WhatsApp to stop working on some devices from January 1

From January 1, 2018, Whatsapp will not provide support for some smartphones.

This means some phone users will not be able to update to newer versions or enjoy new features of the software.

The affected smartphones include Blackberry 10, Windows Phone 8.0 or any smartphone running Blackberry OS.

“While these mobile devices have been an important part of our story, they don’t offer the kind of capabilities we need to expand our app’s features in the future.

“This was a tough decision for us to make, but the right one in order to give people better ways to keep in touch with friends, family, and loved ones using WhatsApp.

“If you use one of these affected mobile devices, we recommend upgrading to a newer Android, iPhone, or Windows Phone,” WhatsApp wrote in a blog post

UNN supplimentry admission list out


Candidates offered
provisional admission are required to adopt the following guidelines to regularize their acceptance of the offer:

Visit the University of Nigeria website (unn.edu.ng) or portal (unnportal.edu.ng), log in your JAMB Registration number to generate and download a Payment Invoice which contains a Remitta number, the invoice will enable you to make payment at any Commercial Bank.
With the Payment Invoice, the candidate is requested to pay Twenty Five Thousand Naira Only (N25, 000.00) acceptance fee. Ensure that the Invoice number is keyed in appropriately at the Bank and obtain a confirmation slip containing your Confirmation number and Invoice number.
Visit the University of Nigeria website (unn.edu.ng) or portal (unnportal.edu.ng) again and login your JAMB Registration Number, the Confirmation Number and Invoice Number, then print the Admission slip and complete the Acceptance Form online.
Proceed with other fee payments and registration as indicated on the University of Nigeria website.

Click each list below to see lists of the candidates

First supplementary  list 

second supplementary list

3rd supplementary list 

4th supplementary list 

5th supplementary list 

EFCC Debunks GT Bank’s Involvement in Innoson Boss Arrest

Recently, the Innoson/GTBank story has gained so much media prominence, especially following the arrest of the Innonson chairman a few days ago by EFCC. Though the case is pending in court, Innoson has taken the battle to social media. There have been numerous sponsored social media campaigns against the Bank such as #BewareOfGTBank and #WhatIsWrongWithGTBank. The company has also gone Television, with its owner, Dr Innocent Chukwuma granting an interview to TVC, where he claimed he had obtained a judgement of N8bn against the bank. He added that the bank pleaded with him over their inability to pay, and that he graciously offered to accept shares of the bank as payment.
GTBank on their part has chosen to remain silent on the matter, perhaps trusting in the integrity of the legal system as against playing to the gallery. Many attempts by us to get the bank’s representatives to comment on the story has proven abortive. A staff of the bank who spoke under anonymity, stated “Irrespective of the issues we are facing with the company, Innoson remains a customer of the bank and we owe him a duty of confidentiality and to conduct ourselves in a responsible manner towards him”. This statement didn’t stop us from conducting our own investigations on the matter, and below are our findings, put in bullet points for your optimum understanding.
The obvious:
Innoson is, and still remains, a customer of GTBank.
GTBank not behind Innocent Chukwuma’s arrest as EFCC states N1.4bn fraud and usage of forged documents to secure tax waivers as reason for arrest
What we discovered:
1. GTBank (in 2009) granted Innoson several credit facilities (i.e loans) totalling N2,400,000,000,00 (two billion, four hundred million Naira only), to part finance working capital requirements, import new motorcycles and motorcycle spare parts, agricultural spare parts and plastic manufacturing equipment (“Imported Goods”).
2. Under the loan terms agreed by Chief Innocent Chukwuma on behalf of Innoson, proprietary interest in the Imported Goods was consigned exclusively in favour of the Bank. This means that the Bank was the exclusive owner of the Imported Goods. Accordingly, the original shipping documents (i.e. the Bills of Lading) were in the custody of the Bank, and have remained in the custody of the Bank at all times.
3. Because GTBank was the exclusive owner of the imported goods, ownership of the goods could only be transferred to Innoson (or any other third party) by the Bank. The condition in the agreement between the Bank and Innoson, for the release of the Imported Goods by the Bank to Innoson, was the payment of 25% of the value of each Letter of Credit transaction by Innoson.
What we learnt:
1. Innocent Chukwuma approached the Bank, on behalf of Innoson, requesting the release of the shipping documents without payment of the agreed+ 25% equity. The Bank declined his request as a result of Innoson’s failure to meet the agreed conditions.
2. It came to the Bank’s knowledge sometime in June, 2011 that the Imported Goods for which the Bank declined to release shipping documents to Innoson in view of its failure to meet the agreed conditions, had been fraudulently procured by Innoson.

