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SLASH Launches the First Escrow Marketplace in Nigeria


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Lack of trust and delayed delivery have been the primary issues confronting e-commerce in Nigeria and throughout Africa. There are regular tales of scammers posing as respectable business owners in order to defraud consumers of their money. This development has produced a sense of insecurity among prospective E-commerce clients, with some avoiding online business or anything connected out of fear of falling victim to these hoodlums.


SLASH.ng is an online escrow marketplace where buyers and sellers connect to complete and secure transactions. Buyers can place orders for products or services advertised by merchants and pay through a “Slash Account.” The fund will be held by SLASH until the product/service is delivered. Furthermore, Slash enables buyers to transact directly with verified sellers regardless of their location. The two parties can define the transaction’s terms and conditions without any intermediary. Slash is great for freelancers, self-employed entrepreneurs, family enterprises, manufacturers, online retailers, suppliers and dropshippers, among others.


According to the founder, Hakeem Abogunde, “despite the surge in internet penetration in Nigeria and Africa, more than 98 percent of Nigerians lack trust in e-commerce, with barely 1% of Nigerians routinely patronizing eCommerce.” We want to establish a system that everyone can trust. With the integrated delivery system, users will be able to follow their transaction from the point of sale until delivery.”


Hakeem is a software engineer with extensive marketing and business development skills. As a result of his passion for e-commerce, he chose to develop long-term solutions to the major challenges confronting e-commerce in Nigeria and Africa.


In 2019, he established Zcnox, an escrow marketplace that accepted cryptocurrency payments, but he was unable to continue due to cryptocurrency’s low level of adoption in Nigeria and its volatile nature, making it unsafe to use as a method of payment for goods and services. He began to consider a more acceptable alternative.


He developed a beta version of the SLASH app for the Abuja market last year with a limited number of categories. It was enthusiastically received by the majority of sellers. SLASH currently have over 1,000 verified sellers and processes over ten million naira in transaction. SLASH is currently open to all Nigerians, with additional categories such as freelancing, autos & cars, and services.


Speaking about the plan for year 2022, he said “This is our first public announcement since product introduction, We are aware that the escrow concept is relatively new in Nigeria. We’ve been educating sellers about the benefits of utilizing escrow to facilitate their online transactions. We look forward to collaborating with more businesses and individuals. We want everyone to take part. With escrow payment, we can develop a viable e-commerce system similar to Alibaba in Africa.”

Concerning funding, he stated, “Presently, the platform generates the majority of its revenue from escrow and delivery charges. We had established contact with both foreign and domestic investors who were quite interested in the startup. however, no agreement has been reached at the moment.”

For more information, please visit Slash website : https://slash.ng or download app on playstore https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.codebase.slash.

SLASH.ng: An e-commerce Business with a Difference


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SLASH.ng has come to stay as it was launched in order to meet the many challenges faced by e-commerce services in Nigeria. SLASH.ng is the most reliable and flexible way of promoting your business in Nigeria as it caters to different business needs across all sectors of the Nigeria’s economy. Situated in Abuja (the federal capital of Nigeria) SLASH.ng is offering a list of amazing products where Nigerians can take their shopping online for any kind of products like foodstuffs, groceries, electronics, phones and computer systems, kitchen utensils, office and home furnishings, clothing, building materials, cars, properties, as well as service-oriented businesses like health and beauty salon, consulting services, educational services, medical services, engineering services.
At SLASH.ng, Nigerians can pay for different bills online and it has an excellent customer service department poise to providing support everyday of the week. Paying your bills is so easy on SLASH.ng that users can buy Airtime from all networks, pay for electricity bills, subscribe for your cable tv (DStv, Gotv, Startimes, Mytv, Hitv, etc).
SLASH.NG understands that transport is an important aid to business operations especially in the e-commerce sub-sector. This informed the decision by the management of SLASH.ng to invest in logistics business. As at today, there are five (5) dispatch riders in the city of Abuja. SLASH.ng is also working in partnership with some key stakeholders in the logistics business like GUO transport, Ekesons Logistics, GIG logistics, etc.
SLASH.ng also provides Escrow services for anyone in Nigeria. SLASH.ng Escrow services are very easy, efficient and reliable. We ensure that both the buyer and seller’s interest are well considered for every transaction. Are you need of a reliable Escrow service? Simply try SLASH.ng Escrow service. We assure you that your expectations would be exceeded.
Try getting the SLASH.ng App on Google Playstore. The size of SLASH.ng App is very small and easy to use. Registration is free and you can access all its services once you sign up. The desktop format of the SLASH.ng is also user’s friendly.
SLASH.ng is always ready to attend to your needs like online shopping, product upload, logistics, Escrow services, billspayment, etc. Why not try us today by placing an order now at SLASH.ng?
If you need any support or wish to make enquiries, please contact us through our contact details below:
Helpline 0813 008 3264 (phone call/WhatsApp)
Website www.slash.ng
Facebook SlashNigeria
Instagram Slash.Nigeria
Address Suite TF15 Olive Plaza by Banex Bridge Wuse Abuja Nigeria

Pastor Taiwo Odukoya loses wife, Pastor Nomthi to Cancer



Reliable reports have confirmed the death of Pastor Nomthi Odukoya, wife of Pastor Taiwo Odukoya. Pastor Nomthi Odukoya had suffered from cancer for 2 years till her last breath.

