WAEC Releases 2017 May/June Results, See How To Check Yours Here

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The West Africa Examination Council WAEC 2017 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) Results for School Candidates have been released.

The head of the Nigeria National Office of WAEC made this known at a press briefing at the Council's office in Yaba Lagos.

According to him, out of the total number of candidates that sat the examination, 1,471,151 (One Million Four Hundred and Seventy One Thousand One Hundred and Fifty One) candidates, representing 94.36% have their results fully processed and released, while 95,734 (Ninety Five Thousand Seven Hundred and Thirty Four) candidates, representing 5.64% have a few of their subjects still being processed due to errors traceable to the candidates in the course of registration or writing the examination.

He mentioned that a total of 923,486 (Nine Hundred and Twenty Three Thousand Four Hundred and Eighty Six) candidates, representing 59.22%, obtained minimum of credits in five (5) subjects and above, including English Language and Mathematics.
He observed that 59.22%, percent performance of candidates that obtained five (5) credits and above including English Language and Mathematics in the WASSCE for School Candidates represents an improvement to the result in 2015 and 2016 which was 38.68% and 52.97%, respectively.

However, the results of 214,952 (Two Hundred and Fourteen Thousand, Nine Hundred and Fifty Two) candidates, representing 13.79% of the total candidature for the examination are being withheld for further investigation in connection with various cases of examination malpractice.
He advised candidates who sat the examination to check the details of their performance on the Council’s official website within the next few hours with the result checker PIN and Serial Number which are contained on the flip side of the candidates’ CIVAMPENS Card issued to all candidates by WAEC.

To check your results, click on www.waecdirect.org



Embattled Etisalat Change Name, Now 9Mobile

Embattled network provider, Etisalat Nigeria on Thursday 13th July, 2017 changed its name to 9Mobile following the depth crises and other issues affecting the brand in the country.

Though, they had promised that smooth operations will not be affected and staffs will not be laid-off, only the name will change and it has been changed.

The company's management at the end of a management meeting in Lagos adopted the new Etisalat name "9Mobile".
Recall that Etisalat International issued 3 weeks ultimatum to change the name, Now that the name has changed, you should begin to see effect of the name change from your mobile device any moment soon. We should be expecting adverts on media outlets to create awareness to the public and am sure it's just a matter of time before we get used to the new name.

As it has been stated earlier, the change in name won't affect your Etisalat line, your data plans, your airtime, your subscriptions or your tariffs as everything is still intact.


Top 10 Online Shopping Stores In Nigeria

Top 10 Online Shopping Stores

Just like Amazon, Aliexpress and eBay, Nigeria now has various similar online shopping platforms. Nigerians no longer need to worry about the high exchange rate of dollar, as these local shops trade in naira.

This list was compiled based on some criteria: the activities on each stores’ social media community, number of visitors to its website, website design and usability, quality of products, reliability, delivery speed and others.


Almost everybody Jumia, they are reported to have secured about ₦8 billion in funding since its launch in 2012.

Official website: jumia.com.ng


Konga is said to be the 8th most visited website in Nigeria beating popular newswebsites like vanguardngr.com, Punch and others. Konga’s growth in the eCommerce industry in Nigeria is quite amazing being the only Nigerian owned online store that has been able to come that close to Jumia which is partly ran internationally.
With Konga, you don’t need to join any queue at Shoprite or Games to buy anything as Konga has it all and at a lower price. Konga operates on a pay on delivery system, either with cash or with the use of debit card. You can also make use of KongaPay as a more convenient and secure payment method to shop.

Official website: konga.com.ng


Slot is the biggest offline phones, computer and gadget retailer in the country today and they are the top 3 online retailer in Nigeria. They are the most reliable when it comes to getting gadgets online.
They have offline shops in various major cities in the country and that makes it easier for customers to get their products faster than they would have received from other online shops. Delivery is free for customers in Lagos and Abuja, and they also offer credit facilities to customers with the help of their partnership scheme with Diamond bank and First bank.

Official website: slot.ng

4. OLX

Olx was once advertised almost every minute on DSTV. It gained a lot of popularity due to that advertising strategy and is now one of the most used website for people who want to buy or sell anything within the country. It has similar features with jiji and Kaymu, although OLX is more preferred by most Nigerians because of its simple and user-friendly website.

Official website: olx.com.ng


This online shop started as an online social messaging platform for Nigerian celebrities in 2009, before they ventured into sales of fashion products. Taafoo offers free delivery services within Lagos to customers with a minimum purchase of N5,000, they also operate an offline fashion mall in Oregun, Ikeja, Lagos.

