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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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How Nigerians abroad will support their FIFA world cup team?
October 6, 2019 |

How Nigerians abroad will support their FIFA world cup team?

Football is the most popular sport in Nigeria. Since 1949 when a group of players called “British Tourists” were recruited to visit Europe, the African giant has continued to cultivate known home talent both at home and abroad. At the start of this year’s FIFA World Cup, this is how Nigerians abroad will support their […]

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Nigeria’s Shi’ite Muslim group announced a suspension of protests
August 3, 2019 |

Nigeria’s Shi’ite Muslim group announced a suspension of protests

IMN spokesman Ibrahim Musa said he would protest against the ban, as well as the government’s consideration of its “terrorist” activity this weekend. IMN held nearly daily demonstrations in the capital Abuja to call for the release of this movement leader, Ibrahim Zakzaky, who had been arrested since December 2015. The clash between security forces […]

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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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