Fintech is not a threat to Nigerian banks; the real threats are less obvious

The world is changing rapidly, with Internet and technology disrupting every sector of the economy. The banking industry is not left out as financial technology (fintech) solutions are beginning to play an important role in the provision of financial service. The Banking Supervision division of the European Central Bank defines fintech as “an umbrella term… Read more Fintech is not a threat to Nigerian banks; the real threats are less obvious

Why GIGM can effectively take on Uber and Taxify in Nigeria

At the 2018 edition of Techpoint Inspired, Chairman of the GIG Group, Chidi Ajaere hinted at GIGM — the group’s subsidiary transportation company — coming into the ridesharing market. When asked if GIGM was considering intra-city transportation services, Chidi answered in the affirmative. As a largely technology-driven company, this effort will most likely be backed… Read more Why GIGM can effectively take on Uber and Taxify in Nigeria

How to Get Customers to Use Your Mobile App

How to Get Customers to Use Your Mobile App Speaking ahead of the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Cape Town in September, Gartner research VP, Olive Huang, looks at how companies struggling to get customers to engage with their mobile apps should rethink their mobile customer experience (CX) strategy. Think about what’s on the home screen on… Read more How to Get Customers to Use Your Mobile App

New digital platform launches to allow cross-border remittances into Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Serria-Leone

The global average cost of sending remittances was at 7.2 percent in 2017 Q3, significantly higher than the SDG target of 3 percent.  According to the World Bank, two major factors contributing to high costs include the de-risking behavior of commercial banks and […] The post New digital platform launches to allow cross-border remittances into Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya,… Read more New digital platform launches to allow cross-border remittances into Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Serria-Leone

3 things we remember about Yahoo Messenger as it sets to shut down in July

After July 17, you’ll no longer be able to access your chats on Yahoo Messenger as the instant messaging app will be shutting down after 20 years. With the huge popularity of the likes of Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp, this news comes as no surprise. Even though Yahoo Messanger has lost its relevance in the… Read more 3 things we remember about Yahoo Messenger as it sets to shut down in July

Glo Yakata Prepaid Plan Launched In Nigeria With Amazing Benefits – OgbongeBlog

As the brand that continually develops innovative products that deliver best value for money, Globacom has announced the launch of GLO YAKATA in Nigeria. What is Glo Yakata? Glo Yakata is a prepaid plan which rewards new and existing Glo customers with amazing benefits every time they recharge their Glo lines. These benefits include free… Read more Glo Yakata Prepaid Plan Launched In Nigeria With Amazing Benefits – OgbongeBlog

Slide to Talk: Nokia 8110 4G arrives in Nigeria with a N24,000 Price Tag. Worth It?

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announces that the Nokia 8110 4G is now available to buy from accredited dealers for N24, 000+. Reloading the legendary Nokia 8110, this 4G feature phone comes complete with the elegantly curved slider design. Giving you the chance to switch off, have fun and relax with the… Read more Slide to Talk: Nokia 8110 4G arrives in Nigeria with a N24,000 Price Tag. Worth It?

Nokia 7 Plus, a phone for all seasons — Technology — The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News

Nokia 7 plus HMD, which recently invested $100 million to fuel innovation around Nokia devices, is gradually pushing the brand back to strategic reckoning. Nokia may not be the market leader it was in the pre-smartphone era, but the present-day iteration of the firm – which operates in the mobile space under licensee HMD Global,… Read more Nokia 7 Plus, a phone for all seasons — Technology — The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News