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10 Ways AYE Organisation Scam Young Nigeria’s Entrepreneurs



It is really heartbreaking to discover that the criteria and Modus Operandi of the AYE Organisation in funding young Nigerian entrepreneur is rather more like a scam rather than being a source of help for small start ups. Read our findings below.

Step 1: Set up a platform called Africa’s Young Entrepreneurs (AYE)
and claim that it is the largest networking event for entrepreneurs in

Step 2: Use your connections to solicit for
support/affiliation from a few prominent Nigerians and ‘oyibo’ people
that we are supposed to be impressed by.

Step 3: Promise young
entrepreneurs all over Nigeria that their business ideas will be funded.
Make them go through a shabby ‘application process’ where they spend
their precious time and hard earned money to travel long distances for
screening then send them a congratulations email that they are BENEFICIARIES of an undisclosed award.

Step 4: Invite them to pitch their ideas at a panel but charge them
huge sums of money for it (in 2015 struggling entrepreneurs were asked
to pay N30,000 for a chance to ‘pitch’ their business ideas to a panel
and most were given nothing in return. No mentorship. No financial aid.
No resources. Nothing)

*Where on earth are people charged money to
pitch their business ideas? This is called Advance Fee Fraud (aka 419)
as it falls under Section 419 of the Criminal Code.

Step 5: Hold a
fancy event at Oriental Hotel, Lekki and invite politicians to hijack
it as a platform to campaign for 2019 (I am personally disappointed that
Senator. Ben Murray Bruce would openly voice his support for former
Vice President Atiku Abubakar towards 2019 elections, in a room full of
Young Entrepreneurs seeking to take Nigeria forward not backwards.)
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Step 6: Call the event “Networking With Giants Conference,” but do not
allow any of the attendees to have access to meet any of the “giants.”
Instead let the “giants” tell us the challenges of doing business in
Nigeria (which we are more familiar with than they are, with all due

Step 7: In the middle of the program, invite Alibaba
(the comedian) to unhumorously solicit for funds from the attendees
We are disappointed as to how a distinguished Senior Citizen such as
Alibaba could be blindfolded into such a charade of an event.

Step 8: Hire Usherettes to carry POS around and harass people to donate
money including the people who came hoping to get funding for their
businesses. Really!??
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Step 9: Gather all the so called
BENEFICIARIES to snap group picture and give them cheap neck warmer and
empty certificate paper with no name or signature on it as proof of what
you have done (assumably for the purpose of soliciting funds from
foreign donor organisations).

Step 10: Hire Lil Kesh and other
artistes to perform to a room full of “BENEFICIARIES” who are still so
confused at what is happening till at almost midnight they start leaving
disappointed…after 3 months of application procedures, paying for
ticket, travel expenses from different parts of Nigeria to attend a
political event that they never opted for.
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That is a simple 10
step process to scamming over 5000 young Nigerian entrepreneurs as
executed by Summit Smart Francis, founder of AYE.

AYE 2017 “Networking with Giants Conference” was simply a night of
politics that was played with young aspiring Nigerian entrepreneurs as
the pawns. A very fine show of the true position of the Nigerian youth
today – mere tools for political ends while the youths themselves return
home empty handed after the politics have been played.

sincerely appreciated the presence of the dignitaries present especially
the likes of Fela Durotoye who gave a compelling talk about the future
of Nigeria and the ABC’s of getting it right for the sake of the youths
upon who the future depends. We also appreciate the likes of Patrick
Utomi and others who shared their wealth of experience in the Nigerian
business terrain, likewise the warmth of Mrs. Folorunsho Alakija who has
been grand matron of the event for 3 years running. But what we saw
last night was a sham!

Please share this post until it goes
viral. Mrs. Folorusho Alakija (grand matron of AYE), Chief. Bola Ahmed
Tinubu (grand patron of AYE), Fela Durotoye, Pat Utomi, Sen. Ben Murray
Bruce, former Vice President Atiku Abubakr, Fidelity Bank Managing
Director and all the other dignitaries at the event too numerous to
mention deserve to know hear our feedback since we were not given
audience that night.

We wish to state that the Nigerian youths will no longer be used as pawns to political ends. We hereby urge the above named distinguished citizens of Nigeria to caution the activities of the management of the Africa Young Entrepreneurs platform and its founder Mr. Sunmi Smart Francis.

We shall be seeking redress via due process soon.


