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Nigeria’s Telnet close to selling mobile money unit to Opera

Telnet Nigeria Limited, the Nigerian technology conglomerate, is near closing a deal to sell stakes in its mobile money business subsidiary, Paycom to the maker of popular Opera Mini browser, Opera Software. Technology Times checks reveal that barring any last-minute change, Telnet and Opera will this month sign the dotted lines of an agreement by […]

Oracle acquires machine learning platform, Datascience.com

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 […]

Oracle acquires machine learning platform, Datascience.com

IDC to CIOs: Business models facing unprecedented disruptions

Businesses have been told that current models are undergoing unprecedented levels of disruption digital revolution continues to gather pace across the globe. The disruptive influence underway for businesses was one of the key takeaways when the International Data Corporation (IDC) hosted the sixth annual edition of its West Africa CIO Summit at the Radisson Blu […]

Oracle acquires machine learning platform, Datascience.com

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 […]

Oracle acquires machine learning platform, Datascience.com