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Flutterwave CEO and founder
16 Apr
Even if his response right now is to front a defiant bold face, I will hazard a guess that Olugbenga Agboola, the cofounder, majority shareholder, and CEO of Flutterwave, Nigeria’s buzziest fintech start-up, must be terribly rattled in his psyche.
25 Feb
Last December, a report had it that out of about $4 billion start-up funding that Africa attracted in 2021, Nigeria earned the largest chunk of $1.37 billion.
18 Feb
On Wednesday in the African technology scene, Nigeria's Flutterwave became the highest valued African startup after raising $250 million, bringing the company valuation to $3 billion.
17 Feb
Microblogging platform, Twitter, has added the pan-African payment solutions Barter by Flutterwave and Paga as additional payment providers to Tips.
Flutterwave CEO and founder
16 Feb
Flutterwave has raised USD $250 million in Series D funding, raising the value of the company to over $3 billion, a representative of the company said on Tuesday. The latest backers of the Nigerian unicorn include B Capital Group, with participation from Alta Park Capital, Whale Rock Capital, Lux Capital, among others. Several existing investors…
13 Oct 2021
Despite the worth of Nigeria Exchange Limited (NGX), estimated to be in excess of N20 trillion, financial technology (Fintech) firms are looking beyond the shores of Nigeria...
1 Oct 2021
National Association of Computing Students (NACOS) has reiterated plans to promote local content in information technology by showcasing students who bring solutions to the tech ecosystem.
13 Sep 2021
Indian tech solutions firm,, has expanded its footprint in Africa through its partnership with Flutterwave, Africa’s leading payments technology, to help small and medium-scale businesses in Africa build their websites for free. Through this partnership, users would be able to create and design their own website using the Instant Website Builder : app,…
25 Jun 2021
In the colonial era and the period succeeding it, Africa was treated as a charity by the western powers. Africa was a dependency in deals, and not as a partner.
16 Mar 2021
Financial technology platform Flutterwave has announced a partnership with global payment system PayPal to process payments for freelancers and other merchants. "As we build the largest payment infrastructure in Africa, we also know that Africa does not exist in isolation," Flutterwave CEO Olugbenga Agboola tweeted. "We need to connect Africa to the world when it…
Flutterwave CEO and founder
11 Mar 2021
Flutterwave, Africa’s leading payments technology company, has announced a USD 170 million fund secured from a leading group of international investors.
Flutterwave CEO and founder
10 Mar 2021
Nigerian payments company announced that it is worth over $1 billion after closing a $170 million Series C round. TechCrunch reports that the funding round was led by New York-based private investment firm Avenir Growth Capital and U.S. hedge fund and investment firm Tiger Global. New and existing investors who participated in this round include…


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Pope Francis has quipped that a shot of tequila would help him with a painful knee that has forced the 85-year-old Argentinian to use a wheelchair. "You know what I need for my leg? A little tequila!" Francis joked with a group of Mexican priests in a video posted on TikTok that went viral Monday.…
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Nollywood actor Stanley Nweze has criticised the AMVCA awards for their lack of diversity and inclusiveness. The actor criticised the AMVCA's 8th edition, held at the Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos, for excluding actors from the Southeast. The star-studded awards had A-list stars like Funke AKindele, Stan Nze, Ramsey Nouah, Broda Shaggi and Osas…
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The Director-General of the Yahaya Bello Presidential Campaign Organisation, Hafsat Abiola-Costello, has said she is supporting Kogi State governor Yahaya Bello in the race for the All Progressives Congress' presidential ticket because she has seen in him qualities of the kind of leader Nigeria needs at this point in time. Abiola-Costello, daughter of the winner…
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More than 10.5m people in the Sahel region of Africa are at risk of hunger in the coming months, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has warned. A so-called green famine, when stores of food have been used up in winter and spring, but the next harvest is not yet ripe, is being…
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The Deeper Life High School, Uyo, where a junior student, Don-Davis Archibong accused some senior students and teachers of molestation and abuse, has settled out of court with the parties involved. In a reconciliation meeting organised by the school on Friday 13th May 2022, which is part of the terms of the settlement, Don-Davis' mother,…