Bridging gender gap to boost financial inclusion
Overcoming gender gap in Nigeria represents a major obstacle that must be resolved if the country must achieve set targets in its National Financial Inclusion Strategy (NFIS).
FG adopts new measures to achieve 20% adult exclusion target by 2020
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said it has currently implemented more practical measures to reduce the percentage of adult Nigerians excluded from access to financial services and achieve 20 percent adult exclusion target by 2020.
Mobile Money experts identify measures to deepen financial inclusion in Nigeria
The burden of delivering financial inclusion to the last mile has become one that needs the strategic participation of all industry stakeholders in the ecosystem, so as to deliver value propositions that will deepen financial services culture for the benefit of the citizenry. These were the views of participants at the 2019 Mobile Money Conference,…
CBN, FITC, experts explain roles of Fintech emerging economy
From the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Financial Institutions Training Centre(FITC), to the experts in the nation’s financial services sector, Financial Technology (Fintech) is not just the way to, but full of potentials to efficiently drive the economy.
Fintech players reaffirm commitment to agency banking
The Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) Deputy Governor in charge of Financial Systems Stability, Mrs. Aishah Ahmad...
Three candidates that may succeed Godwin Emefiele
Nigeria’s central bank governor for the next five years will have to balance fighting inflation and propping up the currency against pressure to boost an economy that’s expanding slower than emerging-market peers. Godwin Emefiele’s first five-year term ends in June and he could be reappointed. But with less than a month to go, the top…
CBN tasks stakeholders on innovation, others
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has tasked stakeholders in the finance industry to scale up their capacity to innovate by developing products that would meet customers’ needs and enhance their capacity in handling transactions. This charge was made by the Governor, CBN, Godwin Emefiele, represented by Deputy Governor, Financial Systems Stability, Aishah Ahmad,…
In To My Younger Self, Onadeko brings mentors, mentees together
As the country’s economy worsens by the day, experts are beginning to see alternative ways to engaging and directing the immense energies and talents of young people to positive use.
Aishah Ahmad, Ibukun Awosika, Betty Irabor, others share inspiring stories at ‘To my younger self’ book launch
It was a mega gathering of prominent business leaders and professionals in the country at the official launch of the book, To My Younger Self, which took place at Rele Gallery in Lagos last weekend.
Aishah Ahmad, Lametek Adamu confirmed as CBN deputy governors
The Nigerian Senate Thursday confirmed the nomination of Aishah Ahmad and Edward Lametek Adamu as deputy governors of Central Bank of Nigeria. Ahmad and Adamu were nominated by President Muhammadu Buhari in October 2017 and February 2018 respectively. But their confirmation was delayed by the Senate after it embargoed all presidential nominees. “I would like…