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NCC waiting for call-masking defaulters’ responses after showing them exhibits

NCC Danbatta

Contrary to some media reports that the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is unnecessarily trying to stifle the business of interconnect clearing houses by accusing them of call-masking, the Commission has ...

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Nigeria as it is now, is still underbanked—-Oduoza, former UBA chief

UBA Oduoza

Astute banker and former Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of United Ban for Africa (UBA) Plc., Phillips Oduoza has opened up years after leaving the Africa’s global bank, ...

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Fidelity Bank now stands out with best risk mitigative system


Following its reception of Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) and ISMS certifications to improve resilience capabilities and risk management, Fidelity Bank now stands out among others as one of the ...

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Moneymailme reveals multi-protocol blockchain marketplace at Paris Fintech Forum

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The chief executive officer and Founder of the award-winning social payments app Moneymailme, Mihai Ivascu, has announced at the Paris Fintech Forum his company’s secret breakthrough: the world’s first multi-platform ...

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Shell grosses annual profit, zooms to $13bn, a threefold rise


Global oil and gas conglomerate, Royal Dutch Shell on Thursday, announced that its profit after tax nearly tripled to just under $13bn (10.5 billion euros) in 2017. The rise, according ...

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ICTSI flags off $930,000 investments in IT, infrastructure in Papua New Guinea

Amaechi R

Barely seven months after dumping Nigeria, ICTSI has not only begin operation in Papua New Guinea, but is set to inject well over $930,000 in terminal’s Information Technology and related ...

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Lafarge leads others to launch GCCA for sustainable construction activities

Lafarge Michel Puchercos

Leading global cement solutions providers, LafargeHolcim has partnered other eight global brands in cement and concrete sector to introduce the Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA). This is coming at ...

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How funding frustrations neutralised NITDA’s 2016/2017 Scholarship scheme

NITDA pantami

The originally targeted speed in building up technology capacity in the younger generations of Nigerians vide NITDEF Scholarship, organized by the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has been punctured ...

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IXPN wires Ghana’s internet exchange point to grow sub-regional independence

Opeke Mainone

Indications have emerged showing that Africans are beginning to adopt the position of the chief executive of the leading cable group, MainOne, Ms. Funke Opeke, who recently challenged the continent ...

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Banks’, payment companies suffered most cyber attacks in 2nd quarter—Report

Cyber attacker

Fresh report released by leading financial intelligence group, ThreatMetrix, has inferred that commercial banks and emerging payments management companies were most hit by cyber criminals in the second quarter (Q2) ...

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