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Nigerian fintech company, Paga, and global payments technology company, Visa, have announced a strategic partnership in accelerating secure and convenient mobile payments for merchants and consumers.
For the ninth year in a row, Aliko Dangote of Nigeria has been declared as the wealthiest person in Africa, with an estimated net worth of $10.1 billion.
The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, has said that regulation of the market in a technology-driven era is now more efficient and that is why it is stepping up its use in regulation to ensure that investors in the capital market are adequately protected.
The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has warned financial technology (Fintech) operators against disclosing their customers’ financial details without appropriate permission.
Sim Shagaya, Nigerian founder of e-commerce platform Konga, is back with a new startup — uLesson — that has raised a $3.1 million seed round led by TLcom Capital.
The total asset of 58 insurance companies as at 2018 stands at N1.3 trillion, Acting Commissioner, National Insurance Commission (NAICOM), Mr Olorundare Sunday Thomas has said.
Nigerian fintech lending platform, Lidya, is targeting Poland and the Czech Republic for expansion after providing thousands of loans in Nigeria, seeing an opportunity in the funding gaps facing small enterprises in fast-growing European economies.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says that digital technology and its application will change the face of agriculture in Africa.
Mines Nigeria Ltd., a telecom, media and tech business company, on Tuesday, said that mobile phones had triggered a fundamental shift in financial services.
Dr Segun Aina, President, Fintech Association of Nigeria and Africa Fintech Network, has called for more government support to promote financial inclusion.
Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has expressed joy over the launch of the Microsoft Africa Development Centre in Lagos.
The move is in line with ongoing efforts to evolve a robust collateral management regime which would be proportionate to transactional level of participants within the payment system.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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The novel coronavirus has infected more than 1,016,000 people and killed over 53,000 worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins University.
Veteran Actor, Yinka Quadri, has urged Nigerians to take the fight against COVID-19 as a collective responsibility of all and not to be left for government alone.
Operatives of the Anambra State Police Command have arrested members of a four-man gang posing as officials of the Ministry of Health in their bid to sell unhygienic sanitisers in the state for the prevention of Coronavirus Disease.
The Delta State Government has called for an investigation into the alleged killing of a 28-year-old man, Joseph Pessu, in Warri on Thursday by a security agent.
Olumide Oyedeji has stated that the consideration of Nigerian athletes by the International Olympics Committee to continue to be beneficiaries of grants is a great relief for Nigerian athletes who will have some funds of their own to continue preparations towards the Olympics games next year.
A 40-year-old man, Mohammed Mamuda, has been arrested for manufacturing Russian AK47 Rifles and Pump Action Rifles and selling them to suspected criminals.
NY Commissioner of Police says 4,342 uniformed officers, representing 13 per cent of the force, had called out sick as of Sunday.
Dr Solomon Chollom, a Jos based Virologist, has called on the Federal Government to increase testing capacity for the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak in the country.
Sterling Bank Plc, has contributed N250 million as part of its commitment to the newly formed Nigerian Private Sector Coalition Against COVID-19 created to help channel resources to combat the coronavirus disease under the theme: “We need you.”
The new law which is in effect across the thirty-one (31) Local Government Areas of the state, is in view of the serious and imminent threat to Public Health by the pandemic COVID-19, a dangerous infectious disease within the meaning and intendment of Section 2 of the Quarantine Act, Cap. Q2, Laws of Federation of Nigeria 2004.