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[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 ( that contains details such as names, home address, phone numbers, and emails of tax payers, all accessible to the general public.

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.

Apps Fintech

OBus, OPay’s public bus service, suspends intra-city operations in Lagos

OPay which has been running public bus service — OBus, has reportedly suspended the operations. The limited route service which has been in its beta testing for close to four months, has gained a lot of interests amongst commuters within the city but in the same breathe had peculiar difficulties with competitions within the state.

AgroTech Fintech Tech

ReQuid Emerges Winner of NSE’s First Incubation Programme

ReQuid, an investment agregation platform, has emerged winner of NSE first X-Kathon competition. The NSE X-kathon seeks to solve problems within the capital market by funding, incubating and accelerating ideas and businesses that have tangible solutions. “We aim to discover innovative solutions that will drive mass retail investor participation in the capital market and to […]

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ReQuid, A Nigerian Fin-Tech for Agro-Tech Investment Platform, Opens For Business

ReQuid, a technology platform that provides investors (individuals & businesses) access to aggregated investment opportunities across Africa launches in Lagos. In the last couple of years there has been a few new entrants into the agrotech investment scene in Nigeria; companies like Farmcrowdy, Thrive Agric, Verdant Agritech, Porkmoney, to name a few. ReQuid however seek […]