E-payments in Nigeria Post-COVID

E-payments in Nigeria saw a total transformation during the lockdown. Yes, the pains of COVID-19 were felt but perhaps it left us with a few lessons too. We witnessed the difficulties associated with economic stagnation and knew the importance of business activities in any economy.

From the angle of finance, the pandemic gave insights into the future of payments in Nigeria. A study by Accenture revealed the limitation of cash and the increase of digital payment during the lockdown periods worldwide. For Nigeria, this is especially true.

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Even though people withdrew more cash than ever from ATMs around the country, less than 60% of that cash was actually spent. This was due to cash hoardings by people amidst not knowing when the lockdown would be eased.

Lack of physical cash gave boosts to online payments. Cashless and contactless payments became the norm so as to reduce the risk of contracting the virus.

The long queues at ATMs were yet another factor. It was far easier to make payments digitally than paying in cash. Many individuals and businesses that could operate during the lockdown switched to electronic payment. All of these exploded e-payments around the country.

Just how much explosion? you might ask. In May 2020, e-payments in Nigeria jumped by 82% to ₦11.676 trillion from ₦6.421 trillion in April 2020. An all-time high!

Online retailers and payment platforms saw increases in patronage too, even as other consumer spendings decreased. This was evidenced by the increase in the number of online stores and internet marketers during the lockdown.

Now, as the country kick-starts full operations of economic activities, the question remains; would the rate of e-payments in Nigeria reduce, or would it increase in the coming months?

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Why e-Payment would increase

Electronic bill payments for goods and services around the country are only bound to increase. Here are two major post-COVID reasons why this would happen:

  • Personal Precautions:

The crisis may be relaxed but the ‘panic’ still exists for many. Millions of people would still prefer to take the safer route when making bills payments – that is to pay online.

Many health experts have warned about the risk of contacting COVID-19 from unaware, new carriers not detected during the quarantine. As such, the need to protect personal self from contacting the virus through cash handling or contact payment would keep a lot of people on the online payment track for a very long time.

  • Convenience:

For many, the quarantine was their chance to experience online payment for the first time. Convinence has been the major driver of e-payments since inception; it’s no wonder why a large percentage of new users would want to stick with the system.

World Bank already predicted that 25% of all money transfers would be done electronically by 2025; a chunk of that increase coming from new e-payment users in Africa. Convinence and speed of payment are major drivers that would prompt these new users to switch paymently to e-transactions.

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VTpass, driving e-payments in Nigeria.

Online bills payments are not reducing anytime soon. Instead, a lot more bill payers would make the switch from cash transactions in the future. You too can transit to paying bills online today.

Start by logging on to www.vtpass.com to pay bills in minutes. VTpass is Nigeria’s leading online payment platform that allows you to pay for the daily services you enjoy. You can top-up airtime or data, subscribe your GOtv, DStv, or Startimes, pay electricity bills, buy insurance, and do more.

Payments on VTpass are fast and easy and you get value for your money within minutes of transfers. Visit www.vtpass.com to get started or simply download the VTpass mobile app.

Champions League Resumes 7th August, Finally

When major football leagues (EPL, La Liga, Seria A, and Bundesliga) resumed; fans got their tint of hope of possible Champions league resumption. Although the date of resumption was announced by UEFA 3 months ago, the feeling of ‘it’s finally here!’ can’t be really shaken off.

After a five-months hiatus due to the global pandemic, the UEFA Champions League and Europa League resume August 7th, 2020 in order to play out the pending matches of this troubled season. 

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However, things would take a different shape. UEFA set out two mini competitions to solved the puzzle of travelling amidst the pandemic. Uncompleted round of 16 matches would be played out in host stadiums on 7th and 8th of August. Then from 12th August, all roads lead to Lisbon, Portugal where quarter-final matches would be played in knockout form. Oops, no home and away.