3. The Bank discovered that Innoson, under the control of Dr. Innocent Chukwuma had forged the Bank’s endorsement on the bills of lading to the Shipping Line and fraudulently cleared the Imported Goods which were in the name of the Bank. The Imported Goods, being property of the Bank should not have been cleared from the Port without the original shipping documents being endorsed by the Bank in favour of Innoson, or any third party.
4. The signatures of 4 (four) staff of the Bank, to wit, Taofeek Olalere, Dan Attah, Bunmi Adeyemi and Amazu Amalachukwu, as well as the Bank’s stamp were forged on all the shipping documents used by Innoson to fraudulently clear goods at the port. The Bank did not at any time endorse or transfer the shipping documents to Innoson, as the originals of each of the relevant Bill of Lading remain in the Bank’s custody to this very day.
5. When the Bank reported the matter to the Nigeria Police, Dr. Innocent Chukwuma claimed the Bank released the shipping documents to him. Consequently, the Police commenced investigation into the Bank’s complaint, including a forensic examination of the disputed signatures, and established that the signatures of the Bank’s staff were forged, and the Imported Goods were fraudulently cleared from the Nigerian Ports Authority by Dr. Innocent Chukwuma and his accomplices.
What we heard from the Police:
1. Police investigations confirmed that Innoson and Dr. Innocent Chukwuma deliberately set out to defraud, steal from the Bank and convert the Imported Goods belonging to the Bank by deceptive means and through forgery and misrepresentation. The unlawful takeover of the Imported Goods, which served as the Bank’s collateral, left an indebtedness in excess of the sum of N1,654,481,895.04 (one billion, six hundred and fifty four million, four hundred and eighty one thousand, eight hundred and ninety five Naira, four Kobo) as at September 26, 2012.
2. Chief Innocent Chukwuma was arrested and interrogated by operatives of the EFCC, following which he agreed to make monthly payments into Innoson’s account until the full liquidation of Innoson’s indebtedness to the Bank. However, Innoson defaulted in making the agreed payments. Investigations by the Nigeria Police following a petition by the Bank in September 2013 also found Innoson and Chief Innocent Chukwuma culpable of the criminal allegations levied against them by the Bank, and Chief Innocent Chukwuma was accordingly charged to court by the Police.
3. The Police filed Charge No. FHC/L/565C/2015-Inspector General Of Police And Innoson Nigeria Limited; Innocent Chukwuma; Charles Chukwuma; Maximian Chukwura; Mitsui Osk Lines; Annajekwu Sunny for fraudulent clearance of goods, forgery, conversion, stealing and conspiracy presently pending before Faji J, at the Federal High Court, Ikoyi and adjourned to November 21, 2017 for arraignment/or hearing of motion for issuance of Bench Warrant.
What Innoson did:
1. Innoson approached the Bank for a reconciliation of his account and pleaded for a debt forgiveness. A reconciliation was carried out on the account – which had a debit balance of N1,654,481,895.04 as at December 31, 2011. In the spirit of amicable resolution and EFCC intervention, the Bank said it agreed to forego the sum of N559,374,072.09 which represented default charges that has accrued on the account and debited in line with the loan agreement between the customer and the Bank.
2. Based on this, the Bank decided to accept from the customer, the sum of N1,095,107,822.95 as full and final payment of the customer’s indebtedness to the Bank, provided that same shall be fully paid not later than (30) days from the date of the letter written to him
3. Surprisingly, Innoson commenced suit no:FHC/AWK/CS/2012 against the Bank at the Federal High Court, Awka stating the bank had debited its account with excess charges totalling N559,374,072.09 and obtained judgement in excess of N4.7Billion against the Bank. Again choosing to dishonour an agreement that was amicable reached between him and the Bank for a full and final settlement of N1,095,107,822.95 wherein the Bank graciously forgave him the sum of N559,374,072.09 which accrued on his account during the period which he abandoned his account.
4. To further stall the criminal proceedings against him, Chief Innocent Chukwuma and his company instituted suits at the Federal High Court, Abuja, as well as the Federal High Court, Awka in January 2014 against The Inspector General of Police, The Nigeria Police Force and Investigating Officer(s), seeking declaratory and injunctive reliefs, including orders restraining the Police from commencing criminal proceedings against Innoson and Chief Innocent Chukwuma. Furthermore, in a bid to stall the Bank’s recovery steps, and distract the Bank from focusing on the criminal action, as well as civil actions filed for recovery of the debt, Chief Innocent Chukwuma and his company Innoson, have continued to institute various spurious suits before various courts, claiming frivolous and outrageous sums against the Bank.

