Tagged in: Central Bank of Nigeria


What is behind Africa’s crypto-phobia?

As the use of cryptocurrencies gains momentum, African central banks, gripped by crypto-phobia, are pressing panic buttons, with some taking the easy way out by banning the use and trading in cryptocurrencies in their territories.

Will Nigeria maintain its economic recovery?

To much relief, Nigeria exited recession in the second quarter of 2017, growing by 0.6%, after five consecutive quarters of contraction from Q1 2016, with the penultimate one recording negative growth of 0.9%.…

The battle against ransomware

It all started with a seemingly harmless email asking him to click a link to get free information on how to keep his computer secure against hackers and cybercriminals, but what happened next baffled early-stage Nigerian entrepreneur Okoye John.…

Nigeria: Etisalat debt crisis deepens

Abu Dhabi-headquartered telecoms company Etisalat may be forced to sell its subsidiary Etisalat Nigeria after the company defaulted on a N377bn ($1.2bn) loan.…