How To Recharge Prepaid Electricity Meter Online

How To Recharge Prepaid Electricity Meter Online

How To Recharge Prepaid Electricity Meter Online

If you are still visiting ‘NEPA” office in order to recharge your prepaid electricity bill then you are obviously still living in the past. Not to worry, that’s not entirely a bad idea and you are probably not alone. A few of us stick to old ways because we prefer to do what has been working for us. However, a wise man once said that “if you don’t try new things, then you might never find out what you are missing”. Having said that, the fact that you are reading this post is a step in the right direction. This now means that you are willing to learn and learn you shall.

Let’s delve into how to recharge electricity meter online.

How To Recharge Prepaid Electricity Meter online: What Are Prepaid Electricity Meters?

A few years ago, the Nigerian government decided to combat cases of electricity price hike, energy theft, and corruption of the then PHCN staff by introducing prepaid electricity meters. Prepaid electricity meters work the same way a mobile phone works. You recharge it at the beginning of the month (or whenever your previous energy time was spent), then you will use it while you are charged for consumption. Please note that prepaid meters are radically different from postpaid in that while postpaid allows you to consume energy in advance, prepaid meters only serve you energy in arrears of you purchasing units.

Now that we know what prepaid electric meters, let’s go straight to you purchasing units to recharge the units.

How To Recharge Prepaid Electricity Meter online Using VTpass

VTpass is a bills payment platform where you can buy and pay for most utility bills and prepaid electricity meters are not left out. Here are the steps you would need to take.

  1. Visit www.vtpass.com
  2. Select “pay electricity bills” from the dropdown menu at the top left. Choose your energy provider and click go.
  3. Fill in the details and chose the “prepaid” option. Input your meter number (for a detailed post on how to find your meter number, go here) and submit.
  4. Input your payment details, submit and receive your token in your email in a matter of minutes.

That’s the easiest and dare we say the most convenient means of recharging your prepaid electricity meter online. Enjoy!

IBEDC: NOW AVAILABLE ON VTpass

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IBEDC IS NOW AVAILABLE ON VTpass

These days, there are generally more bad news than good news. But what you about to hear now is an absolute joy!:

Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company ( recharge and bills payment is now available on VTpass!

WHAT IS IBEDC

IBEDC is an electricity distribution company that serves four states namely Oyo, Ogun, Osun, and Kwara states.

  Their goal, as espoused by their website is to put their customers first and hold them as the fulcrum of their business.

IBEDC is also the largest provider of electricity in the country as they cover the four aforementioned states as well as some parts of Niger and Ekiti states

WHAT IS VTPASS

VTPass is a platform through which you can make convenient payment for your day to day services like Phone Airtime RechargeInternet Data bundle subscription, Cable TV subscription such as DTSVGOTV, Startimes, Electricity bills (PHCN) and many other services.  

How do I pay my IBEDC bill online?

You can pay your IBEDC bill online by following these simple steps:

Visit www.vtpass.com  or download our VTpass mobile app on Google Play Store.

Click on Electricity payment.

Select your Electricity area & Meter type.

Enter your correct Meter & Payment details.

Click Submit and get your Token instantly.

WHY SHOULD I PAY MY IBEDC BILLS ON VTPASS.COM?

VTpass is a bill processing platform with a huge experience in the electricity bills payment platform

Your IBEDC token will be delivered to you promptly,

You can pay your IBEDC bill whether you are using a post-paid or prepaid meter

We have a 24-hours customer support system in case something goes wrong (but it won’t go wrong!)

You would like to know that we also you can also pay for your DSTV, Gotv and Startimes subscriptions as well as buy airtime and data on VTpass.com. You can also buy your WAEC registration pins and result checker pin.

Reduce electricity bills at work and home

Do you spend so much on electricity and you often wonder why?

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Want to reduce your electricity bills at work and home?

Saving energy has been the dream of most Nigerians as those privileged to possess prepaid meters are only a few while the postpaid meter users seem to experience a constant hike in their energy prices.

We have, however, compiled a few energy-saving tips to help with your home and business so as to help you reduce electricity bills.

With proper management, anyone can bring down the cost by nearly 30%!

