e-Naira promises ‘economic new dawn’ if done right says blockchain expert
The Central Bank of Nigeria has partnered with Barbados Fintech firm on proposed CBDC pilot known as Project Giant.
Sep 8, 2021
Feb 9, 2021
Luno says funds are safe in Nigeria after crypto crackdown
SA’s biggest crypto exchange and other crypto-currency firms halt deposits in naira after the Nigerian government cracks the whip on crypto-currency players.
Feb 9, 2021
Mixed response, unease over Nigeria’s crypto crackdown
Directive from Central Bank of Nigeria leaves some wondering if authorities acted prematurely.
Nov 19, 2020
Accelerex pushes expansion plans after US$20m investment
Africa Capital Alliance agrees on Capital Alliance Private Equity IV funding.
Oct 23, 2019
Nigeria blocks MTN's proposed USSD access charge
Communications Minister seeks full briefing and directive can still be reversed.
Aug 8, 2019
MTN to focus on FinTech, 4G and Ayoba
Operator details ambitions for the remaining half of 2019.
Jul 30, 2019
MTN's fintech ambitions get Nigerian boost
An MTN Nigeria subsidiary receives a licence from the country’s central bank, to provide financial services.
Mar 27, 2019
MTN Nigeria $2bn tax battle adjourned again
The court case between MTN Nigeria and the country's attorney general continued yesterday as lawyers argued over a $2-billion tax bill.
Feb 8, 2019
MTN Nigeria tax bill case postponed yet again
While the operator settled with the Nigerian central bank last year, it is still in a $2 billion tax-related court battle with the country's Attorney General.
Jan 25, 2019
Experts lay into CBN over MTN resolution
Tech industry analysts in Nigeria describe US$53-million settlement as 'slap on the wrist' for the operator.
Jan 24, 2019
MTN's $53m settlement fee paid
The Central Bank of Nigeria governor confirms MTN has paid $53 million to resolve dispute.
Dec 7, 2018
Nigeria: MTN-CBN nears out-of-court settlement
Report detailing agreement between parties will be submitted before court on 12 December.
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