WAEC/GCE Registration Extended

The closure date for the Second Series WAEC/GCE Registration 2021 for Private candidates has been extended. This is great news. As a result, students who are looking to write this diet now have more time to quickly purchase their registration pins before it closes.

Registration was to close by September 30th 2021 before. However, it now closes on the 15th of October. Students who desire to take the 2021 2nd series of the Private WASSCE (WAEC GCE) Exam and haven’t registered can now do so before the new registration deadline.

Registering is easy. And this is something you can do yourself. Wondering how? We’ll show you. Firstly, you’ll need a registration pin. Just follow the steps below to get yours.

WAEC/GCE Registration

How To Buy WAEC/GCE Registration Pin

  1. Log on to www.vtpass.com/waec-registration
  2. Select exam type and input all necessary details.
  3. Proceed to payment. Choose payment method to complete your transaction.
  4. You’ll get an SMS and email containing your registration pin.

When you get your pin, go to https://registration.waecdirect.org/Register/Start, create your user profile with your pin and start your registration. With VTpass, it really is as simple as that, no stress involved.

You also get to experience speed of light transaction-processing when you use VTpass for other services. With VTpass, you can buy airtime or datapay TV subscriptionselectricity billsinsurance and education bills, all from the comfort of your home. You also have a 24/7 support centre dedicated to providing you with all the help you may need.

WAEC/GCE Registration Pins Now Available

We have great news for you today; Second Series WAEC/GCE Registration 2021 for Private candidates is on! If you are a senior secondary student or have senior secondary students around you looking to attempt the upcoming WAEC/GCE exams, then this is for you.

To write, you need to register. WASSCE Private Candidate 2021, SECOND SERIES Normal Registration closing date is September 30, 2021 so the earlier you get it done, the better.

Registering is easy. And this is something you can do yourself. Wondering how? We’ll show you. Firstly, you’ll need a registration pin. Just follow the steps below to get yours.

How To Buy WAEC/GCE Registration Pin

  1. Log on to www.vtpass.com/waec-registration
  2. Select exam type and input all necessary details.
  3. Proceed to payment. Choose payment method to complete your transaction.
  4. You’ll get an SMS and email containing your registration pin.

Upon receiving your pin, visit https://registration.waecdirect.org/Register/Start to create your user profile with your pin and begin registration. It’s as simple as that. Zero stress involved!

That’s a lot, but not all! With VTpass, you can experience speed of light transactions. Buy airtime or data, pay TV subscriptions, electricity bills, insurance and education bills, all from the comfort of your home. What more? With VTpass, you have access to a 24/7 support centre dedicated to providing you with the best support you need.

In conclusion, with VTpass, you can get your WAEC Registration Pin easily so you can focus on your exams. And you know, now is the time to actually focus, not do the dance.

Maria and Pere Kiss In BBNaija

Have you heard about the Maria and Pere kiss? Have you seen the hot steaming kiss that Maria and Pere shared in the Big brother house? Wedding bells are ringing! Fam! We watch BBNaija for the drama and that is exactly what we are getting served this season.

Nigerians are already planning the wedding online as the internet is already ablaze with the news. It appears we have another potential Teddy A and BamBam situation on our hands. Biggie’s House appears to now be the hottest place to find love. We can’t just get over that kiss.

Wait a minute, what kiss? That actually didn’t happen. But the only reason you wouldn’t know that already is because you haven’t subscribed your GOtv or DStv. Just as the only reason you wouldn’t also know that no wedding is being planned online is because you are managing the small data you have and cannot even use it to view WhatsApp statuses.

Stay Connected! Renew your DSTV/GOTV and data subscription with VTpass to know the real gist every hour, on the hour!

How To:

VTpass is an online payments platform that offers you seamless and swift payment options via which you can buy airtime and data, pay electricity bills and TV subscriptions, buy insurance and pay Educational bills. Just visit www.vtpass.com now or download the mobile app to experience payments made easy!

Dorime: The Food Mix-Up

This is the real life account of a food mix-up saga that unfolded in our office and all the dorime that came with it.

It happened on Monday morning. Mike, rushing to avoid getting to the office late, quickly grabbed the black nylon containing his food and took off without checking what was packaged for him. Can somebody play Dorime track 1?

On arriving at the office, Mike proceeded to the cafeteria and dropped his food, so eager to start the day’s work that he still didn’t check to see what had been packaged in the black nylon. DJ please play Dorime track 2

As the day went by, Francis, the office assistant, went out to buy lunch for some colleagues. Mike later goes for lunch, picks up his food, finally checks it, sees one boiled egg. He thought it strange because he knew there was chicken at home but was just too hungry to care. He started eating and was almost done when…

Shayo, his colleague, walks in and starts looking for his food with Francis the office assistant. Mike didn’t pay too much attention until he heard “there was a boiled egg in the food.” The description of the food was so apt that it became obvious that Mike don chop person food o…

Upon investigation, Mike’s real food was found having chicken, fish and snail as protein. What sort of sorcery is this? Mike wondered!

