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Silvertree Capital Invests in Nigerian E-Commerce Retail Companies

Cape Town based Silvertree Capital an Africa-focused business builder and venture capital investor, has recently invested in two of Nigeria’s largest e-commerce sites, Sunglasses.com.ng and Glamour.com.ng. Both of these leading e-commerce Read More →

Cashless Nigeria – Successes and Setbacks

‘Cashless Nigeria’ is a project that was launched by the Central Bank of Nigeria last year in an effort to promote alternative payment methods in Nigeria and reduce the levels Read More →

Diamond Bank launches Branchless Banking on BankOne

Nigerian banking behemoth Diamond Bank has intensified its focus on delivering financial services to the under-banked in the informal sector by launching its "branchless banking" service on BankOne, a mobile Read More →

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 →
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