Here’s a timeline of UEFA Champions League activities:

  • 7-8 August: Round of 16-second legs (host home stadiums)
  • 12-15 August: Quarter-finals (Lisbon)
  • 18-19 August: Semi-finals (Lisbon)
  • 23 August: Final (Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Lisbon)

So put on your soccer shoes, yank out the popcorn and enjoy. Major round of 16 ties includes:

  • Barcelona vs Napoli: It was honors when this two first met in a 1-1 draw at Naples. The Spanish giants would be at home advantage when they host Napoli at the Camp Nau
  • Manchester City vs Real Madrid: Current Spanish champions fell at home to City in the firs encounter. They face an uphill task coming back against Gurdiola’s men at the Etihad.
  • Juventus vs Lyon: Lyon leads 1-0 in this encounter. The men from Turin would be better prepared to host their opponent who play away this time around.
  • Bayern vs Chelsea: This is perhaps the center of attention. With Chelsea trailing 3-0 from the first leg; it’s looking bleak for the Blues when they finally face Bayern in Germany.

It’s really juicy as it sounds, we can’t wait! You can latch unto the action by subscribing your GOtv, DStv, or Startimes now. Don’t be told of what’s going down. And when you’re not watching football, relax into the drama of the on-going Big Brother Naija Season 5!

VTpass always got you covered.

5 Secrets To Staying Motivated At Work

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black man feeling tired and uninspired at work

Nearly everyone has been through that phase/episode where you just lack the motivation to work and it starts to feel and as though nothing works.

Most times the lack of motivation at work could make you feel terrible, bored and frustrated about your business or career. However, we’ve got great news for you as we have compiled a short list to help you stay motivated while completing your daily tasks.

1. Don’t Think About it as Hard Work

Never think of your job as hard work.

Studies have shown that when a project you’re faced with isn’t viewed as drudgery, but rather as a piece of the puzzle that’s helping you along your career path, then perhaps the energy required to do it will be easier to come by.

Here’s how Marie Stein deals with feeling uninspired”at work;

I try not to think so much about how difficult or frustrating or impossible that might be; I just think about how good it must feel to be that, or how proud I might be to have done that. Make hard look easy.

2. Task Identity

Checklist for work done.

Work is most motivating when it’s clear what, exactly, you’re accomplishing. On the other hand, nothing is worse than working all day and thinking “What did I even do today?!”

To stay motivated at the end of each day or week, make a “Got Done” list (the opposite of to the to-do list!), where you outline all of the tasks you’ve completed. For extra motivation, keep it somewhere you can see.

3. Evaluate Task Significance


Always set your tasks in order of priority.

Another key to staying motivated is knowing that the work you’re doing makes a difference in some way—recognizing the impact you’re making on your clients, company, or the world.

If you’re not totally seeing this connection, try to dig deep. You could map your weekly sales reports to the increase in your company’s bottom lines or sales unit, Or make a list of the tasks you do that reduce this cost for your company and find ways to focus on those aspects of your job more often.

4. Focus on things that really matter

Did you know that doing things that don’t mean anything costs(us) a ton of mental energy?

FOCUS

Take a minute to go through your list and take off anything that’s both truly demotivating and unnecessary for you to do. It’s not always best to finish what you started if, down the line, you can’t even remember the reason you started something in the first place. 

5. Celebrate Wins

Celebrating your wins

An acknowledgment of how good you are doing, no matter how small or big is a great step to boosting your motivation.

You may forget how crucial all the little wins are if you’re constantly waiting for a long-term payoff. So ensure to treat yourself and never underestimate how gratifying it can feel to recognize tiny advancements.

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ADJUSTMENT IN PAYMENT METHODS FOR TERMINAL AGENTS

 

This is quite an important information for all the terminal agents. These are those who through the stable of VTpass resell services such as airtime, data, electricity bills and tv subscriptions. First off, we would like to sincerely appreciate you for signing off on a partnership with us. You have become a vital part of our organization and you hold the reins of its success just as much as we do. It is with this in mind that we have decided to acquaint you with the little adjustment in payment method.

Rather than pay online through your card, you are now required to credit your wallet through our bank account to avoid the levied processing fee. Hence, in pre-funding your wallet, you are to deposit or transfer fundsinto the bank account given below. Consequently, beginning from this moment, any attempt to fund your wallet via the online platform will attract a 1.5% card processing fee which will be at your own expense.

This slight adjustment is bound to be of mutual benefit as it will halt the recurrent percentile losses we make on all payments done through your card online, just as it will help ensure your commission.

