from interview below:

Background

I am the first of two children born into a religious family; I have a younger brother. My father was in the military and my mother is a retired nurse.

My father was a diplomat and that afforded us the opportunity to travel around the world. At different times, I lived in the USA, France, UK, and other countries in Europe. I have great memories of my life as a kid but I have more memorable experiences as an adult. I had a basic upbringing and our parents were very protective of us.

Education

For my elementary education, I attended Nigerian Navy Primary School, Apapa, Lagos State. I went to La Folie St. James, Paris, France, for my post-elementary education. I got admission to Igbinedion University, Okada, Edo State, as a medical student, but later got a direct entry admission into The Bells University, Ota, Ogun State, where I bagged a second class upper degree in Microbiology.

Acting

I got into the movie industry when I came to Lagos from Abuja in 2017 and enrolled at the Royal Arts Academy. While in school, I featured in my first movie titled, The Backup Wife, by Uduak Isong, where I acted alongside Seun Akindele and Bimbo Ademoye.

Big Brother Naija

I auditioned for the previous edition of the reality show in Abuja but didn’t make it in. After film school, I decided to give it another shot; this time, in Lagos. I remember the night I got called; I was actually house-hunting. I’d just finished film school and wasn’t sure I wanted to go back to Abuja. Although I was a bit nervous, I was still very excited.

I didn’t believe I could get called, especially because I was quite different from other contestants at the audition. Getting into the house, I was homesick for some days but because of my adaptive nature, I was able to get by. Sadly, when there was tension in the house, it sort of wore me out. I didn’t enjoy the negativity that went around. When I got my eviction from Big Brother Naija, it felt like a gush of fresh air.

Parents’ reaction

My parents were not supportive of me going into the house but I was doing the exercise for myself and over time, they got to understand that. Of course, they weren’t excited that their child was in a reality TV show but as a grown up lady who is responsible for her own decisions, they got to respect that.

Challenges

The only challenge I’ve had since leaving the house is trying to balance my new reality, though nothing has really changed. The hustle is the same but there’s just a bigger platform that has put me out there to be known and seen by more people.

Fame

Fame has made me more grounded because there’s the likelihood to get carried away if one is not careful. I like to pride myself as a planner and dreamer; an ambitious person. Before film school and Big Brother, I had made up my mind to achieve my goals and BBN was a means to an end for that. I wouldn’t say fame came to me by surprise; I wanted to be picked.

Other interests

Big Brother is in the past but I’m still acting. I’m also an entrepreneur. I own the Bam Beauty Product line. I am working on a partnership because money must be made and it would be nice to stay relevant for a long time.

Although acting is my first love, I can’t depend solely on it. Luckily, with running my own businesses, I cannot succumb to silly demands in the industry. I’m seen as a style and brand influencer, among other things.

Role models

Some of my role models are Meryl Streep, Kerry Washington, Taraji P. Henson, Victoria Beckham, Oprah Winfrey, Mahatma Ghandi, Mother Theresa, and Mo Abudu. Jesus Christ is a big mentor also, because He spent all His life doing good and it is my desire to be a blessing like Him.

Hobbies

I love watching movies and travelling. I also love having great conversations and interestingly, I love spending time with puppies. I like painting and singing as well. Of course, you can’t take away the joy of spending time with loved ones. Finally, I love to learn new things.

Fashion

I am a creative and expressive person, so I see fashion as an extension of myself. What I wear defines my mood at any given moment. I am generally attracted to comfortable and smart outfits. Sometimes, when I’m in the mood for it, I could choose to go in dramatic outfits, like what I wore to the AMVCA 2018.

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Full biography of Naomi Oluwaseyi – Ooni of Ife wife

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Queen of Ife prophetess Naomi Oluwaseyi brief biography
Naomi is the Founder/President of En-Heralds – an interdenominal ministry based in Akure, Ondo state. She started public ministry at the age of eighteen and became a full time evangelist in October 2011. She has six siblings and is in her 20s.

