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MFS Africa Partners Paga to Enhance Money Transfer Across Globe

Pan-continental fintech company, MFS Africa has partnered with Paga, a mobile money transfer provider, to connect its users and Nigerian bank account holders to remittance senders from around the world. The pact allows customers with Paga wallet to receive transfers from millions of other mobile money users across Africa, or from any money transfer operator connected to the MFS Hub. …

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Globacom Sees SMEs as Backbone of Countries’ Economy, Progress

Telecommunication operator, Globacom, has restated its commitment to the growth of the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria, describing them as the economic catalysts for the leading nations of the world. The company said at the Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce’s 2017 African Foods and Products Conference, which it sponsored over the weekend that it would, through its cutting-edge products …

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Verizon Buys Yahoo

  Internet pioneer Yahoo ended its two-decade run as an independent company on Tuesday, completing the sale of its core online assets to telecom giant Verizon. Yahoo’s chief executive Marissa Mayer resigned as expected, as Verizon finalised the $4.48 billion deal integrating the Yahoo internet operations into a new unit called Oath, which includes another former sector leader, AOL. Tim …

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12 time Grammy Award winning gospel ace, Kirk Franklin to headline Tim Godfrey’s Fearless 2017 concert in Lagos…Hosted by House On The Rock

Tim Godfrey and Rox Nation in collaboration with House On The Rock Lagos have announced Sunday August 13th 2017 as the date for this year’s edition of “Fearless” – a gospel musical concert borne out of the need to create a platform to celebrate the work of Jesus on the Cross and the victory it gives to believers. The worship …

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Meet 10 Contestants Who Beat 5,000 Others To Make #GCGT7 Finals

When God’s Children Great Talent, Season 7 announced auditions a few months ago, over 5,000 individual from different parts of Nigeria applied to show off their talents to be in with a shot at winning the mouth-watering grand prize of a 250 million Naira management deal, 10 million Naira cash prize and a brand new car. After weeks of auditions, …

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ExxonMobil, Others to Empower 10,000 People

The fourth edition of a youth development programme organised by ExxonMobil, National Basketball Association and Africare, is expected to empower 10,000 beneficiaries drawn from schools and vulnerable communities. A statement on Wednesday said the Power Forward programme would teach and mentor 300 students from 10 secondary schools annually in Abuja on health literacy and life skills such as leadership, respect …

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GTWorld Will Not Replace USSD Platform

Guaranty Trust Bank said that its newly introduced mobile application, GTWorld will not replace its USSD banking service but rather complement it. Managing Director/Chief Executive, GTBank, Mr. Segun Agbaje stated this while fielding questions from journalists during the launching of GTWorld. Agbaje stated that the USSD platform was targeted at all mobile phone users, GTWorld was targeted at Smartphone users. …

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Stanbic IBTC Boosts CBN’s Savings Culture Drive

  Stanbic IBTC Bank, a member of Stanbic IBTC Holdings Plc, says Nigerians’ desire to get better returns on their savings has received a boost with the launch of its Max Yield Savings Account. The bank described the MYSA as a high-interest paying account that paid interest at fixed deposit rate (currently up to 6.2 per cent per annum) on …

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Bank Loans: Etisalat Reaffirms Continuation of Negotiations

…Foresees Early Resolution  Etisalat Nigeria is aware of news reports to the effect that Mubadala Development Company, the majority shareholder of the company is exiting the business. Whilst it is premature at this stage of the ongoing discussions to affirm that this is the conclusive option, Etisalat Nigeria considers it pertinent to state that parties to the negotiation are considering …

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