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Atiku Abubakar

How Atiku Abubakar will lose February 16 election

Get this straight: Atiku Abubakar will lose the presidential election on February 16. I’m not Rev. Father Ejike Mbaka or one of the tongue-in-cheek seers whose predictions you’ll be struggling to figure out after dropping your offering in the bag at midnight of December 31.
Mary Uduk

SEC: Technology vital to capital market development

The need for urgent embrace of technology to take the nation’s capital market to the next level has been reinforced by the Acting Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mary Uduk, who said the government will invest approximately to make Nigeria more globally competitive.
Mary Uduk

Technology, key to reducing cost at capital market – SEC chief

Acting Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mary Uduk, has said that technology, when properly leveraged, will reduce the cost of doing business at the capital market.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Digital economy: Yemi Osinbajo calls for Africa-Europe synergy

Africa and Europe must work together to advance and harvest the economic benefits of digital economy, and also prevent a counter-productive widening of the digital gap, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said.
Dr Herbert Wigwe, Managing Director of Access Bank Plc

Herbert Wigwe: Fintech will transform financial services

Dr Herbert Wigwe, the Managing Director of Access Bank Plc., says Fintech in a few years, will change the face of financial services as the next big thing in Africa.
Mary Uduk

SEC: Financial Inclusion’ll aid economic growth

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has restated its desire to pursue initiatives that would aid financial inclusion of Nigerians as this is capable of growing the nation’s economy.

Firm urges Nigeria to leverage innovation for productivity, growth

The Country Managing Director, Accenture Nigeria, Niyi Yusuf, has urged Nigerians to leverage on innovation to boost productivity, economic prosperity and improve growth prospects.
Mary Uduk

Capital market committee approves plan to introduce e-IPO

The Nigerian capital market would soon introduce the electronic initial public offer (e-IPO) system in the country, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced on Wednesday.

AfDB: Africa cannot be ignored

African Development Bank (AfDB) has warned that Africa cannot be ignored in the world, given the size of its markets, growth, and huge potential across multiple sectors.

EU must challenge PayPal, Apple in payment services

European Union countries must foster payment services that work across the continent to boost its financial sector and reduce dependence on third countries like the United States, a top European Central Bank official said Monday.

VP Osinbajo: Federal government will continue to create right environment for technology, innovation to...

The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has said that the Federal Government will continue to create the right environment for technology and innovation to thrive in the country.
4 President Buhari receives in Official Visit British Prime Minister Theresa May in State House on 29th Aug 2019

Theresa May’s visit: Nigeria’s business community expresses optimism

The business community in Lagos says the visit of British Prime Minister, Theresa May, will deepen existing bilateral relationship between the two countries.
3 President Buhari receives in Official Visit British Prime Minister Theresa May in State House on 29th Aug 2019

Theresa May to announce $2.6 million UK-Nigeria fintech partnership in Lagos

As part of her visit to Nigeria on a three-day, three-nation trip to Africa, the British Prime Minister, Theresa May will visit Lagos.
L-R- CWEIC Chairman, Lord Marland of Odstock, Zenith Bank Founder-Chairman, Jim Ovia, CONand CWEIC Country Head for Nigeria, Obinna Anyanwu during the CBF in London

Zenith Bank joins Commonwealth Council as strategic partner

Zenith Bank Plc, Nigeria’s largest bank by shareholders’ fund and customer deposits, was announced on Tuesday June 26, 2018 as a strategic partner of the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC).

CBN: Nigeria’s unbanked population stands at 37 percent

Barely two years to the 2020 target to reduce unbanked Nigerians to 20 per cent, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says the country’s unbanked population currently stands at 37 per cent.

Senator Saraki: Senate working to grow digital financial technology in Nigeria

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has assured that the Senate is working to ensure the growth of digital Financial Technology (FinTech) popularly known as digital financing in Nigeria.

Jim Ovia: Fintech and the future of the Nigerian banking industry

With the saturation of the mobile phone market in Nigeria and the advent of Financial Technology startups (FINTECH) in the financial services industry, the Nigerian polity has witnessed higher financial inclusion amongst the underbanked and unbanked.

Keystone Bank partners NIPOST, launches agency banking

One of Nigeria’s most reliable financial institutions, Keystone Bank Limited has launched ‘KeyServ’ (An Agency Banking Proposition) to serve customers outside its conventional brick & Mortar mode of banking.

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