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Using Prepaid Cards to Drive Financial Inclusion in Nigeria

The prepaid industry is now a truly worldwide market. Since launching in the mid-1990s in the US and the first programme in Europe in 1999, the popularity of prepaid cards Read More →

FirstBank Nigeria Recertified to PCI DSS Version 3.2

First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s most valuable bank brand, has successfully recertified to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) version 3.2, having been one of the Read More →

Mastercard and Nigerian Business Leaders Commit to Transforming Nigeria’s Cities into Economic Hubs

With half of Nigeria’s population currently living in cities, it is critical that a development framework is in place to ensure future growth is sustainable. This was a key message Read More →

FirstBank Leads Payment Cards Issuance in Nigeria

First Bank of Nigeria has been named the first financial institution in Nigeria and the West-Africa sub-region to issue 10 million cards to customers across the country. This makes FirstBank Read More →

First Bank of Nigeria Increases Stake in FBNBank DRC

First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank or the Bank), the foremost Nigerian bank, announced the acquisition of the remaining shares in FBNBank DRC Limited (FBNBank DRC), making it FirstBank’s wholly Read More →

TerraPay to Launch Cross-Border Money Transfers in South Africa

TerraPay, the world’s first mobile payments switch, announced today that it has successfully obtained regulatory approval from South African Reserve Bank to launch Cross-border money transfer services in South Africa. Read More →

Direct Pay Online Gains Security Certification in 12 Countries Across Africa

Direct Pay Online Group (DPO) is the first payment service provider (PSP) in Africa to receive the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) Level 1 certification in 12 Read More →

TerraPay and Instant Cash Launch Global Cross-border Money Transfers to Mobile Wallets

TerraPay, the world’s first mobile payments switch and Instant Cash, one of the fastest growing money transfer companies in the world, have teamed up to enable real-time cross border money Read More →

FirstBank appoints Tosin Adewuyi as Group Executive First Bank of Nigeria Limited

First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s most valuable banking brand and foremost financial institution, has announced the appointment of Mr. Tosin Adewuyi as a Group Executive of First Bank of Read More →

GTBank Releases 2017 Half Year Audited Results Reporting Profit of ₦101.1Billion

Guaranty Trust Bank plc has released its audited financial results for the half year ended June 30, 2017 to the Nigerian and London Stock Exchanges. A review of the half year Read More →

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