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Prudential Zenith Life Insurance launches mobile payments for protection with *5966# USSD code

Prudential Zenith Life Insurance has launched a payment service which allows mobile phone customers in Nigeria to buy protection policies wherever they are.

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Prudential Zenith Life Insurance launches mobile payments for protection with *5966# USSD code

Prudential Zenith Life Insurance has launched a payment service which allows mobile phone customers in Nigeria to buy protection policies wherever they are.

Customers who dial *5966#  on their mobile phones will be able to purchase a life insurance or hospital cash plan policy in a matter of minutes.

Speaking at the launch of the product at the Civic Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, the Chairman of Prudential Zenith Life, Mr Jim Ovia (CON), said, “We are pleased to announce this exciting and innovative initiative that will democratize access to insurance for all Nigerians. We are strongly committed to deepening financial inclusion.”

On his part, the Chief Executive Officer of Prudential Africa, Matt Lilley said: “We launched Prudential Zenith Life in 2017 to help minimize uncertainty from the lives of Nigerians. I believe that this service will make it easier for people to access life insurance cover that gives them and their families financial peace of mind if an accident or the worst were to happen.”

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Research shows that Nigerians are significantly underinsured despite the adoption of mobile phones for insurance purchase in several parts of the world. Only one per cent of Nigerians have insurance whilst more than 95 per cent of the population have mobile phones. Prudential Zenith Life seeks to increase the number of families that have financial protection by making it convenient to purchase insurance on their mobile phones.

Prudential Zenith Life Insurance Limited is part of Prudential Plc, one of the oldest and most strongly capitalised life insurance companies in the world. It provides a range of insurance and investment-linked savings products designed to suit corporate and individual customers’ budgets.

Prudential Zenith Life seeks to remove uncertainty from life’s big events, providing customers with the freedom to confront the future with greater confidence. It is equally committed to meeting the long-term savings and protection needs of families and businesses in Nigeria. Whether someone is starting a family, saving for a child’s education or planning for old age, Prudential Zenith Life provides customers with financial peace of mind.

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TECNO’s POVA is the best smartphone for the fast lane

No matter how fast and busy your world gets, TECNO’s POVA is the innovative partner strong enough to stay with you all the step of the way.

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The fast lane is the new normal. Everyone and everything is always on the move. Even while sitting in one position, our smartphones take us on trips, literary bouncing us from country to country, from one social app to another, and from one source of entertainment to another.

When we aren’t taking trips on our phones and are instead having fun and making memories with friends and family, our smartphones come in handy again. With these magical gadgets, we lock down beautiful memories with the cameras that come with them. I mean, who has time and energy to carry around a digital camera everywhere they go? And how awkward will it be to always whip the camera out to take selfies or take pictures of that beautiful plate of Thai food?

So, you know how infuriating a smartphone with a low battery life can be. You know how maddening a slow smartphone is. And you definitely know how a smartphone with a dead camera is. You will be having the time of your life and your phone will suddenly go kaput on you. Or, imagine your phone freezing incessantly and running at the speed of a snail just when you need to urgently grab an information off it. And imagine meeting your celebrity crush all of a sudden, and yes, you take a picture with him. But. You can’t even post that picture on your Instagram page because it looks like it was pulled out of the 90’s!

Without a doubt, the battery capacity, speed and camera of a phone is highly crucial. And not just in mediocre levels. I mean, any smartphone worth its name these days have these features. I am talking about in levels that are off the chart.

Well, TECNO’s POVA is that phone that breaks the chart. No kidding. You see:

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  • TECNO POVA has a super-duper battery capacity of 6000mAh, with a standby time of 30 days and the ability to play music for 8 days straight, on just a single charge. . Like I earlier mentioned, smartphones have become the sole entertainment hub so much such that without it, it will seem like our life took a sad, empty pause and wouldn’t kick back into action until our phone kicks back on. Now, take a minute to imagine how different things will be with a 6000mAh battery and an 18W Dual IC Flash charger. Your life never has to take a pause.

