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29 Nov 2018
Former president, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan’s book My Transition Hours launched the other day to coincide with his 61st birthday is a welcome literary contribution to the record of public service at the highest level in Nigeria. We congratulate Jonathan on his birthday. We also commend him for ‘putting pen to paper’ to give account…
3 Nov 2018
The University of Nigeria Nsukka plans to enact a BVN policy, where every student submits his or her BVN Personal Identification Numbers (PINs) to the school.
10 Aug 2018
The pervasive electronic banking fraud in the banking sector is leaving in its wake losses and crisis of confidence in the financial industry, according to investigation by Nigeria CommunicationsWeek.
10 Aug 2018
To further bridge the financing gap for more than 74 per cent of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), the Credit Bureau Association of Nigeria (CBAN), has said a single unique identifier would aid improved access to credit to fund small businesses in the country. Indeed, the Bureau emphasised the need for investment in infrastructure for…
5 Jul 2018
Sequel to Federal Government’s directive to the Bank of Agriculture (BOA) to recover non-performing loans within 90 days, the bank has partnered with security agencies...
8 Jun 2018
The first two years of my tenure was not easy but we were able to focus on one critical issue. We embarked on creating awareness for the association that has been existing...
18 Apr 2018
1999 was a big year for Nigerian technology. The fear of the Y2K bug and the drive by institutions to become compliant was a boost to hardware sales and software implementation.
20 Feb 2018
Deposit Money Banks in the country have, appropriately been ordered by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to suspend bank accounts and Bank Verification Numbers (BVN) of their customers linked with any fraudulent activities.
25 Jan 2018
Details have emerged of how an employee of a bank, one Christian Amechi, allegedly helped fraudsters to steal millions of naira from customers using a string of impersonators.
20 Dec 2017
The Nasarawa State government has closed all accounts of ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) to enable it monitor and properly account for spent and unspent funds.
1 Dec 2017
The introduction of Biometric identification was to stop different kinds of fraud. There were too many fictitious bank accounts; inactive bank accounts are raided by the employees, to stop this, the bank instituted a regime of dormant accounts....
13 Nov 2017
The Association of Bureaux De Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON), the umbrella body of Bureaux De Change (BDCs) has just completed a comprehensive course on the use and deployment of Bank Verification Number (BVN) Validation Portal, made possible by the Nigeria Interbank Settlement System.....


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