NITDA DG Urges More Lending Support For FinTech SMEs

NITDA DG Urges More Lending Support For FinTech SMEs

Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, has called on financial institutions to increase lending access for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) especially Startups in the Financial Technology (FinTech) ecosystem in order to promote financial inclusiveness in the country.

Report: African Regulators Are Holding Back Growth Of Cryptocurrency On the Continent

Report: African Regulators Are Holding Back Growth Of Cryptocurrency On the Continent

 

While the rapid adoption of cryptocurrencies may be likely in Africa — given the continent’s high inflation rates, volatile currencies and underdeveloped banking — regulators are holding back its growth, a new report has found.

1% of Airtime Transaction On Our platform Will Go To Covid-19 Relief Support Fund-OPay

1% of Airtime Transaction On Our platform Will Go To Covid-19 Relief Support Fund-OPay

Leading financial Technology organization in Nigeria, OPay, has announced it will be committing more than N50 million in its initial efforts in providing relief support for less privileged Nigerians and front-line medical workers as the country continues to battle the Covid-19 pandemic.

Flutterwave,PiggyVest Win Essence Africa Honorees Award

Flutterwave,PiggyVest Win Essence Africa Honorees Award

Fintech startups Flutterwave and Piggyvest have been listed among the Essence Best in Africa Honorees.

 ORide, Gokada, To Explore New Ventures, Months After Lagos Ban

ORide, Gokada, To Explore New Ventures, Months After Lagos Ban

 

In February, the Lagos state government in what would continue to be seen as an historic event, announced ban of activities of Technology powered Transportation organizations.

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