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FG asks Google to ban four loan apps for fraudulent practices

THE Federal Government has asked Google to remove four loan apps from playstore. The apps are Maxi Credit, Here4U, ChaCha and SoftPay, according to a...

FG orders telcos, others to block access to online loan sharks

THE Federal Government of Nigeria has directed payment system operators, (PSOs) and telecommunications companies to stop providing access to illegal digital money lenders, also...

MTN attributes increased expenses in H1 2022 results to naira depreciation

TELECOMMUNICATION giant, MTN Nigeria, has said that its operating expenses (opex) in its 2022 half year results increased by 15.1 per cent due to...
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Kenya bans Flutterwave, Chipper Cash for operating payment services without licence

THE Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has banned fintech unicorns, Flutterwave and Chipper Cash, from operating in Kenya, saying they are not licensed. Flutterwave is...

Google Analytics banned in Italy

  ITALY is the third country in the European Union (EU) after Austria and France to declare Google Analytics banned. The decision was made by Italy's...

NCC moves to improve FG’s revenue from telecom sector

THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said it would use Revenue Assurance Solutions (RAS) to boost revenue going to the Federal Government from the...
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Netflix sets up Squid Game reality TV show

NETFLIX selects contestants for a reality TV show inspired by Squid Game but the stakes will not be life or death, like the South...

WhatsApp allows users transfer chat history from Android to iPhone

WHATSAPP now allows users to transfer their chat history from Android to iPhone. Before now users can only transfer chats from iPhone to Android. This...

Adobe to make Photoshop web version free

ADOBE is testing a free version of Photoshop web and also plans to open up the service to everyone in order to onboard more...
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Nigerian fintech companies shame, threaten customers for late payment of loans

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