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Phones / Re: Tecno Vs Infinix Discussion Trend by Yinksy09(m): 9:05pm On Mar 07
Tecno for me
Phones / Re: Tecno Camon 16 Pro Price In Nigeria, Features, Pros & Cons, Alternatives. by Yinksy09(m): 9:04pm On Mar 07
I am still considering whether to buy the camon 16 or camon 16 pro
Phones / Re: Help, My New Tecno Phone Is Not Responding To Anything. by Yinksy09(m): 9:03pm On Mar 07
Hello, please has this been sorted out
Phones / Re: Smartphones With Best Camera And Battery Life In Nigeria 2020 by Yinksy09(m): 9:02pm On Mar 07
What of Tecno camon 16?
Phones / Re: TECNO POVA: 4 Things You Need To Know About The New Device by Yinksy09(m): 9:01pm On Mar 07
I really like the phone specifications
Phones / Re: Infinix Note 8i Vs Tecno Pouvoir 4 Pro by Yinksy09(m): 9:00pm On Mar 07
Tecno pouvoir 4 pro because it doesn’t only give you a good camera but also a powerful device
Phones / Re: Where In Abuja Can I Swap Tecno Phone by Yinksy09(m): 8:57pm On Mar 07
Try and look for a Carlcare service center
Phones / Re: Which Phone In Naija Market Now Is Good For Gaming by Yinksy09(m): 8:56pm On Mar 07
Kayconcept2:
I will just recommend tecno Pova and tecno Camon 16.
The pova is also my fist choice

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Phones / Re: Oppo A93 Vs TECNO Camon 16 Premium by Yinksy09(m): 8:54pm On Mar 07
andelawhite:
Is there any particular reason you’re going for camon 16?
The camera is great for me and from the review, it’s the right choice
Phones / Re: Oppo A93 Vs TECNO Camon 16 Premium by Yinksy09(m): 6:21pm On Mar 07
I will go for the tecno camon 16
Health / Nigeria Takes Delivery Of It’s First Batch Of COVID-19 Vaccine Through COVAX by Yinksy09(m): 3:13pm On Mar 02
The first batch of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines has arrived Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja via an emirates airline.

Nigeria with a population of about 200 million took the delivery of about 3.9 million doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines. The west African country becomes the third African nation. after Ghana and Ivory coast to receive the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-vaccine in Africa.

Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19 and Secretary General to the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, Minister for Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, the Director General, National Primary Health Care Development Agency, NPHCDA, Dr Faisal Shuaib, and the Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Diseases Control, NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu among others were present at the airport to receive the vaccines.

A Twitter user shared a video of the unloading of first batch of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.

https://twitter.com/simars80/status/1366734716053958658?s=21

Nigeria also launched on online registration portal for COVID-19 vaccinations, its primary healthcare agency said on Monday.

Osindeinde Ademilayo Abodede, a healthcare worker, was the first to register for the vaccine, the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) said in a Tweet on Monday. Her appointment was scheduled for March 12 in Abuja.

According to the special assistant to the President of Nigeria on Digital and News media, the vaccine rollout is in phases which he listed:

Nigeria Vaccine Rollout Phasing:

Frontline health workers & strategic leadership
50 & above (60 & above, then 50-59 – with priority of course for people with co-morbidities)
18-49 with co-morbidities
Rest of eligible population (i.e. 18-49 without co-morbidities)
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) will analyze a sample of vaccines on Wednesday and Thursday, while the vaccination is expected to begin on Friday. Leaders and top government officials will get vaccinated on March 8.

COVAX is co-led by Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), working in partnership with UNICEF as well as the World Bank, civil society organisations, manufacturers, and others. COVAX scheme aims to deliver at least 2 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines by the end of 2021.

Read more in how to register online for administration of the vaccine
https://yinksmedia.com/nigeria-takes-delivery-of-its-first-batch-of-covid-19-vaccine-through-the-covax-initiative/

Phones / OPPO Nigeria To Launch The Reno 5 Series In March by Yinksy09(m): 12:19pm On Mar 02
Chinese smartphone maker Oppo is gearing up for a launch of its Reno 5 series in the Nigeria market after the successful virtual launch in Kenya on Monday, February 22nd. The company is yet to announce when its latest devices – the Reno 5 and the Reno 5F will be coming to Nigeria.

