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Verve, a leading payments technology and card business in Africa, and Discover Global Network, the payments brand of Discover, has held an event to launch the Verve Global Card.

Verve Global Card launches first international transaction in New York

Verve, a leading payments technology and card business in Africa, and Discover Global Network, the payments brand of Discover, has held an event to launch the Verve Global Card.
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Afreximbank wins African Bank of the Year Award

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) on Wednesday night won the African Bank of the Year Award during the African Banker Awards 2019 ceremony held on the sidelines of the Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank.
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e-Tickets: Nigerian, UK tech companies sign £56 million contract

Two technology companies, from Nigeria and the UK, have signed a £56 million agreement to provide card technology, which would allow commuters to travel with public transport without cash or a paper ticket.

Tunde Fowler: Nigeria’s taxpayer population hits 33 million

The country’s taxpayer roll is set to hit 33 million, Chairman. This was disclosed by Mr. Tunde Fowler, Chairman, Joint Tax Board (JTB) and Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) at the 142nd meeting of the JTB in Bauchi yesterday.

Interswitch, Microsoft, partner to pioneer Blockchain Technology in Nigeria

Interswitch Group, a Pan-African integrated digital payments and commerce company, in partnership with Microsoft, has announced the launch of its innovative blockchain-based supply chain financing service.

FirstBank introduces contactless Naira MasterCard

First Bank of Nigeria Limited, has announced the introduction of the Contactless Naira MasterCard, added to its array of debit cards, to promote convenience, ease of transactions and the security of funds.

Motorists decry scarcity of vehicle number plates in Anambra

Motorists in Anambra State have expressed concern over the scarcity of vehicle number plates in the state.

UBA wins big at Interswitch awards

United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has added to its growing list of laurels by emerging best institution in two esteemed categories at the prestigious Interswitch Awards and Gala.

Central bank laments drop in financial inclusion growth

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has expressed worry about the drop in the country’s financial inclusion growth rate. It claimed that several bank accounts had become dormant owing to lack of disposable income.

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Lagos government scales up fish production

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Chad declares emergency in east after dozens die in ethnic violence

Chad President Idriss Deby declared a state of emergency in two eastern provinces on Sunday after violent intercommunal clashes left dozens dead earlier this month.
A board member of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Brown Ebewele, says the country is risking its chances of winning the forthcoming African Games following the choice of athletes by the federation to represent the country.

African Games: Organisers formally welcome Team Nigeria

Organisers of the 12th African Games on Sunday, officially welcomed Team Nigeria to “Rabat 2019”, with a flag-raising ceremony at the Games Village located at the International University of Rabat.

Police found decomposing body of farm worker on mango tree

The Police in Ogun State have discovered the decomposing remains of a farm worker, who was allegedly murdered by his boss, over allegation of stealing.

Pastor blames devil, poor tithes for stealing N1.2 million SUV

The Pastor of Jesus Miracle Church at No. 16, Ado-Odo Road, Afan, Sango-Ota, Ogun State, Jeremiah Ehindero, has said he stole a N1.2million vehicle when his congregation’s tithes and offerings was not enough to pay off a N650,000 bank loan.