Buhari administration to scale up Tradermoni, N-Power, others – Official
Mrs Uwais said that the administration would build on the successes of the programmes to put smiles on the faces of more Nigerians.
How Buhari’s ABP programme improved financial inclusion among rural, illiterate farmers
The investigation shows that literacy, economic empowerment among the local population in the north would help deliver greater impacts in terms of financial inclusion.
SPECIAL REPORT: Inside the world of Nigeria’s financially excluded farmers
Many farmers across Nigeria are unbanked. They share their stories in this special report.
Why we don’t keep our monies in banks – Unbanked Nigerians
Some Nigerians explain why they would rather keep their cash than lodge it in the bank.
Nigerian governors pledge financial autonomy for legislature, judiciary
The 1999 Constitution was amended last year to give autonomy to the two arms of government at the sub-national levels, as is already the case at the federal level.
How bank charges hinder financial inclusion in Nigeria
Bank customers, analysts weigh in on the development.
CBN to blacklist banks, companies, individuals involved in textile smuggling
Over 100,000 farmers collect cotton seeds as Emefiele flags off 2019 planting season
How to promote digital savings, financial inclusion – World Bank Group
The report notes that ‘significant gaps’ exist in developing regions between the proportion of adults who save and those who save at a financial institution.
Nigeria’s yam exporters want duty-free export to Europe
The yam exporters shared what they learnt from Ghana.
Osinbajo wants NDIC to ensure financial inclusion for poor Nigerians
Mr Osinbajo said this administration was keen on the issue of financial inclusion.
ANALYSIS: N25 trillion FAAC distribution and lingering financial challenges of state governments
“While FAAC disbursement to states is a constitutional arrangement, it cannot be stopped by sheer discretionary measures. However, there must be a political will to ensure that states’ IGR Surpass federal allocations.”
PROFILE: Modibbo Tukur: The man to head Nigeria’s financial intelligence agency
Nigeria’s Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Mr Tukur to head the newly created Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU).
Nigeria targets 80% adult financial inclusion by 2020
About 36.6 million Nigerian adults do not have access to formal financial services.
FCMB partners WSBI to boost financial inclusion in Nigeria
The memorandum outlines a framework to deepen agency banking, financial inclusion and savings culture in the informal and agribusiness sectors.
Financial inclusion: Diamond Bank disburses N1billion under SMEs scheme
The bank says the disbursement is one of its ways of ensuring financial inclusion in the country.
Senate working to grow digital financial technology in Nigeria – Saraki
Challenges militating against the growth of FinTech in Nigeria include issues about consumer protection, intellectual property, concerns about money laundering and fraudulent activity.
Nigerian govt’s savings bond will boost financial inclusion – NSE
The minimum subscription amount is N5, 000.00 with additions in multiples of N1, 000.00, subject to a maximum of N50, 000,000.00.
Nigeria’s financial system stalls economic growth – Report
The report listed the key emerging markets as Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Nigeria and South Africa.
Akwa Ibom lawmakers demand financial autonomy for state legislature
The lawmakers want the colleagues in other states to take advantage of the ongoing constitution amendment.
CBN to commence national financial inclusion strategy in Borno
Borno is the state with the most unbanked persons.
Government proposes agency banking framework to boost financial inclusion
The agency model involves a process where retail outlets are contracted by a financial institution or mobile network operator to process clients’ transactions.