Ike Ani is a Freelance writer whose quest constantly is to relate happenings around the world to human daily living. He's also a song writer and singer, Acoustic Guitarist, and Teacher.

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9 Simple Steps To Buying A New Car

Buying a new car is similar to a game show. Pick the correct entryway and you win your prize — a sweet arrangement on a decent car.




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Buying a new car is similar to a game show. Pick the correct entryway and you win your prize — a sweet arrangement on a decent car. Pick an inappropriate entryway and you’ll lose cash and abhor the shopping background. Exploring the car-buying procedure has never been simpler, on account of the straightforwardness made by the web.

Set your spending limit

Begin by choosing on the off chance that you need to pay money, apply for a new line of credit, or rent your new car. Paying money makes your planning procedure entirely straightforward, however don’t burn through the entirety of your reserve funds. What’s more, recall that you will likewise need to make good on deals government expense, enlistment and protection. Utilize the NerdWallet vehicle advance number cruncher to make sense of the correct regularly scheduled installment and up front installment.

The vast majority take out a car credit or, progressively, decide on renting a vehicle. It’s shrewd to get preapproved for a car advance since it streamlines the buying procedure and places you in a more grounded position at the business. Afterward, you’ll perceive how having a preapproved advance fits into the procedure.

Pick the correct car

Presently the fun starts — picking the correct car for you. Consider how you intend to utilize this car. For instance, on the off chance that you have a family, you’ll need enough space for everybody in addition to plentiful cargo space. On the off chance that security is a top need, look at the Protection Establishment for Parkway Wellbeing for accident tests.

Slender the field by making a rundown of must-have highlights. At that point, look for models with the car discoverer instrument found on some car destinations. Channel your inquiry as per your spending limit and wanted highlights. As you push ahead, list three objective models to investigate in more detail.

Check unwavering quality and possession costs

You need to make a point to pick models for their steadfastness as well as for their ease of possession. Shopper Reports and J.D. Power gather upkeep reports from proprietors and rate all cars for dependability.

A firmly related issue is the complete expense of possession. A few cars are shabby to buy, however will cost a great deal over the long haul due to protection, support, fixes and devaluation. A few car sites —, for example, Kelley Blue Book’s Five-Year Cost to Possess or Purchaser Reports’ Expense of Vehicle Proprietorship — show appraisals of these costs. It might be smarter to dish out more cash forthright when buying a car.

Test-drive the car

In a perfect world, you need to test-drive every one of the cars you’re keen on buying with hardly a pause in between so the impressions will be crisp in your brain for correlation. Consider saving a morning or evening for the procedure, and, if conceivable, do it mid-week when the business isn’t excessively occupied.

Instead of simply strolling on to the car part, call ahead and plan a meeting with the web project supervisor. That way, the correct model will be dismantled out and prepared to go.

Select a test-drive course that has a touch of everything: slopes, unpleasant asphalts, bends and even a stretch of parkway.

Find your car

Perhaps one of the cars you tried addresses your issues and is the correct shading. If not, you should look through neighborhood businesses until you locate the correct car.

About all vendors list their whole stock on the web. However, in case you’re looking for an unordinary shading or choice mix, you can utilize destinations that spread a whole locale — or even the entire nation. Numerous new cars are recorded on destinations, for example, or Producer sites may likewise enable you to look through a more extensive territory instead of individual businesses. Continue enlarging your pursuit region until you find precisely the car you need.

Locate the correct cost

Estimating guides, for example, Kelley Blue Book, enable you to get straight to the point and discover what other individuals in your general vicinity are paying for the car you need. On the site, precisely input every one of the choices you need and, now and again, even the shading, since each one of those components influence the car’s cost.

Make a point to perceive what, assuming any, motivations and discounts are accessible for the car you need. Most maker sites list current offers, which more often than not change every month.

Get seller cites

Mentioning vendor cites by email can remove the worry from arranging. You can request a value quote by messaging the vendor through its site. Or on the other hand, to spare time, utilize an outsider site, for example, to demand cites from different vendors all the while. Contrast the merchant’s asking cost with the normal market value you decided through the estimating guides. Odds are, the merchant is asking more than the market normal.

On the off chance that you consult face to face, here are a couple of tips to use on the car part:

Try not to be a regularly scheduled installment buyer: On the off chance that you have a preapproved advance, you’re a money buyer and you ought to arrange the cost of the car, not the size of the regularly scheduled installment.