  • TECNO POVA has a system turbo that runs on Helio G80 processor and ET-Engine 1.0 (Evolving Tech). These significantly upgrade the phones performance; elevate and optimize the sustained gaming experience, network, power consumption, enhance graphic fluency, timely screen response and even image quality. TECNO POVA offers you a lot at the speed of light. You literally breeze through life. TECNO POVA has a hyper engine technology that ensures that your phone always keeps up with you no matter what you are doing or how many apps you have running at the same time.

  • Fantastic Photography Features. TECNO POVA is equipped with 13MP AI Quad Camera, making images that are very vivid and clear even when blown out into a big picture frame. With this device, you will seamlessly capture memories that you will treasure for many years to come.

No matter how fast and busy your world gets, TECNO’s POVA is the innovative partner strong enough to stay with you all the step of the way.

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Wealth.ng launches Ola – A personal wealth advisor on WhatsApp

Artificial Intelligence-enabled chatbot solutions like Ola make it easy to interact with users by providing virtual assistance 24-7.

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Wealth.ng has announced the launch of a personal Wealth Advisor – Ola an AI-powered conversational investments chatbot developed to optimize Investment service delivery via WhatsApp, the preferred social and communication network. Ola aims to make it easy for Wealth.ng customers to Invest and manage their portfolio easily via social media.

WhatsApp allows its users to communicate using less data while protecting shared data (conversations, media content, banking details, etc). Ola also processes authenticated transactions via one-time-passwords (OTPs) sent to users’ registered phone number or email.

Users can chat with Ola through the dedicated WhatsApp Chatbot number +234 904 444 8652 or via the link – https://bit.ly/ChatwithOla. You can perform pretty much all the Investment Services such as: Creating a Wealth.ng account, link your Wealth.ng account, browse investment products, Fund Cash Balance, Invest, View your Portfolio, View Market Summary, Check Order Status and ask Ola a question.

Artificial Intelligence-enabled chatbot solutions like Ola make it easy to interact with users by providing virtual assistance 24-7, just as a human would.

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Here is Ola’s Profile

  • I am Ola – a Chatbot on WhatsApp By Wealth.ng
  • My name Ola means “Wealth”
  • I am an investment strategist.
  • I am easy to chat with; I am able to understand English, as well as other local languages, including pidgin and French. If you speak a bit of Yoruba, Hausa or Igbo to me, I’ll understand that too!
  • I’m your 24/7 chat buddy. You can talk to me any day and at any time.
  • I never take breaks or vacations. My goal is to make investing easier for you.
  • I can tell you all you need to know about Investment products and services available on Wealth.ng
  • I’ll help you create a Wealth.ng account, link your Wealth.ng account, browse investment products and view Market Summaries and you can ask me any question.
  • For security purposes, I verify transactions via an OTP (one-time password) sent to your registered phone number and email.
  • I am always professional, polite and friendly in my responses to you.
  • What’s more, I’m a fast learner and I gain new skills from past interactions (much faster than your average customer service support)
  • Chat with me (Ola) on WhatsApp Now….

Speaking on the initiative, Wealth.ng Digital Marketing Manager, Ifeoluwa Apampa mentioned that the decision to deploy the service is part of Wealth.ng’s strategy to deliver optimum  customer experience through technology while also increasing the investment participation of customers by providing a scalable and efficient service for managing their investments and portfolios.

She further mentioned that African tech users like to be guided, to know what it is all about and how it can benefit them. They also want quick answers to their questions and Ola is well positioned to render assistance to users by helping them understand and navigate Wealth.ng and manage their investment portfolios smoothly.

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Ola will augment Wealth.ng’s existing customer touch points and be available to receive multiple queries and promptly respond with relevant investment information to various customers at the same time. However, customers cannot call the number since it is only reachable through WhatsApp chat.

Wealth.ng offers premium investment products such as Treasury Bills, Stocks, Bonds, Eurobonds, Agriculture and Wealth Cash and you can get all these done with your buddy Ola.

  • Have an account on Wealth.ng and want to view your portfolio? Link your Account with Ola
  • Don’t have a Wealth.ng account yet? Let Ola help you get started.
  • Already Investing and want to do more? Ola is just a chat away.

Ola promises to deliver a consistently great experience every time you chat with her, so if you have any questions, need investment advice or guidance, she’s got you covered!