What EFCC is Saying
In a statement issued by the Head of Media and Publicity of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Wilson Uwujaren, he said, “The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has released Nnewi, Anambra-State born Industrialist, Chief Innocent Chukwuma on bail.
“The business man who runs a local auto assembly plant was arrested on Tuesday December 19, 2017 at his Enugu residence, following his refusal to respond to invitations by the Commission, after initially being granted administrative bail by the Commission, while his surety could also not be found.
“Unfortunately the industrialist resisted arrest and stirred controversy by bringing six truck-loads of thugs to block the entrance to his Plot W1, Industrial Layout, Abakaliki Road, Emeni, Enugu, home.
“This was after he initially misled the Police Command by informing them that his home had been invaded by armed robbers and kidnappers despite the fact that operatives of the Commission duly identified themselves to policemen guarding his home.
“His unruly thugs encircled and manhandled operatives of the Commission who had gone to effect the arrest. Consequently, a distress call was sent to the Commission’s Enugu Office for reinforcement.
“In all of this, the Commission’s operatives acted with decorum and civility. No one was manhandled or assaulted by the EFCC team, and not a single shot was fired, despite the provocation.
“Chief Chukwuma and his brother, Charles Chukwuma (who is still at large), are being investigated by the Insurance and Capital Market Fraud Section of the Commission’s office in Lagos over matters bordering on N1, 478, 366, 859.66 fraud and forgery.
‘The industrialist, among other infractions, allegedly used forged documents to secure tax waivers.”

What GTBank is not saying:
1. In responding to Innoson’s motion for a stay of criminal proceedings at the Court of Appeal, the Honourable Justice J.S Ikyegh on September 17,2017 dismissed the motion for being unmeritorious and ordered that proceeding in the criminal case against Innson should proceed.
2. On October 12, 2017, the Police through its Charge No. FHC/L/565C/2015- filed an application for the issuance of bench warrant against Innocent Chukwuma; Charles Chukwuma and Annajekwu Sunny for fraudulent clearance of goods, forgery, conversion, stealing and conspiracy presently pending before Faji J, at the Federal High Court, Ikoyi and adjourned to Decemeber 8, 2017 for arraignment/or hearing of motion.

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Three Startups Win GenesysIgnite $10,000 Innovation cash Prize

Winners have emerged after pressure-filled GenesysIGNITE pitch sessions. The three winners- PlayJoor, TutorFinder and House of Uwe were unveiled on Friday at the South East Startup Convergence, one of the biggest technology conferences in the region put together by Genesys Tech Hub in collaboration with CFAtech.ng.