Be flighty: Try not to give a sales rep a chance to leave you caught in a business office while he “goes to chat with his supervisor.” Rather, meander around the showroom or go get some espresso.

Arrange gradually and rehash the numbers you hear: It’s anything but difficult to get befuddled, so go moderate and even record the numbers tossed at you. Ensure you realize whether you’re discussing the “out-the-entryway” value, which incorporates all duties and charges, or simply the deal cost of the car.

Get some information about expenses before saying yes to an arrangement: A few vendors may incorporate false expenses to recover the benefit they lose while arranging. Request a breakdown of extra charges before you consent to any arrangement.

Be prepared to walk: On the off chance that you aren’t gaining ground toward an arrangement, or you don’t care for the manner in which you’re being dealt with, simply exit. No farewells are vital.

Expand exchange esteem

Many individuals like to exchange their old car so they can resolve all their car-buying bothers simultaneously. Be that as it may, this could be an exorbitant decision. While exchanging a vehicle is advantageous, sellers for the most part may attempt to low-ball clients and just pay the discount cost. To perceive how much that is, go online to a valuing guide, look into your car and analyze the exchange cost (what you would get) to vendor retail (what the seller will attempt to sell it for).

Frequently, the distinction can be $3,000. For instance,’s Actual Market Worth trade-in vehicle valuing demonstrates that for a 2013 Honda Accord EX, the distinction between exchange and seller retail is $3,100.

New exchange alternatives are accessible, for example, offering the vehicle to CarMax. Or then again, you can offer it to a private gathering. In any event, look into the exchange cost of your car and arrange the most noteworthy conceivable cost for it.

Considering Exchanging AND Exchanging UP?

Check your car’s exchange an incentive to ensure you get the best arrangement.

Wrap everything up

On the off chance that you are arranging by means of email or telephone, request to have the car conveyed to you as opposed to getting it the business. It’s snappy and tranquil.

Be that as it may, a great many people go to the business to sign papers face to face. Regardless of whether you have a preapproved credit to pay for the car, the business’ money chief may offer to beat the provisions of the advance. It doesn’t damage to check whether the person can show signs of improvement financing cost. Simply ensure the various terms of the advance are the equivalent.

Before the agreement is drawn up, the money chief may likewise attempt to sell you extra items and administrations. Buying an all-encompassing car guarantee at the correct cost can give true serenity. In any case, check first to perceive how much guarantee is incorporated with the cost of your new car. Most new cars have a heavily congested guarantee covering at any rate three years and 36,000 miles, alongside a powertrain guarantee that commonly endures up to 75,000 miles. The powertrain guarantee covers every one of the parts that make the car driveable, for example, the motor, transmission and suspension.

Take as much time as necessary surveying the agreement and don’t give yourself a chance to be constrained into giving just to get it up with. The agreement will incorporate the conceded to deals cost and these extra figures:

State deals charge: This is a level of the expense of the car.

Documentation expense: As insane as it sounds, the business really charges you for rounding out the agreement. This “doc charge” is topped in certain states. In states, for example, Florida, a few vendors charge as much as $700 for doc expenses.

Enrollment expenses: A seller can enroll the car for you, which is helpful.

A few vendors may incorporate extra expenses, of which some might be sham. It’s dubious to recognize what’s genuine and what’s incorporated just to support their benefit. On the off chance that the vendor’s account director can’t clarify an expense in the agreement agreeable to you, request to have it expelled.

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37 Best Money-Making Apps 2019

These are applications you can use to acquire money rapidly. For certain occupations, you’ll need a particular range of abilities.




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Is it true that you are hoping to profit? As with nearly everything else, there’s an application for that. Regardless of whether you’re searching for a brisk, simple approach to make a couple of additional dollars or you’d like to advertise your expert aptitudes to help your salary, you can utilize an application to look for some kind of employment and get procured.

Audit probably the best cash making applications you can use to create additional pay. With a significant number of them you can begin work immediately, and you’ll be paid when you complete the activity.

The most effective method to Begin….

You might almost certainly apply straightforwardly on the application or you may need to enroll online before you can utilize it. Most applications have iOS and Android forms that you can download to your gadget. When you’ve downloaded the application from the Application Store or Google Play, adhere to the directions to begin. Some applications use PayPal, so you’ll have to set up a record to get paid. Others will pay legitimately to a financial records or utilize another installment administration.

