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Ya’ll that are regular visitors to the blog know about how I shouted about the wonders of Piggybank and how it helped me save 1 million Naira. Heck, I even got featured on Linda Ikeji. If you have not seen the post, here it is. That was almost 3 years ago and I am back with an update post on Piggybank now called Piggyvest. Apart from the name change, they have gotten a lot more popular, credible and they do a lot more than just a piggybank. Here are some things you’ll want to know about the new Piggybank: PiggyBank is now called Piggyvest. Yea, I know.. Piggybank sounds a lot better than Piggyvest but who are we to complain. They had their resons as explained in this blog post.. They are no longer a small company. They got investors who have given them or at least pledged to give…

Do you ever see people do fabulous things with tech and want to do exactly the same but when you see a line of code, your brain just stops functioning? Have you ever wished to work, contribute and just be an IT baddass but you honestly know coding isnt for you? I see this a lot… and yes it is possible to work in Tech without coding.. Theres this misconception that a lot of people have now, especially with the promotion of Tech in the digital media, that working in tech === Coding. This is not true. There are soooooooooo many things you can do in tech that wont require you to touch a line of code. I am relearning how to code thanks to my Udacity scholarship but if I am being honest, I don’t think it’s for me.. I do know how to code to an extent but…

The image below was sent to me by a friend who was sent this fake bill by “apple”. I was immediately able to tell cos look at the email address used na… support at bandcamp dot-com. Gmail exposed the email address when the email was forwarded to me. Cancelling the order would have led him to type in his apple ID and password which would have given them access to his account and bank details. This is what a phishing scam looks like. Phishing emails generally try to appear as if they are from a trusted source  and attempt to get recipients to do whatever they want them to do.. including sharing sensitive information. here’s what these phishers/ scammers do. they replicate an email or a site that looks very similar to a trusted site (like apple) and get you to click on a link, put in sensitive information which…

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