 Presenting the cheques to the winners, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, minister of Science and Technology, in company of Senator Ken Nnamani, president of the Senate of Nigeria, and other dignitaries, applauded Genesys Hub for the providing financial assistance to the startups, which has remained one of the painpoints of Startups in the region.


“Any nation that produces science and technology experts is always the toast of the world. Teneces is doing what the Government has in mind with regards youths development- capacity building, incubation, venture capitals, and other supports.


The winners are:

Tutor Finder NG

Tutor Finder NG is the leading home tutors in South East Nigeria with reach in Owerri, Awka, Enugu and Aba and over 54 professional tutors .  

They provide learners with the advantage of quality, experienced and innovative teachings that make them become the finished articles, far beyond the limitation of class room learning.

They simply bridge the gap!

Tutor Finder provide support to classroom instruction and assignments and go back and deal with building blocks that were missed.

One-to-one tutoring helps students build confidence, and get individualized support and better grades.



PlayJoor is a platform for real time multiplayer games. The developers make it possible for players to earn while competing against other players at a game they are skilled at.

The startups founders believe that people should enjoy games they are skilled at and to cap it up, earn while playing the games.

Tagline: Real-time games with real people


House of Uwe (cloth)  

This is an e-commerce shop selling made-to-order African apparels proudly designed in Africa by very experienced African designers.


House of Uwe provides a solution to the need of the fashion market by allowing shoppers order a custom made, individually tailored piece they truly love.


Earler, Senator Nnamani, said that the future of Nigeria belongs in the digital age, adding that it will become visible if the country strategizes properly.


Senator Nnamani, said that the educational institutions, charged universities in the zone to strive in research and development as panacea for digital revolution in the area.


He said: “What Tenece is trying to ignite in the South East and Enugu State in particular is awesome, by projecting and opening the eyes of our young people to tech disruptions

The Ten Commandments of Egoless Programming

The Ten Commandments of Egoless Programming

The Ten CommandmentsThe Ten Commandments of Egoless Programming, as originally established in Jerry Weinberg's book The Psychology of Computer Programming:

  1. Understand and accept that you will make mistakes. The point is to find them early, before they make it into production. Fortunately, except for the few of us developing rocket guidance software at JPL, mistakes are rarely fatal in our industry, so we can, and should, learn, laugh, and move on.

  2. You are not your code. Remember that the entire point of a review is to find problems, and problems will be found. Don't take it personally when one is uncovered.

  3. No matter how much "karate" you know, someone else will always know more. Such an individual can teach you some new moves if you ask. Seek and accept input from others, especially when you think it's not needed.

  4. Don't rewrite code without consultation. There's a fine line between "fixing code" and "rewriting code." Know the difference, and pursue stylistic changes within the framework of a code review, not as a lone enforcer.

  5. Treat people who know less than you with respect, deference, and patience. Nontechnical people who deal with developers on a regular basis almost universally hold the opinion that we are prima donnas at best and crybabies at worst. Don't reinforce this stereotype with anger and impatience.

  6. The only constant in the world is change. Be open to it and accept it with a smile. Look at each change to your requirements, platform, or tool as a new challenge, not as some serious inconvenience to be fought.

  7. The only true authority stems from knowledge, not from position. Knowledge engenders authority, and authority engenders respect – so if you want respect in an egoless environment, cultivate knowledge.

  8. Fight for what you believe, but gracefully accept defeat. Understand that sometimes your ideas will be overruled. Even if you do turn out to be right, don't take revenge or say, "I told you so" more than a few times at most, and don't make your dearly departed idea a martyr or rallying cry.

  9. Don't be "the guy in the room." Don't be the guy coding in the dark office emerging only to buy cola. The guy in the room is out of touch, out of sight, and out of control and has no place in an open, collaborative environment.