Official website: taafoo.com or coliseum.com


DealDey was launched in March 2011 and features a daily deal on the best things to do, see, eat, and buy in Nigeria. At DealDey, local businesses are supported and in return they support consumers with good savings. According to the site administrators, they want to create a “Win-Win” scenario every day for local merchants who want to attract new customers, and for consumers who want to save money and take advantage of great services and activities in their own city.

Official website: Dealday.com


Kaymu offers a wide variety of products for sale. They have their own products as well as products from other sellers who use the platform to trade. Just like jiji, you can sign up at Kaymu as a buyer or a seller.

Official website: kaymu.com


Yudala is the newest online store on this list. It started as a retail chain store with four branches across Lagos. Yudala has just launched its online shopping services in August 2015.

Official website: yudala.com.ng


Jiji is also a fast-growing Nigerian free online market where buyers and sellers meet to transact. They provide a platform to sell and buy almost anything without hassle under a friendly and safe environment. As a seller you can register with Jiji, post an advert of your product and get contacted by an interested buyer. As a buyer you can browse the various categories on the site for anything you want, contact the buyer and meet with them to finish the transaction.

Official website: jiji.ng


Parktel international limited has been a mobile phone distributor in Nigeria for over a decade with a shop located at Computer Village Ikeja Lagos. They began an online store two years ago and it specializes in the sales of mobile devices, computers and its accessories. Parktelonline offers free next day delivery to their customers in Lagos and Abuja, and they have an average of 11,000 daily visitors on the website.

Official website: parktelonline.com


Top 7 Health Benefits Of Cucumber Should Know

Health benefits of cucumber

Hello, today on Health Talk, we will be talking on the health benefits of taking cucumber.

The importance of cucumber in the body can not be overlooked. It is true that most of us just take it for the sweetness most times with out know the good we are doing ourselves.
To this effect, we have make research, sort and compile this article to help know the importance of cucumber and how often to eat it. Too much of everything isn't good you know.

Below Are Top 7 Health Benefits Of Cucumber Should Know

1. It Helps In Managing Stress: Cucumbers contain multiple B vitamins, including vitamin B1, vitamin B5, and vitamin B7 (biotin). B vitamins are known to help ease feelings of anxiety and buffer some of the damaging effects of stress.

2. Resistance to Inflammation: Cucumbers may help to "cool" the inflammatory response in your body, and animal studies suggest that cucumber extract helps reduce unwanted inflammation, in part by inhibiting the activity of pro-inflammatory enzymes (including cyclo-oxygenase 2, or COX-2).5

3. It Serves As An Anti-oxidant: Cucumbers contain numerous antioxidants, including the well-known vitamin C and beta-carotene. They also contain antioxidant flavonoids, such as quercetin, apigenin, luteolin, and kaempferol,6 which provide additional benefits.
For instance, quercetin is an antioxidant that many believe prevents histamine release—making quercetin-rich foods "natural antihistamines." Kaempferol, meanwhile, may help fight cancer and lower your risk of chronic diseases including heart disease.

4. It Improves The Heart Functionality: Cucumbers contain potassium, which is associated with lower blood pressure levels. A proper balance of potassium both inside and outside your cells is crucial for your body to function properly.
As an electrolyte, potassium is a positive charged ion that must maintain a certain concentration (about 30 times higher inside than outside your cells) in order to carry out its functions, which includes interacting with sodium to help control nerve impulse transmission, muscle contraction, and heart function.

5. Helps To Freshen Your Breath:
Placing a cucumber slice on the roof of your mouth may help to rid your mouth of odor-causing bacteria. According to the principles of Ayurveda, eating cucumbers may also help to release excess heat in your stomach, which is said to be a primary cause of bad breath.

6. It Helps In Maintaining A Balanced Weight: Cucumbers are very low in calories, yet they make a filling snack (one cup of sliced cucumber contains just 16 calories).8 The soluble fiber in cucumbers dissolves into a gel-like texture in your gut, helping to slow down your digestion. This helps you to feel full longer and is one reason why fiber-rich foods may help with weight control.

7. They Protect The Brain: Cucumbers contain an anti-inflammatory flavonol called fisetin that appears to play an important role in brain health.
In addition to improving your memory and protecting your nerve cells from age-related decline, Cucumber is important.

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Shocking: Man Exchanges Boy For N48,000 Rice

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Reports from Daily Trust indicates that detectives are on the trail of a yet to be identified middle-aged man for allegedly depositing a 10-year-old boy whom he abducted in exchange for three bags of rice worth N48,000.

