Leading players in the nation’s financial industry and stakeholders in the ICT, are now set for the Third Quarterly Forum of the Nigeria Information Technology Reporters Association (NITRA) billed for Friday, October 13, 2017.
The latest to declare their support for the flagship ICT reporters association quarterly seminar are Global Accelerex, an effective and secure payment solutions provider; Yudala, fast rising e-commerce operator and Nigeria’s first ever composite online and retail chain; and CWG Plc, a total ICT solutions provider.
Others are three of Nigeria’s leading IT-driven commercial banks namely, Fidelity Bank Plc, Wema Bank Plc and Zenith Bank Plc.
The event which holds this Friday at the R-Café Event Centre on Isaac John Street, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos, will not only highlight the challenges and opportunities in the FinTech space in Nigeria, but will also provide knowledge and networking platform that will bring the Nigeria Fintech industry at par with its counterparts across the globe.
The Nigeria Information Technology Reporters Association (NITRA), an umbrella body for journalists reporting information and communications technology in Nigeria is organising the third edition of its quarterly forum entitled “Digital Payment: Prospects and Challenges of a Financially Inclusive Nigeria.”
Key highlights of the event include giving leading experts in the Banking, ICT and FinTech industries excellent opportunity to showcase some of their achievements and thereform draw roadmap for going forward.
Industry experts had continued to reveal that digital disruption has been changing how traditional banking services, payments, and remittances are now offered in the digital economy, hence all sectors of financial services are being re-imagined by non-traditional providers and FinTechs, while the traditional incumbent providers are reinventing themselves very quickly to understand better, the puzzle presented by FinTech and how they can leverage on the digital movement.