Business Fintech

OPay raises fresh $120 million Series B funding

Just a short while after securing the approval of Nigeria’s Apex Bank, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), to commence international money transfer in Nigeria; the Nigeria-based fintech company OPay has raised $120 million Series B funding from a group of Chinese investors. Participating in the round include existing investors Meituan-Dianping, Source Code Capital, IDG Capital, Sequoia China and GSR Ventures who funded the company’s $50 million raise in July.

Culture Digital art Video Games

Unreal Engine Facilitates Workshop in Lagos, Nigeria.

Epic Games, the developers of Unreal Engine, are coming to Nigeria to support the growing game development industry. The two-day wokshop holding in Unilag, Lagos will cover beginner and expert hacks with the engine. There will also be a special class on cross-platform conversion of projects for those who are interested in porting Unity Engine projects to the Unreal Engine.

Culture Digital art Film

Del-York Creative Academy Opens with 250 Scholarships

Robert Karimi, Grant Housley, Alecia Reid and Jajuan Mercer are members of the twenty-man faculty members drawn out of a pool of Holywood’s most prolific film practitioners in partnership with a premier US film school, The University of Southern California (USC) Dornsife faculty of Arts, open Del York Creative Academy today in Lagos, Nigeria with 250 scholarships.