YANDI, Nige­ria’s Lat­est On­line Mall Takes off in Grand Style


Mary Ekah

A brain­work of a set of young Nige­rian en­trepreneurs out to rev­o­lu­tionise the ex­pe­ri­ence of con­sumers kicked off in a grand style last Fri­day with the Black Fri­day Deal, where ev­ery­one had an op­por­tu­nity to buy any­thing they wanted at the most af­ford­able prices. YANDI, ac­cord­ing to the ini­tia­tors rep­re­sents the phrase Yo

u & I (Y-AND-I), with the theme “con­nect­ing U and I to ev­ery­thing”. The re­cently launched plat­form is the first on­line plat­form in Nige­ria that opens a larger in­ven­tory op­tion to both buy­ers and sell­ers. Speak­ing on the mis­sion of YANDI in the e-com­merce space in Nige­ria, Mr. Scott C. said cus­tomers are set to en­joy a whole new ex­pe­ri­ence in shop­ping.

“We pro­vide on­line store spa­ces for dif­fer­ent stores, brands, com­pa­nies and in­di­vid­u­als, giv­ing the buy­ers a large mar­ket to se­lect from and op­por­tu­ni­ties to pick out the most fa­vor­able place of pur­chase for their de­sired goods or ser­vices,” he noted.

YANDI, Eneje said has a pay­ment sys­tem that as­sures one of the safest on­line shop­ping pay­ment meth­ods “which gives you full con­trol of how you pay for your goods or ser­vices from your com­fort zone and with ease.”

He listed out some of the beau­ti­ful and amaz­ing ser­vices on of­fer at YANDI that cut across ev­ery­one to in­clude ‘The Buy Naija Deal’, ‘The Trans­form­ers Deal’, ‘YANDENTITY Deal’, which give cus­tomers a plat­form to cus­tom­ize and de­sign any prod­uct they wish to buy as well as the ‘Bid­ding Deal’. Another unique in­tro­duc­tion is ‘The YANDI Used Plat­form’ - that sup­port used prod­uct and con­nect buy­ers with sell­ers di­rectly. On his part, Mr. Eddy G. Udom ex­plained why YANDI should be the first point of call for cus­tomers go­ing for­ward. “Here at YANDI, the cus­tomers mean ev­ery­thing to us, and we make it our duty to truly con­nect ev­ery­thing to ev­ery­one.

Thus, you are as­sured of an on­line shop-

The Ini­tia­tive for Equal Rights (TIERs) in part­ner­ship with Y! /YNaija.com has an­nounced the speak­ers at the 2016 Hu­man Rights dis­cus­sion con­fer­ence themed: Hu­man Rights, Sex­u­al­ity and the Law. The con­fer­ence, which will take place on De­cem­ber 14 at Four Points by Sher­a­ton, Vic­to­ria Is­land, La­gos, will be an earnest in­quiry into the is­sues of hu­man right vi­o­la­tions in Nige­ria and it is or­gan­ised to mark the 2016 In­ter­na­tional Hu­man Rights Week.

Speak­ing on the se­lected speak­ers for the event, the Ex­ec­u­tive Di­rec­tor of TIERS, Olu­mide Makan­juol said, “Hu­man right in Nige­ria is an is­sue that re­quires a se­ri­ous ex­am­i­na­tion. It is an im­por­tant dis­cus­sion that we need to have as a so­ci­ety and as a coun­try. Speak­ers at this year’s event were se­lected based on their long stand­ing on the is­sues of hu­man right vi­o­la­tion, law and pro­tec­tion in Nige­ria.”

Pan­elist at the event in­clude Abay­omi Shogunle, Chief Su­per­in­ten­dent of Po­lice (CSP) at Nige­ria Po­lice Force; Cheta Nwanze, Chief Ex­ec­u­tive Of­fi­cer, SBM In­tel­li­gence; Latasha Ng­wube, Founder, About That Curvy Life/Con­tent Writer at Van­guard Al­lure Mag­a­zine; Joy Isi Be­waji, Writer, Lifestyle Ed­i­tor, Pre­sen­ter, Pub­li­cist, Scriptwriter, Au­thor at Hap­pen­ing Mag­a­zine; and Ayokunle Odekunle, As­so­ciate, Kenna Part­ners (Bar­ris­ters and Solic­i­tors) & Di­rec­tor, Cor­po­rate and Le­gal at BBG Me­dia Group; Osikhena Dirisu (Osi Suave), On Air Per­son­al­ity and TV host. Chioma Ag­wuegbo, Founder of TechHer, will mod­er­ate the panel while Dr. Ruben Abati, the for­mer Spe­cial Ad­viser, Me­dia and Pub­lic­ity to ex-Pres­i­dent Good­luck Jonathan, will de­liver the key­note ad­dress. To con­firm at­ten­dance for this event, in­ter­ested per­sons can click on http://evite.me/PD­tuD3F6BJ

Guests at the YANDI launch

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