EcobankPay, Ecobank Xpresspoint agents leveraging tech to expand financial inclusion – Akinwuntan

Posted by - September 11, 2019

The Managing Director of Ecobank Nigeria, Patrick Akinwuntan has disclosed that the bank is leveraging technology to push the frontiers of financial inclusion of the unbanked and under-banked population in the country. Akinwuntan who said this in his keynote presentation at the Vanguard Economic Forum series on mobile money market and Fintech, with the theme,

MTN secures CBN’s License for financial services

Posted by - July 30, 2019

Telecommunications operator, MTN, has secured full Super Agent Licence from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to offer financial services in the country. MTN said the licence received through its subsidiary, Yello Digital Financial Services Limited (YDFS) would enable it launch a large scale fintech strategy in the country. “The licence will enable MTN to

Firstbank promotes Financial Inclusion through Digitisation in Sub-Saharan Africa

Posted by - July 19, 2019

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced its organisation of a Joint Seminar with sub-Saharan African Banking and Telecom Regulators to promote financial inclusion through digital innovations in sub-Saharan Africa. The event which was held in Lagos recently was themed “Advancing ePayment and Digital Innovations in Africa- Evolution of Nigeria’s Payment Systems”. The seminar was