Below are the details of the account with which you are required to now perform all financial transactions:

Account Name: Broadshift Ventures
Account Number: 0137830731
Bank: GTBank

And if you feel you want to opt out of the terminal agent program, do feel free to send us a mail so we can downgrade your wallet to that of a regular customer’s.

If you want to know more about this, you can just click on this: Agent Academy

You can also contact us via any of these means.

Contact Details

Email: info@vtpass.com

Phone number: 08138752358.

We would like to hear from you.

Best regards from the stable of VTpass.

 

TESTIMONIALS FROM VTPASS CUSTOMERS

For us at VTpass, It’s been quite an experience serving our customers. The year 2017 earmarked a huge breakthrough for the organisation, as we underwent quite a lot of upgrades just so we can deliver better. And we did deliver better. But then, we can’t be better judges of our own selves. Rather, only the customers can give a better judgement of how best we serve them. So yes, we will be taking a perceptive look at the comments and testimonials of our customers. And this, we will do, via the various social media channel available.

Bur first, it would be good to reinstate just what we do for a service. Now, VTpass is an online payment platform that allows for convenience in the payment of bills and bidding for services. So that by simply logging on to www.vtpass.com, you can pay your daily bills in a jiffy and without the inconvenience of scathing for a physical store. So, say you need to pay your electricity bills or DSTV subscriptions, you can easily come on to www.vtpass.com. And then, you get through to it in just three easy steps:

Log on

Select

Pay

Every day, thousands of people go through the stable of VTpass to pay for their numerous bills and settle expenses. Because they trust that their bills will be paid and delivered with swift proactiveness. But again, we shouldn’t speak for them; we should let them speak for themselves.

Ugochukwu Nkwocha-

VTpass has always worked for me. I had an issue where I purchased PHED credit for a new prepaid meter that has not been activated. As a result, the token wasn’t sent. A few days later, I resolved the activation issue with PHEDC and contacted VTpass on a Sunday night and they responded immediately with the token. I was pleased that I didn’t lose my money – 

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I am glad to be one of the visitors on this great website

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I really think I will be back to your site

Diceview-

Your website is fantastic

In all truth, VTpass as a payment website has created utmost convenience and ease for as many people as need to pay bills regularly. If you have not joined in, then you are missing out. Pay your electricity bills, tv subscriptions, airtime and data the easy way through www.vtpass.com

HOW OUR MOBILE PHONE REALLY WORKS

Have you ever known anyone to ponder on how we manage to seamlessly communicate with others on our mobile phone? And other people do not seem to understand the wireless connection and a proper two-way conversation. Well, this might be a weird thing to ask or ponder on. But it is an abiding question at the back of the mind of many. Also, we do not have to necessarily assume this to be merely a technological wonder. We can actually get to know how this connection come about.

mobile phoneFor one, VTpass, as an online payment platform, leverages on this seamless connection to provide the best of service for her customers. So that just by logging on to www.vtpass.com, you can get your daily services. You are looking to buy airtime and data, pay electricity bills and cable tv subscriptions? Then www.vtpass.com will work just fine for you. So, coming to our phone and the endless calls we seem to always make and receive. Not just that, we can even get information on the Internet, play game, watch TV and integrate other devices into our phones. How does it all really work?

Now, the mobile phone is a radio, a sort-of higher grade radio. But a radio still.radio,phonee

In fact, when the cell phones were not available, people with means could install radio telephones in their cars. But then, there was one central antenna tower per city, and perhaps 25 channels available on that tower. What this meant was that meant that the phone in your car needed a powerful transmitter — big enough to transmit through a long distance. It also meant there just were not enough channels to go round for everybody. Only a few people could use the radio-telephone.

The innovation of the cellular system laid in the division of cities into small cells. This meant extensive frequency reuse across a city so that millions of people can use cell phones simultaneously.

phone,vtpassA walkie-talkie kind of works in the same way. So, understanding the walkie-talkie will lead to an understanding of the cell phone. But of course, the cell phone works in a more complex way.

