SPECIAL REPORT: Abuja communities where women farmers are unbanked
Many low-income farmers in rural Abuja communities speak of their non-use of financial institutions.
‘Breasts on lantern’: CBN speaks on banks’ ‘inhumane, unethical debt recovery practices’
The CBN says it does not approve of the unethical and embarrassing methods deployed by the said banks to recover debts.
How Nigeria’s financial inclusion targets, SDGs have fared so far
Building inclusive financial systems has become an important objective for policymakers around the world.
‘Breasts on lantern’: Agonies of borrowers of Nigerian micro-credit loans
The report details the pains Nigerians (especially defaulters) go through while paying back loans given by some micro-finance banks in the South-west.
Sallah: Bank customers decry poor network, insufficient funds in ATMs
Many customers were seen stranded and on long queues at ATMs, waiting to make different transactions.
SPECIAL REPORT: How Buhari’s Tradermoni, CCT, could ‘ve raised financial inclusion
The CCT involves the payment of N5,000 monthly, paid bi-monthly, to the poorest Nigerians, mostly in rural communities.
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
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