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FirstBank ATMs Account for 37 Percent of Bill Payments on ATMs in Nigeria

First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s most valuable bank brand has again validated its leadership position with the efficiency and creativity of the Bank’s Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) as it Read More →

AFRRI 2017 Financial Services in Africa: Disruption vs Leapfrogging

The 2017 African Financial Retail Readiness (AFRRI) Report looks at the relationship between technology and financial retail services in Africa. Produced by Calleo, a South African based marketing consultancy, in consultation Read More →

FirstBank Processes over N1 Trillion on its 894 Quick Banking Channel

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has recorded giant strides in its Financial Inclusion services delivery, via its 894 quick banking, a USSD based channel that enables customers to access banking Read More →

Mobile Money Deposits in Ghana Hit GHC2.3b in 2017

The amount of money mobilized outside the banking system through mobile money reached record GH¢2.3 billion ending December 2017, according to data from the Bank of Ghana. The amount represents a Read More →

Barclays Africa Group and Frontclear Partner to Develop Africa’s Interbank Markets

Barclays Africa Group Limited (BAGL) has signed a 2-year agreement to provide financial support to the Frontclear Technical Assistance Programme (FTAP) through the latter’s Partnership Facility. The contribution reflects the Read More →

Gemalto to Provide Ghana Central Bank with PURE Payment Technology

Digital security provider Gemalto is providing its PURE white-label payment solution to Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems, a subsidiary of Ghana’s central bank that manages the country’s interbank payment Read More →

ProvidusBank Provides Customers with Access to the Exclusive World Elite Mastercard Service in Nigeria

ProvidusBank launches the World Elite Mastercard offering in Nigeria, providing affluent consumers and frequent travelers with a range of priceless travel benefits and lifestyle privileges both at home and abroad. Read More →

PayU Nigeria Launches Secure Online Payment Requests with PayU Receive

Businesses in Nigeria can now securely request and receive payments directly from their customers using PayU’s secure product called PayU Receive. PayU Receive is a secure payment solution that facilitates business-to-business 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 →

TransferTo Drives Further Expansion into Africa with New Senior Appointment

TransferTo, a leading Cross-Border Mobile Payments Network for emerging markets, has appointed Djibril Diallo as VP Business Development to head operations across West and Central Africa, as the company ramps Read More →

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