The suspect allegedly abducted the boy while he was on an errand for his mother at Prince bus stop, Isheri Osun area of Lagos.

It was gathered that the suspect tricked the boy, identified as Divine Ebie, from Isheri Osun to a shop at Ijegun where he exchanged him with the rice.
The suspect allegedly accosted the victim and introduced himself as a relative and then lured him to the shop where he collected the rice after convincing the sales girl that he was going to get the money while his brother remained with her.

The sales girl said, “When the man came to the shop with the boy, he asked how much was a bag of rice? I told him it was N16,000 . He left with the boy, saying he was going to tell the woman that sent them. Moments later, he came back and said that he needed three bags. He said that his brother would remain with me while he went to get the money. After waiting close to one hour without seeing him, I told the boy to take me to his mum’s shop at Fire junction. But he said that his mother did not own a shop there and that the stranger only met him on the road and brought him to the shop. It was at that point that I knew I had been robbed.”


Top 10 Lucrative Professions in Nigeria

Best careers in Nigeria

There are careers in Nigeria which stand miles above the rest and their take home pay is very huge.

A career is an occupation undertaken by a person for a significant period of their life with the opportunity to progress. A career is also a professiona person does regularly for a living.

Below is a list of top 10 lucrative professions in Nigeria:

1. BUSINESS: Most people have made business a career indeed. Over the years, there has been an increase in Entrepreneurship. Many have come to realise the beauty of Entrepreneurship and have ventured into it, being in the process, entrepreneurs of repute.
It is no secret that the richest people in the world today, apart from politicians are business people who have built vast business Empires for themselves. In Nigeria today, the Dangotes, the Otedolas, the Adenugas earn huge sums monthly that is more than enough to sustain them and their families.

2. POLITICS: Make no mistake about it, Nigerian politicians today earn more than some of their counterparts in the whole world. Politics in Nigeriahas seen a considerable rise in participation and this is directly proportional to them take home pay. A career in politics can guarantee one’s future. This is true when you factor out corrupt practices.
Politicians, apart from their basic salaries, take home other mouthwatering allowances that gives them financial stability.

3. FOOTBALL: The Nigerian Professional Football League has seen its fortunes turn around for the better. Prior to recent times, Nigerian players in the local league earned paltry sums but that is becoming a thing of the past as most players earn as high as between N400,000 – N800,000 monthly. Take out your calculators and do the math over a year and you will see that it isn’t so bad taking to football in Nigeria as a career.

The Nigerian entertainment industry has also seen an massive influx of talent, both locally and internationally. Entertainment in Nigeria has become a career for many, be it in music or movie making. The entertainment industry in Nigeria rakes in millions of Naira and pays those into it huge sums of money.

A career in oil and gas goes a long way to secure one financially. It is no secret that the Petroleum sector in Nigeria pay their staff robust sums of money per month. This sector is one sector many Nigerians dream of working in.

A career in Medicine in Nigeria is very respectable, especially when you are employed by the government, be it Federal or State. Medical doctors are life savers and because of the time they put in to acquire their skills, they are well respected and thus paid respectably monthly. Private hospitals need to do more to take care of their doctors as they are lagging behind their counterparts in the public sector in Nigeria.

A career in engineering goes a long way to assure one’s financial future. Most top construction companies pay engineers a huge deal to keep them happy due to the nature of their work which is sometimes dangerous.

8. LAW: The Nigerian legal profession has always been one of the best paying professions in the country. A career in law is very respectable and most Nigerian parents would really encourage their children to study law and make a distinguished career out of their lives. Being a lawyer requires serious academic commitments on the part of the students studying law.

A career in Lecturing is very good. Apart from being well paid, lecturers have time to do other businesses. Their profession gives them them the opportunity to meet with people from all walks of life.

10. PHARMACY: A career in pharmacy/pharmaceutical industry is respectable with a great take home pay. The job is nice and pharmacists will agree that it is worth it.

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4 Dangerous Apps On Your Phone You Should Uninstall Now

4 Dangerous Types Of Apps You Should Uninstall Now There are many apps manufactured together with a mobile phone which are usually not able to be uninstalled by the user why? because your phone might mis-behave if you uninstall these apps, it’s a normal thing but there are still some apps which are not manufactured with the phone but still yet it can not be uninstalled and these apps are installed by other apps which has ads(advertisement) and other auto-running features on them.

Today i am going to show you some apps which you have to uninstall immediately before it damages you phone, although you might not notice but this apps damages a device in a gradual process until it finishes it’s mission.