Now, the walkie-talkie is a half-duplex device. That is, two people communicating on a walkie-talkie use the same frequency, so only one person can talk at a time. On the other hand, a cell phone is a full-duplex device. That means that you use one frequency for talking and a second, separate frequency for listening. Both people on the call can talk at once.

And then, a walkie-talkie typically has one channel. A typical cell phone can communicate on 1,664 channels or more. Also, while walkie-talkie can transmit about 1 mile (1.6 kilometres) using a 0.25-watt transmitter.Cell phones operate within cells, not transmitters, and they can switch cells as they move around. Cells give mobile phones incredible range. Someone using a cell phone can drive hundreds of miles and maintain a conversation the entire time because of the cellular approach.

phone,vtpassHence, the mobile or cell phones basically use cells to operate. The carrier chops up the city into cells. Cells are normally thought of as hexagons on a big hexagonal grid, like this. Basically, these are what we call masts

What further aids the cell connection is the use of low power transmitters. This allows for the same frequencies to be reused in nonadjacent cells. Each cell has about 56 voice channels available. In other words, in any cell, 56 people can be talking on their cell phone at one time. Analog cellular systems are considered first-generation mobile technology, or 1G. With digital transmission methods (2G), the number of available channels increases. And the increment has only continued with time.

Another thing you need to know is that all cell phones have special codes associated with them. These codes help identify the phone, the phone’s owner and the service provider. So these codes are responsible in some way for how calls are regulated by carriers.

phoneSo yes, there is a whole lot of story when it comes to how cell phones work. But you would have discovered from all indications that the cell phone we have in your hands or home is one wonderful device. And its usefulness cannot be overemphasized. Also, we cannot afford to take all the connection we have access to for granted. To keep connected, you are to regularly renew your airtime and data.

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And this is by all means very easy. All you need to do is to log on to www.vtpass.com. Hence, you can pay for your MTN, 9MOBILE, AIRTEL, GLO airtime and data services. And what’s more, Vtpass offers one a very convenient means of paying these bills in just three steps.

LOG ON TO WWW.VTPASS.COM

SELECT SERVICE

PAY

Also, pay your electricity bills, DSTV, STARTIMES, GOTV cable TV subscriptions. Indeed, technology has made everything so much easier; VTpass has made technology a messenger. And now, there is no stopping or slowing down for you.

JOS PROFILED ON VTPASS

If there is ever any one activity that will always keep people connected and tickled, it’s travelling. Well, not that kind of travelling you do to go see your relatives or take a new wife. But the adventurous, thrilling travels.Really, it’s fun to visit places way different from what you are used to. You not only get the tingle of changing locations and living a different life in a different time frame, you also get to learn many new, exciting things as well as pick up on some habits and friends that might just change your life. So, if you are looking for a new place to explore and spread your wings, you might just want to try out Jos.

Jos is the capital of Plateau State. And Plateau is one of the thirty-six states in Nigeria. Jos, as a city, has quite a reckoning reputation and heritage which have earned it a place in the heart of locals and other expatriates.

josBefore we get to talk more about Jos, you would like to know that VTpass identifies with this great city and its people. Our presence is beyond doubt felt as we have made it very easy for nationals to pay for their bills with speed. Just by logging on to www.vtpass.com, you can, from anywhere in Jos, pay for your electricity bills, phone airtimes, data subscriptions, cable tv subscriptions and lots more.

In any case, here are certain things you should know about Jos.

History

josEvery place has a history, no doubt, and Jos is not excluded. Jos is said to have been the natural home of the Nok people. These Nok, who were mostly artisans have since not been found on the Jos grounds. Instead, a group of farming population now inhabit the place. Also, the area gained credence when tin was discovered in its vicinity. This drew the attention of the British colonials in those days. And it also caused a lot of people to migrate there. So that, at the moment, the city actually contains a mix of tribes and people. Even till now, Jos is known as the Tin City.

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Again, it would surprise you to know that this city was not exactly named Jos. According to some historians, the original Nok dwellers named it Gwosh. But when a group of Hausa migrants came, they could not quite get to say the word Gwosh. Instead, what they were able to pronounce was Jos. And the name just stuck over time. Not only that, other historians say Jos is a clip from the full name Jasad. The British who could not say Jasad or Jas just as well called it Jos.