May her soul rest in peace.

May God comfort the family.

Derek Chauvin Sentenced To 22.5 Years For Murder Of George Floyd in USA



Derek Chauvin Sentenced To 22.5 Years For Murder Of George Floyd in USA

Former Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin, has been sentenced to 22 years and six months in prison for murdering George Floyd, Afrilyn.com reports the verdict that took place on Friday, June 25, 2021.

Recall that 2 months ago, a jury convicted Chauvin in the death of Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man and father. On May 25, 2020, Chauvin knelt on Floyd’s neck for 9 minutes and 29 seconds after detaining him on suspicion of passing a counterfeit bill. Floyd begged for mercy as his air supply dwindled. This led to his untimely death.

Marcelo Vieira Becomes Real Madrid’s Captain After Sergio Ramos’ Departure


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Marcelo Becomes Real Madrid’s Captain After Sergio Ramos’ Departure

Real Madrid’s left-back Marcelo Vieira is now the new captain of the club following defender Sergio Ramos’ exist, Afrilyn.com has learnt.

In a statement released by Florentino Perez, the club’s president, on this new development.

It states in parts that: “Marcelo will be our captain next season. It’s difficult to find another LB like Marcelo. Him and Roberto Carlos have been the best in the history.”

The 33-year-old Brazilian, who has been with Los Blancos since January 2007, will see his current contract expire in June 2022, but it is understood that there have been no talks to either sell the defender or renew his deal at the moment.

Recalled that Marcelo who lost his place to Ferland Mendy under Zinedine Zidane as Real Madrid’s coach, only made 19 appearances during the 2020-21 campaign, adding to the 528 times he has played for Real Madrid during a 14-year career in the Spanish capital.

Real Madrid’s new captain is called Marcelo Vieira da Silva Júnior, and widely known as Marcelo, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a left back for Spanish club Real Madrid. He also captains the Brazil national team.

SCOAN: Prophet T.B. Joshua Dies at 57




Reliable sources have confirmed to Afrilyn.com about the demise of Prophet T.B. Joshua, the founder and senior pastor at the Synagogue Church of all Nations, SCOAN, in the early hours of today, June 6 – that is 6 days to his birthday as he was supposed to clock 58 years next Saturday, June 12, 2021.

In a press release by Prophet T.B. Joshua’s ministry announced on Facebook, it states:

PROPHET TB JOSHUA – JUNE 12th 1963 to JUNE 5th 2021

“Surely the Sovereign LORD does nothing without revealing his plan to his servants the prophets.” – Amos 3:7

On Saturday 5th June 2021, Prophet TB Joshua spoke during the Emmanuel TV Partners Meeting: “Time for everything – time to come here for prayer and time to return home after the service.”

God has taken His servant Prophet TB Joshua home – as it should be by divine will. His last moments on earth were spent in the service of God. This is what he was born for, lived for, and died for.

As Prophet TB Joshua says, “The greatest way to use life is to spend it on something that will outlive it”.

Prophet TB Joshua leaves a legacy of service and sacrifice to God’s Kingdom that is living for generations yet unborn.

The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations, and Emmanuel TV Family appreciate your love, prayers, and concern at this time and request a time of privacy for the family.

Here are Prophet TB Joshua’s last words: “Watch and pray.”

One life for Christ is all we have; one life for Christ is so dear.

May the soul of Prophet T.B. Joshua rest in peace.

Nigeria Suspends Twitter’s Operations for Deleting President Buhari’s Tweets




FG Suspends Twitter’s Operations in Nigeria

The Federal Government has suspended, indefinitely, the operations of the microblogging and social networking service, Twitter, in Nigeria.

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, announced the suspension in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday,
citing the persistent use of the platform for activities that are capable of undermining Nigeria’s corporate existence.

The Minister said the Federal Government has also directed the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to immediately commence the process of licensing all OTT and social media operations in Nigeria.

Segun Adeyemi
Special Assistant To The President (Media)
Office of the Minister of Information and Culture
4 June 2021

ECOWAS Suspends Mali From Its Institutions After Coup Again



ECOWAS Suspends Mali From Its Institutions After Coup

Mali has been suspended again from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) bodies after a second coup by the Malian military. This was announced after the regional summit this past Sunday of the West African leaders.

Excerpts of the press release obtained by Afrilyn.com read: “The suspension from ECOWAS takes immediate effect until the deadline of the end of February 2022 when they are supposed to hand over to a democratically elected government,” Ghana’s Foreign Minister Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey told reporters.

