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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.

ECB: Banks should ‘segregate’ any bitcoin activities

Banks wanting to trade in digital currencies should make sure those activities are clearly "segregated" from their other operations, a top ECB official cautioned Monday, as ever more financial institutions mull jumping on the bitcoin bandwagon.

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Election: Army deploys armed troops on Benin-Auchi Highway

Soldiers from the Nigerian Army have taken over the security of the busy Benin/Auchi highway in Edo to safeguard the conduct of the ongoing general elections, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

SEC approves Access Bank’s book build for proposed green bond subscription

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the institution in charge of regulating the Nigerian Capital Market has approved the book build in respect of the proposed Green Bond, issued by Access Bank Plc.

‘Stranded’ election ad hoc officials besiege INEC office in Imo

Some trained ad hoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Saturday, besieged electoral office over alleged non inclusion in the elections duties.
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Elections: 20 European Union observation teams in Nigeria

The European Union Electoral Observation Misson in Lagos says it has 20 teams currently monitoring the process of the general election across the country.
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INEC officials arrive late at senate president’s polling unit

At the traditional homestead of the Senate President Bukola Saraki, Agbaji, Kwara State, a great number of citizens arrived early to cast their votes but there were no INEC officials on ground.