Paga Announces That It Is Now Fully Integrated Into Nigeria’s Banking System

Paga, one of the early payment platforms in Nigeria, has announced it is now fully integrated into Nigeria’s Banking System. This is according to Tayo Oviosu, the CEO and founder of Paga. Explaining Paga’s mode of operation before the integration, Oviosu said that it took about two hours to verify a transfer. As a result, they… Read more Paga Announces That It Is Now Fully Integrated Into Nigeria’s Banking System

Nigeria: Operators Lose 4 Million Subscribers in One Month

By Adeyemi Adepetun Although the telecommunications sector added about N1.5trillion to Nigeria’s economy in the second quarter (Q2), but growth of the service providers however contracted. Checks by The Guardian showed that the number of active telephone lines plummeted by four million between June and July. Subscriptions to telephone services fell from 143 million in… Read more Nigeria: Operators Lose 4 Million Subscribers in One Month

Nigeria: Coding Among Youths, Children Will Trigger Revolution, Say Experts

By Emma Okonji In furtherance of efforts to ensure Nigeria’s place in the emerging digital economy, experts have called on the government to support initiatives to teach children coding as this can precipitate a silent revolution. Speaking at the closing ceremonies of ‘A Summer to Code’ training in Alimosho, Lagos State, the Chief Content Officer… Read more Nigeria: Coding Among Youths, Children Will Trigger Revolution, Say Experts

Nigeria: Challenges of Using Mobile Money Applications

By Elizabeth Adegbesan Network problem is my greatest challenge–Igbashio Manaseh THE mobile money application is good but not 100 percent reliable. Using the app saves time but it can disappoint you sometimes. I have experienced a lot using mobile money. The worst experience I had was when I had to transfer fund to my sister.… Read more Nigeria: Challenges of Using Mobile Money Applications

Nigeria: Former Governor of Niger Supports Monitoring of Social Media By Military

Dr Babangida Aliyu, the immediate past governor of Niger, has voiced his support for monitoring of the social media by the military to ensure security and unity of the nation. Aliyu made the remark in Minna on Sunday during a media chat with newsmen. He said it was not bad if the Federal Government decides… Read more Nigeria: Former Governor of Niger Supports Monitoring of Social Media By Military

Africa: Facebook Lambasted Over Ransom Video of Traffickers Abusing Migrants

By Emma Batha and Ros Russell U.N. migration agency said it was inappropriate for Facebook to host a video showing the faces of vulnerable people being abused People smugglers are using Facebook to broadcast the abuse and torture of migrants in order to extort ransom money from their families, the U.N. migration agency said on… Read more Africa: Facebook Lambasted Over Ransom Video of Traffickers Abusing Migrants

Interview With Azeez Tobi Founder And CEO of NeedMyService

In a bid to give all artisans and service providers access to influential clients and contacts, notwithstanding their educational status, Azeez Tobi established NeedMyService. In this exclusive interview, the Founder and CEO of NeedMyService tells us more about his startup and much more. CAN YOU TELL US A LITTLE ABOUT YOURSELF?  I am Azeez Tobi, a… Read more Interview With Azeez Tobi Founder And CEO of NeedMyService