Tip One: Monitor Your Energy Consumption In Order to Reduce Electricity Bills

The first step for you to recognize opportunities for savings is to know and verify the amount of energy you are using. You can take the electricity meter reading at the same time daily or at intervals of 12 hours

Tip Two: Target Your biggest energy users

In order to improve efficiency, consumers need to identify the major energy user so as to focus on areas of energy that needs serving. Several options can be considered to achieve this, for instance, less efficient incandescent light bulbs can be replaced with LED’s and also air conditioners, water heaters and other major appliances can be switched off when not in use.

Tip Three: Watch out for Vampire appliances

You may wonder why we call them Vampire appliances, well these type of appliances still consume energy even when they are not in use hence its name. Appliances such as microwaves,  chargers, TVs, decoders and music systems all fall into this category, so it is advisable to switch the appliances not in use off to conserve energy.

For a full list of vampire appliances, read this post on Edison.

Tip Four: Get Everyone involved in the Energy-saving process

While human behavior can have a significant impact on your energy use, some people are energy conscious and always switch off appliances which aren’t in use, others may happily leave for work on a Monday morning with all the lights and air conditioners on.

It is, therefore, very important to communicate your energy efficiency targets to everyone so that they understand the role they can play in helping to achieve these targets. Give them regular feedback on energy use as recorded from the energy meter and let everyone know when targets are or aren’t being achieved.

Tip Five: Favour Energy-efficient Products in Procurement and Monitor Your Energy Use

While one may not be able to completely replace all energy-consuming light and appliances, it is important to plan and make budgets to include energy efficiency as a procurement consideration so that over time you are able to slowly phase out inefficient equipment.

It is also important to continuously monitor energy consumption even after achieving energy saving, as this will help you identify when/where problems arise so that you are always on top of your energy efficiency performance.

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BUY WAEC RESULT CHECKER PIN ONLINE IN NIGERIA

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has announced that the 2019 May/June WASSCE result has been released. And that means that many candidates of the said examinations will be actively looking for authentic places where they can buy WAEC result checker pin online in Nigeria.

If you fall into that category, then you have come to the right place. VTpass.com is a trusted place that you can buy your result checker pins as well as pay for WAEC examinations registration pin.

But before we delve into how to buy WAEC result checker pin online, lets answer the question for those of you who do not know:

WHAT IS THE WAEC RESULT CHECKER PIN

The WAEC result checker pin is a unique 10-digit number that gives you access to your released results. If you are not indebted to the West African Examinations Council, then your authentic WAEC result checker should be able to fetch you your result.

 HOW TO BUY AUTHENTIC WAEC RESULT CHECKER PIN

This is a very simple task now all thanks to VTpass.com. Just follow these few steps to get your result checker pins:

  1. Visit www.vtpass.com/waec-result
  2. Follow the prompt and provide the required information
  3. You will be prompted to make a payment. Kindly make the payment
  4. You will get your WAEC result checker immediately.

Kindly note that you can make this transaction also on our mobile app for android. Kindly visit the Google Play store to download the application.

Now that you have purchased the pin, the next step will be to check the result proper. Hence the question the question will be; how do you check your result with the pin?

HOW TO CHECK YOUR WAEC RESULT WITH WAEC RESULT CHECKER PIN

In this post, we have broke down the steps to checking your WAEC result thus:

1. Enter your 10-digit WAEC Examination Number. (This is your 7-Digit centre number followed by your 3-digit candidate number eg. 4123456789)

2. Enter the 4 digits of your Examination Year eg. 2018.

3. Select the Type of Examination.

4. Enter the Card Serial Number.

5. Enter the Personal Identification Number (PIN).

Click Submit and wait for the results window to come up

Third Party Auto Insurance In Nigeria: Buy Online

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WHAT REALLY IS A THIRD PARTY CAR INSURANCE POLICY

As the name suggests, a third-party insurance policy is one that covers another person due to the action of the owner of the insurance title. Third party auto insurance is radically different from a comprehensive insurance in that the insurance company only repairs or pay for the damage done on another road user’s property.

To put it in perspective, a third party insurance can only be invoked when you cause damage (either mechanically or bodily) to another person’s possession (either vehicle or life).

