Okada riders rule Lagos roads as Sanwo-Olu's ban grounds bike-hailing companies
When the authorities in Lagos State, Nigeria's commercial capital and one of the country's most populous states, banned commercial motorcycles and tricycles from major routes in Lagos city, officials said the move was aimed at securing lives and sanitising transportation in the city. Traffic in the city is maniacal, frenzied, time-consuming, and can be outright…
OPay, WorldRemit partner on international mobile money transfer service in over 50 countries
Nigerian financial service technology company, OPay has announced a partnership with leading global digital payments platform WorldRemit...
Mobile banking agents decry poor providers’ strategy, agents turnover
Stakeholders in the mobile money and banking agency network ecosystem have decried what they described as poor providers strategy and high rate of agents turnover which according to them are working against the objectives of financial inclusion.
Firm supports frontline workers with 300,000 face masks
To combat the spread of COVID-19, a financial service technology company, OPay, has supported healthcare centres and hospitals across the country with about 300,000 face masks.
“Why OPay is growing stronger as a financial services platform” - Country Manager, Iniabasi Akpan
In this interview, OPay’s COuntry Manager Iniabasi Akpan discusses Opay’s growth in the past few months and how the company has been able to scale its payments and agent business during COVID-19.
OPay blames 'harsh business conditions,' COVID-19 as it closes business units
OPay Nigeria Thursday said it was putting on hold the operations of three of its units - ride-hailing services, ORide and OCar, and logistics service OExpress. The payment company said harsh business conditions in the country, the ban on the operations of the commercial motorcycles, and the lockdown induced by COVID-19 pandemic badly impacted its…
Opay commits N50m to support vulnerable Nigerians, health workers, others during COVID-19 pandemic
Nigerian financial service technology company, Opay, has announced it will be committing more than N50 million in its initial efforts...
Opay supports #MaskUpLagos initiative with donation of facemasks
Nigerian financial service technology company, Opay, has joined Nigerians and the government in rolling out a series of anti-pandemic...
Don tasks government on sustainability of e-hailing rides in Nigeria
Dean, School of Transport, Lagos State University, Prof. Samuel Odewumi has applauded the emergence of the e-hailing ride in the country, urging government at all levels
Opay gets CBN approval for international money transfer
OPay a provider of payment, ride-hailing, food delivery and loan services have been given approval by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to commence international money transfer...
Riders accuse OPay of not protecting them against NURTW extortion
The riders of a bike hailing company in Nigeria OPay have protested against the incessant harassment by the members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers in Lagos state. "What is happening is ticketing problem," Adedamola a rider told The Guardian in Ikeja. Adedamola said the riders protested on Monday because they were asked…