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The Geography of Crowdfunding Ecosystem in Africa

Africa is now home to over 57 active crowdfunding platforms with projects raising over $126.9 million in 2015, reveals the Afrikstart Crowdfunding in Africa report. Crowdfunding took the world by storm in 2007 when Indiegogo started connecting, online, aspiring project…
NITDA to Unveil ICT Tools for “Change Begins with Me’’ campaign

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has pledged to support the “Change Begins with Me’’ campaign with corruption-eliminating Information and Communication Technology (ICT) tools. The pledge was made by NITDA’s Acting Director-General, Dr Vincent Olatunji, at a two-day sensitisation…
Why Nigeria needs Digital Finance

In developing nations,  two billion people don’t have access to basic financial services such as savings accounts and credit. That’s almost half of the developing world’s adult population. Giving most of these people access to those services using mobile phones…
Foreign debts of Nigerian Governments by State

Nigeria is owing real money to foreign investors. In a new article by Punch, Lagos, Kaduna and Edo, with a combined foreign debt profile of $1.84bn, are the most indebted states of the federation as far as subnational foreign debts are…