  10. Critique code instead of people – be kind to the coder, not to the code. As much as possible, make all of your comments positive and oriented to improving the code. Relate comments to local standards, program specs, increased performance, etc

Written by Jeff Atwood

Indoor enthusiast. Co-founder of Stack Overflow and Discourse. Disclaimer: I have no idea what I'm talking about. Find me here: http://twitter.com/codinghorror



The University of Nigeria wishes to bring to the notice of the University community and general public that the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) has directed that the registration of candidates for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) should be done only by JAMB accredited registration centres.

University of Nigeria, Nsukka has four (4) JAMB accredited registration centres located in the Zenith ICT Centre Nsukka and ILN ICT Centre UNEC.

The registration for the Jamb UTME 2018 has commenced. The venue for the registration exercise is as follows:

Nsukka Campus: Zenith ICT Building

Enugu Campus: ILN ICT Centre (Close to Access Bank UNEC)


Real Madrid ‘agree deal’ to sign Neymar from PSG

Real Madrid have agreed a deal to sign Neymar from Paris Saint-Germain as soon as 2019.

Neymar only left Barcelona for the Ligue 1 champions last summer, for a world-record fee of £200million

But according to reports in Spain, the Brazil superstar has already come to an agreement with Real.

The forward, according to Diario Gol, will spend another 18 months at PSG before returning to Spain.

Neymar is desperate to win the Ballon d’Or and believes he has a better chance of achieving his dream with the European champions.

Real president, Florentino Perez, hinted at a plan to sign both Neymar and his PSG teammate Kylian Mbappe earlier this week

“Mbappe is 18 years old, let’s leave him to develop and see how far he can go,” Perez told El Partidazo de COPE.

“We have the best players. Recruit Neymar and wait for Mbappé to develop? That’s not a bad idea!”

Father Mbaka “Resurrects A Dead Baby” During Church Crusade (photos)

Multiple online reports have it that fiery and radical Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, resurrected a baby who was confirmed dead during a program yesterday at the Adoration ministry in Enugu state.

According to reports, the dead child who was brought to the crusade in a box – was allegedly revived back to life after prayers by the clergy to the excitement of the baby’s mother and other congregants. See photos below; 

Source – Kemifilani

Vacancy Exists At Nigerian Bottling Company Ltd

Nigerian Bottling Company Ltd

The Industrial Training Fund (ITF) and the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA), in collaboration with Nigerian Bottling Company Ltd, wishes to admit qualified young Nigerians of sound character and learning potential to undertake an intensive Eighteen Months Training Programme on Technical Skills Development in the following areas: 
•           Basic Bottling Process                    
•           Industrial Mechatronics 
•           Automation and Process Control Engineering 
•           Machine Shop Operation 
•           General Fittings and Welding 
•           Utility Maintenance and Operations 

1.         To train and equip youths with employable skills in the vocational areas listed above 
2.         To promote a Public-Private Sector Model in Technical and Vocational skills training 
3.         To contribute to the capacity development of our country. 

Candidates must possess the following qualifications among others: 
•           BSc. 2ND Class Lower and Higher National Diploma or its equivalent in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from recognized and accredited institutions.
•           Industrial experience will be an added advantage. 

Applicants should not be more than Twenty-Six years (26) old as at the time of application.   

Successful candidates will enjoy free tuition, lunch and a monthly stipend (not salary) for the entire duration of the program. It is a non-residential training at our Technical Training Centre located in Ikeja, Lagos. Trainees will be exposed to classroom, hands-on sessions and on-the-job training experience in any of Nigerian Bottling Company Ltd Plants in Abuja, Asejire, Benin, Challawa, Enugu, Ikeja, Jos, Kaduna, Maiduguri, Owerri and Port Harcourt. 
On successful completion of the training program, trainees will receive internal certificates of participation, while trainees will be prepared for the City and Guilds (London) external examination and they may be offered permanent employment as Technicians or Technical Operators with the company.    

