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UBA and Mastercard Announce Pan African Partnership

United Bank Africa (UBA) and Mastercard have announced a partnership which will see UBA act as the issuer for MasterCard in 18 new markets in Africa. The partnership which came Read More →

First Bank of Nigeria, Targets 10 Million New Customers with Agency Banking, As Fitch Affirms its Stable on Viability Ratings

Nigeria’s premier financial Institution and most valuable bank brand, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, is targeting to grow its customer base by over 10 million new customers in the next Read More →

PCIDSS Recertify Skye Bank’s Robust, Secured E-channels

Skye Bank Plc., one of Nigeria’s Systemically Important Banks (SIB), has been re-certified and presented with Certificate of Compliance to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard PCIDSS version 3.1 Read More →

Has Africa Been Left Behind by Formal Financial Services?

Has Africa been left behind by formal retail financial services? This is the question posed by the African Financial Retail Readiness Index (AFRRI). The first annual AFRRI report looks at Read More →

Ringier Africa Deals Group Acquires Nigerian Online Shopping Platform DealDey

Ringier Africa Deals Group, a newly-founded joint venture between Swiss Ringier Africa AG and South African Silvertree Internet Holdings (Pty) Ltd, announces it has acquired one of Nigeria’s biggest Read More →

Orange and Ecobank Launch a Bank-to-wallet Money Transfer Service Linked to Orange Money

Customers can use their mobile phones to securely transfer money between accounts at any time, without the need to go to a distribution point or to have any physical cash. Read More →

UBA appoints Kennedy Uzoka as Group Managing Director

The Council Group approved the appointment of Kennedy Uzoka as new Group CEO, effective from 1 st August 2016 , subject to the approval of the Central Bank of Nigeria. Kennedy Phillips Read More →

The Mobile Internet is Rapidly Transforming the Way That Nigeria Does Business

With sub-US$50 smartphones on the way, rapid improvements to telecom infrastructure, and the availability of affordable cloud applications, the mobile Internet is rapidly transforming the way that Nigeria does business. It Read More →

Nigeria’s Unity Bank Launches Online Banking

Fiserv, Inc., a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, announced that Unity Bank Plc, located in Nigeria, has successfully implemented Corillian Online from Fiserv to deliver a new Read More →

MTN Nigeria Rolls Out Mobile Connect Authentication Service

Gemalto, a global provider of digital security, has been selected to provide its LinqUs Mobile ID platform to MTN Nigeria. This new project, operated for MTN in SaaS mode by Gemalto Allynis Read More →
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