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Recent NIBSS Data findings reveals the rise in failed POS Transactions in Nigeria!

Data from the Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System (NIBSS) shows that POS transactions have fallen since the start of 2019. 2018 was a very vibrant year for POS transactions. According to NIBSS data, POS transactions in Nigeria topped N2.3 trillion. That’s an incredible 65% leap from the N1.4 trillion recorded in 2017. However since the start of 2019, POS transactions have dropped month ...

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Experts express displeasure over President Buhari’s Refusal to sign DRF bill into Law

The Media Rights Agenda, MRA, on Friday, March 22 criticised the refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Digital Rights and Freedom Bill into Law, describing his reasons as illogical and evidence of his Administration’s unwillingness to uphold and protect the freedom of expression and other human rights of Nigerians in the online environment. In a statement in Lagos, ...

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Kidney Transplant: Save Leo Mezie by Sending Money to Him Directly says AGN National President

By Theresa Moses Disgruntled  by controversy surrounding activities with regards to raising funds for a kidney transplant for popular actor, Mr. Leo Mezie, President, Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) Mr. Ejezie Emeka Rollas has appealed to the public to desist from sending monies to accounts that are not in Mezie’s name so that he can have access to the funds. ...

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#EarthHour2019 to inspire global awareness, action on the importance of nature

Today, Saturday 30 March 8:30 p.m. local time, skylines around the world will go dark as millions of people celebrate Earth Hour to show their commitment to protect the planet. As nature declines like never before, coupled with the ever-present challenge of climate change, Earth Hour 2019 will focus on raising awareness on why nature matters and inspiring global action ...

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Uber Acquires Careem, Dubai cab enterprise in a $3.1 Billion Deal!

There are indications that on demand taxi platform, Uber Technologies will be announcing a $3.1 billion cash-and-share deal to acquire its Dubai-based rival, Careem Networks this week. Uber is acquiring Dubai-based rival Careem for $3.1 billion pic.twitter.com/XRj5yARGYE— TicToc by Bloomberg (@tictoc) March 24, 2019 According to Bloomberg, inside sources report that the U.S. ride-hailing giant will pay $1.4 billion in cash and $1.7 billion in ...

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Power sector reveals new daily energy peak of 110,724.93mwh

The power sector recorded a new daily grid energy peak of 110,724.93MWH on March, 20, Transmission Company of Nigeria has said. Ndidi Mbah, TCN General Manager, Public Affairs in a statement in Abuja on Saturday said the new figure recorded was an improvement on the previous maximum daily grid energy peak of 109,372,01MWH attained on February 2, 2016. Mbah, said that ...

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GTBank Launches Nigeria’s First Digital Play Centre for Children

One of Nigeria’s most innovative banks, Guaranty Trust Bank, has launched a digital playground for kids to have fun, learn and interact. Dubbed the GTBank Playcentre, the playground is situated in Lekki, Lagos State. GTBank Builds Nigeria’s First Digital Play Centre For Childrenhttps://t.co/Z7K1covOXZ@gtbank @SegunAgbaje #Lagos @gtbank_cards #GTBankPlayCentre #GTCrea8Account #GTBank pic.twitter.com/8qoFiZ4IKB— ITEdgeNews.NG (@ITEdgeNewsNG) March 22, 2019 The newly launched play centre gives ...

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CAC To Host Stakeholders, Customers In Abuja

The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has said that all is set for its 2019 quarterly Customers’/Stakeholders Forum. Godfrey Ike, Head, Public Affairs of CAC, who disclosed this through a statement, said the event is slated for Tuesday, March 26, 2019, at the Merit House, Maitama, Abuja, by 11.am. “The CAC’s Customers/Stakeholders Forum is interactive in nature and provides opportunity for ...

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Google faces N613.1 Billion Fine Over Anti-Competition Activities

Search engine giant, Google, is currently being slammed with another hefty fine by the European Union (EU), this time for anti-competition activities. This new fine is to the tune of a whopping N613.1 billion (€1.49 billion). The new fine stemmed from the company’s activities which affected other online search advertisers. Google was found guilty of forcing third-party sites using its AdSense ...

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Adeleke, South West PDP bask in the euphoria of judicial victory!

South West PDP and its Osun State Gubernatorial Candidate, Senator Adeleke are currently basking in the euphoria of judicial victory against the opposition party – APC Gubernatorial Candidate, Oyetola in the state. In a statement signed and released by Ayo Fadaka, Zonal Publicity Secretary Saturday March 23, revealed that the PDP south west had always known that their candidate Adeleke ...

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