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Interswitch of Nigeria confirms $1B valuation following Visa investment
November 13, 2019 |

Interswitch of Nigeria confirms $1B valuation following Visa investment

Interswitch – the Nigerian digital payments firm confirmed today that it has reached the status of unicorn following Visa acquiring a minority equity stake in Interswitch. “The investment turns Interswitch into being among the most valuable fintech businesses in Africa with a $1 billion valuation,” the firm said in a release. The Visa investment indeed […]

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Scholarships awarded for more than 20 athletes in Nigeria
October 29, 2019 |

Scholarships awarded for more than 20 athletes in Nigeria

The national Ministry of Youths and Sports Development decided to secure full scholarships for young athletes (25 people) discovered at the National Youth Games (Ilorin) this year. In the Adopt-An-Athlete campaign that the sports minister championed, Sunday Dare emphasized the Ministry’s commitment to supporting the grassroots sports’ development and the talents’ nurturing. It was made […]

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Online support service for people suffering from mental health crisis in Nigeria (part 2)
July 6, 2019 |

Online support service for people suffering from mental health crisis in Nigeria (part 2)

“Nigeria is severely short of mental health services for people in the Northeast. NEEM was born to solve this problem.” Psychological support from our experts will help patients reduce stress, ”said Chinyereugo Udensi, a NEEM clinical psychologist. Some veterans Boko Haram said that they had been kidnapped, had to join a warrior group, had to […]

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Online support service for people suffering from mental health crisis in Nigeria (part 1)
June 23, 2019 |

Online support service for people suffering from mental health crisis in Nigeria (part 1)

It is estimated that conflicts in Nigeria over the past time have killed more than 20,000 people, more than 1.8 million people have to migrate. According to the Nigerian Ministry of Health, at least 3 of 10 Nigerians have mental health problems but are not treated promptly due to a severe lack of health care […]

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Nigeria: President Buhari is sworn in as a second term
June 7, 2019 |

Nigeria: President Buhari is sworn in as a second term

The 76-year-old leader said he would be loyal and fulfill his duty to the Federal Republic of Nigeria, pledging to address security threats, eradicating corruption from Africa’s largest economy. According to a VNA correspondent in Africa, on May 29, in Abuja, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari was officially sworn in for a second term. The 76-year-old […]

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Rich Nigerian people ordered pizza in England, transported by plane
May 26, 2019 |

Rich Nigerian people ordered pizza in England, transported by plane

Nigeria’s Minister of Agriculture expressed pessimism about the country’s economic situation when West African wealthy people ordered pizza from Britain via airplanes. According to Business Insider, speaking to the Senate Agricultural Committee recently, Nigerian Agriculture Minister Audu Ogbeh said: “Did you know, Nigerian people ordered pizza from London by phone?” British Airways aircraft deliver pizza […]

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