“One of the decisions of the heads of state is that they should ensure that in the next few days a civilian prime minister is put in place to form the next government,” she added





This world is now being driven by Information and Communication Technology (ICT); and its impacts are felt in our lives directly and indirectly. The world of ICT has made everyday tasks much easier for everyone and we cannot continue to ask for more benefits. Every sector of the economy in various nations has welcome the use of ICT due to its incredible results and future potentials.
Despite its tremendous benefits, there have been a growing rise of fraudulent practices online. These nefarious actions by fraudsters online can, no doubts, discredit all the gains of the ICT interventions. This has led many ICT experts committed to finding possible solutions for these fraudulent practices.
It is important to note that as long as ICT keeps playing its amazing roles in our lives, fraudsters will continue to identify means and gaps to swindle innocent online users. We all have to play our parts in order to curb the menance of unscrupulous criminals online. Every online users must be responsible and responsive while using the internet.
Below are tips on possible ways to fighting and preventing scammers online. The internet would be safe for us if we all take action always.
10 Ways to Fight and Prevent Scams Online
1. Report Scammers and their Activities Fast
There is a popular saying that evils thrive when good people don’t report them or do anything about their bad actions. It’s important for all internet users to always report any fraudulent practice to all and sundry as much and as fast as possible.
2. Be Sure and Aware
Be careful of whatever links or website address you are advised to click or visit. Try to avoid many information that does not make sense to you or objective. For example, “How to make 1 million in a week!” Click here to learn more. This statement is very enticing to everybody and so you much tread with caution. Never let greed or immediate gains guide your decisions online.
3. Be Private and Simple Always 
It is very important to keep confidential all information about yourself especially with you are not sharing it with a trusted friend or website portal online. The more personal information you reveal online the easier for scammers to swindle you.
4. Stay Focused and Disciplined
There is a reason for using the internet. Don’t get distracted easily by many attractive adverts, unsolicited messages or advice. It is better to stay off when you have achieved your aims. Know why you are using the internet at every point in time.
5. Always Logout and Crosscheck After Use
For websites today or internet platforms have made it compulsory to login in order to have access to the websites. Be very discreet with your login details and ensure that you logout after use. This is very important if you are using a shared computer system like in the office, cyber cafe, etc.
6. Share Bank Account/ATM Card Details to Trusted Websites Only
Never share or input your bank and ATM card details to or on any website platform that you can’t trust. There are many reputable websites around the world that would request for your bank account or ATM card details while shopping online or trying to pay for a particular service/product. On the other hand, there are many dubious websites across the world that you should not share your bank account or ATM card details with.
7. Do Adequate Personal Research
It is very smart of you to make adequate findings about a website or internet portal before sharing your vital information with them. Ask questions, find out their address or location, see the reviews about the website, etc. This will prevent you from falling in the hands of scammers online.
8. Be Patient and Objective
Let your findings about the websites guide your next step. Never be in a hurry to commit yourself because of an immediate reward promised to you. It’s hard to get your fingers burnt if you are not in a hurry to act on the offer or personal information requested.
9. Share Your Honest Experience Fast
Sharing your experience with others irrespective of the outcome helps others to make decisions in the future. This can be as a review, feedback, etc. It enables good use of the internet so that it becomes a safe place for use as information is vital.
10. Share or Balance the Risks Together 
Many reputable websites would offer you to pay upon delivery. Some others would offer you a specific period to place a return request if the product purchased does not meet your expectations. Some websites would offer your a refund. Kindly read carefully the policies or legal guidelines about a product or service before paying. Many scammers would not let you share the risks with them. Once these scammers take your money, they move to the next potential victims. So, you need to be cautious.





Running is the fastest way to lose weight if you are trying to get fit by shedding some fats in your body. The benefits of running are so much that running has great impacts on the physical, mental and psychological health of man, Afrilyn.com can authoritatively tell you.
If you have tried to lose weight many times, but it is not yielding enough results, then you have to try running. Those who have been practising running exercise, but are yet to see any remarkable progress maybe doing it wrongly. Make it a regular exercise by running for at least 30 minutes daily or 3 times in a week. Please be sure to run at your own pace as you are not in competition with anybody. You may increase your speed as your body adapts to this exercise.
The Main Benefits of Running 
1. It makes you happy as you will derive inner peace and satisfaction.
2. It makes your heart function optimally. And this improves the adequate circulation of blood (rich in oxygen) in the human body.
3. It makes your skin glow and fresh as the skin is the largest organ of the human body. This makes you attractive to everybody.
4. It helps fight diabetes, high blood pressure, anxiety disorder, etc.
5. It makes you look younger, smarter and enhances your overall wellbeing.
6. It increases your lifespan and fight many diseases associated with old age.
7. It helps you fight cold and prevent difficulty in breathing.
8. It makes all your organs function well and aids your physical strength.
9. It fights arthritis, joint pains, unusual tiredness, etc.
10. It makes you stay fit by burning calories for weight loss.
There you have it. Try it and give us your feedback in the comments section or share your experience with others.