Education

Naomi Oluwaseyi attend Akure Academy in Ondo – Akure Rd, Akure, She is a Public figure
Preacher,model and writer. Founder: EN-Heralds

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Full Biography of Jimi Agbaje: Profile, Age, Family, State Of Origin

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Full Biography of Jimi Agbaje

Olujimi Kolawole Agbaje (popularly known as Jimi Agbaje or JK; born March 2, 1957), is a Nigerian Pharmacist, and Politician. He was the 2015 PDP’s Lagos State Governorship candidate, but he lost.

Early life
He was born on March 2, 1957 in Lagos State to late Chief Julius Kosebinu (Banker) and Mrs. Margaret Olabisi (teacher) Agbaje. He is the second born and first male child of five children (two female and two male siblings) including Segun Agbaje, CEO of Guaranty Trust Bank.

Business career
In 1982, Jimi Agbaje founded his own company, JAYKAY Pharmaceutical and Chemical Company Limited and was Managing Director until 2005 when he decided to venture into politics. A consummate professional, he was a member of the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (1999–2006); National Secretary of the Nigerian Association of General Practice Pharmacists (NAGPP) from 1987 to 1990; National Chairman NAGPP (1990–1993) and Chairman Pharmaceutical society of Nigeria Lagos State (1994–1997). He was a member, Lagos State Task force on Fake and Adulterated Drugs (1989–1993), National Drug Formulary and Essential Drugs List (1986–1993) and Lagos Hospitals Management Board (1994–1997).Jimi Agbaje also sits on the Board of other organizations including Oakwood Park Ltd, Atlantic Hall Secondary School Epe, Jimi Agbaje Outreach (a project dedicated to helping the less fortunate) and has served as business mentor at Fate Foundation.

Political life
In a 2013 interview with The Punch Newspaper, Agbaje talked about how he began in politics: “It had to do with the Moshood Abiola/Bashir Tofa presidential election”, he said. “I saw the annulment as a personal insult and an assault on the Nigerian people. This led to my first entry into what I would call activism, working with other concerned professionals” such as Prof. Pat Utomi, Dr Ayo Ighodaro, Asue Ighodalo, Billy Lawson, Oby Ezekwesili, Tola Mobolurin and Hassan Odukale. Jimi was in one form of resistance group or the other which ultimately led him to join the socio-political organization, Afenifere where he served as national treasurer.

Based on his affiliation with Afenifere, Jimi Agbaje joined the Action Congress (AC) – his first political party. In 2007, Agbaje who had initially aspired to contest for the Governor of Lagos State on the platform of the Action Congress (AC) left the party to join the Democratic People’s Alliance (DPA). He was among the 11 aspirants that turned their back to the Action Congress (AC) when it was alleged that Governor Bola Tinubu had already anointed someone else to succeed him even before the party primaries.] Widely believed to have conducted the best campaign in 2007, Agbaje contested in gubernatorial election on the Democratic People’s Alliance (DPA) platform, but eventually, alongside other major contenders – Musiliu Obanikoro of PDP, Femi Pedro of Labour Party (Nigeria) – lost to Babatunde Raji Fashola of the Action Congress (AC).

He left DPA in 2011 and went on to join the ruling party, the People’s Democratic Party, PDP following the de-registration of DPA by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). On October 29, 2014, he officially indicated his interest in giving the Lagos State gubernatorial elections another shot by picking up the PDP nomination form. On 8 December 2014, it was reported that he emerged as the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP for the 2015 Lagos State gubernatorial election, having defeated Musiliu Obanikoro in the primary. Musiliu Obanikoro is the former Minister of State for Defence who is also a member of the opposition party, People’s Democratic Party, PDP.

In October 2018, Jimi Agbaje secured the PDP’s ticket to run for the office of the governor of Lagos state. He defeated Adedeji Doherty to secure the ticket. Jimi Agbaje will be running for the third consecutive time for the office of governor of Lagos state.

Official duties
He has held various professional positions. Among others are:

National Secretary Nigerian Association of General Practice (1987–1990)
National Chairman of Nigerian Association of General Practice Pharmacists (1990–1993)
Chairman of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (1994–1997)
Chairman of the 1994 National Conference Planning committee of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria

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