Two Nigerian technology start-ups, Paddy Cover and Pricepally.com have won the Dubai World Trade Centre’s $200,000 Lagos talent show, while TruQ emerged the EIC and Lagos State winner.    The insuretech firm, Paddy Cover, co-founded by Mayowa Owolabi and Tobi Obasa, and the food sourcing and distribution tech firm, Pricepally, […]

In support of Nigeria’s digital transformation program, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and Google Global Services Nigeria have stated their commitment to collaborate in order to achieve the national targets for ubiquitous broadband connectivity. This is in line with NCC’s strategic vision plan, which focuses on strategic partnerships and collaboration […]

In Nigeria, as well as the rest of Africa, there is no scarcity of digital banks. These fintechs believe that now is the appropriate time to deliver financial services to every market category, from the banked to the unbanked, as the region continues to experience tremendous rise in mobile usage […]

In the 2022 PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) Global Index, the eNaira of the Central Bank of Nigeria and the Sand Dollar of the Bahamas led the retail project indexes of central banks internationally. The PwC index, titled “The Race to Digital Money,” analyzes and rates the leading retail […]

The association’s goals include serving as a coordinating body for background checkers and data verification service providers in Nigeria; building and supporting the verification service industry in Nigeria, which includes the data and identity verification ecosystem as well as all related industries; and liaising with the government on data verification […]

After postings in Dubai, London, Miami, San Francisco, and Singapore, global digital payments giant Visa has built its first innovation studio in Africa and its sixth internationally in Kenya. In order to co-create payment and commerce solutions, the studio will bring together developers, Visa’s internal and external clients, and other […]

Microsoft Corporation, an American global technology company that makes computer software, personal computers, and related services, will open its first African Development Centre (ADC) in Lagos today. Software engineering solutions are intended to be delivered to Africa from the centre, which is a $100 million investment by the multibillion-dollar corporation. […]

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