When you save a bit, big things happen

Imagine how relieved you’d feel when January comes and everybody starts ranting about how slow the month is ticking along. Imagine the stress you’d have preempted, the headache you’d have avoided and all the money troubles you’d have locked out.

Now, not many people will enjoy this bliss when the new month finally arrives, but you can if you save a bit. Yes, have all the fun you can get, but don’t forget to save a little on ALAT. 100 days of January is not a superstition, guys. By the way, if you haven’t upgraded to the new ALAT, update now on Google Play Store or App Store.

Send me money, send me money. *Blows Powder*

If you are expecting Christmas money from the abroad, you can receive money instantly from the UK into your Nigerian account, only with Oya.  Download the app on App Store or Get it on Google Play Store

Twitter has been busy

Twitter’s retweet functionality has returned to the way it was before. You can now go back to retweeting without first being forced to reckon with the thought that they might have nothing to add to the conversation. Twitter is also testing ‘humanization prompts’ in an effort to reduce toxic replies. This is to help you remember that there are actual people on the other side of your replies. Twitter will show you personalized funny tweets so you can see them before they end up on Instagram meme accounts. Read more here

Netflix adds Zimbabwean billionaire Strive Masiyiwa to its board.

Recall that In 2018 Twitter added former Nigerian finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, to its board. Earlier this year, three Africans including Kenya’s Maina Kiai, a human rights defender, were appointed as members of the newly created Oversight Board for Facebook and Instagram Content. Strive Masiyiwa has experience in the African Pay-TV sector through his dealings in Econet Media which operated the “Kwese” brand. With him, Netflix is looking to gain some advantage over South African-based Showmax and Nigeria’s IROKOtv. Read more here

Looking for fun activities?

Socialiga celebrates her 5th-anniversary by 3:00 pm today at the upbeat centre, Lekki Phase 1. There is also an after-party by 6:00 pm. See here for more details. Thrilly has a list of events from hangouts to a games night. You can also check this list out for things to do this weekend.

That’s it for this weekend. Oh, and don’t forget to be kind this weekend. You can start by spreading the news. Share this with a friend. Friends don’t let friends miss out on stuff like this. We’ll see you next week.

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