Communique: 1st Consultative Working Group Forum on Digital Financial Services and Financial Inclusion


The stakeholders represented at the Consultative Working Group Forum included Government and agencies spanning financial services...

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Facilitating mCommerce Growth in Nigeria through mMoney Usage: A Preliminary Analysis


The advent of the mobile phone, as well as the Internet, has continuously brought with it so many innovations. One of such has been...

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Financial Inclusion In Nigeria: Issues And Challenges


The principle of financial inclusion has assumed greater level of importance in recent times due to its perceived importance as a driver of...

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Financial Inclusion and the Millennium Development Goals


The financial system can play a role in reinforcing many of the objectives of the MDGs involving savings and economic infrastructure apart from providing an efficient payments system...

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Digital Financial Services in Nigeria - State of The Market Report 2016


This State of Market Report for Nigeria synthesizes the insights, ideas and contributions aggregated through various interactions with regulators, operators and industry experts...

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National Financial Inclusion Strategy


The Central Bank of Nigeria and other stakeholders intend to implement a National Financial Inclusion Strategy to decrease the number of Nigerians that are excluded from financial services from 46.3 % to 20.0 % by...

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Accelerating the Development of Mobile Money Ecosystem


For businesses, mobile money was a way to reach new customers and improve and diversify services for existing ones...

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IFC Mobile Money Study 2011 - NIGERIA


Mobile technology is a channel that, once in place, allows for the delivery of other low-cost financial services bringing banking to unbanked and underserved people...

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The Path to Digital Financial Inclusion in Nigeria: Experiences of Firstmonie


In emerging markets like Nigeria, the number of adults excluded from formal financial systems has developed an informal system excluded from for- mal reporting structures...

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Digital Savings: The Key to Women’s Financial Inclusion?


The introduction of digital financial services can address savings barriers by offering accessibility, convenience, privacy... through new channels such as mobile phones and retail agents...

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The Opportunities of Digitizing Payments


Digitizing helps overcome the costs and physical barriers that have beset otherwise valuable financial inclusion efforts...

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Financial Inclusion in Africa


Financial inclusion—access to a range of financial services and products for everyone needing them, in a fair, transparent, and cost-effective manner.

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