Popular Nigerian YouTuber and content creator, Fisayo Fosudo posted an image on Twitter of the unreleased OPPO Reno 5 along with a caption of major specifications of the device.

https://twitter.com/fosudo/status/1365249815890833412?s=21

A Twitter user asked for the price and OPPO mobile replied ”Stay tuned” which means Nigerians should expect the device anytime from now. But we believe the device should be launched anytime from mid-March in Nigeria.

https://twitter.com/oppomobileng/status/1365251210870202369?s=21

OPPO also revealed the upcoming Reno 5 and 5F smartphone on its Kenya website. The design, camera specifications, battery capacity, processor and software of the upcoming smartphone is on the website.

According to the OPPO kenya website, the device will feature a 4,310mAh battery, 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, 50W fast Charge 4.0, AI colour portrait mode and dual-view video mode. It also comes installed with the latest OPPO’s ColorOS 11.1 out of the box.

The OPPO Reno 5 series was released into the Kenya markets in 4G version and this will apply to the Nigeria market since 5G network is yet to be deployed in the country.

Comparing the design and specifications, the Oppo Reno 5 could be an upgraded version of the Oppo Reno 4, which was launched in Nigeria last year.

OPPO is one of the largest smartphone makers in the world and after the launch of its innovative OPPO A93 and Reno 4 we expect to see improved features in the Reno 5 series.

Read more: https://yinksmedia.com/oppo-nigeria-to-launch-the-reno-5-series-in-march/

Phones / All You Need To Know About The Jumia Nigeria Tech Week 2021 by Yinksy09(m): 8:19am On Feb 25
Taking place in the first week of March is Jumia Nigeria tech week. This is the biggest tech sale for the year and it comes with huge discounts and mouth watering deals. Jumia Tech Week will be starting from Monday, March 1st till Sunday March 7th and is sponsored by Samsung, Umidigi, intel, HP, Xiaomi, and MasterCard.

For consumers that want to buy new tech items or replace old ones can take advantage of the biggest tech sale. Deals up to a whopping 60% discount on every tech item such as; smartphones, tablets, laptops, headphones, speakers, smart watches, printers, scanners, hard drive, video games. camera, TVs, accessories, and more.

Best prices

Jumia tech week offers you best brands, high quality, best prices, flash sales and many more. Deals to expect during the Jumia tech week

Flash Sales

Jumia Nigeria is offering huge discounts and flash sales deals for selected tech products. These items can be seen on the Jumia app with discounts up to 90% at a scheduled time and date.

Treasure hunts

Jumia tech week treasure hunt has four available items at 99% off. A customer can only win one of these item when found and available only on the App.
During th treasure hunts customers can get an iPhone 12, PlayStation 5 and 50,000 naira shopping voucher for 99% off which means Jumia gives you at an almost free price.

Enjoy discount using MasterCard for payment

Customers can enjoy up to 20% discount when they checkout on JumiaPay with their MasterCard during Jumia tech week.

Voucher/Discount codes

Follow the hashtag #JumiaTechWeek on all social media platforms to get discount code and coupons from influencers and celebrities. You can get up to 10% discount off using any of the Jumia tech week voucher code.

Some voucher codes you can use to shop at 10% discount; JLLWIZZ, JLLDIKE, JLLGANNY, JLLTOLLY, JLLFOLO, JLLOMIDAN and many more.

Giveaways: Get ready to win big!

During the Jumia tech week, different prizes will be won daily.

- Shake to win
- Spin and win
- Flip and win
- Selfie and win

To read more about Jumia tech week 2021 and tips/tricks to get the best deals then visit the link below:

https://yinksmedia.com/jumia-nigeria-tech-week-2021-huge-discounts-at-the-biggest-tech-sale/

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Jobs/Vacancies / Applications Open For Google News Initiative Innovation Challenge! by Yinksy09(m): 1:36pm On Feb 24
Google has announced its second Google News Initiative Innovation Challenge (GNI) in Africa, the Middle East, and Turkey.

The second GNI Innovation Challenge in the Middle East, Turkey & Africa region focuses on reader engagement and new business models in any form. It follows the highly successful first round of the Challenge for the region which saw 21 projects from 13 countries receive $1.93 million in funding.

The initiative aims to recognize new and innovative projects that increase reader engagement and explore new business models in the media space. As part of this program, the GNI will fund a set of projects from around the world that meet specified criteria, with the intent of producing learning and thought leadership to share with the wider industry.

