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.Staff Writer
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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.
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.
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.
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%.
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.
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.
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.
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.