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Brand Innovation: UBA Revolutionises Mobile Payments with *919# Magic Banking

In line with its determination to dominate Africa’s mobile banking space with the introduction of cutting edge technology-driven products and services, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Group, leading African financial institution, has introduced a full-fledged banking platform, tagged UBA Magic Banking and enabled by dialling *919# within Nigeria. The USSD code *919#  enables customers to do a multitude of tasks such as: open …

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‘Gionee A1’ Smartphone Enters Nigerian Market

Gionee, one of the global leaders in smartphone manufacturers has launched another smartphone into the Nigerian market. The new Gionee A1 comes with independent facial enhancement algorithm which automatically detects a user’s face. The device was recently launched at Computer Village (Otigba), where musician and Gionee’s brand Ambassador; Seyi Shay, thrilled fans and guests to good songs that made the …

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Union Bank Partners with Co-Creation Hub to Launch Centenary Innovation Challenge

The launch was announced at a press conference held at the bank’s Head Office on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. As part of activities to mark its 100 anniversary this year, Union Bank, one of Nigeria’s most-respected financial institutions, has announced a partnership with Co-Creation Hub (CCHub) to launch its Centenary Innovation Challenge. The launch was announced at a press conference …

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Wema Bank Launches ALAT, Nigeria’s First Fully Digital Bank

Wema Bank launches ALAT, Nigeria’s first fully digital Bank ALAT Digital Bank delivers simple, easy and convenient services   Wema Bank Plc, a leading bank in Nigeria has announced the launch of ALAT, the first fully Digital Bank in Nigeria. This announcement was made by the Managing Director, Mr. Segun Oloketuyi, in a launch event at the Eko Hotel and …

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Peak Spreads Goodness To Naija Neighbourhoods

Price and product availability are known to rank high in the consumer consideration ladder. This concept is perfectly brought to live as Peak Milk team drives further into neighborhoods, understanding more of the consumers and connecting its key brands to them. Weeks ago, Peak Filled was launched into the Nigeria market and has since then gained steady ascension into the …

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Interswitch and Fio Join Forces to Bring Automated, Mobile Malaria Detection to Millions of Nigerians

Interswitch, Africa’s leading integrated digital payments and commerce company, today unveiled a new agreement with Toronto-based Fio Corporation to ramp up distribution of the company’s healthcare technology services in Nigeria. Representatives from the two companies announced the news together during a joint press conference commemorating World Malaria Day and its theme for 2017: End Malaria for Good. “The effects of …

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Fero Mobile Embarks on Product Activation Campaign Across Nigeria

Following the successful launch of its mobile phones into the Nigerian market, Fero Mobile has embarked on a nationwide activation campaign to showcase the full range of its affordable devices to consumers. The brand will be visiting ICT markets, shopping complexes and tertiary institutions across the South-West, South-East and South-South parts of the country in the month-long roadshow. Speaking during …

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Coca-Cola emerges Nigeria’s Most Innovative Multinational Company

Soft drinks giant, Coca-Cola Nigeria has emerged the Most Innovative Multinational Company in Nigeria at the BusinessDay Top 25 Most Innovative Companies & Institutions Awards 2017. Organized by leading business publication, BusinessDay Media, the awards event held at Eko Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos on Friday 28 April 2017. Coca-Cola clinched the Most Innovative Multinational category on account of its pioneering …

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CBN Injects $388.66m into the Foreign Exchange Market as FCMB Increases Sales to SMEs

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has released an additional sum of $388.66million to ease pressure on the naira, stimulate business activities and make foreign exchange (Forex) accessible to local operators. Confirming the numbers, the Acting Director, Corporate Communications Department at the CBN, Isaac Okorafor, disclosed that the sum of $87.885million was for spot sales, while $300.8 million was sold …

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Mastercard $1 Million Grant Set to Ignite Business

Mastercard’s commitment made at the 2016 WEF on Africa will provide support for small businesses, refugees, and women In support of Rwanda’s Sustainable Development Goals, the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth has confirmed its commitment to a grant of up to USD$1 million over three years to support the growth of small business owners in Rwanda. Ensuring that the first phase of …

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