Olaide, Oluwatobi, Giwa, Nathaniel, Solaja are listed among Tasued to the World who are making us proud in the World
6. OLAIDE BALOGUN – EDUCATION
This is Mrs OLAIDE BALOGUN (Nee OPELOYERU). She graduated from TASUED as the first student with a FIRST CLASS GRADE from the department of ECONOMICS and as the overall best student at the college level (COSMAS) in 2010. She is now happily married and she has effectively balanced her marital life with her life as an educator in an excellent way. She is a virtuous woman par excellence.
She went to the UNIVERSITY of IBADAN to do her MASTERS DEGREE and as a competent and merited FIRST CLASS student, she made a PhD GRADE. This qualified her to apply for the AFRICAN ECONOMIC RESEARCH CONSORTIUM SCHOLARSHIP. She applied and got the SCHOLARSHIP as well. Currently, she is running her PhD on SCHOLARSHIP base from AFRICAN ECONOMIC RESEARCH CONSORTIUM (AERC). She lectures at TASUED and she has proven to be a great lecturer par excellence.
Being on this SCHOLARSHIP has given her the opportunity to travel to KENYA for her COURSE WORK and as enabled her to be in MAURITIUS to add to knowledge. During her masters, she got a SCHOLARSHIP from MURLI CHALARAMS PLC. She is still doing the program and also wishes to be an ENTREPRENEUR when she is done with the problem. She is a problem solver too and a strong woman who will never compromise her integrity for any reason.
She passed through lecturers such as Dr Lawal, Mr Oduyemi Gabriel. O, Dr Aworinde O. B, Mr Taiwo, Mr Agbatogun KK, Mr Taiwo, Prof. Ogundipe, Dr Osinusi K. B, Mr Kemi Oduntan and Prof. Onakoya. She is one of the best products of TASUED in the EDUCATION SECTOR. May God continue to bestow upon her wisdom, knowledge, understanding and retentive memory so as to continue making impacts in our society and world at large.
7. OLUWATOBI OYINLOLA – DIGITAL WORLD
This is OLUWATOBI OYINLOLA, the 27 years old Nigerian Genius. He is a graduate of TELECOMMUNICATIONS and INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY from COSIT, TASUED. He is a young & determined individual who believes that he can rise above all odds to become someone great in life & impact lives. He has a high intelligence quotient & sublime creative and innovative abilities and he has been able to partner with some great minds and they have innovated great projects together.
He is an Embedded Systems Engineer with years of experience in the embedded systems field including extensive experience and involvement in embedded internetworking and development of software-driven hardware applications, using leading technology languages. An IoT (Internet of Things) Evangelist and a passionate member of IoT Europe which he was featured representing Africa on World IoT day explaining how he uses IoT to solve some critical Africa Challenges.
Recently he has been working in the avionics sector with rLoop Incorporated (a company sharing the dream of realizing the fifth mode of transportation initiated by Elon Musk, i.e. the Hyperloop). Intel also awarded him as “Intel Software Innovator”. He has a very sound knowledge of versatile and high-performance 8-bit,16-bit and 32-bit microcontrollers built around the Atmega AVR core, ARM Cortex-M ( STM32).
Over the years OLUWATOBI has always been involved in various projects by contributing to the hyperloop project initiated by Elon Musk, Or by helping food hunger and reduce environmental pollution in Africa with his IoT technology that provides a pay-as-you-go method for cooking using LPG. He is one of the 3 Nigeria’s that work as software Innovator for Intel.
Tobi and 5 other collaborators from South Korea, India and America built a SOLAR POCHA (an autonomous outdoor leisure workstation that allows you to work outside while powered by energy. He understands that some people prefer to work outdoor, but the challenge is: How do I power my laptop, mobile phone, stable internet etc.? This gave birth to the innovation of the SOLAR POCHA.
Tobi and his partners created a mobile app for online booking (To know if Solar Pocha is open to use) with GPS tracking.
The plan is to develop more of the system and donate to campuses in Nigeria and Africa at large. He believes that collaboration is the key to innovation and this led to the design and building of the SOLAR POCHA. Click Here to Read His Full Profile
8. KUNLE GIWA – EDUCATION
This is the brilliant, humble, hard-working, disciplined, eloquent, understanding, intelligent, wise, determined, sagacious, and young Dr KUNLE GIWA. He graduated at TASUED in 2010 with a FIRST CLASS Hons in the department of PHYSICS. He was the best graduating student in the department of PHYSICS and MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES. Such an amazing feat! Yet, he is not relenting as he has been awarded different accolades both in and outside the country.
He had his MASTERS degree from the great UNIVERSITY of BENIN as the BEST STUDENT in BIOPHYSICS options. He also proceeded to KING FAHD UNIVERSITY of PETROLEUM and MINERALS, SAUDI ARABIA for a research masters on SCHOLARSHIP in 2014. He returned to NIGERIA in 2015 to commence his PhD with TETfund SCHOLARSHIP in the great UNIVERSITY of BENIN which he finished with flying colours in 2018.
