Apps Fintech internet

[Press Release] NITDA: Breach of Nigeria Data Protection Regulation by the Lagos State Internal Revenue Service

The Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) launched a reveneue collection platfor Qpay, with a quick search page for tax records of all Lagos taxpayers (https://lagos.qpay.ng/TaxPayer) that contains details such as names, home address, phone numbers, and emails of tax payers, all accessible to the general public.

Conferences Tech

Zenith Bank’s First Tech Fair Close-up on Machine Learning

The first edition of the Zenith Tech Fair, an initiative of Zenith Bank, today lends its voice to the teeming conversation around the future of work, enterprise and everyday living. The conference which held at the Landmark Events Centre also featured exhibitions and hackathon and covers conversations in emerging technology, and identify and finance innovative […]

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.