On Wednesday, as the fintech ecosystem in Nigeria was busy celebrating Flutterwave’s $170 million Series C funding raise, GTBank was out hunting for fintech talents. The bank is shopping for talents for its soon-to-be payment company, Habari Pay. In a vacancy advert BusinessDay found on LinkedIn, GTBank described HabariPay as a young start-up on the…
Air travel in Nigeria was costlier in January 2021 than the preceding month of December, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) ‘transport fare watch.’ Average fare paid by air passengers for specified routes single journey increased by 0.02 percent month-on-month (MoM) and by 18.27 percent year-on-year (YoY) to N36,463.65 in January 2021 from […] Read Full Story
The Lagos State government has listed 88 official sites where residents eligible for COVID-19 vaccination across the 20 local government areas can get vaccinated. Residents who fall in the category of healthcare workers, COVID-19 response team (RRT), ports of entry staff, laboratory network, judiciary, military, police and other security agencies, petrol station workers, teachers, press […] Read Full Story
By Juliet Umeh Despite the controversies surrounding the adoption of fifth-generation technology, 5G, around the world, technology experts have said it will improve the overall banking experience. An Indian-based research firm, Hyderabad-based Institute for Development & Research in Banking Technology, IDRBT, said the new technology will be able to do so because of its abundant
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