Chike-Obi

Mustafa Chike-Obi: New task for a tested performer

BY EMEKA EJEREThe emergence last week of the Chairman of Fidelity Bank, Mr. Mustafa Chike-Obi as the president of Bank Directors Association of Nigeria...
OPay

OPay valued at $2B with SoftBank Vision Fund 2-led $400M funding, now Africa’s fastest...

OPay, Chinese backed Africa-focused startup, has raised $400 million in new financing led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2, raising its valuation to $2 billion.The...

Alerzo raises $10.5m series A to bring Nigeria’s informal retail sector online

Alerzo, a B2B e-commerce retail startup based in Ibadan, has announced a $10.5 million Series A round led by London-based Nosara Capital. FJ Labs...

CBN cautions microfinance banks against forex, wholesale banking transactions

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has cautioned Microfinance Banks to stop offering non-permissible activities especially foreign exchange and wholesale banking transactions.The CBN which...
Kuda Bank

Fintech startup, Kuda Bank raises $55m Series B round at $500m valuation

Nigerian fintech startup, Kuda Bank has raised $55 million in a Series B round at a valuation of $500 million, months after raising a...

FBI declares six Nigerians wanted for million dollars cyber fraud

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in the United States has declared six Nigerians wanted for cyber crimes, involving a $6 million swindled out...

Access Bank to acquire majority stake in Botswana bank

OBINNA EZUGWUA leading Nigerian lender, Access Bank Plc, says it is on the verge of completing the acquisition of Botswana’s African Banking Corporation (BancABC...
President Muhammadu Buhari

Economy reels as inflation spirals out of control

BY EMEKA EJEREMany more Nigerians may be thrown out of jobs as deteriorating power situation continues to trigger contraction or total closure of many...
Sterling Bank

SterlingPro gives customers cutting edge

With COVID-19 proving that digital banking is no longer optional, Sterling Bank PLC has recently upgraded SterlingPro, its market-leading digital...

Insecurity: commercial motorcyclists advised to take registration of members serious

By Sunday Oguntuyi osogboA firm, JWB Global Consulting Limited, has urged commercial motorcyclists, popularly called Okada riders, in Osun State to take the...