The limit for third party motor damage in Nigeria is one million Naira (1,000,000) however, one can increase the amount payable by increasing the payment of additional premium

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HOW TO BUY THIRD PARTY AUTO INSURANCE ONLINE IN NIGERIA

A number of Nigerians do not know the importance of a third party insurance policy. For most of us, we only get the policy because it is a document that Police Officers and Federal Road safety agents ask for when they hail our vehicles to a stop. But the truth is that a third party car insurance policy is a very important coverage.

To buy Auto insurance online in Nigeria, just click here

You would be prompted to input some details and then you will receive your documents which you can print and use ANYWHERE in Nigeria.

HOW MUCH DOES A THIRD PARTY AUTO INSURANCE COST IN NIGERIA?

When you buy third party insurance, you only pay a paltry sum of 3000 Naira which is great!

You pay just 3,000 Naira, but if and when you damage a third party property, the insurance company covers you for up to one million Naira (1,000,00) which is a fantastic deal.

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF THIRD PARTY CAR INSURANCE

As we wrote in this article, the benefits of third party auto insurance are many and important. Some of them include but are not limited to:

1. Provision of Legal Cover and Financial Assistance.

2. Assurance of Peace of Mind

3. Provision of security

4.Availability of easy, Round the Clock Availability of Third Party Car Insurance

5. Availability of easy shift of burden.

Francis Ewherido in this post for The Guardian goes ahead to say “it (third party auto insurance) is a wonderful policy.

Because for just N5,000 premium, you transfer the unlimited liabilities for third party bodily injuries and death and limited third party property damage liabilities to your underwriter.

Check out the steps below to purchase Third Party Auto Insurance policy:

HOW TO GET THIRD PARTY AUTO INSURANCE ONLINE IN NIGERIA

1) Visit www.vtpass.com

2) Select the Auto Insurance icon

3) Enter full information and payment details

4) Click Submit

Voila! Your third party auto insurance is ready!

HOW TO ATTRACT CUSTOMERS AS A TERMINAL AGENT

How to attract customers as a terminal agent

So you have signed up as a terminal agent expecting to make good money but it has not quite happened for you yet?

I know that at this point, you are probably frustrated with the difficulty of getting people to patronise you as a terminal agent. Who will not be frustrated anyway? What’s the point of having a business if nobody is patronising you?

The rat race of getting customers for your terminal agent business can be frustrating but you can avoid it being a rat race by targeting a select  group of customers who are most likely to buy.

Attracting customers can be a herculean task for a any business, but with these few pointers we about to give you, you would be on your way to getting a good chunk of customers. Here are a few steps to take:

Know Your Business Inside and Out

This seems like an obvious thing to do but trust me, it is not. When trying to convince prospective customers to buy, explaining exactly what you want for them is the easiest way to get them interested in the brand. Therefore, the importance of you knowing your business through and through can not be overemphasized. For it is only when you know your business inside out that you will be able to explain it to a prospective customer.

Identify Your Ideal Client

Identifying your ideal client is an important step in getting customers through the door and running a sustainable business. As Brian Tracy says in this blog post for Entrepreneur.com , The ability to find a customer, sell your product or service to that customer, and satisfy the customer so that he buys from you again should be the central focus of all entrepreneurial activity

Who do you think are more likely to buy from you? Your friends? Your classmates? Your family members? Whoever they are, you have to take the first step of identifying them, their habits, where they hang out and in this case, how they pay bills. This is your first step in attracting them because when you know them, then you can approach them.

Discover Where Your Customer Lives

After properly defining who your target customers are, the next step is to find out where they live. Well- not literally in many cases, but the idea is to know their needs and where to meet them at the point of that need.

When you do that, you are at a lot of advantage to convert them quickly.

Position Yourself as the Answer

Now that you know where your customers live and where to meet them at the point of their needs, you want to position yourself as the go-to person that will solve their problems. Take for instance a middle-aged Papa Nkechi who finds it difficult to pay his Gotv bills. He travels 100km to the community hub where he normally pays his Gotv bill. If you position yourself close to his neighbourhood, he will naturally be more than happy to patronise your business! So as you can see, positioning yourself as the answer to people’s problem comes with a lot of perks and trust me, people have a lot of problems with bill payments.

For more information on how to position yourself as the answer for prospective customers, read this post by WPengine on Everconvert.com

Word of mouth works!

