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Njalo.ng FREE online marketplace launches in Nigeria

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·  Steps up ‘customer-care’ in the online classifieds space 

BY: Nmerichukwu Igweamaka

Njalo.ng, a FREE classifieds platform that emphasizes safety and convenience to sellers and buyers, has launched operations in Nigeria.

Starting operations today, Monday January 06, 2020, Njalo.ng goes live with a promise to empower millions of individuals and businesses in Nigerians with free access to sell anything ranging from smartphones, cars, laptops, clothes, shoes, bags, property, furniture, books/literature, kiddies’ wears, job placement/vacancies, amongst others.

Speaking during the media launch, the Co-founder/Chief Technology Officer of Njalo.ng, Mr. Emeka Orjiani described Njalo as the unique meeting room between potential seller and buyer.

In his words, “Njalo.ng is here to contribute her quota in the Nigerian digital economy; to create fundamental changes in the Nigerian ecommerce space.

“Digital Marketplace is a reality! What used to be sold in the open, regular market can now be sold at the speed of a click. That’s possible with the help of Njalo, a platform where you can sell anything for free. A new dawn is here! So, if you have car(s), phones, laptops, clothes, shoes, bags, property, furniture to sell or even to place job vacancy, then, Njalo is the meeting room between you and the potential buyer. The platform grants users unparalleled, global visibility for whatever it is you want to sell or buy.

He said that Njalo.ng also seeks to bring consumer’s favorite market and products closer to them through online trading and help entrepreneurs build brand recognitions beyond the shores of their environment.

The Co-Founder also disclosed Njalo.ng’s mission as to connect buyers with verified sellers of genuine products and create opportunities for entrepreneurs to widen their business scope by meeting more customers

Sharing idea on how they want to achieve efficient customer-care, the Co-Founder said, “Njalo.ng is ready to ensure that the relationship between sellers and buyers are hassle-free. In a case there are doubts about a seller, the buyer can actually call-in as means to double-check.

“The sellers can also write reviews about their experience with sellers. In all, Njalo.ng will democratize Online Marketplace in Nigeria”, he added.

On her part, the Co-founder/Chief Operating Officer, Njalo.ng, Sandra Ani, said: “When it comes to running any successful online marketplace, many people view marketing and customer service as two separate entities. The truth is, marketing and customer service have a harmonious relationship, in which both disciplines work together to drive the growth and success of your business. In fact, your most important marketing tool is customer service, as it touches your customers directly.

She explained that Njalo.ng is positioned to grow buyer’s confidence in the Nigerian classifieds sub-sector as their emphasis is to rave-up customer service.

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Female Teacher arrested for allegedly sleeping with a 16 year old student in exchange for giving him good grades

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A female Teacher named Lena Stewart, Who is a 26 year old Teacher in Nixa High School in Missouri, USA, has been charged with two counts of second-degree statutory sodomy, one count of statutory rape, three counts of sexual contact with a student, and one count of sexual misconduct.

The charges relate to alleged incidents dating back to October 2022.

The student was 16 at the time and the age for sexual consent in Missouri is 17.

According to investigators, the student claimed that his teacher was lenient in class towards him.

The young boy said he did not have to do much work to receive an A and was worried his grades would drop if he didn’t comply with her sexual demands.

The case is still on going.

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About Chioma Ajunwa, The legendary Female Footballer and Athlete who is now an Assistant Commissioner of Police

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Chioma Ajunwa is a name that will always be on the history map of Nigeria, Especially when it has to do with sports.

Chioma Ajunwa born on the 25th of December 1970, is one of the pioneer players of women’s football in Nigeria, she represented the Super Falcons of Nigeria at the first Women’s World Cup in 1991.

Chioma Ajunwa with the Falcons

Ajunwa performed as a track and field athlete and specialised in the 100m, 200m and long jump.

Ajunwa was banned from the sport for four (4) years after failing a drug test in 1992 despite maintaining her innocence.

Chioma Ajunwa

Following the completion of her suspension, Ajunwa went on to become the first West-African woman, as well as the first Nigerian, to win an Olympic gold medal in a track and field event when she emerged victorious in the women’s long jump event at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, with a jump length of 7.12 meters (on her first attempt) during the final.

Following her Olympic gold medal at Atlanta ’96, Ajunwa was given a national award – Member of the Order of Niger (MON) – by the then Head of State of Nigeria, Gen. Sani Abacha.

Ajunwa remains only person (Male or female) to have represented Nigeria as a footballer (the FIFA Women’s World Cup) and as an athlete (100m, 200m & Long Jump) till date.

Chioma Ajunwa-Opara, is now an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP).

Chioma Ajunwa as an ACP

She hails from Ahiazu -Mbaise in Imo State. The Ahiazu -Mbaise Stadium was named after her “Chioma Ajunwa Stadium”.

Her Achievements and Medal Records

Won a Silver medal (Long Jump) at the 1997 World Indoor Championships in Paris.

Won a Gold medal (Long Jump) at the 1996 Olympics Games in Atlanta.

Won Gold medal (Long Jump) at the All Africa Games in 1991.

Won a Bronze Medal (4x100m relay) at the 1990 Commonwealth Games in Auckland.

Won Gold medal (Long Jump) at the African Championships in 1989.

She is the first African woman, as well as the first Nigerian, to win an Olympic gold medal in a track and field event.

Chioma Ajunwa is undoubtedly a legend!

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We need more Female participation in Nigerian Politics for more perfect Democracy – Writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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Chimamanda Adichie is of the opinion that More Women In Politics Makes For More Perfect Democracy.

The Award-winning Nigerian writer on Wednesday, made a case for women participation in politics.

In a video which she shared on her Instagram page on Wednesday, She aired her mind of the important responsibilities which women could carry out perfectly for the country, If given a chance.

The celebrated author also announced her collaboration with Women In Successful Careers to organize a non-partisan fundraiser for women contesting political positions in elections to fund their campaigns.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Speaking about women in politics, Adichie said, “I think that because of the challenges women face, because of the socialisation women experience, that women are more likely to do things differently. Women are more likely to think of consensus for example, women are more likely to put their egos aside. But on the other hand, I do not think that the case for women is that they are better. I think the case for women political candidates and political representation is that women are full citizens. And if we want a more perfect democracy, then we should want better representation.”

Recall that she was conferred a Chieftaincy title in her hometown recently. And she’s the first female to receive such an honour.

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