Requirements for Google News Initiative Innovation Challenge

The Challenge is open to organizations of every size, including freelancers and sole traders, that aim to produce innovative, original journalism and to enlighten citizens with trustworthy journalistic content, whose projects focus on encouraging a more sustainable news ecosystem
Incorporated organizations need to be incorporated in one of the eligible countries within (countries listed in Terms & Conditions) in the Middle East, Turkey & Africa.
Unincorporated organizations need to be registered in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa or, if unregistered, have their principal place of business based in the region.

How to Apply?

The application window opens on 22 February 2021 at 10 GMT, and closes on Monday, April 12 at 23:59 GMT. Only online applications in English will be considered.

Applicants are asked to provide descriptions, detailed project plans and budget information via our online application form. They are also required to accept the Middle East, Turkey & Africa GNI Innovation Challenge Application Terms and Conditions.

Eligible projects

All projects mist have clear indicators showing the impact of the project from a user perspective and/or from a business perspective (eg: audience indicators, business plan when relevant). Successful projects will also need to be delivered within one year.

We encourage innovative projects – focused on but not limited to – the areas below:

Business Models
Distribution
Interface
Social
Workflow

Projects can be experimental but must be measurable with well-defined goals. We encourage applicants to clearly underline the opportunities of the project by providing clear key performance indicators (KPIs). KPIs should have a significant digital component.

Projects will be evaluated against four main criteria:

Impact on the news ecosystem Innovation: Preferred projects will be innovative (use of technology, business model, new reader engagement approaches etc) and be transformative for the applicant and for users.

Feasibility: Projects should demonstrate clear indicators and metrics, or even a business plan when relevant, and set out key risks and mitigation steps.

Inspiration: How can the project help news organizations learn from each other? Willingness to share knowledge, open source code or/and to contribute to the improvement of the ecosystem overall.

Diversity: Preferred projects will be able to demonstrate their self-defined commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion whether that is within their audience, organization or content. Google is committed to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and works to support companies/projects which are inline with such values.

Projects that would NOT qualify for Innovation Challenge funding include:

Projects relating to news coverage only or projects merely translating news content into other languages
Upgrades of legacy publishing systems
Projects that relate to simply collating or listing data (for example, the publication of job listings or stock exchange data, or the re-publication of newswire articles);
Projects on training or education only
Projects which do not have any monetization component
Projects which do not impact a news organization
Projects which reflect research without implementation

Benefits of Google News Initiative Innovation Challenge


Selected applicants will receive funding of up to $150 000 and 70% of the total project costs.
Eligible expenses include personnel costs, engineering costs and the purchase or licensing of any equipment, tools, hardware, software and other assets or materials needed for the project as well as marketing expenses (capped to 20% of the total amount requested).

Read more on how to apply through the link below
https://yinksmedia.com/applications-open-for-google-news-initiative-innovation-challenge/

Culture / Why Nigerians Should Avoid Selfishness And Adopt Selflessness by Yinksy09(m): 1:02pm On Feb 17
Selflessness is an important key to happiness, friendship and can bring about good relationships around you.
Many avoid this due to many reasons such as helping others but don’t get returned the Favour.

Do you think we should always expect the reward of selflessness to come in a Monetary form or it should come as a blessing? I think as a blessing because it comes when you least expected.
Let us not also overlook the fact that most happy people are selfless.

We should all avoid selfishness and pursue selflessness as a means to achieving a fulfilled life and a happy life.

Now let me ask you how selfless are you? Do you thrive to help others without getting nothing in return

My friend do you help people with something they struggle with or struggle to do which is so easy for you.

Take this quiz and see how selfless you are :

