Google reveals top searches that captured the interest of Nigerians in the first three months this year

Peter Obi, INEC, ‘Who is your guy?’ by  Spyro, ‘When is Easter 2023’ and ‘How to check my polling unit’ topped trending searches by Nigerians in the first quarter of 2023 A captivating blend of politics, pop culture, and curiosity swept across the Nigerian digital landscape in the first quarter […]

OnePipe and Motor Africa collaborate to offer credit solutions for mobility entrepreneurs in Nigeria

Motor Africa, a mobility & IOT infrastructure startup in Nigeria, and OnePipe, a fintech infrastructure provider, are collaborating to offer a unique blend of credit and payment services to mobility entrepreneurs in Nigeria. The two platforms have launched a lending-as-a-service (LaaS) proposition to help mobility entrepreneurs access working capital through an overdraft to […]

Payday secures $3m seed round to drive expansion

Payday, a leading pan-African neobank issuing global accounts to Africans, has announced a US$3 million seed round to power its expansion into Europe and North America. Launched in June 2021 by Favour Ori, Payday was developed to support African remote workers, freelancers and digital professionals with frictionless, borderless payments, enabling global payment […]

CBN Releases Names of 10 Digital Banks Licensed to Operate as MFBs, Issue POS Services

Digital banking is becoming increasingly popular in Nigeria as operators harness the best technological tools to address the transaction challenges faced by Nigerians. In addition, digital payment platforms have been authorized by the Central Bank of Nigeria to provide microfinance banking and Point of Sale (PoS) services in the country, […]

Flutterwave Secures 2 Additional Licenses from National Bank of Rwanda Continuing East Africa Expansion

Leading Nigerian fintech, Flutterwave, has revealed it has acquired an Electronic Money Issuer license and Remittance licenses from the Government of Rwanda as it continues its expansion in East Africa. According to Flutterwave, the Electronic Money Issuer license now means it can acquire all types of payment instruments in Rwanda while […]