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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 […]

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

National ID | Nigeria enlists global forces to capture 50m citizens by 2018

The Nigeria government says it has tied a partnership with World Bank, European Union (EU) and Agence Française de Développement (AFD)  under plans to capture 50 million more Nigerian into the National Identification Number (NIN) system by end of 2018. Engineer Aliyu A. Aziz, who heads National Identity Management Commission NIMC, says the the Federal Government […]

Oracle acquires machine learning platform, Datascience.com