Population

josFrom the 2006 census, it is easy enough to say that Jos has a population of 900,000 people. But with the years gone by, this number must have increased. This is not to talk of the constant incoming of people who cannot get enough of the place.

  • Tourist Centres

  • josTalking about those who can’t get enough, Jos is a sweetheart site for most tourists. And it is also a choice getaway for holiday seekers and vacationists. Why is this so? Well, there is the numerous beautiful places in Jos to start with. Talk of the National Museum, the Wildlife Park, the Rayfield golf centre and resort. Also, we have the University of Jos, with its teaching hospital. You want to feel the pump of the academic world, then this is a place to visit.
  • jos One particular place to go see is the Shere Hills, with its Riyom rocks that just about looks animated. Then the Ahmadu Bello Roundabout, the Pottery Hill, Jos-Bukuru dam are places for art and science oriented ones to take delight in. We can go on and on talking about places to see. The bottom line is a tourist can never get bored in Jos.

Jos Electric

josSo, all of these sightseeing and fun will not go down well if there is no stable energy support to go by. Well, Jos Electricity Distribution Company is that radiant part of Jos that supplies electricity to the people. When you go to Jos, visiting them is not such a bad idea. But if you just want to pay your bills, you do not need to go that far. All you need do is log on to www.vtpass.com, pay your bill and just like that, you get constant electricity.

Also, you can pay for other services like your MTN, 9MOBILE, GLO, AIRTEL  phone airtimes and data subscriptions. You can also pay for your DSTV, STARTIMES AND GOTV subscriptions.

Food

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So yes, you must admit that a great place without a great food culture is not great. Then you would like to know that Jos is not lacking when it comes to food. For one, there are new, great, delicious dishes you can pick from the city like the Habib Yoghurt, Tuwo, Kunu etc. Also, there are really nice places to go if you want to be treated to awesome intercontinental dishes. Located in the Railway Terminus market is the Felak Burger Bistro and Meat Shop. Apart from this, the Net Cafe also treats you to great desserts. And for a great main meal, just find your to The Lass. Again, one good thing about this place is that food items, especially agricultural products, are very affordable.

Security

josIn spite of the religious and ethnic clashes that sometimes occurs in this area, there is still a lot of peace and love between locales in the city. Also, the city is very accommodating and accepts guests well.

Climate

josNow, ask any tourist and one good news they will tell you about Jos is the climate. Jos is always very cool and temperate even at high altitudes. So that, every once in a while, snowfalls occur. The cool climate and airy atmosphere is one feat no other place in the tropical region of Africa can quite boast of.

Airports

If you already are thinking of visiting this amazing place, then you might like to know about Jos’ main airport. Yakubu Gowon Airport, that’s the name. However, there is also an internal airport called Jos Airport that transports people from Lagos to Jos.

  • So, at any time you decide to take a leap and cross over to Jos, remember this. VTpass, with its convenient online payment platform www.vtpass.com, will always be everywhere welcoming you with ease and in grand style.

SERVICE DELIVERY: HOW TO AVOID ANY DISAPPOINTMENT

Have you ever had something fail just at the point you need it? No salt just when you need to season your food. A massive brake failure just when you need to travel. A funny, heavy downpour of rain when you had planned to take your woman or man to somewhere ‘special’. Name it. Disappointments can be frustrating. But what is more frustrating than not being able to get a service just when you need it- airtime, data, electricity, and constant TV time. That’s pretty frustrating, especially when you need to make a life-changing call or send that one email that will turn things around for you.

service, vtpassAnd what is even irking is that these things that seem quite easy to get sometimes will not be accessible for very funny reasons. For one, it might be a public holiday and the all available outlets to get any of these services might be under locks. Again, you find yourself in any place where getting to buy recharge card, paying your electricity bill or renewing your tv subscription is as good as walking about, looking for a pin in the whole of Sahara Desert. You might be a little bit under the weather and incapable of going around or it might just be that the recharge card you end up buying has been used!

service,vtpassReally, there are lots of reasons you might not get your everyday services just when you need them. But there is one service that does not disappoint at any time or anywhere and that’s VTpass.

