The “Glory of All Lands ” -Bayelsa- has produced its Best State Spellers at the Nigeria Spelling Bee Bayelsa State Level contest.

The competition was conducted on the 12th of May 2022 at New Total Child Academy Yenagoa which played host to the statewide contest.

At the conclusion of the day’s contest, Victoria Akpakoro of Hansal International Schools emerged as the Best Junior Speller while Jeff Ehimatie of Hansal International School clinched the Best Senior Speller slot.

These spellers will progress to represent the state at the National Finals of the Nigeria Spelling Bee slated for the 3rd-7th of August 2022 at Divine Rays British Schools Obosi-Onitsha, where they stand a chance to win up to N1,000,000 / N500,000 scholarships for Senior and Junior categories respectively.

National Finalists also have an opportunity to represent Nigeria at the African Spelling Bee continental competition in Malawi.

Runners-up at the competition include:


Apiafi Briella Tamunobie Belemabo of Hansal International Schools


Igoniwari Pere-Ere Blessing of New Total Child Academy

We want to appreciate all parents, coaches and schools who availed themselves to make the contest a memorable one for the spellers.

Our most profound appreciation goes to the host school, New Total Child Academy Yenagoa

See for a list of events upcoming this season in states across Nigeria.