Luckily for Mike, Shayo didn’t make a big deal out of it as it was the close of his shift. That’s how Iyanu, another colleague who was in the right place at the right time, ate free food!

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Obi Cubana’s Rise: Lessons From Mum’s Burial

One of the hottest, most talked-about events in the Nigerian social circles right now has been Obi Cubana’s mum’s burial and nothing seems to be enough to kill Obi Cubana’s shine.

From the over 400 cows donated to the host, the $100,000 diamond pendant, 67 private jets that landed Oba to the fleet of over 500 luxury cars, the ceremony was as loud as loud can be. We followed this story closely and here are five lessons we gathered from it.

1. Nigerians can joke about anything.

Like, I’m not even sure we take even ourselves seriously anymore. This has to be the height. Somebody’s mother died and people were everywhere on social media saying “God when?” Seriously guys???

2. Invest in your social capital.

They said connect with people, you say no, you’re an introvert, you like your personal space, etc. Being rich in people is a thing, your network is your net-worth. If the sheer amount of cows donated and money sprayed/flung doesn’t change your mind, what will?

3. Make your own soap.

As usual, the whole saga had people saying “cut soap for us” and the likes. In an interview with bbc pidgin, Obi Cubana was asked to cut soap for Nigerians and he responded “dem no dey cut soap for anybody for dis world.” In other words, people, make your own soap o.

4. Work hard consistently.

Since soap cutting is out of it, working hard consistently is the next best thing out there then. Being excellent at what you do will not be enough, you will have to also be consistent with it. Hustle o, make your girlfriend no leave you go party for oba.

5. Nigerian scammers are creative.

All was well and good after the burial ceremony, until I got a dm from Obi Cubana asking for an airtel recharge to help make money fly in my household. Like, what???

Nigerians don’t joke when it concerns their money. Avoid scammers easily with www.vtpass.com, where you can buy airtime/data, subscribe GOtvDStv, or Startimes, pay electricity bills, buy insurance or pay educational bills at the tap of a button.

You Are Mentally Exhausted

Are you mentally exhausted and don’t know it? There always exist periods where it seems you lose interest in working and develop what can be described as an apathy towards work. Someone could even say you’re being lazy or laidback towards work.

We’ll walk you through a quick test today to check if you’re dealing with exhaustion or you’re just really lazy.

1. You Don’t Feel Motivated.

Firstly, you don’t feel motivated. Not feeling motivated is not always a sign of laziness, it can actually be a pointer to emotional exhaustion sometimes which arises as a result of the fact that you have done so much brainwork without adequate rest.

2. You Can’t Focus Or Concentrate.

Secondly, you are losing focus. Are you finding it hard to concentrate on what needs to be done? If you find yourself getting distracted easily, it could be a pointer to the fact that you are stressed and it needs to be managed before it affects you at the workplace.

3. You Constantly Fantasize About Drastic Change

Thirdly, you’re in a fantasy world. Do you find yourself suddenly imagining what your life would look like if you won the lottery? Or if someone suddenly relocated you away from the country? Using such fantasies to escape your present reality is a pointer to emotional exhaustion.

4. Small Tasks Seem Overwhelming.

Similarly, when stressed or mentally exhausted, you suddenly begin to struggle with tasks that you naturally would execute. At this point, work seems like a big deal and you just need it all to stop so you can breathe.

5. Making Your Bill Payments Stresses You.

In conclusion, we know any little thing stresses you out when you’re exhausted, especially when it concerns money. That’s why with www.vtpass.com, you can buy airtime/data, subscribe GOtvDStv, or Startimes, pay electricity bills, buy insurance or pay educational bills at the tap of a button. Above all, you eradicate stress!

When Awoof Ran My Belle

Have you ever been in a situation where the search “awoof” (freebies) landed you in trouble?

Firstly, I’d always heard it said that “awoof dey run belle,” but experience really is the best teacher I guess.

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On this fateful day, I needed to pay my DSTV subscription. Upon searching online, I found a website offering a 20% discount on payments. “Ahnahn, see free money.” If only I had known village people were after me.

I quickly entered the website as a sharp guy. inputted my card details and paid for the bouquet I wanted and got debited. I felt great. Above all, it was in that moment that I realised it actually feels good to know you got a better deal than the seller. The world was quite great, until…

Awoof

I started getting a series of consecutive debits on my account. Huh? I live in Meiran, Lagos State to be precise, why am I getting debited in Dubai? Ah, awoof!!! I had fallen prey to a scam website. My account was completely drained that day.

