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4 days ago
An estimated 500,000 new merchants across the Middle East and Africa will soon be able to benefit from simple, seamless and convenient digital payment acceptance via Network International’s Tap on Phone...
3 Dec
The Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR) in collaboration with Mastercard Foundation will assist Nigeria to develop innovative evidence-informed
29 Jun 2021
Despite the unprecedented challenges experienced in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Small and Medium Enterprises' (SMEs) confidence in Nigeria is on the rise, according to the latest research by payments technology firm, Mastercard.
7 May 2021
As the world went into pandemic lockdown in 2020, consumers shifted their spending habits to embrace contactless tap-and-go payments and online shopping. As stores closed and social distancing took hold, retailers worldwide moved their businesses online,...
17 Feb 2021
Payment and technology firm, Mastercard and MTN have sealed a strategic partnership to enable millions of consumers in 16 countries across Africa to make global e-commerce payments safely and securely.
19 Aug 2020
MasterCard, through its foundation has stressed the importance of secondary education for young people. It stated that education at that level should prepare the youths for work.
15 Aug 2020
As Nigerians continue to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, Mastercard has partnered with Nigeria’s popular media personality, Toke Makinwa, African football and Super Eagles’ legend...
24 Jun 2020
With support and investments, Financial Technology (Fintech) companies in Nigeria can be instrumental to bridging identity management and financial inclusion gaps.
27 Mar 2020
In celebration of International Women’s Day, Mastercard has launched the rollout of its first 2020 Girls4Tech programme in Nigeria.
5 Mar 2020
Research has revealed that giving people the ability to pay only for what they use, as they need it, can lift millions of people across Africa out of poverty and make prosperity possible.
19 Jun 2019
Social media platform, Facebook has floated its own cryptocurrency, named Libra. Unveiled in the USA, yesterday, the take-off, according to the social network founded by Mark Zuckerberg is to hold by 2020. The American firm is reported to have ploughed up to $1 billion (£800 million) on the project, with more spending envisaged. Facebook’s cryptocurrency push…
8 Jun 2019
The Eko Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, was the place to be last Saturday, as leading global payments technology company and UEFA Champions...


2 mins ago
A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, fixed March 31 for judgment in the 9.8 million dollars fraud charge filed against Andrew Yakubu, former Group Managing Director (GMD), Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). Justice Ahmed Mohammed fixed the date after counsel to the EFCC, Farouk Abdullah, and the defence lawyer, Ahmed Raji, SAN, adopted their…
11 mins ago
Comedienne Tiffany Haddish has addressed her DUI arrest for the first time.  Appearing via video chat on The Tonight Show, Haddish briefly narrated her arrest on suspicion of DUI in Georgia on Jan. 14. Fallon had asked Haddish if she would like to discuss the incident, to which she jokingly replied: "I can say this, Jimmy...…
16 mins ago
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the suspension of the removal of fuel subsidy until further notice. The government said the suspension of the plans to remove the subsidy followed consultations with stakeholders and was in line with the current economic realities in the country. The removal of subsidy on petrol (Premium Motor Spirit) was earlier…
19 mins ago
Former secretary to the Lagos State Government, Princess Adenrele Adeniran-Ogunsanya is dead. She died early Tuesday, 25 January 2022 after a brief illness. Adenrele was one of the leaders of the Lagos4Lagos Movement whose members recently defected to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) from the ruling All Progressives Congress. Adeniran-Ogunsanya was the Lagos SSG during…
33 mins ago
A German woman who moved to Syria as a 15-year-old to join the Islamic State group went on trial on Tuesday accused of aiding and abetting crimes against humanity. Leonora Messing, now aged 22, is in the dock in the eastern German city of Halle on suspicion that she and her IS husband enslaved a…