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Wincor Nixdorf Opens Office in Nigeria to Exploit ATM Growth Opportunity

Wincor Nixdorf is opening a new representative office in Lagos, the largest city in the western African country of Nigeria. The company is extending its involvement in Nigeria as part Read More →

Going Cashless: UBA Launches “All About U” Debit Card

United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has introduced a personalised debit card called the UBA “All About U” Card which allows Customers carry around their fond memories while using their Read More →

Nigerian Metropolitan Transport to Upgrade to e-Ticketing System

The many hiccups in the use of paper tickets on the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) and Bus Franchise Scheme (BFS) will be eliminated with the soon-to-be-deployed e-ticketing system, Dr. Dayo Read More →

Interswitch Signs Strategic Alliance with UnionPay

Interswitch Transnational, a leading pan-African integrated payments company with operations in Nigeria and a growing presence in West and East Africa, announces that its Switching and Processing division (“Interswitch S Read More →

Nigeria’s Access Bank To Focus On Retail Business

Nigeria's Access Bank aims to grow its customer base to 15-20 million across its African markets by 2018, from around 6 million now, as it shifts its focus to retail Read More →

National Payments Strategy Workshop Opens In Accra

Mr Seth Terkper, Minister for Finance and Economic Planning in Ghana, has stressed the need to improve confidence in electronic payments systems and infrastructure and to encourage the patronage of Read More →

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 →

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 →
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