We are all a part of a community, and there is no better place to start promoting your terminal agent business than in your community. For one, your close community is possibly your strongest support system and they are always almost certainly within the proximity of your business.

More so, as Jacob McMillen puts it in this post for Yotpo, 92% of consumers will believe a recommendation from friends and family over ANY other type of advertising. Therefore, you can see the huge potential that your word of mouth advertising has for.

Go out today, call that friend, send a WhatsApp broadcast message and tell your community that you are open for business.

Follow Up

Many Nigerian businesses fail when it comes to following up their customers after they have made a purchase and that is a counterproductive action. We spend a lot of money and/or time to get new customers through the door and when they buy, we just abandon them even though it is a lot cheaper and more probable to get returning customers to buy/patronise us. This culture is more mind-blowing when you realise that, according to Kissmetrics, it’s nearly 7 times less expensive to retain an existing customer than to gain a new one.

So you can see that you don’t want that happening to you. You want to get as many returning customers as possible, and the best way to do that is by following them up. That customer that buys DSTV subscription from you monthly, you should probably keep a record of him and call him to remind him when his subscription is about to expire. The lady that normally recharges her IKEDC prepaid metre with you, you should reach out and ask her if she knows how to input the token on her meter. T

These are just a few ways of following up your customers. For a more detailed analysis, read this post on 25 Ways to Keep a Customer For Life by Amanet.

Be Trustworthy

There are times when customers will not be able to come down to your physical location in order to pay and they would probably transfer the money to you to help conduct the transaction. Helping them do the transaction in a timely and transparent fashion will engender trust in your customers and trust is an important ingredient that will help you business grow in the short and long term.

These a few pointers as to how you can keep attracting both new and returning customers to your business. One of the most important point to note here is that is while it is exciting and exhilarating to get new customers, it is even better to retain a returning customer as he or she is a lot easier to convert. Also, you have to start where you are and do what you can. Don’t wait until you have a thousand customers, start with word of mouth in your community and scale up as your business grows.

You are already partnering with a brand that has your best interest at heart, so why shouldn’t you succeed? Take advantage of our 24/7 customer support channels, competitive commission rates, and excellent service delivery to satisfy customer needs and power your business Good luck!

5 Benefits of Third-party Auto Insurance

Third party car insurance is a compulsory policy required for all car owners in Nigeria and is backed by law.

Third party car insurance cover or liability cover is a policy which protects the car owner or driver of the vehicle against any legal liability, accidental liability, financial loss or property damage, medical expense cover in the event of an injury to or even death of any third party arising out of their vehicle.

Asides from being a mandatory requirement for using the road for drivers, below are other benefits of having third-party auto insurance:


Provides Legal Cover and Financial Assistance:

Third-party auto insurance covers the insured person’s legal liability in case of death or disability to any third party, and any loss or damage to a third party property.


Ensures Peace of Mind:

Third-party auto insurance brings peace of mind when dealing with any traumatic situation that hinges on financial payments. Hence, instead of worrying further about such unforeseen expenses, the focus is just on the immediate relief from stress and coping up with the incident.


Security:

Third-party auto insurance gives you confidence when you get into a road accident and also covers you against violent reactions in cases of accident/loss.


Easy Round the Clock Availability of Third Party Car Insurance:  

Unlike other insurance policies that are limited to only the offline method of renewal or application, VTpass third-party auto insurance is easily available online round-the-clock i.e 24/7, and 365 days a year from any location.


The shift of burden:

With third-party insurance, you do not need to worry over the third-party loss as the Insurer supports you in such instance.

Now that you understand why it is so important to invest in a third party car insurance, always remember that this is the best way to gain comprehensive coverage against losses that you might incur if your car gets damaged, stolen or causes injury, death, and damage to third-party or third party property.


How To Purchase Third-Party Auto Insurance Policy


Steps ;

1) Visit www.vtpass.com

2) Select the Auto Insurance icon

3) Enter full information and payment details

4) Click Submit


What & How Can You Invoke The Third-Party Insurance Policy?

Anytime you get involved in any of the scenarios mentioned in the previous paragraphs (and covered in the insurance contract); all you need to do is file a claim. You can file a claim directly via the Insurance Company or the agent that underwrote the insurance policy for you. Make sure you have clear photo evidence, and receipts (in case you paid for part or the full claims already).

