Monday, 27th June 2022
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15 Nov 2021
Determined to address challenges posed by the outbreak of the coronavirus, underwriting firms have begun to adopt the use of Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD), to reach out to more Nigerians to increase market penetration.
14 Jul 2021
Nigeria’s telecoms brand, 9mobile, has said that leveraging the Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) and adopting telemedicine will grant Nigerians easy access to healthcare services to manage High Blood Pressure (HBP).
7 Jun 2021
Although the fragile peace between Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) and telecommunications operators over the use and non-payment of charges as appropriate on Unstructured Supplementary Service Data...
19 May 2021
The Anambra State Government has disclosed that 29,214 poor and other vulnerable households in the state will benefit from the Federal Government’s COVID-19 Rapid Response Cash Transfer Programme to improve lives.
28 Apr 2021
From a transaction volume of about 145,581,469, Nigerians used the Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) platform to transfer N1.63 trillion in the last quarter of 2020.
14 Apr 2021
The fragile settlement reached between the telecommunications operators and Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) last week over the lingering crisis surrounding the usage of the Unstructured...
MTN Group
9 Apr 2021
MTN Nigeria has said that it is currently engaging the banking community to align on a longer-term pricing structure for Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) platform.
3 Apr 2021
The crisis between telecoms operators and the commercial banks over the use of the Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) platforms deepened yesterday as customers couldn’t carry out major transactions on the platform.
17 Mar 2021
Digital Financial Services (DFS) is a recent mobile-centric financial inclusion innovation in developing countries, Nigeria inclusive.
15 Mar 2021
Telecommunications operators have put on hold the planned switch-off of banks’ Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) service platforms, popularly called bank transfers, which was expected to take effect today.
13 Mar 2021
Telecommunications operators have withdrawn the Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) shortcode service banks and other financial service operators leverage on their platforms to service the banking community. The operators under the aegis of the Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) claimed that the banks owed them over N42 billion in debts for the…
12 Feb 2021
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has begun a pricing regime for Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD), otherwise known as shortcodes used by the banks and other commercial organisations


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Justice Ambrose Lewis-Allagoa of the Federal High Court, Lagos, has ordered parties in a suit filed by some Lagos State indigenes over alleged neglect in appointments to public offices and career...
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