https://www.zikoko.com/quizzes/quiz-how-selfless-are-you/
Celebrities / Re: DJ Cuppy And Fireboy Valentine's Day Photos by Yinksy09(m): 9:18pm On Feb 16
Being there for the person you love is appreciating them. #atokenoflove
Celebrities / Re: D’banj Buys A Range Rover For His Wife, Lineo For Valentine by Yinksy09(m): 9:15pm On Feb 16
Love is sweet. Always share gifts and express #aTokenoflove to each other. I am so happy for her
Romance / Re: Man Gifts Lover N30 Million Tesla Car For Valentine's Day Celebration (Photos) by Yinksy09(m): 9:12pm On Feb 16
Wow I am so happy for her. We should always learn to appreciate each other and show #ATokenoflove
Romance / Re: Man's Valentine's Gifts From His Girlfriend, Amaka Vs His Ex Girlfriend (photos) by Yinksy09(m): 9:10pm On Feb 16
He has to choose one at the end because both showed how much they love him through #Atokenoflove.
Education / Apply For The Tech-relevant Teacher (TRT) Project :registration Ends At Midnight by Yinksy09(m): 9:13am On Feb 16
The Tech Relevant Teacher (TRT) Project is a Bunmi Adedayo Foundation initiative, sponsored by The Coca-Cola Foundation. The project aims to train 200 low-cost and middle schools (school heads and teachers) in virtual teaching skills and technologies. It also seeks to introduce virtual teaching into schools who do not have the resources and skills to do so by supporting them with hardware and software resources.It is a 4-month project (between February and May 2021) that shall directly impact 600 beneficiaries (200 School Heads, 200 Math Teachers and 200 English teachers) and indirectly reach over 1,400 teachers. The trainings will be delivered both virtually while the mentoring will be blended.

TRT Project includes the following activities:

1. School Sustainability and Leadership Conference
2. Training of teachers in virtual teaching skills and techniques
3. Grant award to 30 deserving schools to set up a mini-content production suite
4. Subject expert mentoring in Math and English
5. Mentoring and production of e-learning courses/lessons for immediate uptake
6. Launch of the BAF LMS

Who can enroll for Tech-Relevant Teacher project

All low-cost and middle cost private schools are qualified to register and enroll for the project. It is restricted to schools in Lagos State only. The Tech-Relevant Teacher (TRT) Project will work with: “low-middle cost primary schools in the six (6) Education Districts of Lagos State with at least 6 teachers on its payroll, while registered teachers for the program must have a smart phone and possess basic computer skills” For the purpose of the Tech-Relevant Teacher (TRT) Project, The Mobilization Partner, W-Holistic Business Solutions (W-HBS) has set the beneficiary definition as:

• Low-Cost Schools: This is defined as schools that charge tuition of a maximum of N75,000/annum.

• Middle-Cost Schools: This is defined as schools with tuition of N75,001 – N200,000/annum

Eligibility Criteria

The school must be based in Lagos State

It is strictly for primary school heads and teachers.

It is for low-middle-cost schools (Government-owned schools not included)

School owners or school administrator are expected to register on behalf of their schools.

Only three people (School Head, 1 Math and 1 English teacher) will be directly trained by the Foundation

All Registered Teachers must have a smart phone and must possess basic computer skills

School must have at least 6 teachers

School leadership must commit to organizing a step-down training for teachers who were not registered

School leadership must be available to attend the School Sustainability and Leadership Conference on Thursday, 27th February 2021

Deadline for registration: Registration closes on Tuesday, 16th February, 2021


Notification of shortlisted applicants: All shortlisted schools will be notified latest Friday 19th February, 2021.

To apply please click the link below :
https://yinksmedia.com/apply-for-the-tech-relevant-teacher-trt-project/

Business / Roqqu Launches It’s Seamless P2P System Amidst Uproar In Cryptocurrency. by Yinksy09(m): 11:00pm On Feb 12
In a statement released last week, The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) had the Nigerian fintech startup space shaken to its foundations as it set out to clamp down on the use of cryptocurrency in the country, following a circular released on January 12th, 2017.

CBN, the regulator of financial activities in the country in a circular released on the 5th of February 2021, ordered banks to close accounts associated with cryptocurrencies and stop similar future transactions.

Despite the shocking and seemingly sudden news; The compliance of DMBs, NBFIs and OFIs were immediate as banks notified their customers that they had severed ties with crypto startups. Crypto startups sent notifications to their customers that they would no longer receive deposits or allow withdrawals in naira.

Crypto startups could not reach a compromise with the regulator and hence,the only way out of the dilemma was to find a way of working the system -innovate their way out of the sticky situation.

The weekend following the release of the circular was a hectic one for the entire Alpha Team at Roqqu as they worked around the clock to calm and reassure their users of the safety of their funds while simultaneously building a sustainable solution for the withdrawal and deposits of funds all the while adhering to the laws put in place by the CBN.

ROQQU, one of the biggest players on the crypto radar in Nigeria with over 500k+ users in no time had its Alpha team launch a decentralized means of trading that ultimately allows users access to their coins without a breach of the CBN directives.

