Beware of fraud!

Hello family!

There are probably a million and one posts we owe you by now but this is rather urgent. While we are doing our best to put smiles on people’s faces this season, some people are doing the exact opposite. Somebody got the mail below and sent it in.

Sender name: First Bank!

Sender email:


Dear Valued Customer,

You have been successfully migrated to the new FirstOnline, our enhanced internet
banking solution.

Kindly update all your records with us correctly to prevent service interruption/suspension.

.You can login using the following link with your current User ID as stated below;


User ID:Password

Token Code


Follow the above link and the letters in red are mandatory for migration

For security purposes, your account will be suspended if you ignore this .
Thank you for banking with FirstBank.


First Bank Nigeria Plc

Observe security policies.

To sign up for your free e-statement, and for enquiries on FirstBank products and services, please call 0700FIRSTCONTACT (0700-34778-2668228), 01-4485500, 0708-062-5000, SMS Short Code 30012 or email


Perhaps, unlike the receipient of this mail, you use First Bank and are tempted to think this is another email from your bank. First take a look at the email address from which this was sent: The email address clearly shows the mail originated from a website: THAT IS CLEARLY NOT FIRST BANK’S WEBSITE.

Sometimes, fraud is not so crystal clear. Beware!


Let’s support FATE Foundation’s Ceremony

Hello Lagos!

The event is FATE Foundation’s Annual Celebration and Entrepreneurial Awards Ceremony where they celebrate entrepreneurship. It’s also a graduation ceremony.

They will need 5 (five) volunteers on the day of the event for registration/protocol duties. The event is for December 5th, 2013 at the Shell Hall, MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos

However, there would be a compulsory meeting tomorrow at their office at Ijora, Lagos by 11am.

Interested? Please add us on Whatsapp or Blackberry Messenger immediately for next steps. Check for the contact details.

Don’t miss these women initiatives in Nigeria!

Ladies in Lagos and Abuja especially, check this out!

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The Federal Ministry of Communication and Technology launched two initiatives on Monday namely the #smartwomanNigeria and training for 1000 girls in collaboration with #Huawei as part of Government’s  #GWIN programme.


Log on to  to learn more about the benefits of the SmartWoman Nigeria initiative. Register for more information at SmartWoman will allow women connect with one another, share and learn from each other and empower themselves to achieve their goals.


The 1000 Girls in ICT training program is to train girls on Telecommunication Networks, Transmission Network and GSM, LTE, WCDMA and other ICT skills. On completion of the program, the top 200 students based on performance will be further trained to become Certified Network Associates. Register here







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LEAPAfrica/Shell Youth Empowerment Programme

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Hello Lagos!

Have you heard about the FREE LEAP/Shell Youth Empowerment Programme? You should consider applying!

See the form here.

Like to get specific instructions on how to fill and submit the form to make it to priority list? Drop a message  here

Alright Nigeria, go get this!



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Youth? Submit your project proposal to UNESCO!

Nobody else reports it like this.

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Are you young and up for a challenge? Here you go!


UNESCO launches a call for projects driven by young people

UNESCO launches a call for projects in order to identify and support 15 action projects (3 by region) which will be “certified” with the label “8th UNESCO Youth Forum” and implemented by, with and for young women and men between the 8th and the 9th UNESCO Youth Forum (October 2013-October 2015).

Thus, the selection and adoption of these 15 projects, which are expected to be in line with the UNESCO Youth Strategy 2014-2021, will be one of the major outcomes of the 8th UNESCO Youth Forum, to be held at the Organization Headquarters, Paris, France, from 29 to 31 October 2013, under the theme “Youth and Social Inclusion: Civic Engagement, Dialogue and Skills Development.”

Indeed, for the first time in its history, the UNESCO Youth Forum, created in…

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