Peruse the fine print before you register, so you know how much and when you can hope to be paid.

Applications You Can Use to Profit

These are applications you can use to acquire money rapidly. For certain occupations, you’ll need a particular range of abilities. For other people, you basically need the time accessible to finish the undertaking.

Snappy Gigs: You won’t get rich from these applications, however you can profit rapidly. The amount you’ll procure relies upon the activity, and you’ll be paid soon after you complete the assignment.


BlueCrew gives adaptable W-2 work to hourly laborers in an expansive scope of enterprises, for example, warehousing, coordinations, web based business, occasions, conveyance, and neighborliness.


Sign up to finish straightforward and quick occupations at neighborhood stores. For instance, taking pictures and checking advancements. Installment is by PayPal, and for most occupations, you’ll be paid inside 24 hours.


Gigwalkers chip away at occupations that take as meager as a couple of minutes, or up to a few hours. Gigs incorporate checking item shows or item accessibility in retail locations. The application has a GPS highlight you can use to discover, total, and report on employments. Installment is by PayPal when every gig is finished.


Taskers do little occupations like cleaning, conveyance, shopping, sorting out, and running errands. Sign up on the web, at that point go to a data session where you’ll be told on downloading the application. When you’re set, you will almost certainly view employments in your general vicinity on the application, select the one you need, at that point affirm with the customer. After the activity is done, you’ll present a receipt to get paid through direct store to a financial records. Note: there is a $20 enrollment charge.


Is it true that you are prepared to get down to business? Wonoloers chip away at prompt nearby hourly or day by day employments. When you have joined, open the application to land notices of new positions, and snap to acknowledge it. Installments are handled by Stripe, and normally take three to five days from when the activity was affirmed. There’s a rating framework, and high-evaluated Wonoloers approach more employment choices and quicker installments.

Construct, Fix, and Move: In the event that you have a talent for fixing things, gathering furniture and different items, or helping individuals move, you can utilize an application to secure positions to chip away at whenever the timing is ideal. When you apply and have been endorsed, you’ll have the option to choose assignments that fit your calendar.

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Drive Individuals: On the off chance that you have solid transportation and proper vehicle protection, and appreciate driving, ride-share driving is an approach to profit during your extra time. Driving employments have an online application process that incorporates a personal investigation, so be set up to trust that endorsement will begin.





Shop and Make Conveyances: Probably the most effortless approaches to make additional cash is to give conveyance administrations. With some applications, as Instacart and Shipt, you will shop and convey. For other people, you’ll get and convey orders. A few administrations will pay immediately. For instance, Uber drivers can pursue Moment Pay and get paid up to five times each day. The installment is made to your plastic.

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Deal with Individuals and Pets: In case you’re keen on providing care, for either people or pets, you can join to give care administrations when you’re accessible.



Applications for Giving Proficient Administrations

There are numerous applications consultants can use to discover gigs and market their expert administrations. Similarly as with most application based gigs, the calendar is adaptable and you can work whenever the timing is ideal. The accreditations you have to get contracted rely upon the job you’re keen on. Installments are made legitimately and instantly by the site or an installment administration, as opposed to the customer.

With most administrations, it’s simpler to join on the web and afterward go to the application to secure positions.

Adapt Your Abilities: With aptitudes based gig applications, there are chances to fill in as meager – or to such an extent – as you’d like. You can take on side gigs or set aside a few minutes work. A few destinations like Upwork, offer various sorts of chances for gig laborers while others center around a particular specialty.

editorr is an on-request administration that contracts online editors with a scholastic or expert foundation in English, news coverage, copywriting, exploratory writing, or comparable fields.

Fiverr is a stage for consultants to showcase their inventive administrations in excess of 200 classifications. Specialists post the administrations they give and set the cost to the gigs, which start at $5.

Jijatjo gives adaptable alternatives to friendliness laborers, coordinating you with circumstances that match your timetable. Jijatjo offers focused hourly rates, and pay is practically prompt (inside a couple of hours) after you complete a move.

Thumbtack extends to experts an approach to discover employment opportunities doing nearly anything. Professionals post their business, and clients contact those they are keen on working with.

Coach to Go is a web based mentoring administration. Educators, instructors, experts with industry ability give coaching administrations when they are accessible.

Upwork is a stage for consultants to secure positions and undertakings, interface with customers, and get employed rapidly.

