Firstmonie Agents Transact over 1 Billion Transactions, Reinforces FirstBank’s Leading Role in Promoting Financial Inclusion in Nigeria 

The Bank’s Firstmonie Agents play a critical role in promoting financial inclusion in the country   The Bank currently has over 180,000 Firstmonie Agents spread across 772 Local Government Areas in Nigeria Since 2020, FirstBank has economically empowered thousands of its Firstmonie Agents with over 100 billion naira credit facilit First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s

Ecobank Nigeria Extends Remittance Services to its Business Account Holders

The launch of the service follows the implementation of a seamless account opening procedure for customers who do not have domiciliary accounts with Ecobank Nigeria Ecobank Nigeria (, an affiliate of the leading Pan-African banking Group, Ecobank Group, has extended its innovative remittance services to its business account holders. Under the new plan, business customers

Nigeria’s Economy Reaps Benefits of Real-Time Payments and Digital Banking Transformation – US$6 Billion of Additional GDP Growth Forecast by 2026 – ACI Worldwide Report

Nigeria is Africa’s undisputed real-time payments and digital payments leader, recording 3.7 billion real-time transactions in 2021 and ranking sixth in the league table of the world’s most developed real-time payments markets, according to the third edition of ACI’s Prime Time for Real-Time report The widespread uptake of new digital and real-time payment services helped

Ecobank wins the coveted Africa’s Best Bank, Africa’s Best Bank for SMEs, and Africa’s Best Digital Bank awards at the prestigious Euromoney Awards.

During the prestigious Euromoney Awards, Ecobank won the coveted titles of ‘Africa’s Best Bank,’ ‘Africa’s Best Bank for SMEs,’ and ‘Africa’s Best Digital Bank.’ The Euromoney Awards for Excellence, which have been running for 30 years, are highly regarded by the global banking industry. Ade Ayeyemi, Chief Executive Officer of Ecobank Group, said:” I am

Network International & Infobip to offer WhatsApp for Business Banking Services to Financial Institution Clients across Africa

Collaboration with global cloud communication service provider Infobip enables banks to use globally-trusted WhatsApp platform to communicate and engage with customers 24/7 using the latest technology Leading digital payment solutions provider Network International ( has announced it will bring WhatsApp for Business banking services to financial institutions across Africa through a landmark collaboration with Infobip.

United Bank for Africa (UBA) Group Expands to EMEA, Launches Banking Operations in Dubai International Financial Centre, Dubai

The UBA branch in the DIFC will service corporate & financial Institutions and customers across the Middle East with a core focus on correspondent banking, relationship management and advisory services The United Bank for Africa (UBA) (, Africa’s global bank has been in operation for over seven decades. Today, the group is present in 20

Fintechs are set to Transform Cross-border Payments in Africa

For centuries people have crossed borders to live, work, and trade. While cross-border payment systems are crucial for financial inclusion and growth in a globalised economy, cost and efficiency challenges remain, particularly in Africa. Mark Dankworth, President Business Development Africa at leading pan-African fintech enablement partner, Ukheshe Technologies says fintechs are at the forefront of

KongaPay at House of Lords, London, signs historic partnership with Bibimoney

KongaPay, a frontline mobile money platform and a member of the Konga Group, Nigeria’s leading composite e-commerce giant, has signed a landmark deal with Bibimoney, a UK-based industry leader to expand access to financial inclusion for many in Nigeria, while also raising standards in the Fintech ecosystem in Nigeria and beyond. The iconic partnership was

Nigerian Startup wins Visa Everywhere Initiative 2022 for Central Europe, Middle East, and Africa Region

Technology-driven agricultural start-up, ThriveAgric, has emerged as the winner of the Central Europe, Middle East, and Africa (CEMEA) Visa Everywhere Initiative (VEI), a global innovation program and competition for start-ups and fintech companies. With this win in the CEMEA region, ThriveAgric will receive a monetary prize and a spot in the Global Finale scheduled to

Cellulant Recognised as a Leading Payment Platform Solutions Provider in Nigeria for its Tingg Platform

The award was presented to Cellulant Nigeria by Communication Week Media Limited, the publisher of Nigeria Communications Week Cellulant ( , Africa’s leading payments company, was recognised as the Payment Platform Solutions Provider of the Year in Nigeria at the 13th Beacon of ICT Awards 2022. This award is a recognition of Cellulant’s work in