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3 hours ago
Exploring the commercial value of Nollywood, Afrobeats, and Nigeria’s technology ecosystem to the world. We often think and speak of things Nigeria can export in tangible terms. We talk about oil; we talk about rice; we talk about wheat and other agricultural products. Sometimes, we talk about intangible things, but perhaps not often enough. We…
13 Oct
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
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.
25 Jun
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.
26 Apr
Microfinance Banks (MFBs) in Nigeria have been urged to accelerate investment in digital channels for loan disbursement and collection to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 in the industry.
4 Mar 2019
Branch networks in premier business districts, traditionally believed to measure the stature of financial providers are being replaced with internet banking...
26 Nov 2018
The Country Managing Director, Accenture Nigeria, Niyi Yusuf, has urged Nigerians to leverage on innovation to boost productivity, economic prosperity and improve growth prospects.  Speaking during the maiden edition of the Nigeria Innovation Index 2018, organised by Accenture Nigeria, in Lagos, he added that innovation is critical for to have a competitive edge in today’s…
11 Oct 2018
Stakeholders in the financial market have called for optimum collaboration between the federal government, regulatory authorities and operators...
1 Oct 2018
An insurance and asset management company, AXA Mansard Plc, has partnered Paystack, an online payment platform, to make transactions on its website seamless.   The Chief Digital Officer, AXA Mansard, Bayo Adesanya, said the company is committed to providing innovative customer solutions through the development of a highly functional digital payment ecosystem that simplifies payments for…
31 Aug 2018
Paystack, a Nigeria-based startup providing payments tools to businesses in Africa, has raised $8 million in Series A Funding. The round was led by Stripe, and includes Visa, follow-on funding from Tencent and Y Combinator, as well as angel investors Tom Stafford (Managing Partner at DST Global), Gbenga Oyebode (founding partner of Aluko & Oyebode…
10 Jul 2018
Paystack has partnered with Truecaller to allow more merchants across Africa accept payments online in a frictionless and secure manner by leveraging Truecaller’s mobile identity product, the SDK.
1 May 2018
One week ago, the Vice President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, visited some of the most innovative tech companies in Lagos — Paystack, Andela, FarmCrowdy, African Fintech Foundry, Co-Creation Hub, and Workstation. His interest in connecting first-hand with the start-up community in Nigeria is a step in the right direction for the future of Nigeria.…


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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said Sunday that an explosion in the capital Kampala that killed one person and injured five was "a terrorist act" and vowed to hunt down those responsible.
38 mins ago
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday told his foreign minister to expel the ambassadors of 10 countries, including Germany and the United States...
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The Federal Government and some Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) have decried increasing cases of Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) against women and girls in spite of the domestication of extant laws in the country. They also expressed concern over harmful traditional practices against women and girls when there are laws against such practices. These stakeholders…
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The Nigeria National Polio Plus Committee (NNPPC) has advised Nigerian parents to continue to get their children immunised against polio despite the fact that the country was certified polio-free by the WHO in 2020.
1 hour ago
The 21st-century woman is strong, fierce, has a mind of her own and, above all, independent. She knows her worth and wouldn’t settle for anything less than what she deserves. Being an independent woman is being able to find happiness on your own, have self-confidence without relying on people or society for validation. It also…