In the news: Nigeria’s digital determination

Nigeria is working to promote financial inclusion by making the most of its digital opportunities
by Bethan Rees


In Nigeria, different sectors are collaborating to facilitate financial inclusion in the country. Writing for Reuters, Alexis Akwagyiram reports that a subsidiary of MTN Nigeria, a telecoms firm, has been given a licence by the Central Bank of Nigeria to provide financial services. This allows the subsidiary, Yello Digital Financial Services (YDFS), and others with the same licence, to extend access to financial services to all of the Nigerian population.

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Published: 02 Aug 2019
  • The Review
  • Africa
  • digitalisation
  • Banking
  • digital
  • Nigeria
  • fintech

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