ABOUT VTPASS.COM

glo,mtn,airtel,9mobile,serviceVtpass.com is your one-stop online payment platform through which you can pay for any such service like your phone airtime (MTN, AIRTEL, GLO, 9MOBILE), Cable TV subscription (DSTV, GOTV, STARTIMES), Electricity bill and other services. Because of its widespread reach, you can utilise the services we offer at vtpass.com anywhere and at any time. Vtpass.com has proven over time to be the reliable courier to whom you can entrust the payment of your bills to be done with speed and convenience.And to make it even better, you can make any such payment in just three easy steps:

Even better, you can make any payment in just three easy steps:

Log on to www.vtpass.com.

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Select the network you want to pay for and enter the phone number you want to pay into in the displayed form.

Pay.

It’s as easy as it looks.

SERVICE SUPPORT CHANNELS

If on any occasion, you feel the need to reach us as regards any such issues urging redress, we are always on hand to take in your comments, complaints or suggestions. You can reach us at any time through the following channels:

Email: support@vtpass.com

Phone: 08138752358

Support website: www.vtpass.com/contact

Live chat on the website www.vtpass.com

By lodging your complaints through any of these channels, your unresolved issues will be attended to as soon as possible. We are open to all and any of your suggestions and recommendations regarding our services.

So, if you have always been disappointed in various capacities. Then, this is one platform you are sure you will never experience any failure or frustration. VTpass.com is simple, safe and secure.

API: LET VTPASS.COM SERVE YOU WELL

The first question that will be on your lips is what is an API?

Well, here is a textbook definition:

An API stands for “Application Programming Interface.” An API is a set of commands, function, protocols and objects that programmers can use to create software or interact with an external system. It provides developers with standard commands for performing common operations so they do not have to write the code from scratch.

But not all of us are computer geeks or nerds. Ok, most of us are not. So here are simple, fun ways of understanding what an Application Programming Interface (API)  is:

You buy an extension, which you intend using to charge your phone, laptop and the likes. For the extension to work, you are not going to plug straight to the transformer next to your house, or the wire transmitting electric current to you, right? No, you need an interface. Something that can stand in the gap and collect the energy from the electric current down to you. You need a socket. This socket which is usually connected to a wire on the wall serves as an interface to which you plug your extension. This in response to the interface, enables you to charge your phone and any other thing.

The API is just like that socket, except it is something you can’t see and it has more to do with the internet world.

ANOTHER EXAMPLE

You want to buy rice and chicken from your favourite restaurant. Now, do you just go into the kitchen where it is being cooked or stored? And then demand a plate of rice and chicken? Of course, not, there is an attendant, a waiter. In this case, an interface that delivers your request for a hamburger to the kitchen staff. They in response to your request, hand over the food to the waiter, who will, in turn, place it before you. And then, lunch or dinner is served. Or breakfast, if you are the one that does late meals or does not fancy the routine bread, tea and egg.

The waiter has served as an API, relaying messages for you all in a bid to deliver a service. You must have guessed by now that in the real sense, the person making the request is not a person, but codes. Just like the waiter and kitchen staff responding to the requests are are all codes.

So, simply put, APIS are messengers that take requests from a user end, go to the right quarters to deliver the message.  And then relays back an answer to the user again. In a technical sense, you use an API when you employ the code written by someone else or their database for your own purpose, or to service your own website.

WHY DO I NEED TO KNOW API?

There are a lot of ways knowing how the API works can profit an average online business person. Say, you have a natural hair blog that sometimes needs to display videos. You might not have these videos at all. But by integrating Youtube’s API to your site, these videos can be displayed on your site.

It is through this the API that many videos on YouTube get featured on sites that clearly are not Youtube. Another easy way of using API is having a website where you need people to sign in or login. Because you know Google or Facebook already have the sign in feature which is way professional.  On proper request, you can simply use Google or Facebook’s sign in feature. So that, what you will have on your own website is “sign in with Google or Login with Facebook”. You might be nodding in understanding right now. That’s good, but there is something even better.

LET VTPASS.COM SERVE YOU WELL

vtpass,apiVtpass.com is your one-stop online payment platform through which you can pay for any such service like your phone airtime, Cable TV subscription, Electricity bill and other services. Because of its widespread reach, you can utilise the services we offer at vtpass.com anywhere and at any time. All that needs be done is:

Login to www.vtpass.com.