In conclusion, that is where VTpass comes into play. VTpass helps you to avoid getting scammed. Simply log on to www.vtpass.com to buy airtime/data, subscribe GOtv, DStv, or Startimes, or pay electricity bills . . . it’s as easy as Login, Select, and Pay!

Bitcoin: Navigating The Dip

A person or group of people operating under the name Satoshi Nakamoto launched Bitcoin in 2009. A worldwide army of enthusiasts swiftly adopted the cryptocurrency. It currently has user dashboards looking like the silhouette challenge however.

HOW BITCOIN WORKS

Bitcoin is a digital currency which has no ties to any bank or government. Bitcoins are basically lines of computer code that are digitally signed each time they are transferred from one owner to the next.

Users create the coins, “mining” them by lending computing power to verify other users’ transactions. For that, they receive Bitcoins in exchange. The coins however have monetary value. They can be bought and sold on exchanges with U.S. dollars and other currencies.

Since coming to light, cryptocurrency has been widely hailed as everybody’s “inroad” to financial independence. Some businesses receive Bitcoin for payment and a number of financial institutions allow it in their clients’ portfolios. Overall mainstream acceptance is still quite limited though.

Leading cryptos Bitcoin and Ethereum have endured a turbulent time over the past week. Share prices have dropped by 37.10% and 42.23% respectively. The market crash follows a decision by Tesla to no longer accept Bitcoin as payment for its vehicles, as announced by the car company’s CEO Elon Musk.

More recently also, China banned financial institutions and payment companies from providing services related to cryptocurrency transactions and warned investors against speculative cryptocurrency trading.

WHAT TO DO?

  1. Don’t Panic. The most important thing you need to have in order to make the decision is your head. Whether you are going to buy the dip, see the dip out or get out while you can, use your head. We are not telling you to not be afraid of losing your money. But, be sure you’re not just making an emotional decision.
  2. Assess and Evaluate. From a place of calm, make research, keep abreast of news and developments regarding cryptocurrency. It’s not the first time in recent times that the market is being hit. Just in February, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) banned Nigerian banks from dealing in all forms of cryptocurrencies, then Tesla, now China, and there have been conversations surrounding India.
  3. Make a Decision. Assess the situation and what it means for the future. As a result, you will be making an informed decision. This provides an action plan that reflects your current view on the potential risks and opportunities of cryptocurrencies.

The plunge in cryptocurrency markets may have you unsettled. But remember, this is not the first time the market is dipping.

Bitcoin in Nigeria: After the Ban

Recently, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) banned Nigerian banks from dealing in all forms of cryptocurrencies; including bitcoin.

Why was Bitcoin banned?

The Central Bank of Nigeria citeduse of digital currency for laundering and terrorism‘ as the chief reason for banning cryptocurrencies. This comes shortly after several bulls run in the price of bitcoin, gaining over 300% price increase from 2020.

Starting earlier on the month of February 2021, Nigerian banks and other financial institutions were authorized by CBN to cease crypto transactions or face a penalty.

Away from the financial powerhouses, experts have analyzed how bitcoin ban in Nigeria would impact local traders.

The Nigerian cryptocurrency market

Looking back at statistics, Quartz Nigeria placed Nigeria as the second-largest bitcoin market in the world after the United States. Stears Business reported in February 2021 that over $200 million worth of crypto is traded from Nigeria monthly. That’s a huge market to consider!

The bitcoin ban in Nigeria simply means that it would be difficult to directly convert the Naira to bitcoin, or trade bitcoin for items.

However, it does not stop at that.

The CBN regulation immediately affected many fintech establishments in Nigeria dealing with virtual accounts. Providus bank took a special hit, having to halt all virtual accounts following the order. VTpass had to temporarily deactivate all virtual accounts and recently reactivated all accounts with new virtual account numbers.

Conversations following the ban continue to float all over the internet. But what is the solution? What is the way forward for Nigerians looking to continue crypto trading amidst the ban?

Here’s our researched take:

  1. Consider Peer-to-Peer Trading: Pending when the ban would be lifted, the most viable solution to buy crypto at the moment would be P2P trading. This is buying privately from a trusted source (a friend, a local agency, etc.) as trading involving bank transfers would be impossible.
  2. Create a Domiciliary account: Well, since there are no restrictions on domiciliary accounts, you can open one, convert Naira and Dollars, and trade cryptos through that account.

Cryptocurrencies trading may have been banned in Nigeria, that doesn’t mean the digital currencies are done for. The future of cryptos for the African market remains bright against all odds.