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Paylater, The Nigerian App Providing Access to Credit, Reaches 1 Million Downloads

In Nigeria, a country of nearly 200 million people, 61% of the adult population is un- or underbanked. Fintech companies like Paylater represent a tremendous opportunity to get formal banking Read More →

Truecaller Partners with Paystack to Enable More African Businesses to Accept Online Payments

We’ve partnered with Paystack to allow more merchants across Africa to accept payments online in a frictionless and secure manner by leveraging Truecaller’s mobile identity product, Truecaller SDK. Paystack is one Read More →

9mobile Partners Bango to Introduce Mobile Payment Service in Nigeria

Nigerian telco, 9mobile has launched a new payment service, 9pay. This is an operator-billed payment platform for Google Play store users, launched in collaboration with Google, and Bango, the leading Read More →

Central Bank of Nigeria Issues Cybersecurity Guidelines for Banks and Processors

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has recently released new cyber-security guidelines for banks and Payment Service Providers. According to a letter sent by CBN on the 25th of June Read More →

Standard Bank has Partnered with the United Nations to Develop Responsible Banking Principles

Standard Bank is one of twenty-six leading banks from 5 continents, which are re-defining banks’ purpose and business models to align the sector with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Read More →

Nigeria’s Heritage Bank Committed to Innovative Banking Services

Heritage Bank Plc has said it is committed to innovative banking services through its transparent MasterCard. Head of Corporate Communications of the bank, Mr. Fela Ibidapo disclosed this in a Read More →

Heritage Bank Attains ISO 27001 Information Security Management Re-Certification

Heritage Bank Plc, Nigeria’s most innovative banking service provider, has achieved the Information Security Management Re-Certification from International Standards Organisation (ISO). This certification also known as the ISO 27001: 2013 is Read More →

FirstBank Partners with World Remit for Digital Money Transfers in Nigeria

Digital money transfer service WorldRemit has joined forces with First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank) for instant money transfers directly to FirstBank accounts in Nigeria. The new strategic partnership considerably expands Read More →

OROBO and OpenWay to Power Cross-Border Money Transfers to West Africa

OROBO, the newly-launched money transfer platform from Saana Holdings, is opening up cross-border remittance and bill-payments into Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Serria-Leone and supporting financial inclusion in West Africa. The WAY4 Read More →

Zenith Bank Partners Facebook and Mastercard to Pioneer QR Payments on Facebook Messenger

Zenith Bank has confirmed that it is in a strategic partnership with Facebook and Twitter to launch a Masterpass QR bot for Facebook messenger, that will enable Nigerian businesses set Read More →

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