Third-Party Auto Insurance Now Available on VTpass

Third-party auto insurance now available on VTpass

Introducing its latest feature and the cheapest third-party auto insurance deal into the Nigeria market, VTpass now offers third-party car insurance for as low as #3,000 naira only.

Third-party insurance generally, is an insurance policy purchased for protection against the claims of another i.e it is meant for the protection of other road users while you use our car.

For instance, if you insure your car on third party only insurance (the premium is N3,000 naira), and you get involved in a road accident where you are at fault, the insurance company will be liable for the repair of the other person’s car while you repair your own car. Also, if you damage somebody’s property like a building’s fence in an accident, the fence will be repaired by the insurance company. However, you should take note that there is a certain limit to what the insurance company will pay for motor third party property damage. The maximum is N1,000,000.00, but some can pay as high as N2,000,000.00.

Protect your car with VTpass third-party auto insurance service.

A lot of Nigerian drivers have wrong perceptions about auto insurance policies and only subscribe to it because it is among the vehicle license documents legally required for them to use the road. In fact, only 1 in 100 car owners understand that third party car insurance is not just a document for road usage, but a savior in times of unexpected occurrences. When you run into Police or other agency roadblocks, and your car particulars are checked, if you do not possess third-party insurance, you would be arrested.


Regardless, check out how to Purchase third-party Auto Insurance policy:

Steps:

1) Visit www.vtpass.com

2) Select the Auto Insurance icon

3) Enter full information and payment details

4) Click Submit

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5 Electrical Safety Tips For This Rainy Season

Safety tips for the rainy season on VTpass

While the rainy season this year may seem to have arrived earlier than usual, we are very glad that the hot air has been lifted.

Marked with increased rainfall, thunderstorms, high winds, and flood, the rainy season could see a lot of electrical accidents, especially since water is a good conductor of electricity.

However, that informs the need for us to pay more attention to safety when dealing with electrical appliances this season.

Here are a few electrical safety tips you may need in this rainy season:

  1. Stay away from Flooded Areas:

Everyone is adviced to stay indoor or to find the closest shelter in the event of rain or storm.  But if you have to go out, it would be wise to avoid flooded areas, especially those close to heavy electrical equipment.

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2. Stay away from power lines during a storm:

The human body is a ready conductor of electricity and as such,  It is advised that you stay at least 10 feet away from a power line and anything touching it.

The proper way to move away from the line is to shuffle away with small steps, keeping your feet together and on the ground at all times. This way, it will minimize the potential for a strong electric shock.

3. Never leave Cut Wires astray:

In cases where you have wires on the floor or lying on the road in your area, it will be wise to either get a DisCo official to reconnect or safely tuck away the wires before the event of a rainstorm.

These wires may cause severe electrical hazards if they come in contact with water (provided current is flowing through the wire).

4. Avoid outdoor electrical tasks during rainfall:

Avoid high altitude during rainfall, as that presents a real danger of being struck by lightning – especially when climbing poles.

Never attempt electrical chores if you are not a trained engineer but if you have to, avoid doing this under the rain.

5. Take caution when close to Water:

Never touch anything electrical with wet hands or bare feet, always use caution when operating electrical appliances near water sources and all appliances.

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Remember that your correct meter number must be supplied when buying prepaid electricity.

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Pay AEDC & Other Electricity Bills On VTpass

Electricity bills payment on VTpass
Electricity bills payment made easy on VTpass

We will forever be grateful for technology, and its daily advancement as human life has been made easier since the advent of the Internet.

Similarly, payment of your PHCN electricity bills for either Prepaid or Postpaid meter has been made a lot easier, faster, and for your convenience.

Rather than commute to the PHCN office, you can now purchase electricity tokens for your prepaid meter or recharge your postpaid meter online at the convenience of your home or office.

How, you ask?

Here’s a breakdown on how to pay your electricity bills for Ikeja electric, Abuja electric, Kano electric, Jos electric, etc.

Steps:

  1. Visit www.vtpass.com / download the VTpass mobile app,
  2. Click on Electricity payment,
  3. Select your Electricity area & Meter type,
  4. Enter your correct Meter & Payment details
  5. Click Submit and get your Token instantly

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