NSE partners FINTECH Nigeria to deepen market

The Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE) has partnered Fintech Nigeria Association to deepen the penetration of technology firms in the Nigerian capital market. The collaboration according to a statement, was an opportunity to explore the opportunities and value of a partnership that will focus on deepening the capital market, boost liquidity and in overall accelerate economic… Read more NSE partners FINTECH Nigeria to deepen market

FirstMonie Agent Is Now In Every Neighbourhood!

Imagine a walking, talking ATM. No it is not a machine, Firstmonie agents are humans like you, except you can now perform a majority of your banking transactions with them without stepping into a banking hall.  With this bespoke channel, FirstBank is committed to empowering individuals without bank accounts and bridging the gap between high-tech…… Read more FirstMonie Agent Is Now In Every Neighbourhood!

5 of the most inspiring TEDx talks by Nigerians on Youtube!

So, I host a radio show called “Your Business My Business” on City FM every morning where I talk to small business owners as well as startup owners as they share their experiences with me and basically project their products, services or solutions . In over 1year that I have hosted the show, I have… Read more 5 of the most inspiring TEDx talks by Nigerians on Youtube!

Banking in Nigeria: An ambitious digital experimentation

Recently, several Nigerian banks activated the review option on their Facebook pages and the flood gates of good and bad comments were opened as bank customers across the country latched on the medium to express their opinions on the quality of services they got from their banks. Diamond Bank was one of them. Before now,… Read more Banking in Nigeria: An ambitious digital experimentation

How Technology-driven Initiatives are Boosting Financial Inclusion

Opportunities in the financial sector are largely untapped with only little proportion of the population harnessing them. With ever-improving cutting edge technology, the unbanked are drawn to the financial landscape to reap the benefit inherent in the array of products introduced by banks. Kunle Aderinokun writes on recent efforts at boosting financial inclusion… Read full… Read more How Technology-driven Initiatives are Boosting Financial Inclusion

Projections on how WhatsApp Payments will disrupt fintech in Nigeria

My prophecies are coming to pass. After WhatsApp made recruitment moves that suggested a drive towards monetisation, I highlighted a few possible ways the instant messaging platform can make money. The company has seemingly set out to actually make money and they are doing it through the first likely means I prophesied; new products. In… Read more Projections on how WhatsApp Payments will disrupt fintech in Nigeria

WEMA’S ALAT is Nigeria’s First Digital Bank

After the Nigerian civil service, the Nigerian banking sector comes in at a close second as the most frustrating place to carry out activities. The manner in which basic tasks are sometimes complicated is quite amazing actually. Even after the Bank Verification Number (BVN) allocation exercise, one would think that should serve as an alternative… Read more WEMA’S ALAT is Nigeria’s First Digital Bank

Edusko is Helping Parents Access Good and Affordable Schools for their Children

Edusko was founded by a team of 4 young education marketing professionals and programmers, with Jide Ayegbusi and Deji Ajala as co-founders, and they believe that the services provided on Edusko also have an indirect impact on the nation’s GDP. The logic is that since quality education could easily be found on their platform, Nigerian… Read more Edusko is Helping Parents Access Good and Affordable Schools for their Children

Startup Profile: Safi — order dry cleaning services with ease from your mobile phone

Safi is an online platform (website and mobile app), launched by Gbenga Odegbami in January 2017, to provide on-demand dry cleaning/laundry services across Lagos. By downloading the mobile app or visiting the website, users can order laundry services, then schedule a convenient time and location for Safi’s dispatch agents to pick up. Clean clothes are… Read more Startup Profile: Safi — order dry cleaning services with ease from your mobile phone