1. Auto-start Apps
Apps that keeps on running with out permission, it’s not manufactured with the phone, it has no valid value, No user permission and others. This apps are usually installed most times by people due to it’s been introduced to them because of one good feature or another but, they refuse to discover the bad features in the app which are very harmful to a mobile phone.

How uninstall this Apps,go to Settings-> Apps-> “ALL” or “Downloaded Apps” click on the apps you wish to unistall and uninstall them.

2. App with Ads
This app are associated with running/auto-start apps, it usually shows some pop-ups of games and apps that are available for installation and this apps that pop-ups for download possibly has the same features with that of the generator such as Auto-running, Ads displaying etc. So it’s very harmful to install these kinds of apps. You can see how to uninstall these apps above.

3. Apps With Max Ram Requirements
You should learn to stay away from apps that requires too much RAM, this can also result to another problem in your phone. Apps such as;
Games with OBB+APK: These apps consumes ram alot and the main problem why you can’t clear the app data is that, if data is been cleared you will you loss all your game progress. So i advice you to not install it at all if you do not have more ram storage.
VPN Apps: It’s very difficult to stay away from this apps why? because most of the free browsing tricks and others are usually connected with VPN apps, so i advice you instead of removing you can always “Clear App Data” or even Uninstall and install back when you have a new cheat available.

4. Mobile Launcher
Phone launchers is a good idea for a mobile phone, but downloading the wrong launcher is the main problem because when you download a launcher that doesn’t suite the need of your phone it contributes to harmful problems to the phone, and it may take a while before you notice this, but it must surely develop a fault. So i advice you to make use of the built-in mobile Launcher cause it’s the best that suites your mobile phone.

As a result of all the above listed problems, the mobile phone develops these habits below:
1. It Reduces Random Access Memory(RAM)
2. It Seizes Phone Speed
3. Phone Battery dies before reaching its regular extent.
4. High temperature: it makes phone system warm or very hot.
5. More other issues.

With the above listed apps you can now use and enjoy you smart phone safely without any further problem.


How To Check Your JAMB Results

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The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB has started releasing results for the 2017 UTME that started on Saturday 13th May, 2017.

Here are the guidelines required to check your result.

How To Check Your 2017 JAMB Results

1. Login to your profile at www.jamb.org.ng

2. Scroll down a bit and find the box with "Check 2017 UTME Examination Results" then click on it.

3. It should either display your result or tell you "No Result Yet"

If you have no result yet, JAMB usually release results in batches. Even if someone in your day schedule has seen his/her result, you still need to exercise some patience until your result is finally released.

If for some reason JAMB has decided to withhold or seize your result, an appropriate reason will be given to you. For example,

1. You were involved in Examination Malpractice.

2. You missed your schedule

3. You were too late to the exam and so on.

For any observation, feel free to drop your comments in the comment box below.


Kwara Poly 2017/2018 HND (FT/PT) & ND(PT) Admission Form Is Out, Apply Now

Kwara Poly 2017/2018 HND (FT/PT) & ND(PT) Admission Form

This is to inform the general public that the much sought-after Kwara Poly 2017/2018 HND form is out.

Applicants are hereby instructed to register with their accurate information.

Note: Registration period is from Monday, 8th May 2017 to Saturday, 15th July 2017. There will not be an extension!!!

How To Apply For Kwara Poly 2017/2018 HND(FT/PT), ND(PT) Admission

1. Click Here to visit the school portal and select the desired programme you are applying for.

2. Fill the applicant registration form that appears and ensure you provide a valid e-mail address as your username and password will be forwarded to the email address you provided.

3. Then click on the 'Get login credentials' button.

4. Login to your e-mail to retrieve your username and password.

5. Use the username & password sent to you to login Here!!!

6. Click on the 'Edit Application' button to complete the remaining fields of the application form.
Ensure you upload a clear "1 x 1” COLOURED passport photograph with red background in JPEG format only. NOTE that the photograph cannot be changed once uploaded.

7. Click on the 'Save' button to save your application.

8. Ensure you chose the appropriate course or program you intend to study (You can consult the prospectus for guidance).

9.To make payment for the application, click on 'Add online payment ticket' button at the bottom of the page. Then open the ticket you created and click on the 'College Pay' button at the top left corner of the page to effect your payment using any Interswitch enabled debit/ATM card.

10. Review the details of your application before clicking on the 'Submit' button.

Note: You cannot edit your application after submission.


How To Get MTN Free 100% Data Bonus

How To Get MTN Free 100% Data Bonus

Good day to you all, do you know you can enjoy free 100% data bonus whenever you subscribe to any data plan on Mtn?

