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7 Jan 2019
The multi-prong approach to achieving the set target of including 80 per cent of the country’s adult population in the financial system come 2020, is gaining traction, as the initiatives, led by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) recorded improved numbers and affirmation, shortly before the end of last year. The confidence-building information, contained in…
12 Dec 2018
The percentage of financially-exclusive people in the country has gone down by 4.8 per cent from 41.6 per cent in 2016 to 36.8 per cent in 2018, yet...
6 Dec 2018
Leading financial inclusion promoting organisation, Enhancing Financial Innovation & Access (EFInA), has announced that the Access to Finance
2 Nov 2018
EFInA Fintech Challenge Grant Request for Proposals: Supporting new concepts to enhance the uptake and usage of financial services by the low income population in Nigeria through leveraging on financial technology delivery channels provided by the FinTechs. EFInA is pleased to announce its ninth request for proposals (RFP 9) for the Fintech Challenge Grant which…
1 Oct 2018
Enhancing Financial Innovation & Access (EFInA), a leading financial sector development organization, has organized a workshop for journalists in Lagos to promote financial inclusion and improved existing financial awareness and literacy of the under banked using existing media infrastructure for efficient adoption of the financial services in Nigeria. In his address, EFInA board chairman, Segun…
5 Sep 2018
Enhancing Financial Innovation & Access (EFInA) has introduced a new challenge focusing on financial technology (fintech) companies to enhance financial services for Nigeria’s low-income population.
9 Jul 2018
A financial sector development organisation- Enhancing Financial Innovation and Access (EFInA) and CcHub have hosted a Financial Technology (FinTech) roundtable with the Lord Mayor of the City of London, Alderman Charles Bowman, in a move to rally collaborative efforts needed to deepen financial inclusion.   The event which also attracted financial sector regulators and technology providers,…
6 Jul 2018
To fast track the nation’s drive towards deepening financial inclusion, the Enhancing Financial Innovation & Access (EFInA), and Co-creation Hub (CcHub), have called on Fintechs to lead the move by creating solutions that can push the initiative.     At a FinTech Roundtable session with the Lord Mayor of the City of London, Alderman Charles Bowman,…
19 Jun 2018
The Enhancing Financial Innovation and Access (EFInA) has raised the hopes about huge market opportunities for Financial Technology (Fintech) companies in Nigeria.At a forum it organised in Lagos, EFInA, a financial development organisation funded by DfID and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
21 May 2018
Enhancing Financial Innovation and Access (EFInA), a financial sector development organisation, which focuses on promoting financial inclusion in Nigeria, has announced its new board members and chief operations officer.
5 Oct 2017
Despite Nigeria’s targets to pursue universal financial access to all working age groups by 2020, the slow pace of the goal in the country may become a setback to projected...
21 Aug 2017
The advent of information technology, as exemplified by computers, mobile phones and other communication devices, has significantly revolutionalised the financial system globally.


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Buhari directs reorganisation of aviation agencies in line with Civil Aviation Act Nigeria and Saudi Arabia, yesterday, signed a bilateral pact to enhance capacity on accident investigation and overall safety in the air transport sector. Director General of the Nigerian Safety Investigation Bureau (NSIB), Akin Olateru, at a brief ceremony in Abuja, said the agreement…
16 mins ago
I was privileged to attend Kings College Lagos – the only Federal Government College or Unity School for boys at the time when the Nigerian elite still had faith in the public school system in the country. In our final year as was customary, we all wrote what we wanted to do after we left…
17 mins ago
Better known for his role in the development of the first world-accepted herbal ‘cure’ for sickle cell anaemia, Niprissan, Charles Obadiah Nimma Wambebe was a professor of Pharmacology and the pioneer Director-General/Chief Executive Officer of the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD), Abuja. During his tenure at NIPRD, he initiated and directed the…
17 mins ago
Federal Government has faulted the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, for saying that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has done nothing for Nigerians in the last eight years. Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said this at the 7th edition of the President Muhammadu Buhari Administration Scorecard Series…
19 mins ago
Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited has signed five Memoranda of Understanding with national oil companies and relevant entities of five African countries on the Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline Project. The five national oil companies and relevant entities are from Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau and Sierra Leone. The signing ceremony, held in Morocco, yesterday, was…