Providus Bank,Mastercard launch new payment solution to bridge digital divide in Africa

  Joy Agwunobi  Providus Bank and Mastercard have launched a new payment solution aimed at expanding access and financial inclusion in Nigeria and across Africa. This initiative will leverage the bank’s strong presence in Nigeria and Mastercard’s expertise in developing innovative payment solutions. The Providus Amphi Card, a cutting-edge innovation developed by Providus Bank in […]

Industry experts weigh in on AI’s transformative role in finance

Onome Amuge While generative AI is often perceived as a “superpowered” technology that can perform any task, a more nuanced view is that it can also act as an orchestrator for other systems, enhancing their performance. This view has been explored by industry experts, who argue that generative AI’s capabilities are not limited to simply […]

NCC assures Meta of regulatory ease ahead landing 2Africa cable

  Business a.m. Reporter Ahead of the landing of Meta’s 2Africa undersea cable in Lagos and Akwa Ibom states, the country’s telecommunications industry regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has told the American multinational company it would provide regulatory support to ease its operation as part of its broad support to all investors who play […]

Nigeria ditches plastic ID cards for digital copies

Nigeria has decided to move on from the registration and production of plastic identity cards to the more convenient digital ID Cards, according to Rauf Aregbesola, Nigeria’s minister of interior. Aregbesola said on Thursday after a brief meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, Isa Pantami, minister of information and digital economy, and Aliyu A. Aziz, director-general […]