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Here’s how to chat with Ola

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All you need to do is:

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  • Save the number +234 904 444 8652 to your phone contacts or use the link – https://bit.ly/ChatwithOla
  • Search for Ola Chabot on your WhatsApp
  • Say hi to Ola
  • Accept Terms and Conditions
  • Get chatting with Ola and invest on the go

It is our desire to ensure that we put Ola everywhere, but for now Ola has been rolled out to customers on WhatsApp and will soon be available on other platforms such as Facebook Messenger and Telegram to guide customers through the wealth building journey.

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About Wealth.ng

Based in Lagos, Wealth.ng is your personal finance platform that gives you access to diverse investment options. It is a user-friendly Self-service platform set up to equip the everyday person with simple tools and advise needed to create wealth while meeting your short and long-term finance needs.

Launched over a year ago, Wealth.ng has over 68,000 customers to its belt, 3 partner Integrations and processed over N4 Billion Investment Transactions.

To learn more about Wealth.ng, please visit www.wealth.ng

Ola is powered by WealthTech, an entity registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission as an Investment Advisor. All investments on Wealth.ng are carried out by Sankore Securities Limited, a Fund/Portfolio Manager as registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Ola is the 3rd AI (Artificial Intelligence) chatbot from the stables of WealthTech Limited (A Subsidiary of Sankore Securities), besides Diamond Bank ADA – launched in March, 2018 and FCMB Temi launched in 2019.

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Trading club in Nigeria for US stock investors

The clubs’ mission is to simplify complex financial information and decisions so that individuals have the confidence to trade & invest better.

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Trading club in Nigeria for US stock investors

30%Club, a trading club created for modern-day investors, wants every Millennial and Gen Z to invest in US Stocks. The club aims to be the go-to platform for educational and advisory resources for stocks and crypto investing. By breaking the knowledge barrier, we serve as a learning bridge for anyone looking to trade these markets. The US Stock market is the largest in the world and so every shrewd investor wants a slice of it. Now anyone can invest on any of the three regulated US Investment apps in Nigeria.

Thanks to the recent wave of fintech startups innovating brokerage services, tech-savvy millennials now have seamless and affordable access to the US stock markets. The timely introduction of Fractional Shares means folks can invest just $10 in their favourite companies effortlessly, from their smartphones. This new breed of enthusiastic investors will be naturally overwhelmed with the technical jargon and confusing terms, so there is a need for an educational bridge.

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The clubs’ mission is to simplify complex financial information and decisions so that individuals have the confidence to trade & invest better.

Business Data Analyst Femi Adeoye notes that according to the data, amateur, retail investors have flooded into the US stock market in droves this year, with popular apps in the States reporting huge spikes in younger users.

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Mirroring the trend in America, globally first-time investors in Asia, Latin America and Nigeria are trading popular stocks like Amazon & Apple, as well as Tesla, Zoom and high-growth companies.

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Users who sign-up with 30%Club have access to a dashboard with educational content, real-time market data, charting tools, instructional videos and podcasts. The platform is free for all to sign up while premium members are charged a fee for access to market intelligence from a few pros like Jim Cramer.

The club is non-custodial which means members handle & manage their capital personally. 30%Club does not invest nor trade on behalf of the public.

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Trading is the new cool.

Seyi Atere-Roberts, the clubs’ founder, believes there will be a gradual explosion in active trading among young folks, even though this may begin as a side-hobby or hustle, with a potential for appetite to significantly increase as a regular monthly income. DIY Investing will become the norm, especially with the rising number of investment schemes failing to deliver their promised returns.

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We aim to guide the new generation of investors by providing a simplified learning experience. We implore our members to allocate most of their capital to long-term investing in solid Stocks, ETFs & Bitcoin while the rest to trading trends and momentum. The power of compounding ensures their long term portfolio grows exponentially while their trading portfolio profits from short-term trends bringing in additional monthly income. Investing is a lifelong lifestyle, trading is the new cool and investing in these fascinating assets is going to be as common as TikTok within the next decade.

You can learn the basics in an hour on our simplified Podcast and holla on Twitter or Facebook

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