FinTech revolution comes to Lagos, pioneer research-based event in Nigeria
Financial technology matters. The digital age has unleashed a disruptive movement across Africa to attract previously “unbanked” individuals while building on the work of existing traditional banks.
For Segun Aina, Africa’s Fintech trailblazer, at 65
Today, 31st January 2020, Segun Lawrence Aina turns 65. This opened another page in the life of a man who has made global professional banking practice, education, youth development...
Deepening financial inclusion, boosting fintech and imperatives
For the nation to achieve its goals of eliminating extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity through financial inclusion, there is the need to create relevant policies...
$40m seed funding boosts fintech operations in Nigeria
Nigeria’s Financial Technology (Fintech) community has received a boost of $40m seed fund.
‘Retail banking under siege from new techs, consumer expectations’
New technologies, such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, blockchain, the Internet of Things (IoT), and other technologies underpinned by data and advanced analytics, alongside changing consumer behaviour will continue to force financial institutions to modify their business models; latest Digital Banking Report has shown.
CBN charges fintechs, agent bankers on adherence to guidelines
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has urged players in the financial sectors to operate within permissible activities and avoid unnecessary regulatory sanctions while promoting...
‘Internet disruptions, power outages limit digital opportunities’
Two hydra-headed challenges of erratic power supply and constant Internet disruptions have been identified as major limitations stifling the economy, especially digital opportunities.
Operators identify drawbacks for Fintech, ePayment business adoption
For the electronic payment business, the hydra-headed challenges of persistent network failures, culture norms, insecurity, among others have been identified as limitations confronting its expansion in Nigeria.