Today, he has ample ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS (both local and international) to his name. He is well respected amongst his colleagues and he is a modest man who respects people a lot. He has attended many local and international conferences in different states and countries. He has also been a RESEARCH GRANT WINNER. He has been making impacts in the society and he will continue to make unforgettable impacts and leave his footprints on the sand of time.
He is also presumably one of the first TASUED GRADUATE to bag a PhD if not the FIRST. He is happily married to a beautiful, adorable, amiable, hard-working, enterprising and supportive wife and he is blessed with a very handsome son just like him and may he continue to be fruitful and make impacts in our society and the entire world. Dr KUNLE GIWA is one of the great exports of TASUED to the world in the EDUCATION SECTOR.
9. GLORY ONOME NATHANIEL – SPORT
This is GLORY ONOME NATHANIEL, born 23 January 1996. Nathaniel is a graduate of HUMAN KINETICS from COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, TAI SOLARIN UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION. She is an energetic and professional NIGERIAN ATHLETE specialising in the 400 metres hurdles. Nathaniel is from ENWHE, ISOKO SOUTH LGA of DELTA STATE, NIGERIA.
Nathaniel weight is 62 kg (137 lb), she is signed to BUKA TIGERS ATHLETICS Club, coached by OLUWASEUN JAYESINMI. She got enlisted on the TASUED Hall of Fame when she made the Top 21 list of Students That Shaped TASUED In 2016/17. Her personal bests are 55.30 seconds in the 400 metres hurdles (London 2017) and 52.24 seconds in the 400 metres (Abuja 2017).
Year, Competition, Venue, Position, Events.
-Africa Youth Championships, Warri – Nigeria, 1st, 400m hurdles.
-World Youth Championships, Dontesk – Ukraine, 34th, 400m hurdles.
-Africa Youth Championships, Addis Ababa – Ethiopia, 3rd, 400m hurdles.
-Islamic Solidarity Games, Baku – Azerbaijan:
*2nd, 400m hurdles
*2nd, 4x100m relay
*2nd, 4x400m relay
-World Championships, London – United Kingdom:
*9th, 400m hurdles
*5th, 4x400m relay
-Commonwealth Games, Gold Coast – Australia:
*6th, 400m hurdles
*2nd, 4x400m relay
-Africa Championships, Asaba – Nigeria, 1st, 400m hurdles.
Nathaniel is one of the greatest export of TASUED (the 1st University of Education in Nigeria, 2nd in Africa and 8th all over the World) to the ever-evolving world. She is energetic, resilient, dogged, effective, efficient, gallant, nice, uncompromising, understanding, disciplined, honest, eloquent, calm, humble and professional par excellence. Nathaniel
10. TEMITOPE SOLAJA – ENTERTAINMENT
This is TEMITOPE SOLAJA, she is an award-winning Nollywood actress and movie producer. She is a graduate of MASS COMMUNICATION from COSMAS, TAI SOLARIN UNIVERSITY of EDUCATION (TASUED). She is beautiful, amiable, creative, adorable, and talented. She is popularly known for her intriguing and action-packed roles in Yoruba movies.
Temitope Solaja started her fruitful acting career in 2007 and she has starred in numerous movies such as Opolo, Bamitale and many others. She came to limelight with her first movie produced and titled “ARUGA” which was directed by ANTAR LANIYAN. The movie ARUGA is a must-watch for every home as it shed light on the ills of rudeness, arrogance and the necessary correction to those vices.
The movie tells the story of a young lady who is very proud, saucy and insults people, even elderly ones. The lessons portrayed through that movie is inestimable and priceless and basically about been modest and humble no matter your position in life. She has been in the Nigerian movie industry for some time now and she’s grown into a big brand with her creative acting abilities and beautiful looks.
The movie casts include the likes of Biodun Okeowo (Omo butty), Funmi Awelewa, Lateef Adedimeji, Sunkanmi Omobolanle, Seyi Edun, Akin Kolapo, Arike toh talenu, Awele Odita, Ayanfe Adekunle and so on. She has produced other movies such as EMPIRE and ORENTE. She has made a name for herself in the Nigeria movie industry as she has participated in a lot of movies too such as Adajo Aye, Yeye Oge, Overdose, etc.
It took her a long time to start her acting career as her disciplined and supportive parents made it mandatory for her to finish her education before embarking on her acting career. She is now in her late twenties or early thirties and she is still single but happy and she’s gradually becoming a household name in the movie industry. She is one of the best exports of my alma – TASUED in the ENTERTAINMENT SECTOR.
Compiled by: Okesola Tiwalade Oluwasegun Setiok