Interested and qualified candidates should visit http://e-recruiter.ng/portal/NBCTTC to apply. Please note that only applications made on the website will be accepted. Candidates who meet the stated criteria will be contacted via email or by phone. Applicants shall sit for a Computer Based Test and successful candidates will be invited for an oral interview & medical examination.  
Application closes two weeks from the date of this advertisement. 
Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted

$10 Million Cisco Global Cybersecurity Scholarships! Apply Now

In our digital era, organizations are relying increasingly on cybersecurity to protect themselves, enable trust, move faster, add value, and grow. As the volume and sophistication of cyberattacks rises, organizations are experiencing a significant shortage of IT professionals with cybersecurity skills.

To help close this security skills gap, Cisco is introducing the Global Cybersecurity Scholarship program. Cisco will invest $10 million in this program to increase the pool of talent with critical cybersecurity proficiency. Cisco also has enhanced its Security certification portfolio with a new CCNA Cyber Ops certification.

Through the scholarship program, Cisco will offer free training, mentoring, and testing designed to help you earn CCNA Cyber Ops certification and hone the skills needed for the job role of security operations center analyst. The new CCNA Cyber Ops certification has been designed to address the critical skills deficit, providing the job-ready knowledge needed to meet current and future challenges in network security.

Take the first step today toward a rewarding career in cybersecurity. Partner with Cisco and become one of the talented cybersecurity professionals now in high demand in nearly all industries.

Scholarship Award Details

  • The self-paced e-learning path for this certification includes three courses and two exams, representing a significant monetary investment in your career:
    • "Introduction to Cybersecurity," a Cisco Networking Academy course
    • "Understanding Cisco Cybersecurity Fundamentals" (SECFND), first course in the CCNA Cyber Ops curriculum
    • "Implementing Cisco Cybersecurity Operations" (SECOPS), second course in the CCNA Cyber Ops curriculum
    • Two accompanying CCNA Cyber Ops exams (210-250 SECFND and 210-255 SECOPS)
    • Mentoring and coaching for all three of the above courses
  • Cisco will deliver the program in partnership with key Cisco Authorized Learning Partners, which will provide the mentoring and coaching.
  • The cost of all training, mentoring and coaching, and exam fees good toward completion of a CCNA Cyber Ops certification is included in the scholarship.


To be considered for a scholarship, applicants must meet these qualifications:


  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be proficient in English

Basic technical competency (possess one or more of the following):

  • Cisco certification (Cisco CCENT certification or higher)
  • Relevant industry certification [(ISC)2, CompTIA Security , EC-Council, GIAC, ISACA]
  • Cisco Networking Academy letter of completion (CCNA 1 and CCNA 2)
  • At least three years of combined experience in approved U.S. military job roles
  • Windows expertise: Microsoft (Microsoft Specialist, MCSA, MCSE), CompTIA (A , Network , Server )
  • Linux expertise: CompTIA (Linux ), Linux Professional Institute (LPI) certification, Linux Foundation (LFCS, LFCE), Red Hat (RHCSA, RHCE, RHCA), Oracle Linux (OCA, OCP)

Candidate acknowledgment:

  • Planning a career in IT cybersecurity
  • Prepared to complete training in three months
  • Willing to share a success story

Get Your Career Started Now!

Complete the form at the right to start the sign-up process, after which you will hear from us once we have reviewed your initial qualifications for the program. If you’d like further information first, we invite you to explore the following:

  • Read detailed FAQs about the Cisco scholarship program
  • Watch a video with Cisco’s senior vice presidents discussing the program
  • Read our blog about the cybersecurity scholarship

Businesses to start as a student

It’s no secret that today’s University graduates struggle with joblessness and underemployment in record numbers. And with the price index for college tuition climbing almost 80% in the last 10 years, many of these grads find themselves crippled by loan payments as well. 