Select the service you want to pay for and enter the necessary details.

Pay.

And if you want to do bigger things as an IT brain, you can integrate Vtpass.com’s API into your website or application and begin to sell any of these services to those in contact with your website or app. What this means is that you get to resell such services as 9mobile, MTN, GLO,  Airtel airtime and data subscriptions, electricity bills for almost all electricity distribution companies, educational payments such as WAEC Scratch Card, cable TV subscriptions and so much more. And if you are not the technical specialist, but you have a website through which you can sell our services, you can consult your web developer or programmer who will, in turn, visit our website www.vtpass.com or consult our support centre and make you a retailer of our services.

And if you are not the technical specialist. But you have a website through which you can sell any of our services. You can consult your web developer or programmer. The programmer will, in turn, visit our website www.vtpass.com or consult our support centre. And make you a retailer of our services. But the first step is logging into www.vtpass.com and trying your hands on the services we sell such as phone airtime, electricity bills, data subscriptions, DStv, Startimes and GOtv subscriptions and so on. This first step will definitely take you off guard into a place of greater beginnings.

 

ELECTRICITY METERS: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

Electricity has, no doubt, been a blessing to every individual life. And though it seems there are more miles to cover before we attain the status of constant, stable electricity in Nigeria, we can’t ignore the fact that right steps are being taken in the right direction. First off, there is the decentralisation of power distribution and partial handing over of power management and administration onto private companies with the purport of ensuring a more effective, less bureaucratic control over the power sector.

Also, the sale and installation of prepaid meters in individual homes have gone a long way in stamping a seal of accountability on the minds of Nigerians. Not only can individuals gauge and estimate the rate of electricity they consume, but they can also control it.  So that the company only charge them for the exact amount of energy they consume. As great as having the prepaid or postpaid meter may be, it poses certain questions which if not readily and rightly answered can put off any consumer. Here at Vtpass.com, we have provided ready, responsive answers to all such questions as can be seen below.

WHERE TO PAY

phcn,electricity,vtpassHaving to go far away to distant outlets can be quite an energy-sapping task. And a time wasting one too. But why go through a lot of stress paying for your electricity bill when you can, from wherever you are, simply sit back and pay for it in three easy steps. Vtpass.com affords you the opportunity of doing this, just as it affords you the opportunity to pay for your phone airtime, data subscription and cable tv subscription. You want to try it now?

Just log in to www.vtpass.com.

Select Pay Electricity Bill and enter your details on the displayed form.

Pay.

A token will be generated for you in form of an email or text message. You only have to input the number of the token into the meter.

HOW TO PAY

electricity,vtpassWhen paying for your electricity bill, one thing you need to know is your meter number. But oh, you are thinking, my meter number. Isn’t it the one on the card that comes with the meter? Well, you will be right if you are not talking about the long list containing both alphabets and numbers. Because that is only the serial number, not the meter number. Meter numbers are strictly numbers, no alphabets included.

Again, meter numbers are not just found on cards, they can also be found on the meters. It all depends on where you live and hence, which distribution company you belong to. electricity,vtpassIn fact, they are also called account numbers in some regions. The pattern of the meter number also varies based on each distribution company.

With these meter numbers, you can pay your electricity bill on www.vtpass.com by simply logging in, entering your details including your meter number and paying. Just remember that your meter numbers are strictly numbers.

WHAT YOU SHOULD WANT TO KNOW ABOUT YOUR ELECTRICITY METER

electricity,vtpassBeyond buying and installing your meter, you might want to know about the pending debt on your meter. This pending debt usually comes with almost every new meter and needs to be cleared before any proper use. You can make proper enquiries about the exact amount of the pending debt on your new meter and then clear it on vtpass.com. Log in to www.vtpass.com, enter the amount of the debt alongside your meter number and pay.

Also, you can make payment for your 9mobile, Airtel, MTN, GLO airtime and data subscription on www.vtpass.com. Again, renew your DStv, GOtv and Startimes subscriptions and so much more by visiting www.vtpass.com.