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Mastercard Opens-Up Access to Blockchain API for Partner Banks and Merchants

October 20, 2017/Mastercard Today Mastercard announced that it will be opening up access to its blockchain technology via its API published on Mastercard Developers. Mastercard’s blockchain solution provides a new… Read more »

UBA Introduces Video Live Chat with Co-browsing Technology

October 20, 2017/UBA Plc In recent times, customer behaviour and expectations are ever-evolving and with this challenge, comes the need to meet their needs as well as ensure, new offerings… Read more »

First Bank, Skye Bank Takes Over Evans Medical Plc

October 20, 2017/NSE Evans Medical PLC (“Evans Medical” or “the Company”) would like to announce that the Company’s Bankers (Skye Bank PLC and First Bank of Nigeria Limited) have served… Read more »

Fitch: Public Debt, Politics Drive Western Europe Sovereign Credit

17/10/2017/Fitch Ratings Public debt dynamics, the economic outlook, and politics remain the three key drivers of Western European sovereign ratings, according to Fitch Ratings’ latest Western Europe Sovereign Credit Overview,… Read more »

Going Digital AfDB’s ‘50 Million Women Speak Digital Platform’ set to create Digital Value that underpins Africa’s future economic transformation

October 20, 2017/AfDB Online platforms can dramatically change the digital economy and bring enormous benefits in today’s digital society. They play a prominent role in the creation of ‘digital value’… Read more »

AfDB and OpenOil launch report on how African governments manage extractive resources

20/10/2017/AfDB The African Development Bank (AfDB) and OpenOil, a Berlin-based financial analysis firm, have jointly produced a report on how African governments use financial models to manage oil & gas… Read more »

World Food Prize Laureate says recognition motivates him to accelerate Africa’s agricultural transformation

20/10/2017/AfDB The World Food Prize is a great motivation which puts the wind behind the sails of what the African Development Bank is doing with its development priorities − the… Read more »

Adesina calls for immediate action over deepening crisis of global malnutrition

October 20, 2017/AfDB African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina has called for urgent action from stakeholders over the deepening crisis of global malnutrition. Adesina made the call as he joined… Read more »

Nigerian Stocks Heads North on Performance in Consumer, Banking Counters

October 20, 2017/InvestmentOne Research ASI as at 12.00pm: +0.05  Market movers: INTERBREW (+4.49%), CCNN (+0.98%), ETI (-0.4%),  DANGSUGAR (-0.31%)  Sector Performances: Consumer Goods (+0.32%), Industrial (+0.19%), Banking (-0.13%),  Oil &… Read more »

Dangote Cement still interested in South Africa’s PPC: CEO

19/10/2017/Reuters Chijioke Ohuocha   Dangote Cement is still interested in acquiring South African rival PPC and would do a deal at the right price, its outgoing chief executive officer Onne… Read more »