Yes, its real. You can enjoy this by following some step i will be sharing below.

* Firstly, you must be able to tweak imei number successfully.
Imei tweaking is a method of changing you mobile phones' serial number. To learn imei tweaking, read this:

* How to tweak Tecno, Gionee, Infinix, Itel and other MTK phones imei

* How to tweak Samsung, Htc, Sony and other NON-MTK phone imei

* Secondly, after learning imei tweaking you should proceed. Tweak the following imei numbers below to get your data bonus.

Infinix Note 2 Lite IMEI






Tecno Y2 IMEI













* Thirdly, after successfully tweaking the imei number, you will get an SMS notification as below;

CONGRATULATIONS! Your smartphone has been activated to enjoy double on any data bundle you buy for the next 6 months.

* Lastly, you need to subscribe to any MTN Data plan, dial *131*1# to activate a plan. When you subscribe to 500MB or 1GB data, you will also be given another free 500MB or 1GB bonus.

To check your data bundle balance dial *131*4#. You can also dial *559*4# to check your bonus on MTN Network. Enjoy 100% Data Bonus!!!!


JAMB Extends 2017 UTME Registration, Cancels Mock

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Reports from Vanguardngr indicates that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has announced an extension of the registration for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations by two weeks.

This became even as it postponed the 2017 UTME earlier scheduled to begin on Saturday, May 6, 2017.

Must read: JAMB: Direct Entry Candidates To Write Aptitide Test, Not UTME

Under the new arrangements, the examination is to start on Saturday, 13th May to Saturday, 20th May, 2017.

In a comparable circumstance, the board suspended its mock exam in advance slated for yesterday, 8th May, 2017.

Professor Ishaq Oloyede, JAMB’s registrar, who announced the development at a information briefing in Abuja, hinged the cause for extension of the registration period on logistic issues.

Oloyede, who couldn't live well on the logistics problems, explained that failure on the part of technical partners resulted to the developments.
He said, instead of the earlier announced April 19th, the dead-line date for the sale of forms and registration is now extended to Friday, 5th May, 2017.

The board, in line with the registrar, apologised to applicants and different stakeholders on the unexpected adjustments effected.
Below is the textual content of the registrar’s address at the briefing:

“The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board wishes to apologise to candidates and other stakeholders. We could not go on with the Mock Examination and hereby announce extension of registration exercise of the 2017 UTME. Instead of the earlier announced April 19, the deadline for the sale of forms and registration will now extend to Friday, May 5, 2017. Consequently, the 2017 UTME has also been postponed to start on Saturday, May 13 – 20, 2017.

Must read: JAMB 2017: Why Cyber Cafes Were Not Allowed To Register Candidates

“Meanwhile, the Mock Examination earlier slated for Saturday, April 8, 2017 has been put on hold. This is because the appropriate rehearsal and test-running of the new system has been substantially achieved.
The plan was to trial-test the readiness of our facilities and addresses the challenges that may likely confront the main examination. The Mock Examination remains free for willing candidates, even the fee due to the CBT centre Owners are being paid by JAMB. No cost to the candidates.

“At this moment, we have realized that the plan to hold this Mock Examination was good for us. We are now in a better position to achieve better than we would have done without this trial testing. This is why the exercise is at no cost to the candidates.
“It is our strong conviction that this exercise is an experience for us. Our systems analysis has revealed interesting findings that will engender a seamless and successful 2017 UTME exercise.
“On behalf of JAMB, we use this opportunity to appreciate our stakeholders, including the candidates, for being part of this experiment. Every disappointment is a blessing, an old adage says. The blessing that will trail the suspension of this Mock Examination and extension of registration deadline will manifest in our main UTME by next month.

“Once again, we appreciate and apologise to the candidates who chose to participate in this free and voluntary Mock Examination. They are part of our experience towards ensuring a fruitful and successful UTME this year and in future.”


JAMB: Direct Entry Candidates To Write Aptitide Test, Not UTME

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has stated that candidates applying for JAMB Direct Entry will not be sitting for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

However, Direct Entry Students will sit for an aptitude test in the university they selected as their choice.
This was disclosed by the Head of Information, JAMB, Mr. Fabian Benjamin in a telephone interview with newsmen.

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He said, “Direct Entry candidates will attempt an aptitude test which is school-based. They are not sitting for the UTME. The test is from the universities. The new book: Last Days At Forcados High School, we introduced will be used by Direct Entry candidates for the aptitude tests that will be conducted by the universities."