To help ease the burden, a number of university students are opting to launch their own startups while still in school. Not only does starting a business limit debt liability, but it also allows students to benefit from practical business experience as well as the insight and support of their college professors, all while taking advantage of marketing opportunities that come with living on a college campus.

Here are five super startup ideas for college students looking to make ends meet. 

1. Tutoring 

The savvy entrepreneur knows that the business you launch should reflect your unique skill set. As a college student, you may want to consider tutoring other students in your area(s) of expertise.

While many schools offer free tutoring, these services are often available on a limited schedule. By starting a private tutoring business, you can offer sessions in the evenings and late at night when college students are often cramming. 

Of course, once your tutoring business takes off, you can target a wider market. If you live in a college town, consider posting fliers in local libraries and shops; many parents would love to find a current college student who can help their high schoolers with application essays. You can also advertise your services online and through social media, or you can simply solicit referrals from people around campus. And because tutoring businesses have little to no overhead, almost all your income will be profit. 

2. House and Apartment Cleaning 

College students aren’t exactly known for their cleanliness. However, if you are skilled with a scrub brush, you may be able to earn a small fortune cleaning apartments and houses around campus.

Start by offering your services to friends, family and university faculty, and expand to the larger community once you’ve built a reputation. With many of the larger cleaning companies charging high rates for their services, college students may be able to get a jump on the competition by offering lower prices. 

Another benefit of a cleaning business is that it requires little to no startup costs. Just store a few cleaning supplies in your dorm room, or ask customers to supply their own products in exchange for a lower price point. If your business takes off, you can even consider taking on other students as staff and expanding your services to a commercial setting. 

3. Transportation and Delivery 

If Uber drivers earn cash by providing travel services within their communities, then why can’t the average college student do the same? Uber classifies its drivers as independent contractors, so in a sense, simply becoming an Uber driver makes a college student a small business owner. But there are seemingly innumerable opportunities for transportation-based businesses. 

If you own a car and live in an area where public transportation leaves something to be desired, consider launching a transportation and delivery business. From taking students to the local Target, to delivering takeout from nearby restaurants, the possibilities in the transportation industry are virtually endless.

If you’re capable of lifting a few pounds, you can also consider expanding your services to help students move in and out of campus apartments and dorms. With the average move costing $1,170, your profits can add up fast. 

Unlike the first two startup ideas, however, transportation businesses may require considerable startup costs and overhead. On top of that, many jurisdictions require specific licenses and insurance coverage for commercial transportation services; as such, be sure to check with your local chamber of commerce or transit authorities for compliance and licensing requirements before launching a commercial transportation business.

4. Web Design and Development

Tech majors, take note: college students can earn serious income by starting a web design and development business. From simple projects like logo designs, to complete website revamps, various opportunities exist for the web designer who is skilled in HTML and other site-building platforms. And if you already have the computer and necessary software, startup costs tend to be minimal. 

For the truly ambitious, you might want to team up with other students to launch your own site or application. This will require a significant commitment in terms of hours, startup costs and overhead, but as the college-aged founders of Facebook, Google and Apple will tell you, a chance at success in the tech industry is definitely worth it. And even for those non-tech-savvy students, simply having an idea and a buddy with development skills can translate to tech success. 

If you’re just starting off as a freelance designer or developer, start by advertising to your professors and fellow students who may have parents or other relatives in need of website help. After you’ve earned a few great testimonials, you can expand your reach to the larger community. As an added bonus, you can do the majority of the design work from the comfort of your own dorm room. 

5. Marketing

Like tech students, marketing, advertising and even creative majors can get their careers started early by offering services to local shops and businesses. Even savvy writers and art majors can offer design or copy services to create marketing materials for locals. 

You may want to start by creating a webpage and social media profiles that highlight your skills. Then, you can reach out to local businesses to offer services ranging from social media management, to blog writing, to logo design, to AdWords management and more.