The Alpha Team at Roqqu setup Peer-2-Peer (P2P); a decentralized network that allows you to fund your wallet and make withdrawals without a mediator; a regulatory body such as a bank. The use of the P2P networks comes with a fair size of advantages as it eliminates several problems faced with the use of centralized systems. A few advantages of the P2P network are;

More channels of withdrawals and deposits

P2P exchanges offer a wide range of payment methods unlike centralized exchanges that usually only accept bank deposits and wire transfers that can be quite cumbersome.

Also, in line with the CBN directive,many banks will not accept withdrawals from, or make deposits to, centralized exchanges. With P2P trading, you are transferring to and from bank accounts that the banks do not associate with cryptocurrency.

Increases Blockchain Knowledge

interaction between crypto traders and hence causes an increase in the conversations circling the crypto world. These conversations leave cyberspace and penetrate the grassroots as users begin to feel more involved in blockchain technology leading to a growth in the crypto market.

Faster Trades

Many of us have had the “pleasure” of depositing a cheque only to wait days for it to clear or had a bank transfer even domestically take more than a day. International transfers are often far worse depending on a multitude of factors that are relatively unpredictable at the best of times.

When using a centralized exchange there are lengthy verification waiting periods which you do not experience on a P2P as KYC is not mandatory. Customer service is often better on P2P platforms as they are focused on each individual’s experience and are invested in the assurance that they will provide a pleasant customer experience for all users.

Other than these advantages P2P offers to crypto traders, it also offers the advantage of creating Job opportunities. The process would require a decentralization of roles in various aspects of the crypto space, one of which is the P2P merchants system. The P2P merchant system is open for anyone to sign up and participate. Our intention is to open up the system to other countries in Africa.

P2P demands that crypto startups looking to adopt this network require more hands on deck to build a more sustainable and reliable P2P network.

Download the Roqqu app today on your Apple store or Play Store to enjoy this decentralized, fast and efficient system of trading.

Nairaland / General / Re: Humanitarians Receive Pleasant Gifts From Secret Valentine On Social Media by Yinksy09(m): 8:56pm On Feb 12
I love surprise gifts. I am so happy for them and the secret valentine sent this as #ATokenofLove
Romance / Re: How Will You Spend Your Valentine's Day This Year? by Yinksy09(m): 8:46pm On Feb 12
Yinksy09:
Is falls on a Sunday so after church I am going to take her out for a movie then a dinner date at Hard Rock Cafe. I already have a gift for her and it’s a great surprise.

For everybody saying I am planning to propose, that’s not it for now. Once it is time man go propose.
I just want to give her a gift to show #Atokenoflove and appreciate bae. She has been amazing since we met.
Celebrities / Re: Cardi B Val Message To Women: If He Buys You Flowers, Buy Him Grasses by Yinksy09(m): 8:40pm On Feb 12
If he buys you flower appreciate him, if he buys you a car appreciate him. Maybe that is what he can afford but just know it’s #Atokenoflove and he cares about you. Love should not be difficult.
Celebrities / Re: Mr Eazi Surprises Temi Otedola With An Early Valentine's Day Treat (Photos) by Yinksy09(m): 8:36pm On Feb 12
Love is sweet ooo �
An early Valentine’s Day treat from Mr eazi to Temi otedola shows #Atokenoflove
Romance / Re: I Like This Guy So Much But I Need Help Not To Show It Too Much.please Advice Me by Yinksy09(m): 8:10pm On Feb 12
I feel you are in love already and not all men have the courage to confess their love first. But if he can’t tell you I feel you should tell him. You can show that by taking him out for dinner on Valentine’s Day, which is #Atokenoflove by appreciation.
Romance / Re: How Will You Spend Your Valentine's Day This Year? by Yinksy09(m): 8:04pm On Feb 12
zedegit:


I hear the word 'proposal'.

You will propose publicly to her and she will say ,"No". Don't take it too much to heart.
I hear this “ No proposal for now” �
Romance / Re: How Will You Spend Your Valentine's Day This Year? by Yinksy09(m): 8:03pm On Feb 12
dayleke:


Congratulations!!!
Thank you �
Romance / Re: How Will You Spend Your Valentine's Day This Year? by Yinksy09(m): 8:02pm On Feb 12
madridsta007:


Congratulations on your engagement.
Thank you in advance. But not now �

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Romance / Re: How Will You Spend Your Valentine's Day This Year? by Yinksy09(m): 11:26am On Feb 12
Is falls on a Sunday so after church I am going to take her out for a movie then a dinner date at Hard Rock Cafe. I already have a gift for her and it’s a great surprise.

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