Wyzant gives one-on-one coaching administrations for school and college understudies. There are in excess of 12,000 branches of knowledge and a stringent verifying procedure for candidates.

Give Wellbeing and Wellness Administrations: As man-made reasoning changes the restorative scene, there are open doors for social insurance suppliers to rehearse virtual drug, speaking with patients on a cell phone or tablet. There are likewise open doors for health specialists to give virtual preparing. For administrations that need hands-on consideration, knead advisors, for instance, can convey in-home back rubs orchestrated by the application.

The application procedure begins on the web and administrations might be given or masterminded by means of the organization’s application.

DoctorOnDemand enlists representative and self employed entity doctors, analysts, and therapists.

Teladoc gives chances to essential consideration doctors, dermatologists, and social wellbeing suppliers who handle schedule, non-crisis medicinal issues by video or telephone.

LiveKick enlists fitness coaches and private yoga educators for sessions directed over live video.

Trainerize works with fitness coaches so they can associate with customers on the Trainerize application.

Calm is an application where back rub advisors join the Alleviate proficient system to give in-home, office, or inn rubs.

Zeel is an application for download where you can get affirmed and confirmed rapidly. Chosen competitors partake in on-boarding, at that point download the application and begin booking knead arrangements.


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Apply For Pension Loan In Norway Of About $500,000,000 USD And Pay Back In 1 Year

Apply For Pension Loan In Norway Of About $500,000,000 USD And Pay Back In 1 Year. Start applications here




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Apply For Pension Loan In Norway Of About $500,000,000 USD And Pay Back In 1 Year.

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When you retire, you may receive a pension from the government and from your past employers. Any additional income is up to you to provide, so start saving as early as possible to increase your retirement income.

Pensions at a glance

  • Your pension is made up of three parts, one from National Insurance, one from your employer(s) and one from private savings
  • The new pension reform provides more flexibility and alternatives
  • Future pensions will be significantly smaller
  • For most people, private pension saving will be necessary

In a start-up and growth phase, many companies need to know about the conditions they must meet in order to be granted a loan or credit. When issuing a loan, banks are primarily interested in two things: (1) the company’s debt servicing capacity and (2) adequate collateral if the company fails to service its debt. In addition, the bank needs to know as much as possible about the project for which the loan is required.

Payment ability
In order to obtain a pension loan, the bank must feel confident that it will be repaid. A company’s payment ability, i.e. debt servicing capacity, is dependent on the amount of cash, or easily accessible funds, it has at its disposal. The bank will therefore ask about the company’s current liquidity position, as well as about its cash flow prospects.

In general, collateral represents assets which the lender is entitled to repossess if the borrower fails to repay the loan. There are many types of collateral, ranging from company assets to sureties and real estate. Contact your bank to check what kind of collateral could be relevant for your company.

Savings Agreements

There are some things in life you will never regret and saving money is one of them. Whether you decide to save towards a special purchase, a holiday or your retirement, the choice is yours.

Getting started is easy!

Set up a monthly direct debit so that cash is deducted automatically from your bank account the day your salary gets paid. You will hardly notice that you are saving. Even paying in a little each month helps, the most important thing is that you save regularly.

Contact your local branch if you would like to open a savings account or if you have any questions. We can give you more tips about how to choose the savings option which is best for you.

DNB has insurance policies to suit every need. We offer a wide range of insurance products for your car, house, household contents, holiday home, boat and pets and for when you travel. Unsure whether you need life insurance? Contact us for advice.

We can offer personal insurance if you are a Nordic citizen or have been a member of the Norwegian national insurance system for more than five years. In addition, you must be a resident of one of the Nordic countries.

Call us on (+47 915) 04800 and we will help you find the insurance products to suit your needs.

Car, boat and motor vehicle insurance

Comprehensive and third-party for boats and cars. Insurance for motorcycles, mopeds, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), rotary snow ploughs and rotary cultivators. Insurance for caravans and trailers

Household contents insurance

Coverage for your personal belongings and household possessions against loss or damage

Home insurance

Coverage for damage or destruction of your home

Holiday home insurance

Coverage for your second home

Travel Insurance

All-year coverage for travel made in and outside Norway

Life insurance
Term insurance, disability insurance, critical illness and recreational accident insurance

Other types of insurance

Pet insurance – for cats and dogs

Valuable object insurance



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