Students may also want to consider affiliate marketing, in which businesses offer commissions for word-of-mouth and online leads or sales. Affiliate programs can be found online through sites like Amazon AssociatesCommission JunctionLinkShare and ShareASale.  

6. Personal Training 

Anyone who’s set foot on a college campus knows that the meal offerings can be less than stellar. With all the carbs and late-night snacks they’re consuming, students are often seeking easy ways to lose a few pounds. If you’re a health and fitness aficionado, you may want to consider starting a personal training business based in your college campus.

From holding early morning yoga classes on the quad, to helping students make a plan for better eating, you can earn extra cash while contributing to the greater health of your peers. And because many trainers operate out of their clients’ homes, you won’t need to spend your hard-earned cash on office space.

With tuition rates skyrocketing, many college students are struggling to make ends meet while earning their degrees. Instead of taking on thousands of dollars in student loans, consider starting one of the above businesses to help support yourself during college. Not only will you finish school with less debt and extra cash, but you can also add this experience to your resume for an invaluable leg-up on the competition come graduation.

“I want to be the President of Nigeria because I have something in my head that can change the country”- Rochas Okorocha says

The Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha in an interview with Channels TV discloses his intention to be the President of Nigeria because he has something in his head that can change the country within the shortest possible time.

He also replied his opponents that are against him installing his relations into political offices.

According to him, kicking against such ideology is myopic. He says if his in-law wants to run for governor of the state and he is well qualified, he would support him.

In the interview, he also stated that he is the best governor Imo state has ever had since creation.

Huawei opens a training centre in UNN

Huawei, a leading global ICT solutions provider, is once again demonstration its dedication to giving back to society and constantly contributes to the countries and communities in which it operates.

Driven by the ultimate goal of creating a more sustainable, better connected future where every member of society progresses towards growth and prosperity, Huawei has made great efforts around the needs of its customers and other stakeholders.

Huawei training centre opens in UNN

As part of this commitment, Huawei continues to educate, train and empower young minds aiming at advancing the ICT industries around the world and creating economic opportunities for everyone.

Today, in University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN), TechEconomy.ng gathered that Huawei will launch a training centre inside to enable students run their training as independent elective courses while still in school.

“Huawei is a Global leading manufacturer of Telecommunication and Infotech Equipment. Majority of the telcos in Nigeria use their equipment – making them one of the biggest partners to Telcos (including Glo). The demand for the services of Huawei specialised Network Engineers has grown tremendously bringing huge financial reward to Huawei certified Professionals.

Huawei training centre opens in UNN

“For the first time in Nigeria, Huawei is opening a training centre inside a University to enable students run their training as independent elective courses while still in school.

“They gain professional – industry grade training and certification which places them in pole position for employment immediately after school”, said an impeccable source at the University.

The centre will be officially opened today December 8 at the HAINA Training Centre beside Faculty of Engineering, UNN by 10am.

TechEconomy.ng recall that on October 8, 2016, Huawei inaugurated its Innovation and Experience Center under the Joint Open Lab of the University of Lagos (Unilag) & Huawei in Lagos, Nigeria.

The Innovation and Experience Centre serves as a training platform to nurture more ICT talents thus Huawei in Nigeria will sign a Joint Innovation MOU with Unilag for this purpose.

The Huawei Innovation and Experience Center was built on 500 ㎡, and the total cost of the Center sums up to 6 million USD.

It was established under the concept of “Cloud”; which enables visitors to share Huawei global resources.

While launching the centre, Huawei announced that all players in the industry are welcomed to join and enjoy its unique contents.

It was set up to be an experience center where people can witness global best practice, exchange ideas, explore business solutions through innovation and also a platform to develop win-win ICT eco-system.

The latest cutting edge ICT technologies such as 4.5G, Internet of Things and digital service innovation will be deployed on this platform.