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The recent decision by the Nigerian government to combine their new national identity card with a debit card has been raising a number of concerns ranging from privacy to conflict of interest. Coin Telegraph reached out to MasterCard’s Daniel Monehin with some questions about the program and MasterCard’s role.
SimbaPay is a remittance service provider headquartered in London that enables Africans in UK to send money from their bank accounts back home fast, cheaply and securely.
The Central Bank of Nigeria has banned the use of Naira denominated ATM cards abroad. Could this mean an explosion for the Bitcoin market in the country?
Bank of England has described digital currencies as ‘harder money’ than a gold standard; Nigeria’s Central Bank is calling for bitcoin regulation and more top stories for August 20.
Central Bank of Nigeria prohibits the acceptance of foreign currency cash deposits by Deposit Money Banks.
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Inconsistent policies surrounding fiat in Nigeria has caused panic. It seems the perfect opportunity for Bitcoin startups in Africa.
Bitstake, a cryptocurrency exchange startup, offers a wide range of solutions to the 178 million people of Nigeria.
Slow acceptance of Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies in Sub-Saharan Africa
The Nigerian financial services sector has experienced some major technological developments within the last two decades.
Singapore-headquartered Bitcoin exchange BitX, which already has offices in Cape Town and Jakarta, has launched operations in Nigeria.
“Every investor settles in his area of superior confidence and that is the gap between the Nigerian investor and Cryptocurrencies,” Ekene Isiuwe.
Nigeria is moving to a MasterCard sponsored National Electronic ID Card that opens up financial institutions to the unbanked, but is it really a good thing?
A recent hike in oil prices in Nigeria may increase Bitcoin adoption for cross border transactions, safekeeping and investments.
The wave of Bitcoin awareness is sweeping across the largest black nation on earth.
As it is just a matter of time for the Bitcoin bubble to burst in India so it is a little sooner for the multiplier effect of the burst to spill over to Africa.
There has been several policy changes and reversals within the Nigerian financial services sector over a short period of time. Could Bitcoin and the Blockchain have saved the sector?
More effective transaction processes and lower charges encourages Nigerians to seek cross-border employments amidst harsh local economic conditions.
Swiftcurrency.com moves to begin awareness campaign on virtual currencies, with the aim to redeem the industry’s already battered image by Ponzi schemes says Adelola Sokoya.
NairaEx, a Nigeria-based Bitcoin exchange has announced the launch of its bitcoin remittance service that will allow Nigerians to send and receive money with zero fees and great exchange rates.
CEO of Naira4Dollar, Ejezie Sunday has allegedly had $15,000 worth of Bitcoins stolen from his company’s wallet on blockchain.info.
Despite having the market capacity to be a big ground for Bitcoin, coupled with other factors such as a worsening economic situation, Nigeria still lags behind with the top digital currency.
Will Bitland's first official ICO initiate a process which would resolve the prevailing global rural real estate conflicts?
Smart contracts can help avoid human error and prevent fraud in countries like Nigeria.
The growing need for Bitcoin ATMs in Nigeria, India, and Kenya is propelling the growth of the global ATM market, says Technavio’s latest global ATM market report.
MMM rides on the wings of belief, greed and a failing economy to flourish in Nigeria despite its negative history and bad publicity as a Ponzi scheme.
CoinTelegraph spoke with the founder of Swift eCurrency about various aspects of the virtual currency market in Nigeria.
Nigerian naira looks to be set to lose more value in the international currency market. Will citizens turn to superior currencies as a safe haven for their wealth?
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