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A report on the booming second-hand phone market and how to protect yourself.

While many phones change hands via sites such as Gumtree, Jumia successfully, Most people purchase smartphones from an individual and are not afforded the same consumer rights as those who bought one from a business. This is called a consumer-to-consumer transaction and you do not have the same refund, repair or replace rights as you would when buying from a business. While there are many gains of buying second-hand products with regards to price and durability, there are also pains associated with buying same products including, but not limited to the possibility of purchasing a stolen product. There are ways people buying a used device could minimise the risks of ending up with a stolen product, including buying from a reputable dealer. Check the ESN (electronic serial number) to view th...Read More

Why You Should Consider A Course In Computers

A course in the field of Computers might just be what you need. If you’re looking for a college major that gives you an incredible job outlook, I have two words for you: Call it “computer science”; Call it “Information Technology”; You got it. In Nigeria, with Business centers and other businesses that use computers springing up everyday, there is definitely need for people with Information Technology expertise on the rise. In the US, there are almost 10 times more computing jobs open right now than there were students who graduated with computer science degrees in 2015. Also in the US; there are about 530,000 computing jobs currently open, according to, which used data from business research association The Conference Board. “Of course,” wrote former education secretary Arne Dunc...Read More

A Biography on Mo Ibrahim

Mohamed “Mo” Ibrahim is a Sudanese-British billionaire businessman. He worked for several telecommunications companies, before founding Celtel, which when sold had over 24 million mobile phone subscribers in 14 African countries. After selling Celtel in 2005 for $3.4 billion, he set up the Mo Ibrahim Foundation to encourage better governance in Africa, as well as creating the Mo Ibrahim Index, to evaluate nations’ performance. He is also a member of the Africa regional advisory board of London Business School. In 2007 he initiated the Mo Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership, which awards a $5 million initial payment, and a $200,000 annual payment for life to African heads of state who deliver security, health, education and economic development to their constituents an...Read More

Voolsy – Tasty and Free Meal Tickets Now

Voolsy is India’s 1st in-restaurant food ordering app designed for Restaurants, Food Courts, Bars, Pubs as well as Cinemas. It is currently functional across 7 major cosmopolitan cities of the country with a network of more than 1500 outlets including majors brands like Pizza Hut, Subway, The Chocolate Room and many more. Business hours is from 7:30am to 9:30am daily, with 10 -100 staff and customers may use code VOOLSY100 while signup in Voolsy app and get Rs.100 Voolsy credits. Visit the Voolsy website Submitted by Irfan Pathan(Digital Marketing Manager)

How to Write an Adjustment Letter

An adjustment letter is a kind of company letter submitted in reply to a customer’s problem letter or state, created by a administrator of a corporation or business agent. It is additionally known as a problem answer letter, state adjusting letter, customer problem response, letter of answer to a problem, letter of problem answer and some other very similar terms. Adjusting letters cope with almost all types of issues and statements: poor support, faulty product, products not provided, income not obtained, delivery emerging overdue, and so on. Due to the customer-vendor connection, an adjusting letter additionally acts as a lawful document verifying the facts of the communication and detailing the decision or dissolution of a issue scenario among 2 parties. It is substantial to compr...Read More

Many killed in clash between police, illegal miners

IN NIGERIA Many people have lost their lives in a clash between illegal miners and the police at a mining field in Mayo Sine area of Mambilla Plateau, Taraba State. Daily Trust gathered that the incident occurred yesterday afternoon when a team of armed policemen stormed the field to dislodge the miners but met resistance. It was further gathered that the miners, about 10,500 in number and mostly from neighbouring west African countries, had been carrying out illegal mining in the area for the past 10 years. Daily Trust also learnt that the police on arrival destroyed temporary structures used by the miners as their houses and confiscated items used by the miners to dig out the precious stones. The field where the illegal mining activities was taking place had been earlier allocated to a m...Read More

What Kind of Small Business Should I Start?

Do you dream of starting your own small business?   But what kind of small business should you start? Learn more about the opportunities waiting for you. Are you hungry to be on your own, to be self-sustaining, to make your own decisions, to take pride in what you’re doing and to own something? Do you want to say, “I’ve worked hard for this, and it’s mine?” There are many new business opportunities where enthusiastic entrepreneurs can make their fortunes, or at the very least, a good living. You can take charge of your future and build exceptional wealth and long-term equity through opportunities like these. You already know more than you think you do. You have the talent, drive and ambition to run your own business. One of my favorite quotes is from Aristotle, who said, “Become by doing.”...Read More

Great Home Businesses You Can Start While You Turn Your Passion Into Profits

There’s a million-dollar idea for everyone, a way to start a business and make money from your interests, insights, and inventions. Are you one of those people who dream about a home business of their own? Are you creative? Would you like to take your favorite hobby or inventive concept to a new, more profitable level? How about working from the comfort of home while you make money around the clock? If this decade has taught us nothing else, it has taught us that we can’t count on an employer for our long-term financial security. There’s no such thing as job security when you work for someone else. This article opens up a world of opportunity and shows you how to turn your creativity into cash. The first step to independence and success is to find a great home business. S...Read More

12 Magic Ideas for Your New Internet Business – Make Money While You Follow Your Passion

Starting an Internet business is the opportunity of a lifetime. The Internet has become our primary tool for communication and sales. An Internet business offers you many advantages over a conventional business. You can operate a global Internet business right from home, often by yourself. Your Internet business does not require a bricks-and-mortar storefront. Your Internet business has unlimited potential for success with only a small investment. Sometimes it takes only part-time work to make full-time profits. Do not be deterred by the process of building a web site, which is actually fairly straightforward. The investment of your time and your expertise can earn big rewards. From the beginning, the hot areas for an Internet business have always been software, music, books, electronics, ...Read More

Pension Fund Assets Rise To N7.3trn

The nation’s pension assets gained a whopping N1.2 trillion in the last 12 months, shooting up the pension funds from N6.1 trillion in December 2016 to N7.3 trillion as at the end of November 2017, LEADERSHIP findings has revealed. This means that the pension fund grew by 16 per cent in the last one year, a growth that has been applauded by market observers. From N6.1trillion the pension assets stood at in December 2016, it soared to N6.25 trillion in January 2017, moved to N6.29 trillion in February, leaped to N6.41 trillion in March and grew to N6.49 trillion in April 2017. By May 2017, the pension assets had risen to N6.72 trillion; it jumped to N6.83 trillion in June, soared to N6.94 trillion in July, increased to N7.09 trillion in August, and in September, it stood at N7.16 trillion. ...Read More

Pay N499bn On Income Tax Expenses

A total of seven Systematic Importance Banks (SIBs) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) have paid N499 billion on income tax expenses between 2011 and 2016, information gathered by LEADERSHIP has revealed. Financial institutions under the category of SIB include Zenith Bank Plc, Access Bank Plc, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc (GTBank), parent company of FBN Limited, FBN Holdings, United Bank For Africa Plc (UBA), Ecobank Nigeria (Ecobank Transnational Incorporated) and Diamond Bank Plc. According to findings by LEADERSHIP, the above financial institutions in six years under consideration have reported an estimated N2.6 trillion profit before tax as a result of Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) acquisition of their non-performing loans (NPLs) and prudent management of customers’ de...Read More

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