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Nigerian SME lender Lidya pockets $1.25m

Nigerian small business lender Lidya has picked up $1.25m in a seed funding round led by Accion Venture Lab. Read more:

Nigerian retail banking sector to see 92% disruption by FinTech

Retail banking and fund transfers in Nigeria are the two biggest areas that are most likely to be affected by FinTech over the next five years. Read more:

Nigerian Regulator warns against bitcoin investments

Nigeria’s capital market regulator, the Securities and Exchange Commission is advising investors to be wary of investment schemes and companies soliciting investment via cryptocurrencies. Read more:

More Nigerians are embracing electronic payments

Nigeria’s Central Bank (CBN) launched its Cash-less Nigeria project to reduce the amount of physical cash circulating in the economy. Read more:

FinTech in Nigeria set to grow

Nigeria is set to become Africa’s FinTech hub after experiencing a boost in mobile money operations last year. Read more:

Nigeria strengthening mobile payments investments

An increasing reliance on mobile payment technology is helping propagate start ups and investment in Nigeria. Read more:

Nigeria’s Paystack takes $1.3m for payments platform

Nigerian startup Paystack has picked up $1.3m in a new round of seed funding from local and international investors. Read more:

Nigeria launches its first FinTech Bank

The creation of SunTrust reflects a new path in FinTech sector; it’s expected that more startups would be created to drive financial inclusion in Nigeria. Read more:

Visa to roll out mobile payments service in Nigeria

Visa says it is in "advanced discussions" with leading Nigerian banks over the launch of its QR-code based mobile payment service mVis. Read more:

Branchless SunTrust opens for business in Nigeria

The latest entrant to commercial banking in Nigeria, SunTrust Bank Nig. Ltd yesterday vowed to provide cutting edge banking services to its customers around the world. Read more: