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Adeduntan: FirstBank is reducing poverty, deepening financial inclusion through its 31,000 agent network

In its quest to deepen financial inclusion, FirstBank is channelling its resources to reach those at the bottom of the pyramid through its agency banking. The tie-one bank has over 31,000 agents spread across Nigeria with 9,000 assigned to provide financial services to the highly excluded Northern region. According to Adesola Adeduntan, the MD/CEO, First […]

Devops practices to speed up your delivery pipeline

If you are an enthusiast professional working in the field of DevOps then you must be knowing how difficult it is to speed up the delivery pipeline. If you will have a speedy delivery pipeline then your business can grow manifolds and client will be extremely satisfied with your performance. But have you ever imagined, […]

Lessons from Main One CEO’s vision for Broadband Nigeria

Funke Opeke, CEO of Main One, the undersea cable company shared her vision of the next frontier for broadband in Nigeria in this presentation at the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Stakeholders Consultative Forum for the Year 2013 -2017 Strategic Management Plan held July 2012 in Lagos. We reproduce the presentation below as the issues raised […]

Is Tanzania moving towards Totalitarianism?

By ‘Gbenga Sesan, Executive Director of Paradigm Initiative, the pan-African digital rights and inclusion group. Last Wednesday January 30, Tanzania moved decisively closer to becoming a one-party state when parliament approved proposed amendments to the Political Parties’ Act that was first passed in 1992. That was the year that the country adopted multi-party democracy, after […]