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FinTech companies pose no threat to banks, Ovia says

The upsurge in the entry of companies into the FinTech sector poses no threat to the banking sector, Jim Ovia, Chairman of Zenith Bank, a leading Nigerian financial institution says. Ovia believes that contrary to popular assumptions, FinTech is not a threat to the banking institutions but rather sees, he sees a strategic partnership to better […]

FinTech | Regulations pose hurdle to Nigeria’s gateway ambition, industry players told

Government regulation may stand in the way of making Nigeria become Africa’s FinTech gateway, a group of influential players in the fast-growing sector have been told. Mr Deremi Atanda, Executive Director at SystemSpec says that despite the upsurge in the entry of companies into the FinTech sector, players must adopt a coordinated approach towards addressing […]

CAPDAN backs Lagos State deal to relocate Computer Village

The Computer and Allied Product Dealers Association of Nigeria (CAPDAN) says its on same page with Lagos State as the government finally close a concession deal to relocate businesses in Ikeja Computer Village, the nation’s largest technology market cluster, to the proposed ICT Park at Katangowa in Lagos. Mr Ahmed Ojukutu, President of the umbrella body […]

NCC blasted over call masking sanctions errors

The Nigerian telecoms regulator has come under fire for allegedly ignoring key facts in its clampdown on six Interconnect companies over alleged call masking activities in the country, Technology Times has been told. The Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) has pulled off a volte face when it said that it was looking the way of so-called […]