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Interswitch Creates Holding Company and Spins Off Two Core Divisions

Interswitch Transnational Holdings, a pan-African integrated payment processing and transaction switching company, announces the spin-off, of two of its core divisions: Verve International  and Switching and Processing, as separate, autonomous Read More →

CIBN Restates Commitment to Development Finance

The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria has restated its commitment to the development of manpower for the banking and finance industry with a view to ensuring a virile industry Read More →

GTBank Wins 2013 African Bank of the Year

Guaranty Trust Bank plc was conferred with the 2013 African Bank of the Year Award by the African Banker Magazine at a well attended ceremony on May 29th, 2013 in Read More →

Sanusi Bags Central Bank Governor Of The Year Award

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, CON, has been conferred with the 2013 Africa “Central Bank Governor of the Year” Award by the Read More →

Central Bank of Nigeria Committed to Effective Electronic Payments System

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, CON, says the Bank remains committed to realizing the vision of providing Nigeria with a secure, robust and Read More →

Diamond Bank Group Managing Director/CEO, Wins USAfrica International Banker Of The Year 2013 Award

Dr. Alex Otti, the Group Managing Director/CEO of Diamond Bank, has won the USAfrica Best of Africa 1st International Banker of the Year 2013 award. The trophy was handed to Dr. Read More →

Boost to Nigerian Payments System as MasterCard Powers Identity Card Program for 13m

The Nigerian National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) and MasterCard today announced at the World Economic Forum on Africa the roll-out of 13 million MasterCard-branded National Identity Smart Cards with electronic Read More →

British Council Nigeria Launches Online Payments for IELTS Tests

The British Council announced the launch of a new online payment system for IELTS (International English Language Testing System) tests in Nigeria. Users can now pay online using their Visa or MasterCard Read More →

Visa Study Reveals Mobile Money Drives Demand for Financial Services

Multi-country study reveals sophisticated payment needs and behaviors of unbanked consumers in developing economies. Preventing theft, ability to send money quickly drives mobile money adoption. Visa Inc. and Fundamo, the Visa-owned Read More →

Guaranty Trust Bank Pioneers Social Banking in Nigeria

One of the foremost Nigerian financial institutions, Guaranty Trust Bank plc has once again raised the service bar in Nigerian financial institutions with the recent unveiling of its 'Social Banking' Read More →
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