Nigerian TikTok star nabbed for Internet fraud

The social media influencer was arrested alongside his manager and 29 other suspects, with recovered items including mobile phones, laptops and two vehicles.
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President Tinubu pledges to reboot Nigeria with a million tech jobs

President Tinubu is in a bid to reduce youth unemployment by a third, and sees digital economy as the catalyst.

Nigerian-born fintech Patricia confirms breach

Only the company’s retail trading application, Patricia Personal, has been compromised with Bitcoin and Naira assets affected.

Nigeria approves blockchain policy to shore up economy

The Nigerian government has since directed relevant regulatory bodies to start work on developing regulatory instruments for deployment of the technology.

West Africa’s MainOne expands global interconnection capabilities

The data centre company says it now will provide its enterprise customers with on-demand and seamless connectivity to cloud providers, and remote markets.

Nigerian businesses can harness conversational messaging to better engage customers in the digital era

To successfully engage with customers in the digital space, businesses are increasingly making the shift towards hyper-personalisation, automation, and 24/7 availability says Olatayo Ladipo-Ajai, Regional Manager at Infobip Nigeria.
May 4, 2023

Mecho Autotech bids for Nigeria’s multi-billion dollar automotive market

The digital start-up that connects vehicle owners with mechanics is set to  launch a marketplace for aftermarket spare parts.
May 2, 2023

African Development Bank puts muscle behind fintech growth

The bank will provide funding and technical assistance to the Africa Fintech Network to create a fintech hub.
Apr 28, 2023

MTN in Nigeria posts first quarter profits, after riding strong headwinds

MTN Nigeria profit before tax increased by 8.5%, while profit after tax (excluding non-controlling interest) increased by 3.8%.
Apr 24, 2023

Kaspersky paints a grim picture of Nigeria’s digital payments

The majority of digital payments users (97%) in Nigeria lost up to $1,000 equivalent as a result of the threats they encountered when using online banking.
Apr 21, 2023

Boosting profitability and enhancing deeper customer engagement with conversational banking

For financial institutions to maintain a competitive edge, it is becoming crucial to embark on a deeply rooted customer engagement strategy says Marina Bolfan, Senior Customer Growth Executive at Infobip Nigeria.
Apr 20, 2023

Network International, Polaris Bank drive financial inclusion in Nigeria

Together the two organisations will provide payments processing solutions to improve the bank’s self-service digital channels.
Apr 18, 2023

AMS-IX, MDXi launch a new internet exchange in Nigeria

AMS-IX Lagos aims to become a content hub for West Africa, enabling regional and local ISPs, carriers, and internet exchanges to aggregate content.